Eco-tourism societies to be registered



Shimla: Answering to a question on the opening day of the Vidhan Sabha session, Himachal Pradsh forest minister Ramlal Thakur informed that forest field officers have instructed to register all eco-tourism societies in the state. He said, as per the Eco-tourism Policy-2005, the government intends to develop eco-tourism circuits in the state. He said a plan was being mooted to transfer 168 forest houses and inspection huts to the eco-tourism societies. The project has already been working in Kullu district, and a sum of Rs 33 lakh has been earmerked for the district this year for the same.

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  1. what types of staff will be engaged in such societies? forestry, entomology, ecology , biotechnology…..?



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