Sh.A.K.Pandit, Chief Engineer(South Zone) giving details about the Flower Show said that the flower show is being organized in two parts i.e. Part I includes (i) display of potted plants (ii) display of cut flowers etc and is open to the Government Exhibitors from DDA, CPWD, PWD, MCD & NDMC. Part II includes judging of different categories of parks maintained by DDA all over Delhi which includes park of different areas, parks in group housing pockets, road side plantations, seed bed / nursery, Sports Complex and urban forests.
The Part I i.e. display of potted plants and cut flowers etc will be organized in 18 classes which include Flower Arrangement, Pot Plants, Hanging Baskets, Perennial and Balbous Plants, Dahlias, Foliage Plants, Exhibition Foliage Plants, Bougainvilleas, Cacti and other Succulents, Bonsai, Garden in container, Landscape garden and Cut Flower [Gladioli], Roses, Floral Arrangements etc.
The judging will be done by a panel of judges. For display of potted plants judging will be done on 24th February, 2012. For cut flowers judging will be done on 26th February, 2012 and for DDA parks judging will be done on 24th and 25th February, 2012. Shri Tejendra Khanna will give away prizes for the best display of potted plants, cut flowers and parks in various categories at 4.00 p.m. in a prize distribution ceremony being held on 26th February 2012.
It may be mentioned that DDA’s endeavour has been to provide maximum green cover to the City of Delhi and it will be appreciated that Delhi has highest green cover amongst all the metros in the country. Apart from preserving greens and developing greens DDA has been trying to protect the greens around various monuments and heritage buildings which fall within the DDA areas.