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

18th SAARC Summit: Seizing the opportunity

23 Nov 2014 | Nihar R Nayak

There is renewed enthusiasm amongst the SAARC leaders over India’s positive pronouncements of its role in the region. This will give SAARC a new lease of life...

Read More

STATE EDITIONS

Former Advocate General Kazmi dies in road mishap

26 Nov 2014 | Nihar R Nayak

Former Advocate General of UP and senior advocate of the Allahabad High Court SMA Kazmi died in a road accident near Kunda in Pratapgarh on Tuesday afternoon. Three other persons accompanying him in a Tata Safari were seriously injured and were rushed to SRN Hospital in Allahabad...

Read More

SOUND BITES

We still feel the pain of 26/11. Let us work together to fulfil the pledge we (SAARC countries) have taken to combat terrorism and trans-national crimes.

Prime Minister | Narendra Modi

We encounter a general impression of weariness and ageing of a Europe which is no longer fertile and vibrant.

Catholic Church head | Pope Francis

We could not have concluded the US-India Civil nuclear deal without the contribution of Rich (Richard Rahul) Verma. He never forgot his roots.

Prominent India-American | Swadesh Chatterjee
Site Designed and Developed by: Infomedia Web Solutions