Who we are?
is known for its
magnificent tree lined Avenues and beautiful gardens which very few cities in the
work can match. These trees are our
great natural heritage and have been witness to the great freedom struggle and growth
of Indian Nation since
also takes pride
in its wealth of more than 200 species of local and ornamental trees in its gardens
adding color to life in various seasons with their foliage and flowers.
The Horticulture Department of NDMC which is responsible for maintenance
of this urban oasis strives to make
greener, more beautiful
and provide healthy pollution free environment to the distinguished residents and
is one of the major departments of NDMC which looks after public greens including
parks, gardens, roundabouts, roadside green strips and Avenue Trees that makes New
Delhi what it is.
is headed by Director who is assisted by 2 Additional Directors, 5 Dy. Directors,
10 Asstt. Directors and 7 Section Officers.
As per the NDMC Act , the Department is to perform following functions:
i. Obligatory Functions:
Section-11 (t) the laying out or the maintenance of
public parks, gardens or recreation grounds.
Section -12 (d) the planting and care of trees on roadsides and elsewhere; and 12
(x) the provision of unfiltered water
supply ( Presently NDMC receives from CPWD for certain Parks and Gardens. )
Where we work?
Some of the important
parks of Delhi City like Lodhi Garden, Nehru Park, Talkatora Garden, Sanjay Jheel
Park, Central Park Connaught Place, Children Park of India Gate and Shanti Path. In addition, the department looks after
more than 980 parks of CPWD Colonies, 124 parks of NDMC, 50 Roundabouts and Lawns
of North Avenue, South Avenue, greens around Rashtrapati Bhawan,
Parliament House, etc. The department also maintains green strips of 137
roads and lanes of