Wildlife should also be protected along with increasing greenery: CM 02 October, 2011
Bhopal : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said in his message on the occasion of Wildlife Week that full protection should be given to wildlife along with increasing greenery. This occasion has assumed added importance since it is being observed during 150th inception year of International Forest Year and Forest Department.
Chouhan said that effective efforts have been undertaken in Madhya Pradesh for the protection of wildlife.
Efforts for wildlife protection in state’s 10 National Parks and in 25 Sanctuaries have yielded better results. Efforts to rehabilitate tigers in Panna have met with success. Gaurs have been relocated to Bandhavgarh and efforts are on to bring Cheetahs to Kuno Sanctuary. Soon, Barasingha will be relocated in Bori Sanctuary and blackbucks in Kanha National Park. Thousands of people have started getting employment from tourism in reserved forest areas in the state. These efforts have been lauded at national and international levels.
He has appealed to the residents of Madhya Pradesh on the occasion of Wildlife Protection Week to make the occasion successful by contributing in the efforts being undertaken for wildlife protection in the state.
News Coutrsey: Central Chronical, October 2, 2011