Minister for Forest, Ecology and Environment Ch Lal Singh , today stressed upon the officers of Forest Department to fulfill their duty with a missionary zeal for protecting the forests cover by proper demarcation and fencing to curb encroachments of forest land. The Minister said this while addressing a public grievances redressal camp at Kathua. Minister directed the DFOs to personally monitor the fencing of forest land to check encroachment .He stressed on the need to generate mass awareness regarding the measures for safeguarding the forest wealth, prevent illicit felling of trees and avoid spreading of denuded forests in the State. The Minister reiterated the commitment of the Government to plant trees along the National Highway from Lakhanpur to Jammu adding that massive plantation drive will be carried in the ensuing monsoon season that will act as an effective mechanism to recharge the natural water bodies for conserving the forests and maintaining the ground water level. He also asked industrialists to install pollution control devices in their industrial units to minimize the pollution and plant at least 1000 plants in and around their industrial units to minimize damages caused by the industries to the environment. The minister directed the officers to remain vigilant to prevent the incidents of forest fire. Managing Director State Forest Corporation Arun Tikoo, Chief Conservator of Forest, Roshan Jaggi , Conservator of Forests B M Sharma besides Divisional Forest Officers of Social Forestry, Soil Conservation, Forests, Wild Life and officers of PHE, PDD, R&B, RDD of Kathua district were present in the camp.
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