Forest Minister

2,000 sandalwood trees to be cut in Kerala to prevent spread of spike disease

Though SSD is an infection that has been affecting the trees here for the past 40 years, the number of trees getting damaged has increased in the past two years.

published on : 18th May 2022

450 died of snakebite in state in past 5 years: Forest Minister

The most number of casualties occurred between 2017 and 2019, when 334 deaths were registered.

published on : 25th February 2022

Bhubaneswar zoo to have aerial ropeway after a decade

While 12 cabins will be operated, each of these will have the capacity to accommodate three persons. The ticket cost has been fixed at Rs 95 plus GST.

published on : 7th October 2021

Must work together to increase green cover in Karnataka, says forest minister Katti

Speaking at the inauguration of the 67th Wildlife Week, Karnataka Forest Minister Umesh Vishwanath Katti said 'tree cover will be enhanced in private areas by encouraging and incentivizing farmers.'

published on : 2nd October 2021