Telangana Seeks Rs 100 Cr From Centre To Extend Green Cover  

Telangana Seeks Rs 100 Cr From Centre To Extend Green Cover - Sakshi Post

Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao Saturday requested Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan to extend support to the state's efforts to increase green cover, especially Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) limits.

A press release from the Chief Minister's office said Rao requested the Union Minister to sanction Rs 100 crore from the Central share of Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority funds to support the governments initiative to develop 188 forests blocks in HMDA limits.

The Chief Minister also requested the Union Environment and Science and Technology Minister to take steps to ensure that his ministry accorded environmental clearance for the stage II Palamuru Rangareddy Lift Irrigation Project, it said.

Rao thanked the Union Minister for according environmental permission to the Kaleshwaram Project.

Harsh Vardhan called on Rao at Pragathi Bhavan and congratulated him for the victory of TRS in the December 7 assembly polls, it said. (PTI)

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