Bahubalil Star Prabhas adopted a reserve forest at Hyderabad’s Outer Ring Road. Prabhas has decided to take up 1,650 acres of Khazipally Reserve Forest, located near Dundigal, 20 KM from Hyderabad.Prabhas handed over ₹2 crore to forest officials for the development of this reserve forest.This initiative taken up as part of the Green India challenge, promoted by Honble MP (RS) J. Santosh Kumar.
Prabhas and MP Santosh along with the Forest Minister laid the foundation Stone for Eco Park and viewed the forest from a temporary view point.The Urban Eco Park will be named in the memory of Prabhas’ father U.V.S Raju.
The forest department is going to fence the entire 1,650 acres and immediately start developing an Eco park. Constructing park gate, see-through wall, walking track, view point, Gazebo. medicinal plant centre would be constructed in the first phase. All the steps to prevent encroachment of forest land are also being taken up by the Forest Department.
Prabhas stated that he was inspired by his friend, Rajya Sabha MP, Honourable Joginapally Santhosh Kumar to adopt Khajipalli forest area and would donate more in instalments, depending on the progress of the work. He requested the Forest department to develop the reserve forest so that it would create an additional lung space in HMDA limits and develop an Eco park.
The actor told that his participation to help the society through “Green Challenge” and adopting reserve forest has given him immense satisfaction. Prabhas thanked RS MP, Govt of Telangana, Forest Minister and Forest officials.
Rajya Sabha MP Joginapally Santosh Kumar fulfills his promise within a year: RS MP adopted keesara Reserved Forest region to “Gift a Smile” on the birthday of his brother, TRS Working President and State Minister KTR last year. On August 31, 2019, he laid the foundation stone for rejuvenation of the reserved forest, Eco park. At the event organised on that day, RS MP stated that he would motivate and request his friends to take part in the adoption of the Reserved Forest regions.
RS MP started the fourth round of the Green Challenge on June 11 along with Prabhas.
On the aegis of Santosh, Prabhas came forward to adopt a reserve forest. Upon the consultation with the Forest Dept, it was decided that Prabhas would take up the responsibility of developing Khajipally Reserve Forest.
RS MP stated very soon many industrialists would come forward to adopt Reserve forest blocks and he would announce the details shortly. The program at Khajipalli took place in the presence of a very small number of guests owing to Covid restrictions.