The environmentalists and people of the city have been quite conscious of the city's fluctuating pollution levels and are planting saplings and conducting cleaning drives to downscale the hazard in the air. This attempt has led the state to create a world record where the people gathered together at an open land and planted close to 1 Million saplings in an hour on July 3.
This mega plantation drive is a part of the Green India Challenge, and Telangana broke the world record with a plantation drive. Telangana Rashtra Samiti Rajya Sabha MP J Santosh Kumar conducted this event at Adilabad and was joined by environmentalists, local people, and members of TRS from the Hyderabad and Adilabad as the entire team smashed Turkey's record of 3.03 Lakh in 2019. Thirty thousand people participated in this vast event spread out in an open area of 200 acres.
In addition, Telangana's forest and environment minister A Indra Karan Reddy, celebrated his birthday at this plantation event. Many attendees of this drive, including MP J Santosh Kumar, who was behind this world record event, took to Twitter to post images of this event from multiple angles also had drone shots of the same taken. More than 5 Lakh saplings were planted in the vast land using the Miyawaki model.
The Miywaki model is growing plants is a Japanese technique in which forests grow without 3-4 years. They are self-sustainable with the feature to curb pollution of all kinds and control temperature levels, and attract birds and reptiles, both rare and common.
MP Santosh Kumar was quite pleased to learn the dedication of people and the fact that the pandemic has taught us the importance of the environment how important it is to live a life free from all sorts of pollution. The MP urged everyone to take up this Green India challenge in their homes by planting saplings and nominate three other people to do the same and build an unending chain.