Six states to discuss conservation of Western Ghats, livelihood

The main focus of the meeting will be to conserve the biodiversity of the Western Ghats region

New Delhi: Environment and forest ministers of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu will meet here on Tuesday to discuss conservation of biodiversity of the Western Ghats and ways to provide adequate livelihood security to the local residents. The main focus of the meeting will be to conserve the biodiversity of the Western Ghats More...

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