Haryana plans to set up breeding centre for peacocks

The Haryana Government plans to set up a peacock breeding centre for the protection of the national bird in Rewari district.

Updated: Feb 21, 2010, 22:10 PM IST

Chandigarh: The Haryana Government plans to
set up a peacock breeding centre for the protection of the
national bird in Rewari district.

The modalities for its implementation on a 70 acre plot
were being worked out, an official release said here today.

Similarly, proposals to set up a sanctuary had also been
forwarded to the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests.

The state government has also taken up breeding programme
of vultures and work was being done in collaboration with the
Bombay Natural History Society.

Three species of vultures were being bred in aviaries
near Pinjore.

PTI