Green cover of Chandigarh has increased to 38% of its total land mass. It covers now 53.7 Sq. Km. of total land of UT, Chandigarh. For details please refer to Chapter on Forests. Chandigarh is the greenest city of India. The credit goes to Chandigarh Administration as well as to the informed  residents of the city. 

Total land acquired 635 acres

For Housing                                 26% ( 165. 2 acres)

For Industry, Commercial 42.83% ( 272 acres)

For Environment related Purpose 3.78% (24 acres)

For other developmental Purpose 54% ( 343.67 acres)

Source: DC Office Chandigarh