CM KCR Launches VI Phase of Haritha Haram at Narsapur
The Chief Minister of Telangana K Chandrasekhar Rao has arrived at Narsapur at 12.20 and unveiled the Eco Park stone marking the inaugural in the presence of finance minister T Harish Rao and Forest Minister an Indrakaran Reddy and Principal Chief Conservator of Forests R Shoba.
The CM planted a sapling at an urban park in Narsapur of Medak district as part of Narsapur forest revival programme and kickstarted the sixth phase of Telanganaku Haritha Haram programme.
The sixth phase of Haritha Haram programme is aimed to plant nearly 30 crore plants across the state during the rainy season. The CM also inaugurated the urban forest created in the area of 630 acres.
The Chief Minister planted ‘Alla Nerada’ plant launching the sixth phase of the programme.
The first phase of the programme to improve the green cover of the State to 33 per cent starting on July 3 of 2015 at Chilkur by the Chief Minister by planting a “Sampangi” plant.
The Chief Minister then instructed the officials to develop thick forests everywhere by adopting Miyawaki method and by also establishing nurseries at every 30 kilometres on the highways. The CM said that the state lost 92,000 acres and the Haritha Haram programme launched by the government helped to get back the forest area to some extent. He also said that the development of new forest areas are on cards that will help in preserving the environment.