Botsa stands for wildlife conservation
Dimapur, Oct. 23 (EMN): A seminar on wildlife conservation was conducted on October 19 at Botsa in Kohima district, during which the gathering was given a discourse about the importance of conservation efforts and how to sustain it.
A special invitee to the event was Vedpal Singh, chief Wildlife Warden of Nagaland. During the event, the official called for concerted efforts from all the villages in the area to sustain conservation work.
The government publicity agency the department of Information and Public Relations (IPR) gave updates informing about the programme.
The programme was organised by the Kohima Forest division, department of Environment, Forests and Climate Change in collaboration with the village councils of northern Angami and Tseminyu areas, the IPR stated.
The official also exhorted the gathering to ‘have a change of mentality and mindset to achieve development in every field,’ the IPR explained.
District forest officer for Kohima Rongsenlemla Imchen presided over the program. She spoke about the significance of implementing village forest resolutions.
Further, the officer highlighted the importance of conservation and livelihood security.
Heirang Lungalang, secretary of the Nagaland Community Conservation Area Forum also spoke during the occasion. He spoke about the activities of the forum and the roles and responsibilities of the communities, the updates stated.
Members from around 21 villages covering Chiephobozou and Tseminyu range attended the programme. Forest department officials, district administration, village functionaries and students’ union members, among others, also attended the event.