The South Jakarta Parks and Urban Forest Sub-agency has noted that as many as 2,462 trees spread over 10 sub-districts have been pruned during October. Its pruning is carried out by involving the joint personnel of sub-district PJLP, buser team one, buser team two and park team.
" This is for the safety and comfort of the community"
"This is for the safety and comfort of the community," expressed South Jakarta Parks and Urban Forest Sub-agency Head, Winarto, Monday (11/9).
Of the 2,462 trees pruned by the PJLP, he explained, 122 of them were in Cilandak, 207 were in Kebayoran Baru, 104 were in Kebayoran Baru, 154 were in Kebayoran Lama, 73 were in Mampang Prapatan, 175 were in Pancoran, 206 were in Pasar Minggu, 60 were in Pesanggarahan, 150 were in Setiabudi and 139 were in Tebet.
As for the buser team one pruned 573 trees, the buser team two pruned 118 trees and the park team pruned 381 trees. From that number, there were 768 trees in the light pruning category, 1,459 in the moderate category, 159 in the heavy category and 76 trees were cut down.
"We're doing this to avoid potential falling trees when rain accompanied by strong winds occurred," he stated.