Andhra University Vice-Chancellor G.S.N. Raju has launched the tree plantation taken up by Umar Alisha Rural Development Trust (UARDT.ORG) via www.makevizaggreen.com project in the university campus.
Addressing the gathering after launching the tree plantation, Prof. Raju said,last year Hudhud cyclone created a heavy damage to the greenery in theuniversity and the authorities concerned have initiated measures to restore normal greenery in the university by planting trees in a massive manner. The Vice Chancellor lauded the services of UARDT for setting-up up tree plantation in the city and other parts of the district under the scheme ‘Make Vizag Green’.
The convener of the UARDT Ananda Kumar Pingali said with a view to revive the glory of greenery of Visakhapatnam, and especially, after it paled into insignificance in the cyclone, the Trust had taken up the project in a very organised maanner. Registrar Prof. V.Uma Maheswara Rao and AU staff participated in this launch at Andhra University.