Dr Subramanian chairs meet on natural resources at Ganderbal

GANDERBAL: Principal Advisor Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC), New Delhi Dr Anandi Subramanian chaired a meeting of district level stakeholders meeting on sustainable management of natural resources at Ganderbal on Tuesday.

The meeting, held under the Environmental Information System (ENVIS) scheme, was held at the conference hall of College of Physical Education Gadoora, Ganderbal. Speaking on the occasion, Dr Anandi Subramanian said the aim of holding the meeting is to familiarise stakeholders concerned at the district levels about Green Skill Development Programme (GSDP) and Grid based Division Support System (GRIDSS) initiatives undertaken under ENVIS by the MoEF&CC. All the district level officers from different departments of the district attended the meeting.

Scientist and JKENVIS Hub Coordinator Majid Farooq highlighted the objectives of Green Skill Development Programme (GSDP) and Grid Based Decision Support System (GRIDSS) programmes. National Programme Co-ordinator ENVIS Kumar Rajnish, shared the initiatives taken by the ministry in these programmes. Programme Officer, JKENVIS Hub Gowhar Meraj presented the steps taken by the State ENVIS Hub for these programmes. Chief Planning Officer, Ganderbal Anika Mushtaq highlighted some implementing environmental issues need improvement.

Dr Anandi Subramanian interacted with the stakeholders for their involvement in making these programmes successful. Officers of district Ganderbal and other dignitaries also shared their valuable views regarding the programs in the meeting. Earlier, Dr. Anandi Subramanian met the Commissioner Secretary Forest, Ecology, and Environment, Government of Jammu and Kashmir and other dignitaries of the state government.