Telangana: Establishment of Human- Animal Conflict Committee headed by IK Reddy
The government has recently launched drills to curb frequent leopard and wildlife attacks across the state, including Hyderabad. As part of this, the government has set up a Human-Animal Conflict Committee headed by Forest Minister IK Reddy seeking a full report on the steps to be taken and the modalities to be followed.
According to the G.O.No.11 directives issued by the government, the Human-Animal Conflict Committee will be chaired by Allola Indrakaran Reddy, Minister of Forests and Environment. Convenor, PCCF, Chief Wildlife Warden R. Shobha along with the committee was formed with ten other members.
MP R. Suresh Reddy, Special Chief Secretary A. Shanthi Kumari, former legislator G. Arvind Reddy, representatives of the National Center for Tiger Conservation (NTCA) and wildlife conservation NGOs are members of the government-appointed committee.
The committee will study to reduce the number of tiger-related incidents that kill people. The committee will review of human-wildlife conflict, current actions, and compensation payments. It will collect full details on injuries, deaths, deaths of pets and crop damage in animal attacks and submit a final report to the government within three months.Human Animal Confict GO (1)