Uttarkashi to become first snow leopard conservation centre

Oct 26 2020 09:45 AM
Uttarkashi to become first snow leopard conservation centre

Dehradun: Garhwal Sushant Patnaik, chief conservator of forests, who visited Uttarkashi district in Uttarakhand, is going to be carried out under the Secure Himalayas project, and the remaining works will also be taken stock of. He said that the first snow leopard conservation centre is going to be built in Lanka of Uttarkashi. With this, a proposal is going to be issued to the Government for setting up of bear rescue centres at Uttarkashi and Chamoli. Amidst the three-day visit, chief conservator of Forests Patnaik has also reviewed the works of Uttarkashi Forest Division. After reaching Lanka, he has inspected the proposed Snow Leopard Conservation Centre site.

In the meantime, he also joined the scheme on the subject of conservation of snow leopard, public participation and sustainable livelihood development. The villagers have appealed to them to investigate the damage being caused to the crops by wild animals.

Monkey Rescue Centre at Rishikesh: Junha has revealed that he is being set up at The Monkey Rescue Centre in Rishikesh to tackle the problem of langurs and monkeys, while the proposal of the Bear Rescue Centre at Uttarkashi and Chamoli will be sent to the government. DFO Sandeep Kumar said that "through the secure Himalayas, 50 youth of the region have been trained in adventure tourism, home stay, bird watching etc. "On this occasion, Sachendra Panwar, deputy director of Gangotri National Park, RN Srivastava, DFO RB Singh, chief Dinesh Rawat of Harsil, Dhanali's forest Sarpanch Durghesh Rawat, Chairman of Harsil Eco Development Committee, Madhavendra Rawat, chairman of Biodiversity Committee, First Singh Panwar, Ranger Pratap Panwar, Pooja Chauhan, Umed Singh Dhakar etc.

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