112 members Special Tiger Force in Corbett Tiger Reserve
dehradun The Chief Minister Uttarakhand Harish Rawat took a meeting with the officials of Wildlife Board. He directed the officials to be friendly with the villagers adjoining forests, so that they could provide us information quickly regarding activities inside the forest.
The CM Shri Rawat gave approval to build 112 members Special Tiger Force in Corbett Tiger Reserve. He also directed to appoint 100 extra laborers to reinforce patrols and curb forests crime. The departments of forest and police have been directed to take a high level monthly crime meeting. The CM Shri Rawat said that he will speak to the CM Uttar Pradesh along with a joint meeting will be taken with the officials of the delimited areas of the state. Forest officials had been authorized to keep the criminals phone on surveillance. Boat and vehicle is being arranged for Corbett Tiger Reserve. A joint operation should be run to monitor old forest officials.
The CM Shri Rawat also directed that information regarding offenders should be provided to the villagers and Van Gujjars through their sketches and photographs. Availability of ration for the laborers must be insured to expedite patrols in the forests. He said that proposals to be prepare to repair dilapidated roads in the forests.
The Cabinet Minister Dinesh Agarwal, the MLA and the Parliamentary Secretary Hemesh Kharkwal, the Chief Principal Secretary Rakesh Sharma, Chief Secretary Shatrughan Singh, Additional Chief Secretary S. Ramaswami, the DGP B.S. Siddhu, Principal Secretary Dr. Umakant Panwar and member of State Wildlife Advisory Board Vijendra Singh with other officials were present in the meeting.