Saturday, 02 July 2022



LATEST NEWS Test drive for E-Rickshaws conducted in Rajouri National Doctors’ Day DDC Vikas Kundal reviews achievements under dev deliverables of Housing & Urban dev, labour sectors in Rajouri VC DDC Kupwara Haji Farooq Ahmad Mir reviews progress of on-going developmental works Chairperson DDC Kulgam Mohammad Afzal Parray takes stock of macadamisation process One-Day Workshop on ‘Certification/ Documentation of Case Studies on Success Stories of UT Govt’ held at IMPARD J&K Bank gives warm send off to its top 3 management functionaries Sukhdev Singh District Hospital Poonch celebrates Doctors’ Day ADC Handwara Nazir Ahmad Mir inspects Hospitals, Offices in Handwara Sub-division Distt Admin Kulgam holds training session for officers regarding functioning of Rehbar-e-Kulgam portal DC, President MC demarcate site for Marriage Hall in Kupwara DC Kulgam reviews Eid-ul-Adha arrangements DC Budgam calls for fool-proof, hassle-free delivery of online services to public Kamili reviews implementation of FPOs in Kashmir Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Store discuss support for Kiev Swami Avdheshanand Giri Ji Maharaj; Mahant Deependra Giri call on Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha SurmeDani: Another Melodious Track Of Ammy Virk-Tania Starrer Film Bajre Da Sitta Is Out Haryana government will soon introduce Film and Entertainment Policy : Manohar Lal Khattar PHDCCI organized the 5th Global Film Tourism Conclave Normalcy in J&K can’t be achieved by force : Dr. Farooq Abdullah 19 encounters, 33 militants killed in June


Wetlands not wastelands, wetlands are natural wealth lands supporting vast biodiversity : Pandurang K Pole

Visits interior of Hokersar wetland to catch sight of migratory birds

DDC Kashmir, Pandurang Kondbara Pole, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Srinagar, Jammu, Kashmir, Jammu And Kashmir, Jammu & Kashmir

Web Admin

Web Admin

5 Dariya News

Srinagar , 02 Feb 2022

Wetlands not wasteland, wetlands are natural wealth lands wrote Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole on a pledge wall to save and protect Hokersar wetland and send a loud and clear message about preservation and protection of all wetlands.Kashmir has a chain of wetlands supporting vast biodiversity most of which circumvent Srinagar and Budgam with huge potential of tourism and employment generation said Div Com while visiting Hokersar wetland on the occasion of World Wetlands Day celebrated by the Department of Wildlife Protection, J&K.Besides, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, the Pledge wall was signed by Regional Wildlife Warden Kashmir; Officers of Deptt of Wildlife Protection, president, NPWWF, NGO; Wetland Mitras and civil society members.Div Com underlined the responsibility of people for the protection of wetlands and said that encroachments shall be dealt with strict action.He said wetlands are biological hot spots and play pivotal role in the conservation of nature. "Our wetlands attract aves from Siberia and other cold places which presents beautiful view for bird lovers", Pole said.Government has prepared a detailed plan to promote wetlands including Wular, Hokersar, Hygam, Shalbugh and other places, he said. 

Meanwhile, he appealed people residing on the banks  of wetlands not to treat wetlands as wastelands but get involved in protection of these natural resources. Instead, he asked them to create watch towers which would attract tourists and generate income for them.Pole informed that Hokersar wetland used to have low water level but efforts have been made to increase the water level and further added that Irrigation and Flood Control Department will raise the water level which would be instrumental to attract more birds as well as tourists.Div Com said that Wildlife Department is creating awareness and training the people residing around wetlands to create legally permissible tourism infrastructure of watch towers on their own land to earn livelihood.While speaking with the media regarding the action taken by government for conservation and restoration of wetlands, he said that last year Khushalsar and Gilsar were taken for restoration and today more than seventy percent area have been restored.He said restoration of other wetlands and water channels will be taken soon and results will be visible on ground.


Tags: DDC Kashmir , Pandurang Kondbara Pole , Divisional Commissioner Kashmir , Srinagar , Jammu , Kashmir , Jammu And Kashmir , Jammu & Kashmir



related news




Photo Gallery



Video Gallery



5 Dariya News RNI Code: PUNMUL/2011/49000
© 2011-2022 | 5 Dariya News | All Rights Reserved
Powered by: CDS PVT LTD