HYDERABAD : Telangana Chief Minister Chandrasekhar Rao on Wednesday inaugurated a building complex at the Forest College and Research Institute (FCRI) and also a horticulture university complex at Mulugu, near here.

Besides the FCRI, Rao inaugurated the university complex named after late freedom fighter and Telangana activist Konda Laxman Bapuji and unveiled a statue of the latter at the varsity, an official press release said.

Rao visited a centre of excellence for fruits at Mulugu, the release said.

The Tamil Nadu government had set up a FCRI at Mettupalyam which enabled a large number of students to get selected for the Indian forest service from there, a press release had said.

Inspired by this, the Telangana government established the Telangana Forest College and Research Institute in 2016, it had said. (PTI)

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