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Heavenly environment of J&K to be protected through holistic approach

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Omar, Jairam conduct joint visit to lakes, other water-bodies of Valley
Chief Minister Mr. Omar Abdullah and Union Minister of State for Environment and Forest, Mr. Jairam Ramesh today conducted a visit of the Valley lakes. They visited Dal, Nageen, Khushalsar, Anchar, Manasbal and Wullar lakes. The Union Environment Minister is here to review the projects under-execution for the conservation of water-bodies in the State. Immediately after his arrival, the Chief Minister along with Mr. Ramesh visited various environment-related spots. The Chief Minister discussed measures of protection and preservation of water-bodies with special reference to Dal and other lakes with Mr. Jairam Ramesh and highlighted the need for protecting these in the larger interests of the State. The Chief Minister emphasized that time has come to take holistic view for protecting the heavenly environment of the State with active support of Union Ministry of Environment and Forest. He, along with the Union…