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آج غلام محمد ڈی ایف او ریڈسکواڈ گلگت بلتستان کی فارسٹ وائلڈلائف اینڈ پارکس ڈپارٹمنٹ گلگت بلتستان سے 44 سالہ رفاقت کا بخیر و خوبی اختتام ہونے پر محکمہ کے سٹاف کی جانب سے ریوریا ہوٹل گلگت میں ایک مختصر مگر پروقار الوداعی تقریب منعقد ہوئی جس میں جملہ آفیسران اور سٹاف شریک ہوئے۔ دوران تقریب جناب محمود غزنوی چیف کنزرویٹر فارسٹ، پرارکس اینڈ وائلڈلائف گلگت بلتستان نے جناب غلام محمد صاحب کی دوران سروس بہترین اقدامات اور خدمات پر انہیں زبردست الفاظ میں خراج تحسین پیش کیا اور انکی تعریف کی گئی جبکہ جناب عظیم اللہ صاحب ایڈیشنل سیکریٹری جنگلات، جنگلی حیات و ماحولیات گلگت بلتستان نے بھی غلام محمد صاحب کے ساتھ مختلف ادوار اور سٹیشنز پر اکھٹے ڈیوٹی کے دوران اچھے لمحات کو یاد کرتے ہوئے کہا کہ مسٹر غلام محمد صاحب ایک اچھے منتظم اور انتہائی ایکٹیو آفیسر رہا ہے۔ تقریب کے آخر میں جناب غلام محمد صاحب نے اپنی توریر میں ڈپارٹمنٹ اور ڈاپرٹمنٹ کے آفیسران اور کولیگز کا شکریہ ادا کرتے ہوئے کہا کہ یہ سب کامیابیاں اللہ کے فضل اور ساتھی کولیگز کی مہربانیوں کی بدولت ہے اور اس خواہش کا اظہار کیا گیا کہ تمام آفیسران اور دیگر سٹاف آپس میں اتحاد اتفاق اور بھائی چارگی کے ساتھ ایک دوسرے کے ساتھ تعاون کریں تاکہ محکمے کی ترقی کے ساتھ ساتھ علاقے کے اندر موجود قدرتی زرائع کی حفاظت یقینی بنایا جاسکے۔ آخر میں محکمہ کے مختلف دفاتر کی جانب سے جناب غلام محمد صاحب کو روایتی ٹوپی، شال اور دیگر تحفے دئے گئے۔ بعد میں جناب غلام محمد صاحب کی جانب سے محکمے کے آفیسران اور دیگر سٹاف کے اعزاز میں دعوت کی گئی۔ Information Department Gilgit-BaltistanOffice of the Chief Secretary, Gilgit BaltistanIbex Media NetworkMedia LensGilgit Forest DivisionPakistan Forests AssociationBaltistan Forest Circle Skardu Ten Billion Tree Tsunami Programme Gilgit-BaltistanGilgit-Baltistan Environmental Protection Agency ... See MoreSee Less
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Title: The Importance of Wood Science and Technology in Gilgit-Baltistan.BY # Areeba NoorGilgit-Baltistan, a region renowned for its breathtaking landscapes and rich biodiversity, has a significant yet underutilized potential in its forestry resources. Wood science and technology are crucial for harnessing this potential, fostering sustainable development, and improving the local economy. Here are key areas where wood science and technology can make a substantial impact in Gilgit-BaltistanThe forests of Gilgit-Baltistan are a vital resource, providing raw materials, maintaining ecological balance, and supporting local livelihoods. Wood science plays a critical role in sustainable forest management, ensuring that logging practices do not deplete these natural resources. Through the application of scientific methods, sustainable yield practices can be established, which help maintain forest health and productivity over the long term. This is essential for preventing deforestation and promoting biodiversity.Wood science and technology can significantly boost the local economy of Gilgit-Baltistan. By enhancing the efficiency and value-added processing of timber, the region can produce high-quality wood products that can be marketed both locally and internationally. This includes furniture, construction materials, and artisanal crafts. Improved wood processing techniques can lead to the creation of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), providing employment opportunities and fostering economic resilience in rural communities.Forests in Gilgit-Baltistan play a crucial role in carbon sequestration, helping to mitigate the effects of climate change. Wood science contributes to understanding the carbon storage capacities of different tree species and the overall forest ecosystem. By promoting the use of wood as a sustainable building material, wood science supports the development of low-carbon infrastructure. Wood-based construction has a smaller carbon footprint compared to concrete and steel, making it an environmentally friendly option for the region.Advancements in wood technology can bring significant benefits to Gilgit-Baltistan. The introduction of engineered wood products, such as laminated veneer lumber (LVL) and cross-laminated timber (CLT), can revolutionize the local construction industry. These materials offer enhanced strength, durability, and versatility, enabling the construction of more resilient and sustainable buildings. Additionally, technologies like wood preservatives and treatments can extend the life of wooden structures, reducing the need for frequent replacements.Educational institutions and research centers in Gilgit-Baltistan can play a pivotal role in advancing wood science and technology. By offering specialized training and conducting research on local forestry practices, these institutions can develop innovative solutions tailored to the region’s specific needs. Collaborations with national and international bodies can further enhance the capacity for sustainable forest management and wood technology development.Wood has been a fundamental part of the cultural heritage in Gilgit-Baltistan, used in traditional architecture and crafts. Wood science can aid in preserving these cultural practices by improving the durability and sustainability of traditional wooden structures and artifacts. This not only preserves the region’s heritage but also promotes cultural tourism, adding another dimension to the local economy.In conclusion, wood science and technology are essential for the sustainable development of Gilgit-Baltistan. By fostering sustainable forest management, driving economic growth, mitigating climate change, and promoting technological innovation, wood science can significantly enhance the region’s environmental and socio-economic landscape. Investing in this field will help ensure that Gilgit-Baltistan can sustainably utilize its rich forestry resources, benefiting both current and future generations. ... See MoreSee Less
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Yesterday on 4th June, 2024, Forest field staff Bunji Range of Astore Forest Division along with Police team arrested 3 offenders from Dashkin/Mushkin and One offender from Doyan. Mr. Khurshed Alam Forest Magistrate/Divisional Forest Officer Astore sentenced fine and imprisonment to the culprits after summary trial and confession by the offenders.1. Tufail Ahmed s/o Abdul Ghafoor, 10 days imprisonment and 50,000 fine.2. Misbah s/o Lateef 10 days imprisonment and 20,000 fine.3. Saif ur Rehman S/O Shakoor 10 days imprisonment and 30,000 fine.4. Shah Faisal S/O Shabaan 10,000 fine. All the seized timber confiscated by the Department.Information Department Gilgit-BaltistanOffice of the Chief Secretary, Gilgit BaltistanMinistry of Climate Change, Govt of PakistanDepartment of Forestry, Range & Wildlife Management, KIU.Forestry, Wildlife & Range Mgt_UAD officialIbex Media NetworkMedia LensGilgit Forest Division Pakistan Forests Association ... See MoreSee Less
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Forest Field Staff of Rattu-Rehmanpur Range of aStore Forest Division along with FC personnel while patrolling in Sakamal Kalapani yesterday arrested 8 offenders red-handedly for illegal extraction of NTFPs (10 KG Wild Thom). All the offenders were produced in the court of the Forest Magistrate/DFO Astore along with the seized materials. After summary trial of the case on confession by the offenders and in presence of the witnessess and case properties, Mr. Khurshed Alam Forest Magistrate/DFO Astore following sentenced the foolowing culprits with fine and imprisonment. detail is below:7 days imprisonment & Rs. 10,000 fine1. Younus s/o Dilbar 2. Mushtaq s/o Haneef3. Rafeeq s/o Khan Muhammad 4. Muhammad Mir s/o Shakoor5. Kareem khan s/o Juma6. Akram Ullah s/o Juma Khan, 7. Mustafa S/O Sikandar, 7 days imprisonment and Rs. 7000 fine.8. Kamal S/O Aman Ullah, 7 days imprisonment and Rs. 5000 fine. All the eExtracted material has been seized and confiscated which will be auctioned soon after completing the codal formalities.Information Department Gilgit-BaltistanOffice of the Chief Secretary, Gilgit BaltistanMinistry of Climate Change, Govt of PakistanDepartment of Forestry, Range & Wildlife Management, KIU.Forestry, Wildlife & Range Mgt_UAD officialIbex Media NetworkMedia Lens Pakistan Forests AssociationGilgit Forest Division ... See MoreSee Less
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انتقال پُرملال گوہر زمان ریٹائرڈ پی ایس پی آفیسر(سابقہ انسپکٹر جنرل آف پولیس) پشاور میں انتقال کرگئے۔ نماز جنازہ 2 جون بروز اتوار صبح 10 بجے ان کی رہائش گاہ 2A-D1 فیز ون حیات آباد پشاور میں ادا کیا جائے گا۔ سوگواران: شاہد زمان سیکرٹری موسمیاتی تبدیلی، جنگلات، ماحولیات و جنگلی حیات خیبرپختونخوا اور توران زمان ... See MoreSee Less
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Our Vision and Mandate

Protecting, conserving, managing and developing the forestry, wildlife and allied resources of Gilgit-Baltistan through sustainable integrated natural resource management with a vision to develop the region as a biodiversity pool and a hub for eco-tourism.
Currently the Department is focusing on collaborative management of Protected Forests, Protected Areas and other biodiversity hotspots, Community-based management of Private Forests, creation of more protected areas with a vision to declare 70% of GB as protected areas, development of farm forestry through sustainable production of nursery stocks, consultative planning mechanisms including sectoral and thematic roundtables/interests groups through management plans and valley conservation plans, alternative energy sources and Payment for…


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