Green Highways are planned in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The Government of Andhra Pradesh has submitted a proposal to NHAI for the development of greenery along the sides of National Highways. The details of the proposals are as under:-
(i) Plantation and beautification along National Highways through AP Urban Greening and Beautification Corporation Ltd.
(ii) Plantation and maintenance along NH – 44 (Hyderabad – Bangalore section) through Forest Department, Andhra Pradesh.
Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Chemical & Fertilizers Shri Mansukh L. Mandaviya has informed the upper house that so far the proposals for plantation and maintenance of 40 km length along NH 7 (Anantpur bypass to Chenekothapalli), 27 km length along NH 16 (Divancheruvu to Gundugolanu) and 60 km along NH 44 (Hyderabad – Bangalore section) have been approved by NHAI.