Union Environment Minister Chairs Forest Fire Management Review in Dehradun

Union Minister Bhupender Yadav leads a review at Forest Survey of India, Dehradun, focusing on national forest fire management and mitigation efforts, with senior officials from Ministry and State Forest Departments in attendance.

Sumit Kumar
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Forest Fire Management

By A Staff Reporter- Today, Union Minister for Environment, Forests, and Climate Bhupender Yadav chaired a comprehensive review meeting at the Forest Survey of India in Dehradun. The session focused on enhancing the management and mitigation strategies for forest fires across India. Attendees included the Director General of Forests & Special Secretary, senior officials from the Ministry, Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (PCCF) Uttarakhand, and officers from the State Forest Department. Key figures such as the DG of Forest Survey of India, DG of Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE), Director of Forest Research Institute (FRI), and other senior officials from these institutions also participated.

The meeting aimed to strengthen national efforts in forest fire prevention and response to safeguard India's forest ecosystems