Will plant 1.90 lakh plants up to 15th August 2021 says VSEZ Chief A Rama Mohan Reddy
Taking Cue from the call given by the Hon’ble Prime Minister Modi to the Nation, to start Celebration of india@75, on the day when the Dandi satyagraha was started by Mahatma Gandhi in the History of British India, this day the 12th March 1930, VSEZ has kick-started it’s celebrations in the whole of 61 SEZs of the VSEZ situated in AP, Telangana and Chattisgarh today.
On this occasion, A Rama Mohan Reddy, Development Commissioner, Visakhapatnam Special Economic Zone and his staff JDC, ADCs and other unit representatives, lighted lamp to the Father of the Nation and offered Floral Tributes. Later, a Walkathon was flagged off by Mr. Reddy, from the Administrative Building of VSEZ at Duvvada. There are almost 3920 employees working on rolls in VSEZ at Duvvada and people in good numbers participated in a walkathon in a patriotic mood says Mr Reddy.
Later planting of saplings of Sandalwood and Hibiscuswas done in the Divine Sandal Wood Park and a new Hibiscus Garden created in Commemoration of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav dedicated for the nation. Mr. Reddy said that VSEZ will plant 187346 plants from 12th March to 15th August 2021 which will be done by all the SEZ Developers and Units as well.
Addressing the gathering on the occasion, Mr. Reddy commended the contribution of VSEZ to the exports of the Nation during the year, which accounted for more than 15% of the total exports from SEZs of the Country. VSEZ achieved the highest exports to the tune of 96261Crupto 1st week of March, during the current financial year, and achieved a growth rate of 12.5%, the highest in the country among all the 7 Zones of the Country, despite pandemic.
The VSEZ will achieve 1 Trillion mark in the History of VSEZ Exports by the end of the Fiscal year says, Mr. Reddy. On the occasion were present JDC Kiran, DDC Phani, ACA Priyanka, ADCs Srinivas, and Prasanna, Customs officers Shankar and other officials of VSEZ in large numbers.