Entry, exit gates at Hokarsar wetland to be constructed next month: Ashok Parmar


Srinagar: Principal Secretary, Irrigation & Flood Control, Ashok Parmar Friday said that in order to provide a safe habitat to the migratory birds, entry and exit gates at Hokarsar wetland will be constructed next month.

He said that the construction of two sluice gates at the entry and exit of Hokarsar wetland will begin in May, 2022.

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He said the construction of these gates is to ensure all-season inundation of wetland to provide a safe habitat to the migratory birds.

“Gates are constructed to comply with National Green Tribunal (NGT) guidelines to protect wetlands,” Ashok Parmar said. (KNT)

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Neyaz Elahi

Neyaz Elahi, who switched from Electronic to Print Media is a Kashmir based Accredited Journalist who has written extensively on Kashmir for local, national and international web portals. He is currently associated with Srinagar based News Agency Kashmir News Trust (KNT).

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