Hyderabad, June 22 (INN): IT Minister K. Tarakarama Rao held a review meeting with the Corporators and GHMC officials on the implementation of Telanganaku Haritha Haram Programme here on Monday.
The Minister said that the 6th phase of Haritha Haram will be implemented from 25th of June to 15th August and the Chief Minister will launch the programme on 25th June. He said that the government fixed the target of 2.5 Crores saplings plantation in GHMC area. As part of Haritha Haram 700 tree parks and 75 Yadadri model plantations will be taken up in GHMC. Yadadri Model plantation should be taken up where sufficient Government lands are available i.e., O.U , Central University, NGRI , Endowment lands and other lands. To improve greenery in the state, Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao, envisaged a massive task of 230 Crores saplings to be planted in the state in a phased manner and designed to TKHH programme.
The MA&UD Minister instructed to create awareness among the people, the need of greenery is evitable at the juncture and to create good ambiance to the future generation for their well being and explain the benefits of clean air to keep the body in good health. He asked Corporators, and officials to involve the local residents, Residential Welfare Associations, Colony Welfare Associations ensure more number of saplings planted. To monitor the Haritha Haram Programme, he advised the Corporators to create a whatsapp group for proper implementation of tree plantation.
Minister KTR instructed the Corporators to prepare Green Action Plan in their respective divisions by 30th of June and to have details of open places, schools, Colleges, Government Institutions, no of parks, graveyards, lakes, ponds and nalas where the saplings can be planted. Further instructed the Corporators to visit each and every house and distribute the saplings as per their requirement and also take plantation of mosquito repellent plants along bunds to reduce mosquito menace in that area and herbal and medicinal plants to minimize bad odor. Further he was instructed to provide 2 nurseries in each division. Regarding providing infrastructure to the citizens about 3000 Public Toilets will be constructed by 15th August, he added.
Minister Srinivas Yadav asked the Corporators to involve RWAs and Colony people and coordinate with them for success of tree plantation and create awareness among them the necessary of green cover for wellbeing of society and it their responsibility to provide good environment to the coming generation as they their property to their children, provide masks and sanitizers and maintain social distance during programme.
Minister Srinivas Yadav presided over the TKHH meeting held in GHMC Head office. Minister for Labour Ch. Malla Reddy, Mayor Dr. Bonthu Rammohan, Musi River Development Corporation Chairman & MLA Sudheer Reddy, MP Ranjit Reddy, MLCs M. S. Prabhakar, Shambipur Raju, Yeggi Mallesham, MLAs Kaleru Venkatesh, Muta Gopal, D.Nagender, B. Subash Reddy, K.P. Vivekanand, Sayanna, Commissioner GHMC Lokesh Kumar, Collector, Hyd Smt. Swetha Mohanthy Zonal Commissioner, Deputy Commissioners and Senior Officials Urban Bio diversity attend the programme.