Minister of State for Environment and Forests Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said the vital accomplishments of his ministry included increase in forest cover, better monitoring of industrial pollutio

Because of developmental or industrial requirements, forests are routinely cut, or, as it is said in official language, “diverted for non-forest purposes”.

The Lok Sabha on Tuesday unanimously passed the much awaited Compensatory Afforestation Fund (CAF) Bill, 2015 that aims to ensure expeditious utilization of accumulated unspent amounts to the tune

A Bill to provide for the establishment of funds under the public accounts of India and the public accounts of each State and crediting thereto the monies received from the user agencies towards compensatory afforestation, additional compensatory afforestation, penal compensatory afforestation, net present value and all other amounts recovered f

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has been entrusted with preserving and improving the forest wealth of the country in the interest of its citizens and national ecological security.

Passed in Parliament, it could unlock Rs 36,000 crore immediately to states

Jaipur: A Special Tiger Protection Force (STPF) would now be established for Sariska Tiger Reserve and the Mukundara Hills Tiger Project.

Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science & Technology, Environment & Forests, present this Two Hundred and Seventy-seventh Report on "The Compensatory Afforestation Fund Bill, 2015".

The statement was made by Tarun Johri, Conservator of Forests, defending the approvals granted by the forest department to cut full grown “old trees” in the city.

Efforts made by the State Government in order to publish the 1982 land settlement survey have come as fresh air, at least for certain mining companies.