Chhattisgarh has a complete of 35 thousand 534 wetlands, out of which 7 thousand 711 are wetlands with an space of greater than 2.25 hectares and 27 thousand 823 wetlands of lower than 2.25 hectares. The space of all these wetlands is 3 lakh 37 thousand 966 hectare, which is 2.5 p.c of the geographical space of the state. Significantly, wetlands are thought-about very appropriate for ecological and wholesome setting. According to the intention of the Chief Minister Shri Bhupesh Baghel, motion is on by making ready an motion plan for the event of wetlands within the state in a phased method.
This data was given within the assembly of Chhattisgarh State Wetland Authority held at Mantralaya Mahanadi Bhawan, Nava Raipur beneath the chairmanship of Forest and Climate Change Minister Shri Mohammad Akbar. In the assembly, beneath the primary section of the motion plan, an in depth dialogue was held for the coordinated growth of the naturally out there wetlands within the state. On this event, Parliamentary Secretary Shri Chandradev Rai, Chief Secretary Shri Amitabh Jain, Principal Secretary Shri Manoj Kumar Pinguwa, Principal Chief Conservator of Forests and Forest Force Chief Shri Rakesh Chaturvedi, Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (Wildlife) Shri P.V. Narsing Rao, Secretary Forest Shri Prem Kumar, Member State Planning Commission Shri Ok. Subramaniam, Member Secretary, State Wetland Authority, Shri Arun Pandey and senior officers had been current.
While discussing within the assembly, essential resolution was taken to incorporate naturally out there wetlands beneath the primary section of the motion plan for the event of wetlands within the state. During this, together with making ready the listing of pure wetlands within the state, discussions had been additionally held concerning making ready their stock and so forth. Apart from this, discussions had been held concerning the work of the newly constituted Chhattisgarh State Wetland Authority and choice of specialist establishments to arrange an motion plan for conservation and administration of main wetlands of the state.
In the assembly, creation of latest funds merchandise for the works associated to conservation and promotion of wetland for Chhattisgarh State Wetland Authority and CG within the authority. The choice of Principal Chief Conservator of Forest and Forest Force Chief Chhattisgarh and Scientist ‘E1’ Dr. P. Kaviswar was permitted in two members to co-opt the scientists of the solid. Apart from this, there was additionally a dialogue concerning the formation of district degree committees for finishing up the sector works for the conservation of wetlands of the state. Special Secretary Shri J.P. Pathak, Director Shri N.S. Nag, Director Smt. Chandan Tripathi and senior officers of assorted departments had been additionally current.