Raipur: Forest and Environment Minister Mohammad Akabar has instructed to identify wet lands in state. He said to prepare an action plan for their development in the first meeting of wet land authority on Saturday.
Under the rules of wet land conservation and management, Forest and Environment Minister Akabar has also inspected the power and the duty provided to technical committee, grievance committee and chhattisgarh state wetland authority.
He told that the committee has formed the development of wetland. He gave necessary instructions to the officials to ensure the formation at the state level as well as the district level.
Minister Akbar said that the development of wetland will promote conservation and promotion of biodiversity. He also gave instructions regarding making necessary provisions in the budget for streamlined function of Chhattisgarh State Wetland Authority. He also discussed in detail the task of handing over the duties and responsibilities of the authority to one of the Department of Environment or Forest and Climate Change.
Akbar further said that a proposal for its approval would be put up at the meeting of the Council of Ministers. In these, the concerned departments were instructed to ensure rapid implementation of the action plan for the development of wetlands in the state by mutual coordination.