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CM inaugurates Nagara Vanam park at Guntur

CM inaugurates Nagara Vanam park at Guntur

Guntur, Nov 4 (UNI) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday inaugurated Nagara Vanam park, which will come up in 520 acres of land, at Perecharla village near Guntur city.

He later participated at Karthika Vanamahotsavam 2017 programme.

Speaking on the occasion, he said that the state had set a target of achieving 50 per cent greenery by 2029. To achieve the target, 25 crore saplings should be planted every year.

Under Vanam-Manam programme, 23 crore saplings had been planted in the state since July 1, he explained and asked officials to establish Nagara Vanam parks in all the 13 districts. The Chief Minister announced Rs.5 crore for the development of Nagara Vanam Park and added that the Vagara Vanam park would be developed as eco-tourism project in the coming days.

As part of developing Kondavidu fort as tourist place, roads are being constructed at a cost of Rs.40 crore the Chief Minister said. If the natural resources could be utilized properly, Andhra Pradesh would emerged as one of the most developed states in the country by 2022. Steps were being taken to bring one crore acres of land under micro irrigation, Mr Naidu added.

State Forest Minister Sidda Raghava Rao said the state had 26 per cent greenery at present and efforts are being made to enhance the greenery cover to 50 per cent by 2029.

Ministers P Pulla Rao, Nakka Ananada Babu Women Commissioner Chairperson Nannapaneni Rajakumari, Collector Kona Seshidhar and a host of MLAs, officials were present.

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