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Tungkyong Lake in Dzongu declared Biodiversity Heritage Site

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Sikkim Biodiversity Board on March 8, 2022 declared Tungkyog lake in Hee-Gyathang, Dzongu, North Sikkim as a Biodiversity Heritage Site. The annoucement was made at an event organised by the Hee-Gyathang Gram Panchayat and Hee-Gyathang Biodiversity Management Committee supported by the Sikkim Biodiversity Board. On the occasion, the logo of Hee-Gyathang BMC was also released. The function had the presence of Conservator of Forests Shri Udai Gurung IFS, who is also the Member Secretary, Sikkim Biodiversity Board as the chief Guest. A gram sabha was also convened after the annoucement.



» See the Detailed Report on Tungkyong Lake Biodiversity Heritage Site 



Source: State Biodiversity Board-Sikkim, Forest and Environment Department