Actor Prabhas adopts 1650 acres of forest land in Khazipally urban block and donated Rs 2 crore for the development of the eco-park in the name of his late father Uppalapati Surya Narayana Raju. Along with Telangana MP Joginapally Santosh Kumar and a few public representatives, Actor Prabhas laid the foundation stone for the construction of the eco-park and viewed the forest from a temporary viewpoint. the actor also showed his willingness to donate more money if required.
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I’ve taken the initiative to adopt and develop 1650 acres of Kazipalli Reserve Forest Block near Hyderabad. Having always been a nature lover, I believe this would create an additional lung space for the city. 🌱 I thank Rajya Sabha MP @mpsantoshtrs for his support. I would also like to thank the Govt of Telangana and Forest Department for giving me this opportunity! #GreenIndiaChallenge
Prabhas adopts 1650 acres of forest land in Khazipally
Meanwhile, the rest of the area will be considered as a conservation zone. The actor and the officials observed the reserve forest from a temporary watchtower, later planted a few saplings in the reserve forest region. The officials have also added that the forest department will fence the entire 1,650 acres to prevent encroachments and immediately start the development of the eco-park. As part of the first phase, a park gate, see-through wall, walking track, view-point, gazebo (a small pavilion-like structure) and a medicinal plant centre will be constructed.
During the foundation stone laying ceremony, the actor said that it gave him immense pleasure to serve society by adopting the forest zone and added that he is ready to contribute more for the maintenance of the forest area, depending on the progress and the requirement.
Earlier, during a Green Indian Challenge programme, Prabhas had promised to adopt at least 1,000 acres of forest area in the state, as suggested by the MP Santhosh Kumar. Now, after consulting with the forest officials, the actor decided to take responsibility for a portion of the Khajipally Reserve Forest.