The civic agency plans to develop grid connected solar plants for meeting its own electricity needs and injecting surplus electricity into the distribution grid through Grid-connectivity.
The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) is organising a ‘Tulip Festival’ to welcome the spring season from February 14-26 in the lawns of Shanti Path, Chanakyapuri.
NDMC has imported 1.24 lakhs tulip bulbs from the Netherlands and planted in the first week of January in lawns along the Shanti Path and other lawns at the roundabouts of the New Delhi area.
The quantity of tulips planted has been doubled in order to showcase the beauty of the city with tulip blossoms in every location of the NDMC area.
The blooming of tulips will coincide with the arrival of the G-20 Foreign Ministers meeting to be held on March 1-2.
The blooming of tulips heralds the arrival of spring and the citizens of New Delhi will get an international experience within New Delhi.
The NDMC proposes to hold walks and organise photography competitions on tulips during the festival.