Vikarabad: District Collector Ayesha Masrat Khanam said as many as 2.75 lakh samplings will be planted in the coming Haritha Haram programme in the district. She said saplings were available in 565 nurseries in the district. Responding in the video conference by the Chief Secretary SK Joshi on the preparations for Haritha Haram programme, here on Friday, the Collector informed that the planting has already begun in some places and will commence in other places after the rains. Also Read – Secunderabad: Major General N Srinivas Rao makes farewell visit to AOC Advertise With Us She also informed the chief secretary that 37.84 percent of the saplings planted in last four years are survived successfully. Interacting with the collectors, forest and endowment minister Indrakaran Reddy said temperatures can be brought down by growing trees. He directed the collectors to take up the responsibility of making this programme successful.DRO Mothilal, DRDO Johnson, DFO Venu Madhav were present.