The National Highways Authority of India has received two proposals from Andhra Pradesh Government for development of greenery along the sides of National Highways. The details of the proposals are as under:-
(i) Plantation and beautification along National Highways through AP Urban Greening and Beautification Corporation Ltd.
(ii) Plantation and maintenance along NH – 44 (Hyderabad – Bangalore section) through Forest Department, Andhra Pradesh.
The Proposals for plantation and maintenance of 40 km length along NH 7 (Anantpur bypass to Chenekothapalli), 27 km length along NH 16 (Divancheruvu to Gundugolanu) and 60 km along NH 44 (Hyderabad – Bangalore section) have been approved by NHAI.
This information was given by the Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Chemical & Fertilizers Shri Mansukh L. Mandaviya in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today (July 24, 2017).