1824 species of Rose plant, 24387 total Plants at Gulab Bagh
Thousands of Plant Species at Gulab Bagh
Various species of Flora present at Gulab Bagh got their name plates on Sunday,. The city administration has taken the initiative to facilitate the visitors to known about each plant and the tree present at Gulaghbagh. This initiative was made by the administration on getting suggestions from Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria.
On Sunday, the program of installing the name plates started with the arrival of Kataria at Gulab Bagh, accompanied by the city’s Mayor Chandra Singh Kothari. Kataria himself installed the first name plate on a Tamarind tree. Later Wildlife Conservator Inderpal Singh Matharo, Chief Wildlife Conservator Rahul Bhatnagar, Deputy Wildlife Conservators Om Prakash Sharma, Veerpal Singh Rana, Pratap Singh Chundawat and Assistant Wildlife Conservator Laiyaq Ali Khan, Zona Forest Offcer Fatah Singh Rathore and D.K Trivedi had also joined the program. On Sunday, at least 24000 trees and plants got their name plates. This was the result of a survey of the flora and during the survey it was found that Gulab Bagh is home to 1,824 species of Rose plant and besides that 24,387 plants are there inside the Bagh consisting of Mango, Neem, Sandalwood, Bamboo, Jasmine, Black Plum.
The suggestion of installing name plates on each tree at Gulab Bagh was given by the Home Minister during his visit to the program of Biodiversity Hunt organized at the Bagh by District Environment Council on Udaipur on 5th June. He praised the program and he asked the administrative officers to give name plates to the trees so that it will be easy for the visitors to identify them.
Deputy Wildlife Conservator Om Prakash Sharma informed that the multi colored name plates of the major trees species of trees and plants were prepared by Udaipur Forest Circle (North). These name plates are displaying Name, Scientific Name and Uses of tree.