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Forest dept imposes Rs 5 lakh fine on NCERT for cutting of trees

Forest Dept imposes fine of Rs. 5 lakh on NCERT

A fine of over Rs. 5 lakh has been imposed on the NCERT for heavily pruning 33 trees and cutting five without permission from the Forest Department inside its campus on Aurobindo Marg here, an official said on Monday. A team of forest rangers had visited the NCERT campus following a complaint by an NGO on August 7.

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