The Telangana Forest Department participated in the CMS-COP13 exhibition,wherein the success story of Mouse Deer Conservation Breeding and Reintroduction Programme at Nehru Zoological Park, Hyderabad, Long-Billed Vulture Conservation in Kumaram Bheem Asifabad District, Conservation at Manjeera Wildlife Sanctuary, Sangareddy, and Biodiversity of Telangana by Telangana State Biodiversity Board were displayed.
Prakash Javadekar Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Govt. of India, Shri Babul Supriyo, Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Vijay Rupani, Chief Minister of Gujarat, Shri K. Raju, Minister of Forests, Govt. of Kerala, PCCFs and Chief Wildlife Wardens of various States, Heads of different national and international organizations, NTCA, CZA, UNEP, IUCN, etc., visited the Telangana stall.
Additionally, the success story of Mouse Deer conservation breeding and reintroduction in wild was presented by Dr. Sidhanand Kukrety Director, Nehru Zoological Park in a side event organized by Central Zoo Authority, New Delhi.One of the most successful breeding programmes among 73 others, the Conservation Breeding Programme of Mouse Deer at Nehru Zoological Park, Telangana, won lot of appreciation and accolades from delegates across the world.
Smt. R. Shobha, PCCF& HoFF and CWLW Telangana, Dr. Sidhanand Kukrety, APCCF (Production) and Director, Nehru Zoological Park, Smt. N. Kshitija, Curator, Nehru Zoological Park, Mr. M. Sandeep, Biologist, and B. Laxmi Narayana, Biologist, Nehru Zoological Park participated in the CMS-COP13.