Addressing a function organised in connection with CENTENARY YEAR celebration and 54th passing out parade of Kashmir Forest Training school Chatternar Bandipora last, the Minister urged for providing timber to the deserving consumers in the state saying that government would full fill the requirements of the people but their would be no compromise with smuglars and encroachers on the forest land. He appreciated the people for helping to check efforts smuggling of timber and remove encroachment from the forest land.
The Minister said that Forest Division Bandipora has provided over 90,000 cft of timber worth Rs 1.63 crore to the deserving consumers of the district Bandipora, during last financial year while as the division has arranged nearly one lakh cft of timber for distribution in the district during this fiscal.
The Minister said that government has constituted a high level committee to examine all the possibilities for up-gradation of the Forest Training School Chaitternar to the level of
The Minister said that states tourist industry mostly depends on Forests and it is duty of every citizen of the state to play their row for the preservation of Forests. He said Central government has approved Rs 386 crore massive project for the development and preservation of Asia’s
As many as 31 foresters and forest guards who passed the basic Forestry Training were given certificates and momentos by the Minister.
The school has completed 100 years of Forestry Training in
The Minister later unveiled the Centenary Memorail raised in the premises of School complex under the shadows of a Kail tree planted hundred years back by the founder of the school then CCF . W.H. Covegrove.
Among other MLA Bandipora . Nizam-u-Din Bhat, Deputy Commissioner . Manzoor Ahmed Lone PCCF . R.D. Tiwari , DFP . Mohammad Maqbool Rather , Principal . Zubair Ahmed, Senior officers of the forest department also attended the function .