Jammu: Minister for Forests, Environment and Ecology, Choudhary Lal Singh exhorted upon the Forest Guards undergoing training at Forest Guard Training School, Doomi in Akhnoor to discharge their duties with utmost honesty and dedication.
The Minister was speaking at the passing out parade of Forest Guards trainees here today.
The Minister congratulated the pass outs of 50th and 51st batch of Jammu region who completed their training of six months and hoped that they will optimally utilize the knowledge and skill gained during their training and will perform with added efficiency. He asked them to imbibe professional ethics which will serve as a guide for them to perform their duties efficiently and effectively. He asked the trainees to uphold the sanctity of their profession and work as a team.
The Minister stressed upon the trainees to contribute their best in further streamlining the working of forest organization. He said that forest schools and institutions are the backbone of forest department and government is keen to upgrade existing infrastructure in these institutes.
The Minister directed the school authorities to maintain strict discipline in the school and make physical training a regular feature to further enhance the physical endurance of the trainees which will help them in performing their duties effectively. He also directed them to provide healthy diet to the trainees during their stay in the school.
Choudhary Lal Singh today said forest guards are the saviors of green gold, adding that, the refined workforce on ground would help in giving better services to the State. You should have a will to serve the State and nation in a better and professional way,” he added.
He further said the ground force, if trained and taught well, would give better results for the holistic development of the State.