As part of the 67th Van Mahotsav, a plantation drive was today launched by Minister for Forest, Ecology and Environment Ch. Lal Singh at Jasrota Wildlife Sanctuary and Chanpora block under Jasrota Range of Kathua Wildlife division. PCCF, A K Singh, Chief wildlife Warden Deepak Khanna, CCF Jammu Roshan Jaggi, Director FPF S K Gupta, Director Social Forestry S K Chugh, Director Ecology, Environment & Remote sensing O PVidyarathi, Chairman PCB Ravi Kesar, DDC Kathua Ramesh Kumar, RD PCB Jammu Showkat Choudhary, DFOs, XEns and officers of sister wings were present in the function. Ch. Lal Singh while addressing the gathering said that efforts are afoot to make Jasrota heritage site a famous tourist spot and priority is being given to develop infrastructure and logistic facilities for the visiting tourists. He also informed that battery cars will soon be introduced in Jasrota Wildlife sanctuary to attract tourists. The Minister said that the department is making all out efforts to protect and preserve the green wealth and massive plantation drives are being launched across the State to improve the green cover. He called for active public partaking in these initiatives as environmental conservation requires synergized efforts from all stakeholders. PCCF, A. K. Singh while addressing the participants said that plantation drive is an important step towards environmental conservation and sought public cooperation in making it a success. DDC Kathua Ramesh Kumar said that focused and concerted efforts are the need of the hour to preserve the green gold. Chief wildlife Warden Deepak Khanna also exhorted upon the people to actively participate in the drive and help the department in protection and ensuring survival of plants.
Sports meet concludes in Srinagar Minister of State for Education, Technical Education, Culture and Tourism Priya Sethi said that safety of children should be prime concern of all schools where they spend considerable time of their day but at the same time society as a whole including parents, neighbors, friends and family must also give […]
BJP State Spokesperson Prof. Virender Gupta in a statement said that a time has come when people of Jammu & Kashmir should say goodbye to Article 370 and ask Govt. of India to revoke Article 35A. He further said that both these articles instead of being beneficial to the people of the state, have done […]
In order to check the grievances of public of Jammu West and review the ongoing works State President BJP and MLA Sat Sharma (CA) toured various wards of Jammu West Constituency which included Rehari colony, Sarwal, Subhash Nagar. He was accompanied by Senior officials of JMC, ERA (UEED), ERA (PHE), local residents and political activists. In a […]