Dec 15, 2010 at 2:57 pm by
Agriculture, National Affairs
Home to thousands of migratory birds during winter season, Gharana Wetland located close to Indo-Pak border in Jammu district has been notified as a protected waterbody and declared ‘Important Bird Area’ (IBA).
- "The state government has accorded sanction to notify Gharana Wetland Reserve in the interest of wildlife preservation and development in Jammu and Kashmir."
- The Deputy Commissioner of Jammu has declared the area "wetland reserve" under the Jammu and Kashmir Wildlife Protection Act, 1978.