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Himachal announces Rs. 300 incentive for killing one monkey

By   /  September 1, 2016  /  Himachal  /  No Comments

Monkey Killing

Forest Minister Thakur Singh Bharmouri announced that the Forest Department would provide an incentive of Rs. 300 on killing of each monkey in those areas outside the forests where monkey has been declared as vermin. He said the decision had been taken to control the population of monkeys in areas outside the forests. He informed […]

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Himachal urges extension of vermin status for monkeys to one year

By   /  August 30, 2016  /  Himachal  /  No Comments

Monkey menace

Issue of monkey menace was raised during the Session of HP Assembly in which all parties agreed on declaring monkeys vermin and allow their culling in selected districts of Himachal Pradesh. The government has also urged the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) to extend the period for which monkeys were declared vermin to […]

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CPIM hit out at Himachal’s forest minister for indecisiveness on monkey culling

By   /  August 26, 2016  /  Himachal, News  /  No Comments

Monkey Menance

Dr. Kuldeep Singh Tanwar, in an open letter to Forest Minister of Himachal Pradesh, Thakur Singh Bharmauri, demanded permanent solution of menace created by growing population of rhesus macaque monkeys in various districts. The monkeys are causing damage to crops and forcing agrarian community to abandoned agricultural occupation, he said. Despite the fact that centre […]

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