CS chairs Steering Committee meeting of CAMPA

CS chairs Steering Committee meeting of CAMPA
According to an official handout, the meeting was held to review achievements registered under the Annual Plan of Operations (APOs) for the year 2021-22.Special arrangement

Jammu: Chief Secretary, Dr Arun Kumar Mehta, today chaired the 20th meeting of the Steering Committee of the Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA).

According to an official handout, the meeting was held to review achievements registered under the Annual Plan of Operations (APOs) for the year 2021-22.

On the occasion, the Chief Secretary launched the Department’s information pamphlets showcasing the forestry interventions in Kandi areas for rainwater harvesting under the ongoing Jal Shakti Abhiyan; complete profile of slope stabilization techniques; ‘One Beat Guard- One Village’ programme; and a profile brochure of the UT bird- Pheasant Kalij.

The Chief Secretary also launched the study report on risk zonation and vulnerability assessment of forests to forest fires in Jammu and Kashmir.

Besides, a short documentary “From Forest Diversion to Eco-Restoration” on the efforts of the Forest Department to foster rehabilitation of degraded forests by stimulating natural regeneration and supplementary afforestation was also released today.

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