New Delhi: HCL Foundation organised a Mass Afforestation Drive at Uday Upvan Sorkha, Noida, through Harit, an initiative which aims to combat climate change through ecosystem conservation and restoration under the flagship programme, HCL Uday.
The drive was attended by more than 4 thousand people and 6 thousand saplings were distributed for the plantation drive in phase III to make the city greener.
Uday Upavan is an urban forest which is maintained and developed by HCL Foundation with the support of District Administration and the NGO partner – Give Me Trees Trust (GMTT).
HCL Foundation has planted over 34 thousand saplings of more than 36 different species, with 92.3% survival rate and also piloted developing urban mini green spaces, which not only enhance green cover, but also increase native biodiversity, reduce heat islands and support ground water recharges to a great extent.
The foundation is committed towards conservation of environment, indigenous flora & fauna and work towards providing affordable, reliable, sustainable innovative solutions against climate change and its impact.
In the endeavor to work towards the environment, HCL Foundation also work towards protecting, restoring, and promoting sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystem along with conservation of natural water bodies.
HCL Foundation planted more than 46 thousand native species saplings pan India in last 4 years with more than 90% survivability.