Advisor Kumar chairs 13th standing committee meet of SBW
Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar chaired the 13th meeting of Standing Committee of State Board for Wildlife, here today.
Various proposals were presented before the committee for consideration and approval, which includes permission for laying of pipes and construction of RCC 20,000 gallons capacity water tank at Khari Khurd under WSS Kangrail, underground laying of Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) for 4G Network Leh-Ladakh by M/s Vindhya Telelinks Limited, clearance of Tral Lift Irrigation Scheme in Pulwama, proposal for Wildlife clearance for construction/laying of 132 kv barn Canal Transmission Line passing through Ramnagar Wildlife Sanctuary, clearance of establishment of new BOP Company post at Lukung in Changthang Cold Desert Wildlife Sanctuary, clearance for establishment of cement manufacturing unit by M/s Jhelum Cements in Eco Sensitive Zone of Dachigam, proposal for issuance of NOC for construction of Bursar Hydroelectric Power Project falling within a distance of 10 kms from the boundaries of Kishtwar High Altitude National Park and enhancement of compensation/ex-gratia relief for loss of life and damage to crops/property by wild animals and others.
The meeting held threadbare discussions on the proposals presented before the Board. Members of the Board also presented inputs/suggestions for ensuring the preservation of wildlife in the state.