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Centre to extend all cooperation to save the Sundarbans

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Dr have assured the of all cooperation to save wildlife and forest of the Sunderbans, an official release said here today.

On the last leg of his visit to the Sundarbans, the Union science and said this to the officials yesterday at area.

"The Centre is ready to assist all developmental activities in the Sunderbans, if the projects are sent to my ministry," he said.

Presently at least 84 types of mangroves are available in the Sunderbans. Of these, 34 types are available at Sudhanyakhali area, which attract large number of tourists every year.

talked to Forest department officials and enquired about the ongoing activities of conservation of wildlife and protection of

The also visited the Tiger Rescue Centre at area, where two tigers are undergoing treatment at present.

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First Published: Tue, April 10 2018. 22:35 IST