Green Walls to Greet Commuters in City

Sourced from The Hindu

As part of beautification drive, GHMC setting up vertical gardens on flyover pillars.

Commuters on the city roads would soon be treated to an occasional verdant wall when travelling beneath the flyovers, thanks to the initiative of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) towards growing vertical gardens on flyover pillars.

A vertical garden is one where plants are grown on a vertical platform that is fixed to pre-designed metal panels. There are quite a few structures in the city that have adopted the green walls, including the GHMC, that has set up one in its headquarters. However, this is the first time that the civic body is trying this on flyovers.

The gardens are a part of the flyover beautification drive that the corporation has undertaken a while ago.

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