Imphal: The Phayeng village authority, represented by the Khullakpa and members of Gram Panchayat, apologised over the incident in which a signboard indicating Kangchup Chiru Reserved Forest was removed recently.
A meeting was held at Conference Hall of Forest Head Office, Sanjenthong between members of Phayeng Village Authority and Officials of Forest Department to discuss and clarify the incident at the Phayeng village incident.
It was resolved that the signboard will be jointly reinstalled by the Village authority and forest department within two days time.
In the meeting it was also resolved to form a Joint Forest Management Committee at Phayeng to aid in conservation and protection of the Reserved Forest.
Regarding joint survey by the revenue department and forest department, any discrepancies in the boundary of the Reserved Forest shall be addressed to the department officials. In the current scenario, joint effort is the need of the hour to combat climate change and all present agreed to work together to enrich the Reserved Forest and continue the work of planting more trees, a press statement released by forest department, Kangpokpi on Saturday said.