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Question raised in Rajya Sabha on forest land cleared for developmental projects, 07/05/2015.The Central Government between 2004 and 2013 has accorded approval for diversion of 3,43,909 ha in 13,891 cases under the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 for various categories of projects including industrial and development projects.

In a move which may give a major boost to the country's efforts to increase its green cover under a law, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval for introducing a new legislation in curren

A day after TOI reported that the Rao Tula Ram flyover project has been held up due to lack of forest clearance for tree cutting, environment minister Asim Ahmed Khan held a meeting with the forest

In a bid to boost afforestation activities, the Centre is mulling to hand over 90 per cent of the Rs 36,000-crore Compensatory Afforestation Management Fund directly to all the states, Union Minist

To meet drinking water requirement of Delhi

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Compensatory Afforestation Scheme, 24/02/2015.

Letter to the Principal Secretary (Forests) from Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change regarding guidelines for diversion of forest land for non-forest purpose under the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980, 15/01/2015 - Simplified procedure for grant of permission for felling of trees standing on forest land to be diverted for executio

The meet convened by the People for Western Ghats at Peaceful Society, Madkai, unanimously resolved to work for the protection and conservation of the eco-sensitive, biodiversity-rich wildlife corr

Environment ministry has allowed a major relaxation for faster execution of all linear projects including roads, rail, power transmission lines, water supply lines and laying of optic fibre cables.

Proposing a complete overhaul of the existing environmental governance framework, a government-appointed expert committee has recommended measures that would make it easier to set up industrial or