Government constitutes Wildlife Crime Control Unit

The Government of Nagaland has constituted a Wildlife Crime Control Unit under Forest Department consisting of the following members :-

  1. CWLW -Chairman
  2. Conservator of Forests, Wildlife and Biodiversity Dimapur – Member Secretary
  3. Wildlife Warden, Kiphire -Member
  4. Wildlife Warden, Dimapur – Member

The above Unit shall function under the Administrative control of CWLW, and is empowered with the followings functions:

  • Collect and collate intelligence related to wildlife crime activities; and to disseminated the same to field units for enforcement action.
  • Establish wildlife crime databank
  • Prevent, investigate and prosecute organized wildlife crime cases having wider ramifications.
  • Act as Nodal Point for Wildlife Crime Control Bureau, Ministry of Environment, Forests and climate Change, Government of India, on wildlife crime related issues.
  • Coordinate inter-agency wildlife crime enforcement actions in the State

6)  Advice the Slate government on issues relating to wildlife crime and related laws.

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