Gangtok, September 16: Hon’ble Minister for Forest and Environment Department Shri Karma Loday Bhutia released a book on ‘Status Report of Forest Nurseries 2020-21’ in presence of Principal Secretary cum PCCF Shri M. L. Srivastava and senior officers of the department today.
Hon’ble Minister in his brief address congratulated the entire team for preparing the book and stated that it will be immensely beneficial for the practising foresters, researchers, academicians, scientists and general public per se.
It may be mentioned here that the Research and Extension sector of the department has taken up a commendable initiative by coming out with a detailed status report of forest nurseries in the state of Sikkim in the current financial year i.e. 2020-21. This includes inter alia, the past and present history, soil and water analysis, current seedling stock and a prescription for further improvement and so on.
The report has been prepared under the supervision of Assistant Conservator of Forest Shri Chewang Tashi Bhutia and his team comprising of Shri Robish Pradhan (Tour In-charge), Shri Ramesh Sharma and Shri. Passang Dawa Tamang.