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Tree Authority

Greens allege violation of court orders, rules

The BMC claimed that the Tree Authority gave permission to raze trees on September 13 and thus, the 15-day period was over.

06 Oct 2019 5:19 AM

Aarey axing: Experts of TA to offer resignation on September 3

However, two of them have decided to step down from the panel after they received backlash for voting in favour of the proposal.

01 Sep 2019 3:01 AM

Tree Authority refers back proposal to axe 2,238 Aarey trees

The BMC administration will resubmit the proposal after reworking the number of trees that can be saved.

22 Aug 2019 5:45 AM

Tree body to visit Aarey metro site

The activists have planned for a human chain in Aarey during the visit of tree authority members.

20 Aug 2019 8:51 AM

TA withholds permission to axe 2,702 trees at Aarey

The tree authority postponed the proposal and also scheduled its visit to the Aarey site, where the car shed has been planned, on August 20.

14 Aug 2019 2:27 AM


TMC ready to approve axing 3.5K trees

Around 949 trees among the proposals are for Metro 4 apart from other development projects.

25 May 2019 2:40 AM

Tree authority: Bombay HC seeks reply on appointing experts

The petitioner informed the court that despite the HC order, the BMC was avoiding to appoint equal number of experts in its tree cutting authority.

23 May 2019 4:05 AM

Civic body struggling to find tree experts

BMC officials have maintained that they have been finding it difficult to appoint experts as per the eligibility criteria.

21 May 2019 4:57 AM

BMC apologises to court on Aarey Colony tree-cutting row

The MMRC carried out the tree-cutting work based on the permissions given by the previous tree authority.

19 May 2019 6:12 AM

Trees being illegally hacked in Aarey colony, say activists

This is despite the earlier detailed report on the metro line which stated that 57 trees will be cut.

13 May 2019 2:54 AM


BMC to appoint Tree Authority experts

Out of the total 37 applications received, five were selected, of which the authority finalised four on Monday.

02 Apr 2019 2:52 AM

BMC shortlists 4 experts to form Tree Authority

Currently, the BMC tree authority has 14 members who are politicians.

26 Mar 2019 2:45 AM

Formation of city’s Tree Authority may be delayed

HC restrained the authority last year from taking any decisions until experts were appointed.

28 Feb 2019 2:36 AM

BMC seeks applications for tree expert post

At present, the BMC needs to appoint the same number of tree experts as corporators in the TA.

16 Feb 2019 2:25 AM

Bombay HC order may affect Aarey Metro car shed

The BMC had recently issued public notice of removing 2,702 trees for construction of metro car shed in Aarey Milk Colony.

25 Oct 2018 1:45 AM


‘Tree authority of BMC illegal’

Authority cannot function without independent experts: Court

25 Oct 2018 1:42 AM

TMC directed to constitute tree authority once again

The court, highlighted that according to the Tree Act, non-official members from various NGOs should be selected.

09 Oct 2018 1:44 AM

Tree Authority’s dubious history

The court direction dealt with the constitution of Tree Authority and the procedure to be followed.

28 Sep 2018 1:52 AM

Officials must take expert opinion for cutting trees: Bombay HC

Proposals for cutting of more than 25 trees would have to be sent to the Tree Authority of that particular civic body.

24 Apr 2018 1:35 AM

NHD’s plan to cut 236 trees along Pune-Nashik axed

However, the Samiti placed documents to prove the illegality of the members of the authority.

21 Mar 2018 6:44 AM