VMC to plant 50,000 saplings

VMC to plant 50,000 saplings
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Avenue plantation was taken up at Priyadarshini Colony in the 28th division of the city on Friday. MLC Buddha Venkanna, Mayor Koneru Sridhar, Municipal Commissioner G Veerapandian and local corporator Y Ramaiah participated in the programme as chief guests.

Avenue plantation was taken up at Priyadarshini Colony in the 28th division of the city on Friday. MLC Buddha Venkanna, Mayor Koneru Sridhar, Municipal Commissioner G Veerapandian and local corporator Y Ramaiah participated in the programme as chief guests.

Speaking on the occasion, the Municipal Commissioner said that about 50,000 saplings of different plant species would be planted in the city this rainy season. Saplings would be planted on the premises of municipal offices and schools and in vacant government lands to promote greenery.

The VMC would extend all support to the educational institutions if they come forward to take up plantation of saplings in their localities, he said. Later, the Mayor, Municipal Commissioner and corporator along with schoolchildren planted saplings of different fruit bearing trees. Saplings were also distributed to residents of the colony.

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