The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has decided to purchase drone cameras for the purpose of productively monitoring wildlife and forests. As mentioned by using Dawn, the pilot section of this undertaking entails the CDA issuing a tender to purchase a drone digicam with the modern gadget at a price of Rs6.Eight million. The drone generation could be carried out at the Model Forestry Park in Malpur.
As in keeping with the press launch issued by way of the CDA on Sunday, the drones will permit the authorities to hit upon encroachments within the woodland area, which in flip will assist them in taking well-timed action against the encroachers.
More to the point, the drone digital camera technology will also help in figuring out the numerous forms of flora and fauna gift inside the forests of Islamabad, migratory wildlife.
The press release noted that the technology could have other applications as well, including prevention of illegal logging and identifying forest fires timely so that they can be prevented before it is too late.
Currently being developed under the supervision of the director environment protection cell Rana Tahir Mehmood, the Model Forestry Park encompasses 350 acres and features 50,000 tree plantations so far.
The CDA will float a new tender on January 13 for the purchase of 50,000 additional trees, including cheer pine, amaltas, and kachnar, which will be planted in the upcoming spring season. A CDA official stated that the civic agency was also planning to get over 100 close circuit television cameras for installation in the park for security of plants and visitors.