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Empowering Stakeholders for Monitoring Biodiversity in the Indian Himalayan Region


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1 Zoological Survey of India, Prani Vigyan Bhawan, M-Block, New Alipore, Kolkata 700 053, India
 

It is necessary to properly use public funds towards development of the nation as well as reduce stress to local biodiversity and mitigate climate change issues. In this context, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC), Government of India (GoI) has formulated the National Mission on Himalayan Studies (NMHS) for sustenance and enhancement of the ecological, natural, cultural and socio-economic capital assets and values of the Indian Himalayan Region (IHR)1 through involvement of different government agencies, private institutions and local non-governmental organizations to empower local stakeholders for monitoring biodiversity and in situ conservation of the Himalayan resources.
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Dibyajyoti Ghosh
Zoological Survey of India, Prani Vigyan Bhawan, M-Block, New Alipore, Kolkata 700 053, India
Sheikh Sajan
Zoological Survey of India, Prani Vigyan Bhawan, M-Block, New Alipore, Kolkata 700 053, India
Paromit Chatterjee
Zoological Survey of India, Prani Vigyan Bhawan, M-Block, New Alipore, Kolkata 700 053, India
Basudev Tripathy
Zoological Survey of India, Prani Vigyan Bhawan, M-Block, New Alipore, Kolkata 700 053, India
Kailash Chandra
Zoological Survey of India, Prani Vigyan Bhawan, M-Block, New Alipore, Kolkata 700 053, India

Abstract


It is necessary to properly use public funds towards development of the nation as well as reduce stress to local biodiversity and mitigate climate change issues. In this context, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC), Government of India (GoI) has formulated the National Mission on Himalayan Studies (NMHS) for sustenance and enhancement of the ecological, natural, cultural and socio-economic capital assets and values of the Indian Himalayan Region (IHR)1 through involvement of different government agencies, private institutions and local non-governmental organizations to empower local stakeholders for monitoring biodiversity and in situ conservation of the Himalayan resources.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18520/cs%2Fv117%2Fi10%2F1563-1563