REDD-plus Action Plan Stakeholder Consultation and Expert Workshop

Development of forests is necessary to diagnose global climate change: Principal Chief Conservator of Forests and Chief of Forest Force Rakesh Chaturvedi

Raipur, 17 February 2021

Organized two-day stakeholder consultation workshop and two-day expert workshop in Raipur from 17 February to 20 February 2021 for the preparation of Red Plus Action Plan and capacity building of Chhattisgarh State Forest and Climate Change Department under the aegis of Indian Forestry Research and Education Council Dehradun. Has been done.

On the inauguration ceremony of the workshop, Chhattisgarh's Principal Chief Conservator of Forests and Chief of Forest Force Rakesh Chaturvedi said that climate change is a global problem and caution and caution are necessary for its prevention. Giving details about the work being done by the Forest Department in Chhattisgarh, he said that the state of Chhattisgarh is moving towards becoming the second organic state of the country.
Director General, Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education Dehradun Shri AS While chairing the inaugural session, Rawat apprised him of the various aspects of Redd Plus and the work being done by the Council. He also gave detailed information regarding the usefulness of the workshop.

On this occasion, Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forests of Chhattisgarh Tapesh Kumar Jha emphasized the need to think globally and to diagnose problems locally to address problems like climate change.

Director (International Cooperation) and Project Director, Ecosystem Services Improvement Project, Indian Forestry Research and Education Council Anurag Bhardwaj gave detailed information about the objectives of this workshop.

In the inaugural session, Additional Chief Chief Conservator and Project Director, Ecosystem Services Improvement Project, Chhattisgarh Forest Department. Murugan, Red Plus Specialist VRS Rawat and International Integrated Development Center Kathmandu Nepal's Red Plus experts Dr. Bhaskar Singh Karki and Naveen Bhattarai shared information about the preparation of the Redd Plus action plan with the participants of the workshop.

Project Manager, Ecosystem Services Improvement Project, Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education Dehradun Dr. R.S. Rawat proposed a vote of thanks.

In this workshop, officials of Forest Department of Chhattisgarh, members of Joint Forest Management Committee, Department of Animal Husbandry, Agriculture, Horticulture and Indian Forestry Research and Education Council, scientists of various zonal centers and various NGOs. Members of