Quotable quote: “In its bid to increase the protected area network in Odisha, the Forest and Environment department has proposed Barbara (Khurda), Northern Reserve Forest (Athamallik) and Gandhamardan (Bargarh) as wildlife sanctuaries.
“The department is already at the advanced stages of identifying the boundaries and preparing maps for these three forest areas. It is also working on declaration of Mahendragiri as a biosphere reserve.”
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