The Collector said that the Forest Department should start such projects in other areas of the district, Songadh and Ukai. This will provide employment to the local people. District Development Officer Neha Singh appealed to women to become aware and take maximum benefit of government schemes. She informed about the ongoing schemes for women development in Tapi district. Deputy Forest Conservator Anand Kumar informed about the work done so far in the district about tourism. Plantation was also done during this period.
Alcohol abuse was being done under the guise of coconut
Tapi district LCB has exposed the misappropriation of liquor under the cover of coconut on Monday night. Police arrested one person along with recovering foreign liquor bottles from a truck. The team of Tapi district LCB was informed by the informer that a consignment of liquor in a truck under the cover of coconut was coming from Maharashtra to Gujarat. The police had monitored the Sonegarh New RTO checkpost on Monday night. Police searched 9516 bottles of English liquor concealed in the cover of coconut as soon as the suspicious truck arrived. In this case, the police arrested Arun Lal Shivcharan Gautam and declared Vinod Yadav, accused of causing liquor, to be wanted.