Minister for Forests, Ecology and Environment Choudhary Lal Singh today ordered for the demarcation of forest land in Kashmir region, asking officials to devote to preserve the green gold. Chairing the maiden high level review meeting of the Kashmir region, Singh said that forests should be preserved and officials should mobilise people for its preservation. The Minister reviewed the functioning of Forest Department, Forest Protection Force (FPF), State Forest Research Institute (SFRI) and Soil and Water Conservation (SWC) department during the meeting. The meeting was attended by Principal Chief Conservator Forests (PCCF) AK Singh, Director, Pollution Control Board, Director Social Forestry, Chief Wildlife Warden Kashmir, Director Soil Conservation J&K, Chief Conservator Forests Kashmir (CCFK), Director Forest Protection Force, besides DFOs and officers of the concerned departments were present in the meeting. Calling for a comprehensive plan to develop adequate number of green pastures across the State to meet grazing requirements of the cattle population in the State, Lal Singh stressed for developing barren lands, preferably near populated localities, for producing fodder based plants and special species of grasses suiting the climate. He also directed for developing mother nurseries for producing fodder based species of grasses and trees to enhance fodder production in the State. The Minister also said that the Government was working on a comprehensive plan for restructuring the functioning of the FPF and SFRI departments. He stressed the need for a coordinated effort with the involvement of various stakeholders to minimize loss to the natural resources.
BJP Vice President Yudhvir Sethi today said that booth level workers are not only foot soldiers of party but are vital link between organisation and government who leave no stone unturned to percolate party’s programmes and policies amongst masses. These are the party workers who also stand as shield between people and negative propaganda launched […]
Calls Upon Youth to Make All Effort to Help Border People BJP Senior leader and MLC Vibodh Gupta accompanied by leaders of local Panchayats today visited various border villages and listened to the sufferings of the border people. This visit was made in the wake of regular cease fire violations by the Pakistan rangers. […]
More than 200 Yatries from Nangal village was flagged off by BJP Mandal President Katra Ajay Baru, Pt. Sudesh Kumar Sharma organised this Yatra. Baru addressed the Yatries and asked them to also pray for peace and prosperity of the state and wished them happy and safe journey. People chanted Chandi Mata jaikaras . and […]