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Udaipur to host 65th State Level Banamahotsav
Udaipur to host 65th State Level Banamahotsav

UDAIPUR, June 13(TIWN): 65th State Level Banamahotsav will held in Udaipur. On 3rd July it will be inaugurated in the field of Kirat Bijram Institution. To conduct this programme 8 committees have been formed - one State Level Steering Committee headed by Forest Minister Naresh Jamatia as the Chairman, one Organizing Committee and 6 Sub Committees, said Forest Minister Naresh Jamatia.

He said , " It is an honour for me to organize the 65th State Level Banamahotsav in Udaipur because I myself hail from Udaipur. "A crucial review meeting was held on Friday morning in the Conference Hall of South Tripura Zila Parishad. The meeting was held under the Chairmanship of Forest Minister Naresh Jamatia.

    The meeting was also attended by Tourism Minister Ratan Bhowmik, Sabhadhipati of Dakshin Tripura Zila Parishad Himangshu Roy, Principal Chief Conservator of Forest (PCCF) S. Talukdar(IFS), Additional PCCF Balbir Singh(IFS), Additional DM Gomati L T Darlong, Additional SP Gomati Tapan Debbarma, District Forest Officer Gomati Arun Kumar(IFS), Officials of PWD, RD Departments, Pricipals and Headmasters of different colleges and schools.

     Speaking to TIWN Forest Minister Naresh Jamatia said, " In the present context of Global Warming stress should be given on tree plantation to maintain the balance in the atmosphere. Moreover, awareness should be created among the people about the necessity of tree plantataion." DFO Gomati Arun Jumar told TIWN Correspondent over phone, " This year we have taken a series of programmes in the build up to the 65th State Level Banmahotsav. The programmes include- Logo Competition, Essay Commission, Essay Competition, Sit & Draw Competition, Cycle Rally etc. Greening the Gomati River Bank will be the key objective of the District Forest Office."

   DFO further said that it is really a matter of surprise that people don't know that plantation of bamboo is much more profitable compare to the plantation of rubber. He said Forest Department has taken a mega bamboo plantation programme on Gomati River Bank from Maharani to Kakraban. He said, " Already we have selected five species of bamboos to be planted.  From 14th June collection of bamboo plants will beging. From 17th June to 22nd June all the plants will be planted on the banks of Gomati River." Moreover, he said that a rapid awareness programme will be taken in hand to encourage bamboo cultivation as it is profit earning as well as eco-friendly.          

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