Abhimanyu Kale, the then district collector of Gondia, had started a scheme to provide a livelihood to the tree growing farmers for the conservation of old trees on the farm and in the fields. This scheme has helped to conserve trees and reduce tree loss.
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Gondia: Abhimanyu Kale, the then district collector of Gondia, had begun a plan to provide tree breeding to farmers for the conservation of old trees on the farm and in the fields. This scheme has helped to conserve trees and reduce tree loss. Now, the government has constituted an eight-member committee to study the scheme for implementation of the scheme in the state.
The district of Gondia is full of natural beauty. Forest resources are also abundant and include many rare and medicinal plants. There are also trees that are one hundred and fifty years old. Also, there is a large proportion of trees in the farmers’ fields and on the dam. But their conservation was being neglected. It was also being cut down. It destroyed many rare trees and plants. The then Collector, Abhimanyu Kale, started a tree parsing scheme for the conservation of old trees in the fields and on the roadside.
He started paying Rs. 3,000 per tree annually to the farmers who cultivate the trees. Under this scheme, thousands of trees in the district were adopted and started to grow. After receiving a widespread response to the scheme, Kale implemented the scheme more effectively in 2-3 years.
The state government has also noticed that the campaign has seen many positive results.
An eight-member committee was constituted under the chairmanship of Abhimanyu Kale, chairman of the State Tourism Development Corporation, to study the scheme implemented in Gondia district and implement it everywhere in the state. The committee will study the scheme in the Gondia district.
Decrease the number of people who ask for tree-licking permits
The forest department and the district administration have reported a decrease in the number of people seeking to license of tree trunks after the district administration launched a tree breeding scheme for the conservation of old trees.
These help with tree conservation
Organic fertilizers can be made from tree trunks due to tree conservation. It is possible to conserve the native species of trees. Fruits and food are also available from the trees. Therefore, the district collector Abhimanyu Kale convinced the farmers and citizens of the district about the need to conserve them.
Innovative initiative for tree-breeding
Abhimanyu Kale, the then district collector of the district, lacks the natural resources of the district. During this time, they found that the district had many years old trees and their conservation was neglected. They started this scheme by looking at the matter and conserving the tree. This innovative venture was well known in the district.
Crime against those who slaughtered public trees
He had planned various measures to prevent illegal tree cutting in the district. He had started criminal proceedings against the slaughter of public trees. Both were also charged in the Deori and Gondia talukas.