Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Plan for environmental protection and afforestation, 11/02/2019. The State/UTs-wise details of funds released and utilised under Compensatory Afforestation Funds ,Green India Mission and National Afforestation Programme for the last three years and current year are given in Annexure-I, II and III respectively.

Two dream schemes of the state government that were launched with much fanfare during Haryana’s golden jubilee year two years ago to save the environment are stuck between two departments for imple

NAGPUR: In a bid to boost 33 crore plantations under the ‘Green Maharashtra Mission’ in 2019, the state government has decided to implement the ‘Miyawaki Dense Forest Project’ which will be modelle

The Japan International Cooperation Agency has staged a project in the southwest Iran to establish forests and resuscitate pastures around Karun, the only navigable river in Iran.

The study, published in the journal Atmospheric Environment, used six roadside locations in the UK, as test sites where the green infrastructure was between one to two metres away from the road.

NEW DELHI: Noting that forest cover in the northeastern states of the country decreased in 2017 compared to what it was in 2015, a parliamentary panel has recommended the environment ministry to ta

CHANDIGARH: The state of Punjab, which has the lowest forest cover and percentage of land under green cover in the country, is finally taking initiatives to better its position.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Increase in Forest Cover, 04/01/2019. For various developmental activities in the country, permission for diversion of the forest is granted by the Central Government under Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980. The forest land diverted under Forest Conservation Act, 1980 during the period from 01.01.2015 to 11.12.2018 is 52338.75 hectares. The State/UTs wise details are given in Annexure-I.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Compensatory Afforestation Fund Act, 28/12/2018. The fund released by Adhoc CAMPA to various state CAMPA for undertaking Compensatory Afforestation and allied activities and permissible under the CAMPA guidelines 2009 in the last 3 years is given in Annexure-I.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has sought action taken report from the Chandigarh-based Regional Officer (North) of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, regarding compliance o

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