Union Minister of State for Environment, Ecology and Forests, Jairam Ramesh observed that it was impossible to put a halt on development projects being taken up in some of the forests in the country.

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A blueprint for the implementation of the Green India Mission, which seeks to enhance the forest cover of the country, will be available by August-end, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said Tuesday.

The Green India Mission that seeks to enhance forest cover in the country would be formulated after public consultations to make it participative, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said today.

MUMBAI: The Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) notification of 1991 does not require any amendments and this should remain as a base document to further strengthen the fragile coastal areas across the country. This is one of the key recommendations made by coastal communities across the country that is part of an exhaustive report by the Union ministry of environment and forests.

Action plan for provision of safe drinking water in rural areas for 2010-11 is yet to be prepared due to delay by the National Key Resource Centres, identified for capacity building of the different stakeholders related to provision of potable water at State levels.

Public consultation with fisher folk and local community on Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) held at College of Fisheries, Mangalore, will be convened on February 27 at College of Fisheries.

Ahmedabad: City-based Centre for Environment Education (CEE) commissioned by Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) will be organising public consultations with fishermen and local communities to strengthen Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) at Rajkot on Monday.