The Green Challenge initiated by the TRS Rajyasabha Member Joginipalli Santosh Kumar reached 3 crore mark with the planting of the marked sapling at the Necklace road today.
The event was marked by the presence of the City Mayor Bonthu Rammohan and Deputy Mayor Baba Fasiuddin who have also planted the saplings in the GHMC Enforcement wing, Vigilance Directorate premises.
It may be recalled, Santosh had also adopted 2042 acres of forest at Keesara only to develop into an Eco-Tourism Park as part of the Gift a Smile Challenge thrown up by the TRS Working President KT Rama Rao. “I feel happy to achieve this task as per the instructions of CM KCR. But my target is to achieve 10 crore saplings as CM wants to see greener pastures everywhere throughout Telangana”, he said.
He later distributed Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Vanamitra certificates to those participates of Haritha Haram. GHMC Zonal Commissioner Musharaff, Director of EV&DM Vishwajit, Ramgopalpet Corporate Attelli Aruna and others took part in the event.