Gurugram, Feb. 15 -- The forest department has tabled plans to restore 425 acres of native Aravalli forests in Faridabad's Kant Enclave, which the Supreme Court, in 2018, had ruled to have been built illegally on forest land. While the 42 structures on the enclave's residential plots were razed last October, the apex court had also mandated that the forest be restored.

Forest department officials confirmed that a plan for the same has been submitted to the state government. If approved, the work to restore the forest at the erstwhile Kant Enclave is likely to commence next monsoon.

D Hembram, the conservator of forests, Gurugram, said on Thursday, "Just last week, we have sent the state government a proposal for restoring green cover, whi...