Noida: Okhla campsite to be ready in two months amid birders’ protest | Noida News

NOIDA: Regardless of protests from birders, the forest division has mentioned that the proposed campsite in Okhla Hen Sanctuary will probably be prepared for guests in simply two months.
“We’ll go forward with the plan. We now have not selected the costs but. However the concept is to advertise eco-tourism. The campsite is being developed as an Uttar Pradesh Forest Company initiative. Reserving course of and different particulars are being labored on,” mentioned PK Srivastava, the district forest officer, Gautam Budh Nagar.
The campsite will be capable to accommodate 10 guests at one time.
The hen park bought a facelift lately and now, it has hen watching gazebos, a canteen, a boardroom and an workplace space.
Hen watching factors have been arrange as nicely.
“As soon as the campsite turns into operational, individuals will change on lights, make noise and vehicles will ply within the space. Migratory birds fly in throughout the evening and are often delicate to such issues. Whereas making an attempt to develop tourism, the sanctuary’s ecology is dealing with a menace,” mentioned birder Yogesh Parashar.
Okhla is counted among the many 24 wildlife sanctuaries within the state.
This season the park reported round 17,000 birds. Aside from the campsite, the park can also get a sundown viewpoint quickly, the DFO mentioned.

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