Visakhapatnam civic body, Eastern Naval Command begin aerial dispersion of seedballs to enhance green cover
In a joint initiative by Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) and the Eastern Naval Command, aerial dispersion of seedballs was flagged off at INS Dega on Monday.
In a joint initiative by Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) and the Eastern Naval Command, aerial dispersion of seedballs was flagged off at INS Dega on Monday. The naval helicopters loaded with seed balls were flagged off jointly by G Hari Venkata Kumari, Mayor of Vishakhapatnam and Rear Admiral Manish Sharma, Chief Staff Officer Operations (CSO Ops), Headquarters Eastern Naval Command, in the presence of Commodore Dalip Singh, Commanding Officer of INS Dega and Srinivas Additional Commissioner GVMC.
GVMC Mayor G Hari Venkata Kumari said, "Aerial seeding was undertaken at various locations across Visakhapatnam, which included Pavuralakonda, Kapuluppada, Simhachalam, Porlupalem Hill, Vedullanarava Hill, and Yarada. These locations were carefully selected to maximize the campaign's environmental impact." To accomplish this noble endeavour, a fleet of four helicopters was deployed. The flagging of helicopters at INS Dega, marked the commencement of the speedball dispersion campaign during which 1.5 lakh seed balls were dispersed. This joint campaign demonstrates a collective commitment to enhance the green cover in and around Visakhapatnam. (ANI)
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- Srinivas Additional
- Dalip Singh
- Headquarters Eastern Naval Command
- Vedullanarava Hill