Bhadarwah has been selected for the pilot project as there are hills more than 12,000-feet high where plantation is really difficult.
The statement also said a case has been registered against unidentified persons in connection with the incident and an investigation was underway.
Sathish was nominated for the award by a senior scientist from Wildlife Institute of India K Siva Kumar, for his efforts in conserving the Gulf of Mannar National Park.
Dushyant Mainali, a practising advocate in the HC, said he informed the court about the situation along with laxaties of authorities and the government.
Incidents of forest fires in Kappatagudda are on the rise after the hillock was declared a wildlife sanctuary a few years ago.
Questions are being raised by activists on the methodology used by the forest department to ascertain economic loss caused by forest fires in Uttarakhand.
The fire is said to have been ignited due to the high temperature.
Amid the operation, water collected from Tehri lake was sprinkled with the help of a 5000-litre capacity bucket.
The development came after Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat spoke to union home minister Amit Shah.
Home Minister Amit Shah spoke to Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat and took stock of the situation arising out of the forest fires.
Each tree has a girth of over 30 cm. Species such as banyan, peltophorum, neem, and millingtonia will be translocated to locations within a radius of 10 km.
The Forest Department said that the real estate developer caused large-scale deforestation and chopped trees without following due procedure.
They were in conversation with TNIE’s Editorial Director Prabhu Chawla and senior journalist Kaveree Bamzai at E-Expressions, a series of live webcasts with prominent people.
The eroding ecosystem of the Sundarban has long been a cause of concern for Ghosh and woven into this epic is the familiar theme of how man is transgressing where he should not.
Forest department steps up vigil to keep an eye on poachers, timber smugglers in Ramgiri reserve forest
In a bid to check poaching and illegal felling of trees, officials of Jeypore forest division have stepped up surveillance in Ramgiri reserve forest on the Odisha-Chhattisgarh border.