The Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change notified the Van (Sanrakshan Evam Samvardhan) Rules, 2023. These Rules replace the Forest (Conservation) Rules, 2022. The Rules have been notified under the Van (Sanrakshan Evam Samvardhan) Adhiniyam, 1980 (i.e., the Forest Conservation Act, 1980).

The Ministry of Law and Justice (MoL&J) on August 04, 2023, notified the Forest (Conservation) Amendment Act, 2023 further to amend the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980.

Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change moved the Forest (Conservation) Amendment Bill 2023 as reported by the Joint Committee of Parliament to be taken into consideration in Lok Sabha and subsequently requested the House to get the Bill passed.

The Joint Committee on the Forest (Conservation) Amendment Bill, 2023 presented its report on July 20, 2023. The Bill amends the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980. The Act provides for conservation of forest land. The Bill adds and exempts certain types of land from the purview of the Act.

The State Forest Policy 2023 summarizes the principles and strategy of forest and wildlife management in Rajasthan, keeping in view national priorities and international commitments.

The Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change introduced the Forest (Conservation) Amendment Bill, 2023 (“Bill”) in Lok Sabha on 29th March 2023, proposing amendments to the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 (“FCA”).

Environment Minister introduced the Forest (Conservation) Amendment Bill, 2023 in Lok Sabha on March 29, 2023 that seeks to bring clarity to the country's forest conservation law and exempt certain categories of lands from its purview to fast-track strategic and security-related projects of national importance.

Forest-based adaptation is an ensemble of climate actions that employ forests and trees in support of climate change adaptation and resilience, including sustainable forest management, forest conservation and restoration, reforestation and afforestation.

Judgment of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Jorjo Tana Tara Vs Ministry of Environment and Forests and Climate Change & Others dated 27/07/2022.

The application has been filed by the applicant (Jorjo Tana Tara), April 8, 2019 alleging indiscriminate felling of trees in reserved forest area which is part of Papum Reserved forest, and part of Pakke Tiger Reserve in Arunachal Pradesh.

Judgment of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Narinder Singh & Others Vs Divesh Bhutani & Others dated 21/07/2022.

The issue related to whether a land covered under a special order issued by the government of Haryana under section 4 of the Punjab Land Preservation Act, 1900 (PLPA) is a forest land within the meaning of the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980.