Distribution of saplings by HMR under Vana Prasadam scheme

2 Distribution of saplings by HMR under Vana Prasadam scheme 1


Managing Director, HMR Mr.N.V.S.Reddy inaugurated Vana Prasadam scheme on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanthi on Tuesday at
the Elders’ Mela meet of senior citizens at Zoroastrian Club, Secunderabad. Speaking on the occasion MD, HMR has stated that in
the light of a large number of enquiries about the availability of plants and assistance for plantation undertaken by HMR in it’s Vana Deeksha program in the city, distribution of saplings has been initiated by HMR under Vana Prasadam scheme. Plants, mostly native varieties, are being distributed to individuals, organizations, and associations free of cost by HMR to increase green cover in Hyderabad.

Senior citizens, students, house wives, and members of resident welfare associations have enthusiastically collected saplings and the
demand is more for Deva ganneru, Neem, Neredu, Spethodia, Techoma, and Pomegranate, he observed. Mr.N.V.S.Reddy mentioned
that saplings can also be collected from the reception counter of HMR at Metro Rail Bhavan near Secretariat on all working days during office hours.

Mr.Rao Chelekani, President, Resident Welfare Associations of Twin Cities and the main organizer of Elders’ Mela thanked HMR for
it’s effort to increase green cover in the city and for free distribution of saplings under Vana Prasadam scheme.