The state government of Andhra Pradesh has declared ‘Karthika Vana Mahotsavam’ as a State Festival. In 2014, Karthika Masam has begun on October 24 and will end on November 22.
According to the government, Karthika Masam is the best time to plant 25 crore plants. It is to note that Hud-Hud Cyclone hit Andhra Pradesh and devastated Vizag city. Lakhs of the trees in Visakhapatnam were uprooted by this cyclone. And the govt’ wants to plant 25 crore plants now.
The govt also stated to students, employees, officials, and other private organisations can also take part in this sacred program.