LUDHIANA: The income tax department of Ludhiana has achieved a Limca Book of World Records by installing a at Rishi Nagar building under the “Green Plastic” campaign.
This sprawling vertical garden made up of 17,000 plastic bottles with plants has been recognized by the Limca Book of World Records as the largest garden in the country. The record has been registered in the 2019 edition of the book.
Meanwhile, principal chief commissioner of I-T (North West Region) Binay K Jha said, “This is the true recognition of the joint efforts of our officers and staff to bring about a green change in Ludhiana city which is battling the huge problem of pollution from years now. Also, this record will act as a moral booster for all our green warriors who have been working selflessly to make this city cleaner and greener for almost two years.”
Jha also added, “Our department would like to thank every stakeholder who has been associated with our out of which hundreds of vertical gardens have mushroomed not only in Ludhiana but other cities as well.”
According to Rohit Mehra, additional commissioner of I-T, who has been spearheading this campaign said, “It cannot get any better than. Finally our effort has borne fruit and it has been recognized at such a high level. We are hopeful that this recognition will encourage more people to join this noble initiative and grow plants with waste material even if they do not have enough space.”