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Tigers to be translocated from overcrowded forest areas

BHOPAL: Make efforts to translocate tigers from the forest areas where they are more in numbers than the permissible capacity to other safe and conducive forest areas, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan told forest department officers.

Chairing the 10th meeting of Madhya Pradesh State Wildlife Board here on Monday Chouhan released a documentary ‘Grey Hornbill’ produced by Indore circle of Forest Department. Forest Minister Sartaj Singh, Minister of State Jaisingh Marawi and Chief Secretary R Parasuram also attended the meeting.

Chouhan said that efforts to preserve vultures in the state should be made more effective. He directed to seek information about innovations and efforts in the direction of vulture preservation. He also sought suggestions from the board members.

Principal Secretary Forests Basant Pratap Singh informed that a proposal is being put up before the cabinet regarding veterinary doctors under Forest Department. Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (Wildlife) Narendra Kumar informed that the department is making eco-system zones. Various proposals received by the board were discussed at the meeting.