One of the questions raised was whether Government has received any proposal to declare Bamboo a grass or to amend the Indian Forest Act, 1927 for changing Bamboo from tree to grass and notifying it as non-timber forest produce, if so, the details thereof.

The present study evaluated bamboo (Dendrocalamus strictus) based resource conservation in the Yamuna ravines at Central Soil and Water Conservation Research and Training Institute, Research Centre, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. Ravine lands are highly degraded dry lands and 3.97 m ha area is affected by ravines in India. One ravine micro watershed of 2.8 ha area was planted with two rows of bamboo in staggered manner as vegetative barrier for the analysis of hydrological and economic aspect of bamboo plantation.

SHILLONG: Forest and Environment Minister Prestone Tynsong said that the State Government will be able to take a call on the demand to re-define ‘forest’ again only after holding a consultation wi

Social organization Shramik Elgar launched 'Bamboo Mukti Satyagraha' on Thursday by chopping bamboos from the forest with the help of villagers of Mohadi.

Maharashtra has finally decided to liberate bamboo from strict restrictions of the forest department purview.

Nagpur: Vidarbha Bamboo Mission (VBM), a forum of artisans, growers, entrepreneurs, NGOs, and others working for promotion and development of bamboo, has moved prime minister Narendra Modi for sett

Surkhet, July 28: Around 12,000 saplings of different species have been planted at Deutibajyai Community Forest at Latikoili VDC in Surkhet district.

Asks states to register growth, felling and sale of timber at local levels, instead of blanket bans

A major paper mill in the Northeast, which depends on the coal from Meghalaya for producing paper, is facing the threat of closure following the NGT ban on mining and transportation of coal.

Latest FSI Report Says Kerala Is Amongst The Few States That Managed To Increase Forest Cover, But Environmentalists Say It Could Be Plantations