Government of India
Central Public Works Department
Landscape Works & Horticulture Activities
Welcome to Horticulture Wing

History


The Horticulture Unit of CPWD was established way back on 1st April, 1912 under the able guidance of Shri R.H.Loke, Horticulture Superintendent. Since then the unit has evolved into a large wing, pioneer in execution of all kinds of horticulture & Landscape works. The major functions of the wing are as follows:

  • Development & Maintenance of open spaces and parks
  • Development of different types of gardens
  • Raising of trees
  • Development and Maintenance of Landscape and Horticulture works in Residences of Hon’ble Vice President, Prime Minister, Ministers, Members of Parliament, Judges of Supreme Court & High Court etc.
  • Development and Maintenance of Landscape and Horticulture works in the Samadhi complexes of National Leaders spread in about 200 acres area. The Rajghat and other Samadhi complexes are not only visited by International dignitaries and leaders but also International and local tourists.
  • Development and Maintenance of Landscape and Horticulture works in Central Government office complexes and residential areas

Besides above, Horticulture wing is also involved in enhancing and conserving the green areas, aesthetic improvement of the gardens and preparation of green manure using green waste in localized areas, thereby maintaining and conserving an eco-friendly environment. The nurseries maintained by this wing of CPWD are well known for maintaining large collection of indigenous plants, seasonal, perennial, foliage, exotic, herbal and aromatic plants. Horticulture wing is maintaining two major nurseries i.e. Government Sunder Nursery and Government Mehrauli Nursery in New Delhi.