Hyderabad: President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday visited Kanha Shantivanam Ashram, the global headquarters of Heartfulness Institute, near here and planted a sapling there. Daaji, the global guide of Heartfulness Institute, and ESL Narasimhan, Governor of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, were present. Kovind, on a southern sojourn during which he is staying at Rashtrapati Nilayam at Bollarum here, reached the institute near Cheguru village in Ranga Reddy district by helicopter.
President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday visited Kanha Shantivanam Ashram
The plantation of the 1,00,000th sapling by the Governor marks a major milestone in the ongoing 'Green Kanha' initiative of the Heartfulness Institute to enrich the environment and lessen destruction caused by human activities and achieving the aim of planting and nurturing 2,50,000 trees, the institute said in a statement. The 'Green Kanha' initiative emphasises the need to grow ecologically, economically and socio-culturally important native tree species.