Chandigarh: Aiming at boosting agro-forestry in Punjab, a forest research institute will be set up in the state soon.

A decision to this effect was taken by Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal during a recent meeting with Dehradun- based Forest Research Institute Director P P Bhoj Vaid here, an official release said on Friday.

Badal asked the FRI director to prepare a comprehensive plan of the proposed institution in the state, it said.


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