Published: Thursday 31 August 1995

Following a Delhi High Court decision in 1994 in a civil writ, the ministry of environment and forests has set up a 7- member high power committee to preserve and protect the nation's wildlife. The committee, headed by M F Ahmed, inspector- general of forests in the ministry, will submit its recommendations to the ministry within 6 months. Members include Valmik Thapar, member, steering committee of 'Project Tiger, F S Rathore, former field director of the Ranthambhor and Sariska tiger reserves, etc.

Subscribe to Weekly Newsletter :

Comments are moderated and will be published only after the site moderator’s approval. Please use a genuine email ID and provide your name. Selected comments may also be used in the ‘Letters’ section of the Down To Earth print edition.