Bhopal, February 14: Minister for Forest Dr. Gourishankar Shejwar while inaugurating Two Day Convention of Chief Conservators of Forest said that corridor made in the reserve areas should be fortified for effective security of wild animals and in order to reduce confrontation between human beings and wild animals. He further mentioned that convention of forest socities will be organised this year too.Forest Minister said that the CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan has expressed pleasure over the immediate redressal of the grievances received on CM Helpline. Moreover Chouhan also appreciated the works being carried out by the officers and employees of the forest department under the Deendayal Vananchal Seva regarding health and education of people dwelling in the forest.
Villagers have also started spporting forest department in public welfare works, which has accelerated the pace of the development works. Efforts to bring awareness among the students towards conservation of wild animals under Anubhuti programme have been proved successful, he added.
Moreover Dr. Shejwar mentioned that five new birds’ zoo (Chidiyaghar) will be developed to attract tourists. Also better facilities will be provided to the tourists by expanding activities of eco-tourism in the new areas. Also Dr. Shejwar released quarterly Megazine of the department ' Madhya Pradesh Vananchal Sandesh' and a book on 'Anubhuti' programme.