NCSCM work on bio-diversity component review
A review meeting at the initiation stage of work by NCSCM, Chennai on the Project of Long Term Monitoring Plan for Ecosystem based Conservation Management of Bhitakanika Conservation Area was organised at the PMU of OFSDS on 12th April, 2018 under the Chairmanship of Dr.(Mrs)Meeta Biswal, Additional Project Director. The meeting was attended by the NCSCM Research Team along with the officials of the PMU. At the outset Dr.(Mrs) Biswal, IFS gave an overview of the major bio-diversity component of OFSDP-II and the scope of works on the bio-diversity components with emphasis on the study concerning Bhitarkanika region.
The team of NCSCM, Chennai appraised the PMU on the project timeline and different components currently being undertaken by them. They also appraised the new technology adopted by NCSCM and proposed interventions to examine certain indicators of bio-diversity ecosystems in Bhitarkanika Conservation Area.