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Forest cover increases by 1,100 sq. kms. in the state

Forest cover increases by 1,100 sq. kms. in the state If you have been tired of hearing depletion of forests elsewhere there’s good news to all wildlife enthusiasts as the forest cover in the state has been enhanced to 1,100 square kilometers in the past decade according to Shiv Raj Singh, APCCF. He revealed this interesting piece of information during a media interaction at Male Mahadeshwara Hills in Chamarajnagar district on the eve of a media seminar recently. At the same time he also admitted that such a feat was made possible due to a combination of multiple efforts: Probably there are any numbers of stake holders in the accomplishment and they include the people, public representatives and the media. Apart from the increase of forest cover a simultaneous development in the hilly and forest terrain is the increase of wild animals, both vegetarian and non vegetarian which again is a welcome development in the overall increase of wildlife. Perhaps after the ‘killing