Telangana: Adilabad-Maharashtra Highway marvels at the greenery: Forest Department planted over 1.50 Lakh saplings along 258 km
The Forest Department has completed work on the Adilabad Highway (NH-44, Hyderabad-Nagpur) to beautify it in terms of greenery. From the suburbs of Hyderabad, Medak district to the Adilabad-Maharashtra border, the forest department planted saplings on a war footing.
A total of 258 km of one lakh fifty seven thousand one hundred and thirty one (1,57,131) plants were planted on either side of the road.
National Highway 44 is the largest in the country. Connects North and South India. It starts from Maharashtra in Adilabad district and goes through Hyderabad to Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.
The plantation was planted during the construction of the highway in the past to cover the entire highway road with forests rather than the existing ones. Medak, Kamareddy, Nizamabad, Nirmal and Adilabad districts covered 258 km.
In addition to planting large size plants, the authorities have taken steps to ensure adequate protection and water facilities for them. In addition to providing shade along the highway, plants are planted as planned to provide delight with colorful flowers.
The forest department has planted Gulmohar, Peltoform, Tabubia, Bahunia, Jakaranda, wild almond, akashamalle, spatodia, apricot, chinta, kadamba, ravi, banyan etc.