|A joint meeting for VSS (CFRA) Sirasanapalli issue is convened by The Project Officer, ITDA with Forest Department , CFRA members and Asha Ngo on 11.4.2014. Discussed all the issues pertaining to Bamboo harvesting and sale. A long heated discussion generated among the group. Mainly the community lost confidence on Forest Department as they suffering from 3 months to get withdrawal from their own account (2004 Bamboo sales proceeds 50%). Department raised many technical, self difficulties in following the GRAMASABHA RESOLUTIONS. The conclusion of the meeting is : 1. Sirasanpalli CFRA villagers are allowed to put Bamboo depot at their village. 2. They sale bamboo with the help of ITDA and Asha NGO. 3. Rs.1.00 Lakh released on the spot (FRO gave the letter to the Bank Manager to honour the withdrawal: which is not mandatory). The DFO assured all cooperation in future with community. About Tulugonda VSS , DFO asked Asha NGO to again send resolution of VSS for permission of Bamboo harvesting. |
The Project Officer Ms. D. Divya, I.A.S is very kind and put maximum efforts to convey the Old mind setted Forest Officers, even she has tight schedule as she posted as Returning Officer of Aswaraopet Constituency.