With a view to discuss progress on prestigious Jambu Zoo Project being developed by the Forest Department here at Khanpur area and to resolve the issues for its early completion, Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today chaired a meeting of the officers of Forest and other concerned department.
Commissioner Secretary Forest, Manoj Kumar Dwivedi, PCCF J&K Suresh Chugh, Secretary Tourism Rigzin Sampheal, CCF Jammu Sameer Bharti, Director Soil & Water Conservation P K Singh, Special Secretary Technical Forests K Ramesh, Regional Wildlife Warden Tariq Shawl, Director Finance Forest R S Bali, Director Planning Forest, Wildlife Warden Jambu Zoo and other concerned officers attended the meeting.
Addressing the officers, the Advisor asked for marking every activity with timeline and to ensure effective monitoring, supervision of all ongoing works. He also asked to plan a strategy to engage the visiting people at the Zoo by establishing entertainment points including cafeterias, recreational areas especially for the children.
He also asked for conducting a visitor study by some professional agency in a smart way to get an idea of what kind of facilities the visitors are looking at the Jambu Zoo. Adding other attractive activities in the Zoo area would surely help the visitors enjoy their trip, he added.
Advisor Kumar also asked for consulting experts dealing with wildlife and providing inputs for developing the Zoo on modern lines so that it would become one of the best wildlife park in the country.
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