The Forest Development Corporation has give you a singular proposal for contributing its share in offering reduction to the households of victims of COVID-19 pandemic.
Amid experiences on the overcrowding of cremation grounds and absence of wood required for performing the final rites, the company has introduced that it’s going to donate 1,000 tonne wood out there in its possession for these in want. The announcement made on humanitarian grounds gives reduction to households of victims who’re discovering it laborious to carry out the final rites of the deceased in a standard method. The company had in its possession 1,000 tonne wood that was left over with it after catering to the necessities of paper mills and different industries. Forest Development Corporation chairman V. Pratap Reddy stated the choice has been taken within the gentle of experiences over scarcity of wood confronted by the individuals in addition to incidents of exorbitant fees levied by the sellers who have been making an attempt to money in on the state of affairs.
The quantum of wood pledged by the company would value greater than ₹ 20 lakh and steps can be taken to provide the required amount to the cremation grounds in and across the Greater Hyderabad limits in coordination with the Municipal Administration authorities. According to the officers, the division had in its possession 350 tonne wood in Rangareddy division, Khammam-Sattupalli-Aswaraopet-Bhadrachalam division (400 tonne), Mancherial-Kagaznagar (860 tonne) and Warangal division (200 tonne).
The division would begin shifting the required amount to the cremation grounds in GHMC limits initially and this could be adopted by the dispatches to different areas. Local lorry house owners associations had additionally come ahead to assist the division in shifting the commodity, he stated including individuals may contact the involved Municipal authorities to safe the timber required by them.