CDA starts much-needed work on landscaping of Srinagar Highway
Islamabad: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has finally started sculpting the 25 km long Srinagar Highway to revive its beauty as part of the Clean and Green Pakistan program.
According to the details, the design results included traffic safety requirements, plant selection, grass types and earthworks.
The CDA planted nearly 2,000 seedlings on the Srinagar Highway, but the effort did not produce the desired results due to the low survival rate.
The Srinagar Highway would also be beautified by planting evergreen flowering plants and flower beds are being prepared for this purpose.
The environmental wing officials will regularly visit and monitor the landscaping work, and all resources would be used for timely completion.
The Srinagar Highway gradually lost its beauty over time, and the time came when different sections of society began to speak out to restore its beauty.
The CDA director for the environment informed us in a written message that the landscaping of the Srinagar Highway had been started by the environment directorate with the help of machines. The employees are actively working to beautify this street, which is considered one of the main arteries of the capital.
Work on landscaping and beautifying the public parks in the residential area is also underway and the city council is expected to revitalize more than 150 parks over the next few years.
Another official said CDA is committed to improving healthy and clean environments by planting more trees and flowers. The landscaping of the Srinagar Highway is part of an effort to preserve the green character of Islamabad.
The official said the Climate Change Ministry also has a keen interest in the beautification of Islamabad, and the Citizens Authority is benefiting from the programs Prime Minister Imran Khan has launched to improve green coverage in the country.