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South Western Railway (SWR)

Updated on: Tuesday, October 20, 2020, 07:45 AM IST

South Western Railway develops Vasundhara Nursery at Carriage And Repair workshop, Hubballi

SWR is transforming it’s landscape with several green initiatives. Developing gardens and parks is one such initiative which is given tremendous emphasis of late. “Swachh Pakhwara” held all over Indian Railways from 16th Sep. to 30th Sep. culminated on 2nd Oct with the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi ji, the father of the nation. To maintain Railways premises clean and green, a nursery has been developed in Hubballi workshop. At the Mechanical Stores Depot Gate in Carriage Repair Workshop, Hubballi, an area of 350 sq.m has been developed as “Vasundhara Nursery “. This is named after Mother Earth signifying importance of plants in nourishing Mother Earth and also our Social responsibility to our planet. This nursery has been developed at an approximate cost of Rs. 4.5 Lakhs. The garden houses number of varieties of Plants, Herbs and shrubs. A Green House section has been made at the end with fabricated shelves to house the sensitive plants to shield them from excess cold or heat and unwanted pests. It provides the controlled environment for plants inside it, thus making it possible to grow certain type of plants throughout the year.
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Published on: Tuesday, October 20, 2020, 07:45 AM IST
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