Wildlife department to employ Satellite Technology

Wildlife department to employ Satellite Technology

LAHORE: (APP) Director General Wildlife & Parks Punjab Khalid Ayaz Khan said that decision had been taken in principle for demarcation of the area under administrative control of department through satellite images as well as demarcation of already declared game reserves, wildlife sanctuaries and national parks.

He said that implementation on this decision would soon be started.

He stated this while presiding over a meeting of Deputy Directors and Assistant Directors Wildlife of the province at his office, here on Wednesday.

Honourary Game Warden Punjab Shahrukh Butt, former Honourary Game Warden Punjab Badar Munir and Deputy Director Headquarters besides other officers were present on the occasion.

Khalid Ayaz Khan said that senior officers of Forest department should ensure consultation with officers of Wildlife department of the concerned district while devising plantation plan and plant saplings of local varieties.

DG Wildlife stressed upon the officers to complete pairs of animals and birds and said that shifting of wildlife stock should be completed as early as possible.

He said proposals should be given for enhancing income of wildlife department through selling surplus stock of animals. He said decision had been taken for setting up of offices and filling vacant posts at tehsil level.

He directed officers to submit report to the head office within 15 days after setting up of tehsil offices.

Khalid Ayaz Khan said a long term scheme would be prepared under which motorcycles would be given to Wildlife Inspectors and Wildlife Watchers for patrolling of their areas for checking illegal hunting .

He said officers should convene the meeting of departmental promotion committee within one month and send a report to the head office.



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