As we know there are various developmental works are going on in the city and especially since 2016, the road widening has been done on stretches numbering 150 km during the multiple works on National Highways in Nagpur district. As per information, more than 10000 trees have been cut during these works.
A RTI activist recently sought information regarding this matter such as how many roads were made by NHAI from January 1,2016 to November 30,2020 to November 30,2020 in Nagpur district and how many trees were chopped for this projects. As per information, around 10,241 trees were fallen down for road widening during this period. Around 2,888 trees were cut down on Saoner-Dhapewada-Kalmeshwar-Gondkhairi route while 4734 trees were cut down for laning work between Nagpur and Umred.