Minister for Forests, Ecology and Environment, Choudhary Lal Singh today said that Government has prepared a detailed project report for demarcation and fencing of forest land across the State to ensure protection of forests. The Minister said this while addressing the gathering after inspecting Forest Nursery at Nomain village in Katra. Taking serious note of the recent incidents of forest fire in Trikuta hills of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi, Choudhary Lal Singh asked the concerned officers to take adequate measures to combat forest fire. Divisional Forest Officers have been directed for regular patrolling of forests in their respective areas to identify mischievous elements so that action can be taken against them under the Forest Protection Act. He directed the officers to plant saplings on open chunk of forest land and along Domail Katra road. He said that protection of forests and wildlife should be priority of the department and concerted efforts should be made to save this green treasure . Principal Secretary to Forests Rakesh Kumar Gupta, Prinicipal Chief Conservator of Forests AK Singh besides Divisional Forest Officers of Forests and its allied departments of Reasi and Udhampur districts accompanied the Minister.
Jammu and Kashmir State Bharatiya Janata Party has criticised the statement made by former Chief Minister of J&K Dr. Farooq Abdullah
Jammu and Kashmir State Bharatiya Janata Party has criticised the statement made by former Chief Minister of J&K Dr. Farooq Abdullah on need of talks with Pakistan for peace in region . Such like statements at this crucial juncture when India is engaged in fighting Pakistan backed militants and separatists, is highly objectionable and not […]
Reiterating Government’s commitment to strengthen basic infrastructure, Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh today said that an array of projects have been initiated to change people’s lives and accelerate economic growth in the state. “Development activities have been fast tracked, several projects including Roads, Schools and Hospitals taken up across the state to provide better […]
MLA Nowshera Ravinder Raina started the construction of Banpuri-Mallah road which will connects Nowshera Sunderbani with Akhnoor via Khour and Mallah Pukherni. Strategically very important Banpuri- Mallah road connects Nowshera Sunderbani with LoC in Khoor area of Jammu district. Addressing the public gathering at Banpuri Chowk , Raina thanked 57 RCC of Border Road Organisation […]