You are here : Home » State Editions »Dehradun

State Editions

Inspection at Malsi Deer Park following irregularity plaints

Tuesday, 19 February 2013 | PNS | DEHRADUN | in Dehradun
1

 

The Central Zoo Authority has directed the State Forest Department to prepare a landscape level plan for Malsi Deer Park in a month and implement the same within six months, failing which the mini-zoo will be closed to the public.

Taking cognisance of the complaints of irregularities in the management of the park, CZA member secretary BS Bonal inspected the mini-zoo and issued guidelines for developing it in to a State-level zoo with separate sections for birds, carnivores, herbivores and orchids.

According to the Rajaji National Park, director SP Subudhi, the CZA member secretary visited the deer park after which officials attended a meeting to discuss pertinent issues. An elaborate landscape level plan will be drafted and implemented to develop Malsi into a State-level zoo as unlike many other States, Uttarakhand did not have a State-level zoo in its Capital.

People for Animals, Uttarakhand member secretary Gauri Maulekhi who was also present during the inspection said that the CZA has directed the department to release pigeons, guinea fowl and kites with sound wings. Mates should be facilitated from other zoos for the birds and a single black buck kept solitary or the creatures should be handed over to zoos with available mates.

A transit rescue centre should also be developed here. Wildlife Institute of India, Department of Landscape Level Planning and Management professor PC Tyagi, Dehradun divisional forest officer Sushant Patnaik and Corbett National Park deputy director Saket Badola were also present during the inspection.

 
 
 
Sunday Edition

India’s Chinese unease

20 Apr 2014 | G Parthasarathy

...

Read More

STATE EDITIONS

Election Commission elaborates security arrangements

24 Apr 2014 | G Parthasarathy

With the prestige of Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and his son Akhilesh Yadav, who is the Chief Minister of UP, at stake and apprehensions of Bharatiya Janata Party and Bahujan Samaj Party of rigging in the ruling party bastion, the Election Commission has made elaborate security arrangements in all the 12 parliamentary constituencies going to polls in 15 districts of the state on Thursday. Over 1...

Read More

SOUND BITES

Shazia Ilmi's use of words was not proper. She wanted to say that Muslims must become selfish for their children’s future and their education.

AAP leader | Arvind Kejriwal

I have cast my vote in a general election for the first time. I am so happy. I have voted for change.

Bollywood actor | Juhi Chawla

I am voting for the first time without Balasaheb and am feeling his absence. But, we are following the path that he had laid down.

Shiv Sena president | Uddhav Thackeray
Site Designed and Developed by: Infomedia Web Solutions