Kohima, Dec 07 (UNI) An Inter-Agency coordination meeting, jointly organized by the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB), Government of India and Wildlife Wing of Nagaland Forest Department was held at Forest Conference Hall in Dimapur yesterday.
According to an official release today the meeting was chaired by Chief Wildlife Warden of the Government of Nagaland Satya Prakesh Tripathi and attended by the Chief Wildlife of Warden of Manipur, Field Director of Kaziranga Tiger Reserve and officers from Forest Departments of Nagaland, Manipur & Assam, along with Deputy Commissioner of Police of Dimapur and other officers from the Police Department, Nagaland, SSB, Assam Rifles, RPF, CISF, SIB, Customs and Scientists from ZSI and BSI.
The participants were welcomed by Tilotama Varma, Additional Director of Central Wildlife Crime Control Bureau from New Delhi and apprised of the recent trends of wildlife crime in the region. She laid emphasis on the need for cooperation among all the Central and State government Agencies to work towards tackling Wildlife Crime by dissemination of information and intelligence between them.
Nagaland Chief Wildlife Warden Tripathy illustrated the scenario of wildlife crime in Nagaland and said people are now coming forward to protect the indigenous wildlife and the efforts of the people of Nagaland for protection of the Amur Falcon was presented by him and appreciated by all.