A truly effective forest policy for India must be based on facilitating community-managed forests. The Draft 2018 POLICY undermines this instead.

All banking institutions in India may soon chip in to increase India's forest cover in a coordinated manner.

NEW DELHI: If the environment ministry has its way, all banks will be asked to join the state and the central governments in their ongoing efforts to increase forest cover in the country.

Environment related crimes in the country came down by over 11% last year compared to 2014 but there was no decline in states like Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Jharkhand and Assam where the number o

DEHRADUN: Uttarakhand Forest Development Corporation (UFDC) has been made the nodal agency to conduct beach camping activity in the state.

Dehradun: Incensed at the inordinate delay of eight years in construction of a road to their villages, hundreds of villagers of the Sarbadiyar region in Uttarkashi cut over 700 trees to express the

The state government may soon make money grow on trees...

Mysuru: Justice Jawad Rahim, judicial member, National Green Tribunal (NGT, New Delhi) on Saturday said that if the state government is found guilty of violating the provisions of Forest Act or env

Integrates climate change concerns and promotes private investment and role in forestry

A government official said that the proposed Dasna-Meerut alignment has been approved subject to certain conditions.