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CM Pushkar Singh Dhami Leads Efforts to Prevent Forest Fires in Uttarakhand

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Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami of Uttarakhand convened a crucial meeting with government officials at the state residence to discuss strategies and preparations aimed at preventing forest fires. Emphasizing the gravity of the situation, CM Dhami underscored the need for proactive measures to safeguard the state’s precious forest resources.

During the meeting, CM Pushkar Singh Dhami directed officials to expedite the appointment of nodal officers in districts prone to forest fires. Recognizing the urgency of the matter, he emphasized the crucial role these officers would play in coordinating efforts to prevent and manage forest fire incidents effectively.

Highlighting the unpredictability of forest fires and the limitations of relying solely on rainfall for prevention, CM Pushkar Singh Dhami stressed the necessity of devising a comprehensive long-term plan. He emphasized the importance of strategic interventions and proactive measures to address the root causes of forest fires and minimize their impact on the environment and communities.

In a concerted effort to bolster firefighting capabilities, CM Dhami instructed officials to mobilize community groups such as Mahila Mangal Dal, Yuvak Mangal Dal, self-help groups, and Aapda Mitras. Their involvement, alongside the Revenue Police, is crucial in augmenting the state’s firefighting resources and enhancing the resilience of forested areas against potential fire outbreaks.

CM Pushkar Singh Dhami’s proactive approach and emphasis on collaboration underscore the government’s commitment to ensuring the safety and sustainability of Uttarakhand’s forests. By engaging community stakeholders and implementing long-term strategies, the government aims to mitigate the risks posed by forest fires and protect the ecological diversity and livelihoods dependent on these vital natural resources.

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