The Telangana government launched the Vana Mahotsavam programme in Hyderabad on Monday with a target to plant 30 lakh in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) area.

According to the Forest Survey of India, Hyderabad’s green cover has increased from 33.15 to 81.81 square kilometers, showcasing the city’s commitment to environmental sustainability.

Minister for Transport Ponnam Prabhakar, along with GHMC officials, inaugurated the event by planting saplings at Ramanthapur Government Polytechnic College.