Gujarat: CM Bhupendra Patel virtually launches Lion Anthem and unveils Sinh Suchna’ Web App on World Lion Day
In Gujarat, World lion day is being celebrated with great enthusiasm in over 8500 educational institutions across the ten districts of Saurashtra today. On the occasion of, World Lion Day, Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel virtually launched Lion Anthem’ and unveiled the Sinh Suchna’ Web App today.
Addressing the occasion, CM said the conservation of Asiatic lions in the state is one of top priorities of his government.
Mr Patel said PM Narendra Modi has launched Lion @ 47: Vision for Amrutkal” which aims to secure & restore lions’ habitats. The CM informed that under project lion which has been launched to protect Asiatic lions in Gir, various infrastructure facilities are being developed for the rescue and treatment of lions and better monitor their movement with the help of technology.
CM said with the rise in the number of Asiatic lions at Sasan Gir national park, the Asiatic lion landscape has been expanded up to 30 thousand square kilometers. In view of the increasing number of tourists, the state government is planning to start a safari park in the adjacent Gir Somnath district. The Chief Minister appreciated the efforts of the forest department and citizens in the conservation of lions at Gir national park.