Hyderabad capital city of Telangana state has been named one of the ‘Trees Cities Of the world’. Hyderabad has been recognized ‘Tree Cities of the World’ by Arbor Day Foundation and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations for the second time that too in a row. This has been a great achievement by the Telangana state government. All thanks Telangana state government’s initiative of the HarithaHaaram program.
More than 3,50,56,635 trees have been planted over the last two years, according to the certification of recognition. A senior state government official tweeted regarding the same.
“Matter of immense pride that #Hyderabad city is recognised, for the 2nd consecutive year, among the tree cities of the world by the Arborday Foundation @arborday& @FAO- #UN,” tweeted Arvind Kumar, Special Chief Secretary, Urban Development.
Along with Hyderabad, Mumbai City also placed alongside with 136 other cities from 21 countries while last year It was only Hyderabad featured in the list.