The seventh phase of the Telangana ku Haritha Haram programme aimed towards mass afforestation in Telangana State is begin from 1st July 2021 onwards. In the seventh phase, focus will be mainly on the multi-level avenue plantations, in order to green and beautify the State and national highways, and panchayat raj roads. This year during Haritha Haram, it is targeted to plant 19.91 crore saplings across the State, which, if completed, will exceed the Haritha Haram target of 230 crore saplings.
About Haritha Haram programme
Launched : 2005
Haritha Haram is a large-scale tree-planting program implemented by the Government of Telangana to increase the amount of tree cover in the state from 24% to 33%.The programme began in 2015, with the target of 230 crore plantations within five years’ time.
Sources : The Hindu