MUMBAI: A technical study committee should be set up to study the causes of human-leopard conflict and leopard deaths in the state in the last few years, said Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray at a meeting of the State Wildlife Board. An 11-member technical study committee has been appointed in this regard and the study committee will submit its report in the next three months, informed Forest Minister Sanjay Rathore. The 11-member committee has been constituted under the chairmanship of Mr. Sunil Limaye, Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, Wildlife (West), Mumbai. The committee will study the causes of leopard deaths, suggest measures to reduce their mortality rates, study the increase in human losses due to leopards and submit a report to the government after conducting a technical study on ways to reduce human-leopard conflict.
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Eleven member committee set up to study ‘Manav-Bibat conflict’ – Information of Forest Minister
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