Bhopal. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Kuno National Park in Sheopur district on September 17. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that the work of relocating cheetahs from Namibia in Kuno National Park of Madhya Pradesh is being done as per the prescribed standards. This is a work of national importance. All necessary preparations should be made to complete this program with full dignity and enthusiasm. He said that the work of cheetah management in Kuno National Park of Sheopur district would be done according to the internationally practiced technology.
Welfare activities will be conducted in the state
Chief Minister Chouhan said that Prime Minister Modi is attending two major programs in Sheopur on September 17, the birthday of the Prime Minister. In the remaining districts, various departments should make this occasion a means of expressing happiness by doing public welfare activities. At the same time, Chief Minister Chouhan said that the general public should get the benefit of the service works of the departments, for this, the programs should be implemented after determining the nature. For the campaign starting from the birthday of the Prime Minister, the officers and field staff of the departments should be given responsibilities.
It is said that in the year 1952, the cheetah was declared extinct in India. In the year 2009, international cheetah experts were discussed with the central and state government for cheetah restoration. In 2010, the Wildlife Institute of India (WII) conducted a survey of potential areas for cheetah restoration in India, in which the Kuno Sanctuary, which is currently the Kuno National Park, was found to be the most suitable among 10 sites.