Guwahati: Conserving wetlands and sustaining their ecosystem are of paramount significance and their significance has been highlighted within the Mission Amrit Sarovar programme launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Assam, a state minister mentioned on Saturday.
It is vital for poverty alleviation and meals and livelihood safety for marginal and poor segments of the society, Assam minister for surroundings and forest, fisheries and excise Parimal Suklabaidya mentioned whereas inaugurating a workshop right here.
The Prime Minister had launched the Mission Amrit Sarovar mission throughout his go to to the northeastern state on April 28. Under the scheme, 75 water our bodies might be created in every district to mark the seventy fifth yr of India’s independence.
Inaugurating the Regional Stakeholders’ Meet and Consultative Workshop on “Assessing the price of wetland ecosystem services”, Suklabaidya mentioned: “We would like to carry forward the essence of this scheme by reviving the existing water bodies.” PTI