PCCF R. Shobha reviewing works of CAMPA in Khammam District
Mrs R. Shoba, IFS Principal Chief Conservator of Forest (HoFF), Mr. Lokesh Jayaswal , IFS Principal Chief Conservator of Forest (CAMPA) held review meetings with Khammam, Kothagudem and Warangal circles on the preparation of CAMPA APO 2021-22 today. The Forest Conservation Officer was instructed to finalize and compile the APO as directed immediately. Various components and nursery etc. were reviewed project wise. The progress of rejuvenation work under the CAMPA scheme will also be reviewed with Khammam, Kothagudem and Warangal circles.
PCCF R.Shoba, has conducted meeting with District Collector, Khammam, Additional Collector (Revenue) & (Local Bodies), Additional Superintendent of Police, Project Officer, ITDA, Bhadrachalam, District Tribal Welfare Officer, District Panchayat Officer, District Forest Officer, Forest Divisional Officer and Forest Divisional Officer, Sathupally on Encroachment issues, ROFR claims, ROFR ineligible Claims, Skill Development Centre and other important issues.
PCCF R. Shoba moved to Velugumatla Urban Park and inaugurated the Golden Oriole Watch Tower at Velugumatla Urban Park, built at a cost of about Rs. 18.00 lakhs under afforestation funds. The 52-hectare aquifer, Red Sanders, Narepa, Yerumadhi, Neredu, etc., which have been cultivated in Velugumatla town park since 2016, were examined and the efforts made by the staff in developing the town park by reclaiming valuable occupied land from the invaders were appreciated. He also interacted with a range of staff and workers in the urban park.
PCCF going to the Karepally range in Khammam division, the forest range officer built under the CAMPA Forest Conservation Fund paid Rs. 27.00 lakhs, communicated with all ranks of staff. Reviewed the various works going on in the range and appreciated the efforts made by the Range Officer and staff in reclaiming around 275 hectares of forest land and undertaking planting activities in 125 hectares by 2020-21. The remaining balance of 150 hectares is proposed to be undertaken between 2021-22.
In 1959 the then Forest Conservator, Warangal Circle P. Srinivasa Rao visited the range complex and opened the Forest Guest House 61 years later the present PCCF R. Shobha appreciated the photographic display of all the works. The newly recruited (2) FBOs have the skills to write a series story with the efforts of the staff in the development of the range forest protection with various issues while communicating with the staff.