Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat Gave Instructions In Video Conferencing With District Officials On World Environment Day
Chief Minister Shri Trivendra said that the summer capital Garasain will be made an e-Vidhan Sabha. The protection of the environment is the collective responsibility of all of us. We have to make efforts with public participation to get rid of environmental pollution and maintain biodiversity. This was stated by Chief Minister Shri Trivendra Singh Rawat during the video conferencing with all the District Magistrates at the Secretariat on the occasion of World Environment Day. He said that research is needed on how to balance between the environment and humans. On this occasion, the Chief Minister also released the book of the environmental report of Uttarakhand state.
Gairsain will be made an e-Assembly
Chief Minister Shri Trivendra said that the summer capital Gairsain will be made an e-Vidhan Sabha. Uttarakhand government has launched e-cabinet. We decided to make our offices an e-office. Now 17 offices have been e-office. The effort is to make all the offices up to the block level of the state, to be made e-office.
Large scale tree plantation keeping physical distance on Harela festival
Chief Minister Shri Trivendra said that following the physical distance on Harela festival, a large scale tree plantation will be done. He instructed the district collectors that special attention should be paid to public participation for planting trees on Harela festival. Public cooperation is very important to make any campaign successful. He said that the District Magistrate should work towards the revival of rivers, and sources of water in his districts. The state government has set a target of the revival of Mission Response to Rishiparna and Kosi. A project report has been prepared by IIT Roorkee for the river Rispna. Work will be done in mission mode under this campaign.
The important contribution of Uttarakhand in maintaining biodiversity in India
Minister of Forests and Environment Dr. Harak Singh Rawat said that Uttarakhand has an important contribution to maintaining biodiversity in India. Uttarakhand has 28 percent of the country’s biodiversity. The biodiversity here affects not only India but the whole world. Nature gives us everything. Humans will have to move forward in full balance with nature. It is very important for people to be alert for environmental balance. We can also contribute in this direction with small efforts. What kind of environment we want to give to future generations is up to us.
It was informed at the meeting that a city forest under the name of ‘Anand One’ is being developed in Jhajhra, Dehradun. Uttarakhand Environmental Protection and Pollution Control Board are preparing district level pollution control management plans for each district. The theme of World Environment Day this year is biodiversity.
At the meeting, IT Advisor to the Chief Minister Mr. Ravindra Dutt, Principal Secretary Forest Mr. Anand Vardhan, Exodus Commission Vice Chairman Mr. SS Negi, Chief Conservator of Forests Mr. Jayaraj, Director Uttarakhand Environmental Protection and Pollution Control Board Mr. S.P. Subudhi, etc. were present.