Panchayat of forest committees to be held

CM Mr. Chouhan inspects forest exhibition

cmfores8.2.16Bhopal, February 8, 2016 (Abdul Ahad Farhan):    Chief Minister Mr. Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that a Panchayat of Forest Committees will be held soon. In it, suggestions will be elicited from members of Forest Committees. Welfare schemes for their welfare will be chalked out on the basis of these suggestions. The Chief Minister was addressing a seminar of members of forest committees at Jamboree Ground here today. He said that the role of Forest Committees is very vital in conservation and management of forests. He lauded their works. Meanwhile, members of Forest Committees and Minor Forest Produce Societies put forth their suggestions.

The Chief Minister also inspected a photo exhibition put up by Forest Department. He apprised himself of measures for conservation and management of forests. The exhibition depicts dense forest cover of Madhya Pradesh, Joint Forest Management, Wildlife Management, increase of forest cover through public participation etc in attractive way. Forest Minister Dr. Gaurishankar Shejwar, Panchayats & Rural Development Minister Mr. Gopal Bhargava, Farmers Welfare & Agriculture Development Minister Mr. Gaurishankar Bisen, Sate BJP President Mr. Nand Kumar Singh Chouhan, other public representatives and officers were present on the occasion.