National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has curtailed Corbett funds by rupees one crore. In comparison to last year's fund allocation of Rs 7.5 crore, this year only Rs 6.5 crore was given.

BHUBANESWAR: The State level steering committee of Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) has approved an ambitious annual plan of operation (APO) for 2015-16 wit

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Forest Cover, 22/12/2015. The State-wise details of fund released under National Afforestation Programme during last three years and current year are given in Annexure I. Further, the Green India Mission aims at increasing the forest/ tree cover by 5 million hectare as well as, increasing the quality of the existing forest cover in another 5 million hectare. The Ministry has released Rs.4994.55 lakhs and 1265.50 lakhs to the States in the financial year 2011-12 and 2013-14 for preparatory activities for implementation of Green India Mission.

The Centre is hopeful that the bill to utilize close to Rs 40,000 crore currently locked in the Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) will be passed by wide cons

The notification issued by the environment ministry says that the general approval to hold forest land will not automatically confer the right to mine it

JAIPUR: There is hope for an inviolate space for the tigers of Sariska Tiger Reserve STR that had lost all its tigers in 2004.

NEW DELHI: Government on Thursday launched an e-payment module to accept compensatory amount for diversion of forest land in the country.

The Uttarakhand Government has decided that the State Cabinet will pass a proposal for green felling of pine trees in the mountainous regions of Uttarakhand and then approach the Supreme Court with

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Forest land area diverted for development projects, 13/08/2015. During last five years and current year, the Central Government has accorded approvals over 1,84,393 ha of forest land in 7,716 cases for various developmental activities including developmental activities in urban areas. State wise details of approvals granted by the Central Government for use of forest land for such activities is given at Annexure-I. In terms of the State CAMPA Guidelines as approved by the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in IA No.

Residents of Khaniara village lost right to carry out mining in March 2014