By Sanjeeva Raghava
The Green India Challenge (GIC), an initiative launched by TRS MP Joginapally Santhosh Kumar has taken up a massive programme of reviving tress of 50 years old above, which are to be relocated due to the road widening in Nalgonda town. On the instructions of Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao who visited the town recently, the roads being widened to upgrade the urban body.
On request of Nalgonda Municipal commissioner Ramanachary GIC founder Santosh Kumar has come forward to trans locate the trees. Nalgonda MLA K Bhupal Reddy, collector Prashanth Jeevan Patil, Municipal Chairman Saidi Reddy, Vice Chairman Abbagoni Ramesh, Municipal Commissioner KV Ramanachari, GIC members and members of the Vata Foundation formally inaugurated the event of translocation this morning.
Some 50 year-old Neem, Tamarind, Pipal and Banyan trees were uprooted in front of the SP bungalow in the town and the trees were moved in big trucks with the help of big cranes. They have shifted the trees to Cherlapalli Urban Park near Nalgonda Bypass.Road.
MLA Kancharla Bhopal Reddy particularly appreciated the efforts of Green
India Challenge and Vata Foundation . He also said that they are unveiling a new dimension of translocating the trees by using scientific methods and instilling life in them. “Green India Challenge founder’s name Joginapally Santosh will be remembered for ever in the history,” he said.