x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   Despite rain traffic resumes on Srinagar-Jammu highway | NIA orgnaises two-day BRICS Seminar on Misuse of Internet by terrorists | RTGS facility to be unavailable for 14 hours on Sunday | Delhi crematoriums, graveyards struggle to manage resources as COVID-19 deaths rise in city | Alarming! India reports over 2 lakh new COVID-19 cases, total case count reaches 1.40 crore | PM Modi's meetings with foreign dignitaries on hold in wake of Covid-19 situation | MeT predicts erratic weather in Jammu and Kashmir till weekend | Rebel’s revelation puts Farooq, Omar in quandary | CM secret fund case: ED to summon more PDP aides | Deadline expires but national flag yet to be hoisted on many Govt buildings | Security breach’ at Tulip Garden! | PMAY funds ‘misappropriated’ in Reasi | Authorities adamant to call teachers to attend schools without students | Major tourist destination of Jammu given least attention | DFO facilitates illegal felling, transportation of Khair wood | PM Modi interacts with Governors, LGs of all states, UTs on COVID-19 situation, vaccination | Education department organized FIT INDIA walkathon | Shri Ram Centre releases maiden production of Wilde’s Salome | Friends Cricket Club Akhnoor reached | Cornered Mehbooba looks towards Delhi | Ramadan – The holy month of fasting | Online classes during second wave of COVID | Importance of the Holy month Ramadan | Munish Gupta asks Govt to step in, address people’s problems | Culvert constructed by R&B Department on Pahalgam road turns into 'accident spot' | Majority of nallahs in Sunderbani encroached; EO feigns ignorance, no action taken till date | Excise Deptt misleading public: JWTA | Recovery of Rs 50 crore narcotics exposes terror-drug mafia nexus | Heroin worth Rs 50 cr recovered along LoC in forward areas of Tangdhar sector | JeM terrorist, 3 OGWs arrested in Kulgam | Ladakh records over 800 coronavirus cases in 10 days, infection tally crosses 11,000 | 1,086 new COVID cases in Jammu & Kashmir, 5 more die | ISJK operative 'Assadullah' arrested in Jammu, was planning something 'big': Police | Snow-clearance operation along Srinagar- Leh highway in full swing | Indian Oil Corporation launches sales promotion scheme at Srinagar | Night temp improves ahead of another spell of rain, snow in Kashmir | Govt may propose enhancement of wages for vocational trainers | Teen age vehicle lifter arrested in Reasi | GMC Jammu makes provision of OPD booking through dedicated mobile phone contacts | Margan Top road thrown open | Kashmiri Pandits perform puja in Srinagar temples on Navreh, local Muslims take part in celebrations | Traffic suspended on Srinagar-Jammu highway for weekly maintenance | Soldier injured after being hit by bullet at LoC in Kupwara | Punjabi song "Miss Punjaban" released on T-Series | Kewal Krishan Sagotra heads JU SC/ST Employees Union | Restaurants, roadside tea stalls shut as Holy fasting month begins | Muskan Foundation committed to provide assistance to PWDs: Sangral | Nothing short of one place settlement in Valley acceptable to displaced KPs: KPC | 12 candidates flagged off for training under Himayat Scheme | 12 bovines rescued, vehicle seized | Citizens' Forum expresses concern over slow rate of Covid vaccination | Shree Vishwakarma Library & Research Centre holds poetry session | More people being airlifted as Srinagar-Leh road remains shut | Sahar Khan - Ramazan drummers of Kashmir back in action | Social, political organizations pay rich tributes to Baba Saheb Dr B.R Ambedkar on 130th birth anniversary | DDC chairperson's office must be made functional with suitable accomodation: Dr Shan | Panjgrian defeats Kanjali in cricket tourney | GDC Chenani initiates survey on Research Project awarded by JKSTIC | Back Issues  
 
news details
Ignored by successive governments, LG takes initiatives to preserve ecology of Mansar-Surinsar lakes
3/4/2021 12:22:34 AM
Early Times Report

JAMMU, Mar 3: While as successive democratic elected governments have shamelessly ignored water bodies of Jammu region, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha has taken the initiatives to protect these bodies to preserve ecology of this region.
Speaking at the passing out ceremony of Forest Guards here at the convention centre, the Lt General emphasized on the need of formulating a comprehensive plan for the conservation of ecology in and around the Mansar and Surinsar lakes.
“Recently I visited Mansar, Surinsar, Purmandal and Utterbehni”, he said and emphasized on the need of protecting ecology of these sites which attracts tourists and pilgrims from different parts of the country.
Notably on December 15, 2020 LG had visited Purmandal- Utterbehani area and Mansar-Surinsar twin lakes to review the progress on comprehensive plans being put in place for the development of these religious and tourist destinations and issued on spot instructions for speedy development of the area.
The Lt Governor had observed that Purmandal-Utterbehani can become a major religious and pilgrimage tourism destination. “Religious places like Purmandal and Utterbehani will attract a lot more tourists which will ultimately give a boost to the religious tourism in the area and development of religious tourism is among the prime focus areas of the Government”, the Lt Governor said.
Lieutenant Governor also paid homage to all the martyrs of the Forest Department who have laid down their lives and made supreme sacrifice in the line of duty. “I salute the bravery of forest personnel working day and night to protect Forests, Wildlife and the Environment”, said the Lt Governor.
He also asked the department to focus on Hangul conservation and explore the possibility of making the Dachigam as a more accessible local destination.
Highlighting the role of forest frontline staff in protection and conservation of forests and biodiversity, the Lt Governor said that Forest Guards are no less than soldiers of our Defence and Police forces. He asked the department to organize programmes on 11th September-Forest Martyr’s Day every year to mark the efforts of frontline staff and pay tribute to their valour and sacrifices.
The Lt Governor appreciated the department for the notable increase of forest cover as reported by Forest Survey of India in its 2019 report.
J&K with an increase of 348sq km of forest cover has figured among top 5 States/UT that have registered the highest increase in forest cover. These forests have enabled J&K to receive a higher proportion of funds, around Rs 1700 Cr annually under the 15th Finance Commission. I congratulate the Department for this, said the Lt Governor.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
  Comment on this Story  
 
 
 
Early Times Android App
STOCK UPDATE
  
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
 
CRICKET UPDATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
 
 
J&K RELATED WEBSITES
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
JKTDC
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
UTILITY
Train Enquiry
IRCTC
Matavaishnodevi
BSNL
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
PUBLIC INTEREST
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
JK CAMPA
JK GAD
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
EDUCATION
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
JKBOSE
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center
SMVDU