With the aim of protecting tigers, mainly in the forests of Jaishankar Bhupalpalli, Mulugu and Peddapalli districts, the authorities of Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Telangana state have decided to work together to protect forests by preventing wood smuggling and hunting. Godavari Basin.
On Thursday, the 'Inter-State Coordination Meeting on Forest, Forest and Wildlife Protection' was held at the Office of Chelpur Jenco in the district. Addressing the meeting, Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (PCF) R Sobha said that continuous surveillance is possible to protect forest habitations through mutual coordination. He included regular meetings and sharing of views between the border states and creating awareness among forest officials.
National Tiger Conservation Organisation (NTCA) Inspector General (IG), NS Murali praised the Telangana state's efforts for forest protection and assured that more funds would be allocated for tiger conservation in Telangana. He said that there was a lot of scope for forest development as the tiger movement was seen in Mulugu, Bhoopalpalli and Peddapalli districts recently. The state government has decided to tighten security by setting up control rooms on both sides of the border areas, increasing vigilance through joint patrol, co-ordinating with the police department, conducting frequent meetings under the guidance of senior officials, and three field level officers in the states.