SRINAGAR, MAY 10: Sh. Manoj Pant, Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, J&K, called on Governor N.N Vohra at the Raj Bhavan today.

Sh. Pant briefed Governor about the efforts being made by his Department to undertake speedy afforestation in the State.

Governor and Sh. Pant discussed issues related to conservation of biodiversity, soil and water conservation and the need to take effective steps for ensuring against environmental pollution. Governor pointed to the need for stepping up the use of the latest techniques and technologies for enhancing and maintaining the forest cover in the State.

Governor also drew the PCCF’s attention to the rapidly growing population of monkeys and the serious requirement of putting a pragmatic action plan in place to deal with this problem.