Mangaluru: Green cover at Dr Shivarama Karantha Pilikula Nisargadhama at Moodushedde will increase by a further 30-acres during the next one-year. Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd under its Green Belt Project under the theme - A step towards a greener planet has taken the initiative.
The state’s only refinery in the first phase of this project has already planted 2000 plants endemic to Western Ghat in 20 acre area at the Nisargadhama. Dedicating the first phase of the project and flagging off the second phase was minister for forest, environment and ecology B Ramanath Rai on Sunday in the presence of MRPL officials - M Venkatesh, and A K Sahoo, directors - refinery and finance respectively and officials of KSPCB.
The second phase will see Nisargadhama with financial assistance of Rs 40 lakh from MRPL plant 7,000 plants endemic to Western Ghats at the Pilikula biological park.
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