Two days Forest Officers' Conference was held at Bilaspur in which officers of the Himachal Pradesh Forest department participated.
related to forest nurseries, plantations, GIS and IT, introduction of
tendering systems in forestry works, problems of lantana and pine
needles were discussed during a two day forest
officers conference held at Bilaspur in Himachal Pradesh.
Kapoor Principal Secretary, Forests, told during the conference that
Forest Department is one of the oldest department and holds maximum
land in the state and therefore, expectations from the department is
told that besides routine works, the forest officers are required to
do the innovative works by which community can be helped and
employment to locals be generated.
informing to the media it was told that during two days conference
strong emphasis was given to the forest nurseries. Species selection
is important and tall plants are required to be raised in the
nurseries, so that survival percentage of the plants in the field can
per Principal Secretary works done by the Forest department in
Himachal not only affects the ecology of the state but also there
is impact in whole of the northern India as most of the rivers
originate from the state or water flows to the other states though