Amendment to Trees Act approved today will majorly restrict felling of trees in the name of development & help preserve our heritage trees: Aaditya Thackeray

Amendment to the Maharashtra (Urban Areas) protection & preservation of Trees Act, 1975 was approved by both the houses today.

It will majorly restrict felling of trees in the name of development & help preserve our heritage trees.

I want to thank all members for supporting it.

This Act facilitates: I

dentification of “Heritage Trees”

Formation of the Maharashtra Tree Authority

MTA to look into cases where more than 200 trees & heritage trees are proposed to be cut

Determining tree age

Compensatory tree plantation = to the age of the tree

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