Hangul Conservation Centre at Tral to come up at Rs.1.76 crore

Minister for Forests and Environment, Mian Altaf Ahmad reviewed the measures being taken to minimize the cases of man -animal conflict with senior officers of the department here today. The Minister said to ensure conservation of Hangul, a conservation breading centre for Hangul would be set up at Shekargah Tral at a cost of Rs 1.76 crore.
Commissioner/Secretary Forests, Mr. Shant Manu, Chief Wildlife Warden, Mr. Deepak Khanna, and other concerned officers attended the meeting.
The meeting was told that the incidence of man- animal conflict remains high in the district of Anantnag, Shopian, Baramulla, Kupwara and Ganderbal. It was decided in the meeting that an awareness campaign would be launched to make people aware about the safety measures to be taken when such a situation arises. The Minister impressed upon for maintaining close coordination between the Police and Wildlife departments to minimize the loss of human and wild lives. He assured of all possible help to the departments from the government.
Mian Altaf asked the concerned for submission of a comprehensive plan for establishment of control rooms at Anangnag, Shopian, Kupwara ,Baramulla and Ganderbal so that the ambulances, medicine and other facilities could be made available in these control rooms for the affected people.


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