State clears BDP plan for 23 villages
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The state government on Saturday cleared the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) plan for a bio-diversity park (BDP) in 23 villages in and around Pune.
Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan late Saturday night held a meeting to clear the BDP plan.
Of the 23 villages identified for BDP, 16 are around Pune city and seven on the hillocks.
The total area covered for green development is 978.54 hectare of which 124 hectare is government land and 856 private land.
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