Learn about the Haritha Haram project, a green initiative in Telangana aimed at increasing the state’s green cover by planting millions of saplings every year.
What is the Haritha Haram project in Telangana?
The name Haritha Haram means “green garland” in Telugu, the official language of Telangana. The main objective of the Haritha Haram programme is to increase the green cover of the state from the existing 24% to 33% by planting and nurturing millions of saplings every year.
When was Haritha Haram started in Telangana?
The program was launched by Telangana Chief Minister Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao on 3 July 2015. It is one of the Telangana Flagship programmes to rejuvenate degraded forests, protecting these forests from threats such as smuggling, encroachment, fire and grazing.
What is the motto of Haritha Haram?
– Plant a tree, plant a life. – Plant a tree, Save nature. – Save Trees, Save the Environment. – Save trees, save the earth.
Who invented Haritha Bharat?
It was launched with the efforts of the erstwhile Telangana Chief Minister Shri Kalvakuntla Chandrasekhar Rao on the 3rd of July, 2015. The principle target of the Haritha Haram is to plant 230 crores of plants in Telangana. To plant at least 230 crores of plants throughout the State.