Ziraat Times News Network

Srinagar, Dec 25: A one-day Orientation-cum-Sensitization Programme for the newly-recruited Forest Guards of Srinagar Forest Circle was held at Sheikhbagh Forest Campus, Srinagar on December 24.

48376096_2165477087046926_8783877203210272768_nThe Training Programme was attended by 112 Forest Guards from Urban Forestry, Pir Panjal, Sindh, Bandipora and Tangmarg Forest Divisions of Srinagar Forest Circle and is a part of continuous training and capacity building policy of the department for forest officials.

The Training Programme was inaugurated by Irfan Ali Shah, IFS, Conservator of Forests, Srinagar Circle who in his inaugural address welcomed the newly recruited Forest Guards and stressed upon importance of Forests and their economic, environmental and social benefits . He laid stress on working with dedication and commitment and also impressed upon Forest Guards to do Forest Protection duties with sincerity.

49206719_2165477143713587_4680691454085955584_nVarious experts from Demarcation Forest Division, WUCMA, ForestProtection Force, J&K State Forest Corporation, spoke on the diverse forest based issues including Forest Demarcation,Functioning of Forest Department and its sister concern Departments, their organizational setup, Tree Identification Techniques, Forest Biometry, Measurement of land, trees, timber logs & Forest Protection including lodging of FIRs, Seizure memos & Challans.

48416227_2165477363713565_7437032766933303296_nThanks to following dedicated officers of Forest and its allied wings for making program a success.