UNESCO is likely to ink a pact with multinational oil and gas company ONGC for conservation of ecosystem in and around Chilika lake and protection of birds besides improving livelihood of fishing community.
Chilika lake is the country’s largest brackish water lagoon spread over Puri, Khurda and Ganjam districts, covering an area of over 1,100 sq km.
A preliminary survey was conducted by a joint team of ONGC and UNESCO comprising UNESCO Director for India, Bhutan, the Maldives and Sri Lanka Shigeru Aoyagi and Director (HR) of ONGC DD Misra, who were accompanied by founder of Bhubaneswar Bird Walks Panchami Manoo Ukil. Read More…
Credit By : The new Indian Express
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