To be named after Maharaja Martand Singh Judeo
CM Mr. Chouhan announces at dedication function
Safari to be given 7-star status: Union MoS Mr. Javedekar
Bhopal, April 4, 2016 (Muslim Saleem): Chief Minister Mr. Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that Mukundpur White Tiger Safari would be developed as the best in the world. Its identity would be carved at global level. No fund crunch would be allowed in it. Mr. Chouhan was dedicating world’s first White Tiger Safari at village Mukundpur in Satna district today. Remembering Maharaja Martand Singh Judeo, the Chief Minister lauded his love and kindness towards wildlife. CM Mr. Chouhan announced to name the Safari after Maharaja Martand Singh Judeo. Mr. Chouhan said that dream of translocating heritage of Vindhya to the region has been fulfilled. For this, he lauded efforts of Union Minister Mr. Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister of State Mr. Prakash Javadekar, Forest Minister Dr. Gaurishankar Shejwar and Public Relations Minister Mr. Rajendra Shukla. The Chief Minister said that commencement of the Safari will promote tourism in the region.
New vistas of livelihood will be open up resulting in prosperity of the area. He also called for entry of local people to the Safari free of cost for one day every week. He announced to upgrade Mukundpur high school to higher secondary school and Rewa’s airstrip to airport. He said that Satna airstrip will also be improved further. Presiding over the function, Union MoS for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Mr. Prakash Javedekar said that 75 percent of total population of tigers is in our country. He said that Mukundpur White Tiger Safari is indeed unique. It is a conducive region for tigers. He said that proper measures will be taken to develop the Safari and Centre would provide adequate funds for it. Efforts will be made to accord the Safari given 7-Star status. Union Minister for Steel and Mines Mr. Tomar said that Mukundpur White Tiger Safari is a matter of happiness and good fortune for Vindhya region. White Tigers were identity of Rewa.
With their translocation, Rewa has regained its glory. Lauding concerted efforts by the Central and Union Governments for Safari’s establishment, he described it as best example of commitment towards people’s sentiments. Forest Minister Dr. Shejwar said that wait of Vindhya region’s people has ended with translocation of white tigers. For this, Minister Mr. Rajendra Shukla chose Mukundpur. Chief Minister Mr. Chouhan extended maximum cooperation in removing all hurdles in it.
Similarly, Central Zoo Authority, Union Ministers Mr. Tomar and Mr. Javadekar also extended maximum cooperation. Public Relations Minister Mr. Rajendra Shukla said that it was cherished dream of people of Vindhya region that white tiger should be translocated to the area. Keeping this in view, this initiative was taken and Vindhya region regained its pride. Mr. Shukla urged to name the safari after Maharaja Martand Singh.