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PM Modi laid the foundation for ally Chandrababu Naidu's dream, project — the new state capital at Amaravati — in last October.

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.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Compensatory afforestation, 25/04/2016.

A senior official said there were various difficulties that led to mangroves not being included in the census.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ajay Kumar Negi & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 04/04/2016 regarding Tidong-I Hydro Electric Project in Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh.

The Tribunal permits the Project Proponent (M/s Nuziveedu Seeds Ltd) to carry out the construction work of the project on certains conditions which includes:

i) Shall not fell trees in any manner whatsoever.

ii) Shall not allow disruption of natural drainage of river Tidong.

India will join 100 nations in ratifying the Paris agreement on climate change on April 22, Union Environment, Forests and Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar said at the University of Mumbai

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".

To expedite clearances for State PSU projects