Chief Minister Narendra Modi has expressed desire to develop eco tourism and to promote tourism activities for the bird viewers in the state.
Ms. Abran Markat Kabraji, Asian Regional Director of International Union for Conservation of Nature, paid courtesy visit to Chief Minister Narerndra Modi today. She praised the Gujarat government’s moves in the direction of environment protection and discussed the possibility of tying up with the state for an eco-friendly growth.
Chief Minister said that Gujarat has a high level of biodiversity. It is blessed with a huge seacoast, Gulf of Kutch, islands and a variety of local and foreign birds. And so, the state government desires to develop eco tourism and to promote tourism activities for the bird viewers in the state.
Chief Minister also gave details of the project in which solar power will be produced by putting solar panels on the Narmada canals and how one crore litter of water will be saved from evaporating from the canals.
Principal Secretary for Forest and Environment Dr. S.K.Nanda and Mr. Kartikey Sarabhai was present on the occasion.