Delegates from Central Environment Ministry visit Wular Lake

Wahid Rafeeqi

Bandipora, June 14 (KNS): As part of Regional workshop for Conserving Himalayan Wetlands, delegates from Ministry of Environment Forests and Climate Change, Wetland Managers of  Himalayan States and Scientists from Institutions of National repute today visited Wular Lake.

An official told Kashmir News Service (KNS) that the officials of Wular Conservation and Management Authority informed delegates about successful eco-restoration operations undertaken for conservation of Wular lake. 

He said that they briefed delegation about works undertaken for boundary consolidation, desilting operation, catchment conservation and ecotourism development for wular lake. 

The delegates gave their feedback on actions taken and proposed measures for future management strategies for wular lake. 

Theye expressed their satisfaction from the field visit and said it was a great learning experience for them.

The delegation was led by Additional Director General MOEF&CC Bivash Ranjan and Joint Secretary, MoEF&CC Manju Pandey. 

Senior officers of forest department, Chief Wildlife Warden Suresh Gupta, Chief Executive Director WUCMA T. Rabi Kumar, Conservator of Forests North Circle Irfan Rasool, Regional Wildlife Warden Rashid Naqash,  Regional Director Pollution Control Committee Mohammad Rafi and Coordinator WUCMA Mudasir Mehmood were also present on the occasion. (KNS)

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