PANAJI: Forest Minister Vishwajit Rane today said that Goa Forest is taking various steps to encourage and motivate the people of Goa for plantation on their private land to further enhance the Tree Cover Outside the Forest Area.
“Goa Forest is taking various steps to encourage and motivate the people of Goa for plantation on their private land to further enhance the Tree Cover Outside the Forest Area,” said Rane
He further said that Quality Planting Saplings will be raised in this modern nursery for plantation in and outside forest areas. Good quality saplings of ornamental, medicinal, horticulture, and forestry species will be available to the public at a nominal rate.
“Arrangements have also been made by the Goa Forest to impart basic knowledge about various nursery techniques to our children,” said Rane
The Minister also said that the Module includes a technical session followed by a field exercise in which children will prepare planting material, and nursery beds, and will sow seeds in bags. This whole exercise will give the children first-hand experience.
Inaugurated a Modern HI-tech Nursery today at Campal in the presence of PCCF Shri Rajiv Kumar Gupta, CWLW Shri Umakanth, MD GFDC, Shri Saurabh Kumar, DCF Jabestin A, IFS, DCF Jiss Varkey, IFS, DCF Nabanita Ganguly, IFS, DCF Tejaswini Pusuluri, IFS and other forest officials.
It includes the latest techniques like Green House, Mist Chambers, Poly houses, Vermicompost, Organic Manure units, and other required nursery equipment