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Six city forests to be developed in Uttarakhand to increase green cover

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In a bid to increase green cover in the urban areas, the Uttarakhand forest department will develop six-city forests in the Kumaon region, including two in the plains and four in hilly districts. The process of land searching for the same has started. "Each forest will be created in around 10 hectares land. These city forests will be developed in civic areas," Tejaswini Patil, chief conservator forests Kumaon region said.