The Fourth Phase of ‘Haritha Haram’ Drive Beginsby Opinion Express August 2, 2018 0 comments
The plantation programme “Haritha Haram”, launched by the Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, entered it’s fourth phase, when the CM planted saplings in his home constituency Gajwel on Wednesday.
State Ministers and elected representatives also participated in similar programmes all over the state.
On his way from Hyderabad to Gajwel the Chief Minister stopped at three places Pragnapur, Mulugu and Turkapally and planted sapling. His main programme was in Gajwel town where he kicked off the programme amid the sounding of sirens from all the mosques in the town.
One interesting highlight of the day’s program was planting of three thousand sapling at the town’s main Madina mosque by three thousand police personnel. Siddipet police commissioner Joel Davis said that the department had adopted the Madina mosque premises to increase the greenery in the area.
With overwhelming response from all sections of society the planting of saplings in the town overshot the target. Against the target of 100,116 plants the people planted 136588 saplings on saturation basis to cover all the areas of the municipal limits. The programme covered all the 12000 housholds with 45000 population. Students, women, employees and all other sections of people enthusiastically took part in the programme. Officials said that the trees planted include those of tamarind, mango, jamun, curryleaf and drum sticks in addition to flower plants and forest species.
During his travel by road the Chief Minister also stopped at the Mulugu Forest Research Station and lauded the forest officials for conserving Singarayapally forest. He announced a collective rward of Rs 5 lakh for the staff. He also asked the officials to organise a get together for him and all legislators in the forest.
Writer: Omer Farooq
Courtesy: The Pioneer