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Chief Secretary gives away prizes to wildlife competition winners

BHOPAL: Chief Secretary Anthony de Sa gave away prizes to the winners of various competitions held during Wildlife Conservation Week at Van Vihar on Monday. He also administered Wildlife Conservation Pledge to those present on the occasion and unveiled a special cover published by Postal Department on wildlife conservation. A tigress protected in Madhya Pradesh with her 4 cubs has been displayed on this special cover.

de Sa said that wildlife conservation is prime need. Conservation of wildlife protects forests and ultimately, human beings, environment and nature is also safeguarded. Congratulating Forest Department for organising Wildlife Conservation Week excellently, the Chief Secretary gave away prizes to students for winning painting, photography, debate and Rangoli competitions.

The Chief Secretary went round a wildlife photo exhibition held by photographer Abrar Khan. About 100 photographs of wild animals and birds of Van Vihar and city’s natural beauty have been displayed at the exhibition.

Before conclusion of Wildlife Conservation Week, the Chief Secretary sought information about Forest Department’s schemes. He sought details from Principal Secretary Forests BP Singh and other departmental officers.

Forest officials felicitated for wildlife conservation

Chief Secretary Anthony de Sa on Monday felicitated 12 officers and employees for outstanding performance in wildlife conservation. The state government has been giving this Rs 50,000 prize each since year 2008 to motivate officers and employees to put in outstanding contribution to wildlife conservation.

The officers and employees were given prizes in 3 categories. In the first category, prizes were given to Divisional Forest Officer, Sagar forest division Anil Kumar Singh, Assistant Divisional Forest Officer, Hoshangabad SS Mehta, Assistant Director, Kanha Tiger Reserve, Mandla Prakash Kumar Verma and Deputy Divisional Forest Officer, Indore Abhay Kumar Jain.

In the second category, prizes were given to Forest Ranger Madhav National Park, Shivpuri Udaybhan Singh Manjhi and Forest Circle Officer, Devendra Nagar, Panna Narendra Singh. In the third category prizes were given away to Forester, Forest Check-post in-charge, Bagdev, Hoshangabad Mukesh Kumar Patel, Forester, Madhav National Park, Shivpuri Laxminarayan Shakya, Forester Indore Mansingh Poonja, Forest Guard Indore Brijendra Singh Tomar, Forest Guard Jhabua Hemendra Singh Dindor and Forest Servant, Kanha Tiger Reserve, Mandla Shakuntala Dhurve.