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2 crore saplings planted in 3 years in Hyderabad

2 crore saplings planted in 3 years in Hyderabad
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The Telangana State government is all set to bring Hyderabad under a manmade green cover with its revolutionary Haritha Haram programme Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Raos pet initiative, Haritha Haram, was launched two years ago in 201617

The Telangana State government is all set to bring Hyderabad under a man-made green cover with its revolutionary Haritha Haram programme. Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao’s pet initiative, Haritha Haram, was launched two years ago in 2016-17.

Even though the 85 lakh saplings planted in 2016-17 and 76 lakh planted in 2017-18, are in budding stage, the government is giving a full thrust to the green revolution by deciding to plant 40 lakh more saplings in the 2018-2019 fiscal. With 93 per cent survival rate achieved last year the city will have more oxygen and eco-friendly ambience for its inhabitants.

2016-17 Programme

  • 84.91 lakh saplings planted
  • Crosses target of 81 lakh plantations
  • About 2.11 lakh plantations done in open spaces, institutions, graveyards, avenue plantation and lakes
  • Achieved survival rate of 91 per cent

2016-17 Programme

  • 84.91 lakh saplings planted
  • Crosses target of 81 lakh plantations
  • About 2.11 lakh plantations done in open spaces, institutions, graveyards, avenue plantation and lakes
  • Achieved survival rate of 91 per cent

2018-19

  • Target – 40 lakh plantations
  • Departmental plantation
  • No. of sites selected - 890
  • 5 lakh saplings to be planted in open spaces, avenue plantation, institutions, lakes, graveyards etc.,
  • Distribution of species
  • 35 lakh seedlings to be distributed zone wise
  • Species include aromatic, herbal, flowering, ornamental, shade, etc, for free of cost

Nurseries

  • 40 lakh seedlings are raised in 32 nurseries within GHMC jurisdictions.
  • 60 varieties of plants have been raised
  • Total information available on Green Hyderabad website
  • Details of nurseries, species also available
  • For more information and suggestions contact details are available

Donations

  • Interested agencies/individuals may contribute for raising & adaptation of plants at selected locations, stretches
  • Institutions, corporate bodies are requested to plant saplings in large numbers and provide tree guards for protection of avenue plantations and provide watering services and vehicles
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