World Environment Day-2018: Forest Department launches ‘Vanothsava’

World Environment Day-2018: Forest Department launches ‘Vanothsava’

June 6, 2018

Mysuru: Marking World Environment Day-2018, the Forest Department along with the District Administration launched ‘Vanothsava’ yesterday, aimed at planting saplings all along the Ring Road from Hinkal junction till Nanjangud Road junction. It is proposed to plant about 8,000 saplings along the Ring Road.

‘Vanothsava’ was launched by MP Pratap Simha, DC Abhiram G. Sankar and DCF Dr. Hanumanthappa at Hinkal junction here by planting a few saplings.

Speaking on the occasion, Pratap Simha opined that World Environment Day should be observed in a meaningful note by improving greenery. He added that the Forest Department had already planted about 6,000 saplings of neem on the stretch of divider on Ring Road.

Dr. Hanumanthappa said that over 30 varieties of saplings would be planted as part of ‘Vanothsava.’ He felt that the mission of planting 8,000 saplings would be accomplished in the next 15 days. He disclosed that the department had envisaged to plant 30,000 saplings in city limits. He contended that the plants should be protected and nurtured properly and said that the Director of the District Industries and Commerce  Department  has been requested to organise for protection of plants. He added that tree guards would be put up around all the plants.

SP Amit Singh, National Highway Development Authority Engineer Chandrappa, ACF Shashi, RFO Govindaraj and others were present.

2 COMMENTS ON THIS POST To “World Environment Day-2018: Forest Department launches ‘Vanothsava’”

  1. P Mandal says:

    This is a great greening plan. Thank you Forest Deptartment.
    Nursery Co-operative Society should give 20% discounted rate to MCC – as bulk rate.
    Please spread message how to beat plastic pollution in Mysuru district –

    See details –
    and 5 June – Save the environment for us and future generations.

  2. Puttaveeraraj Urs H V says:

    Sir, every sunday I run on some stretch of ORR & I was happy to pits prepared for planting saplings. Later, I saw two labourers planting them also. Further, few of them have already been damaged due to rains & lack of proper support. I wish an audit of the work takes place & rectification is put in place.


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