Kamalanagar, 19 August, 2019: The second sitting of the CADC Monsoon Session which was held today introduced the CADC Biological Diversity Rules’ 2019. The bill was introduced by Dg. Durjya Dhan Chakma, Executive Member i/c Forest, Environment and Climate Change Department. It will be discussed and voted in the fourth sitting scheduled on 21/8/2019.
If the bill gets legislated it will provide for formation of Biodiversity Management Committee in every village which will implement environmental programmes and schemes of the central government.
The CADC Trading Regulation, 2016 which received the assent of the Governor on 2/12/2016 and published in the Gazette was laid in the House today by Dg. Rasik Mohan Chakma, CEM, CADC. The Regulation provides for control of trades within CADC area. It deals with issue of licence for different category of traders and fees thereof besides other trade related matters.
The Mizoram State Biological Diversity Rules’ 2010 was also laid in the House by Dg. Durjya Dhan Chakma, Executive Member and moved for its adoption in the CADC.
The sitting answered six unstarred questions put by the Members in the opposition bench.
Kamalanagar, 10 June 2019: Chakma Autonomous District Council decided to kick off the observation of Green Mizoram Day at Kamalanagar from tomorrow, the 11th June, 2019 in a meeting called today by Forest, Environment and Climate Change Department, Chakma Autonomous District Council. CADC Councilors, representatives of different departments of CADC, Village Council leaders and NGO representatives attended the meeting.
Introducing the significance of observation of the Day in the meeting Dg. Rasik Mohan Chakma, Chief Executive Member, CADC urged for mass participation by all sections of the society. Mass participation scopes for awareness on one hand and make the programme economical on the other, he explained. Given the constrained financial position of CADC mass participation would be a great service, he added.
He expressed that more than money, attitude is important for the mission and urged for transformation of our attitude towards a green world.
While recalling a proposal made by the PCCF, Mizoram recently for establishing of small wild life sanctuaries within CADC he urged all the representatives in the meeting for shaping public opinion for selecting the Raj Mondal area for the proposed wildlife sanctuary. He cautioned that the wildlife sanctuary will not be possible unless there is wide consensus while explaining that it is the only permanent solution to the ever deepening water crisis for potable water in Kamalanagar town. The meeting selected sites around Kamalanagar town and its vicinity for roadside plantation for the kickoff day. Different departments of CADC were grouped for different sites. The NGOs shall join the programme as well. The programme will be kicked off tomorrow morning at 5:30 am in the premises of CADC Rest House, Kamalanagar-II.