New Delhi: Along with equipping the Indira Gandhi International airport with latest technology and passenger facilities, special arrangements have been made to give it a green look.

To provide a lush green look to passengers, greenery has been ensured within the five-kilometre radius of the airport.
According to Delhi International Airport Limited officials, all projects to ensure a green environment are being executed under the scheme of environment conservation.

Efforts are also made to ensure greenery around Terminal-3 of the airport which is regarded as the world’s sixth and India’s largest modernized terminal.

Within a year, around nine lakh plants have been placed around the airport for a greener look. Majority of the plants are from America, Thailand and Taiwan.

Landscaping has been done in and out of the terminal-3 to beautify the area.

More than two dozen fountains have also been placed at key points of the airport.

According to DIAL spokesperson, the Delhi airport is being developed on the lines of a green airport.

“Energy and water conservation buildings have been constructed and eco-friendly projects like water cycling system has also been installed,” said the spokesperson.

JPN/Bureau