Nirmal/Adilabad: Forest Minister Allola Indrakaran Reddy said the State government was determined to provide greenery to future generations.
The Minister was speaking during a plantation drive of 3 lakh saplings on either side of Hyderabad-Nagpur National Highway, to mark IT Minister KT Rama Rao’s birthday, at Kondapur village in Nirmal mandal on Saturday.
Indrakaran Reddy said Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao was taking a slew of steps to develop the State on all fronts and to ensure safe future to the coming generations by enhancing green cover. He requested people to become partners in the massive plantation and set an example to future generations.
The Minister inaugurated a vertical garden of 60,000 saplings created in audience gallery at the NTR stadium and logo of Nirmal town. He said the garden added special attraction to the district headquarters. He said that Nirmal town was being developed as a model town and steps were being taken to beautify it like never before.
The Minister then cut a cake as part of Rama Rao’s birthday celebrations at a programme held by Nirmal civic body. He launched distribution of 300 milk packets by Telangana Dairy to flood-hit families.
Telangana State Dairy Development Cooperative Society Federation chairman Loka Bhuma Reddy, Collector Musharraf Ali Faruqui, municipal chairperson G Eshwar, former minister Venugopal Chary and supporters of TRS party were present.
Similar extensive plantation drives were conducted in view of the IT Minister’s birthday across Adilabad, Mancherial and Kumram Bheem Asifabad districts. Local MLAs Jogu Ramanna, Rathod Bapu Rao, Durgam Chinnaiah, N Diwakar Rao, Athram Sakku, Koneru Konappa participated in the events. Zilla Parishad chairpersons Rathod Janardhan, N Baghyalaxmi and Kova Laxmi attended the programmes.
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