Question raised in Lok Sabha on Villages in Forest Areas, 25/07/2017. The villages in forest areas may include forest villages, old habitations, unsurveyed villages and other villages in the forests, whether recorded, notified or not into revenue villages. However, as per information available in the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, the State-wise details of the forest villages in the country is given at Annexure-I.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Villages in Forest Areas, 14/03/2017. As reported by States, in respect of tiger reserves, villages located in core/critical tiger habitat was 751. However, number of villages located in protected forest areas other than Tiger Reserves are not compiled in the Ministry. Details of villages relocated outside from Tiger Reserve/Wildlife sanctuaries are given in the Annexure.

This report seeks to highlight the potential of FRA, assess its achievements, identify the bottlenecks, and find the ways forward.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Development of Forest Villages, 21/11/2016. The Ministry has issued guidelines, in compliance of Section 3 (1) (h) of “The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006, on conversion of forest villages, old habitations, unsurveyed villages in forests, whether recorded, notified or not into revenue villages vide letter No.23011/33/2010-FRA dated 08.11.2013. Status of conversion of Forest Villages to Revenue Villages based on the information received from the State Governments is at Annexure-1.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Implementation of Programmes for Development of Forest Villages, 20/07/2016. Ministry of Tribal Affairs had implemented a programme for development

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Forests Villages, 02/05/2016. The number of Forest Villages, total population in the forest villages and ST population in the Forest Villages State/UT wise is placed at Annex I. This Ministry has issued guidelines on conversion of forest villages, old habitations, unsurveyed villages etc. into revenue villages vide letter No.23011/33/2010-FRA dated 08.11.2013. Status of conversion of Forest Villages to Revenue Villages based on the information received from the State Governments is placed at Annex II.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Villages in Forest Areas, 15/03/2016. The villages in forest areas may include forest villages, old habitations, unsurveyed villages and other villages in the forests, whether recorded, notified or not into revenue villages. However, as per information available in the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, the State-wise details of the forest

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Development of Forest Villages, 11/08/2015. The forest dwellers including tribals play an important role in the protection, conservation and development of forest.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Sonya Ghosh Vs. Govt. of NCT of Delhi & Ors. dated 07/05/2014 regarding unauthorised structures within the sanctuary area of village Asola, Delhi. The Tribunal has come down heavily on the lack of coordination in the State working inasmuch as one Department does not know or does not conform to the functioning of the other Department while working in collaboration.

Original Order

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Sonya Ghosh Vs. Govt. of NCT of Delhi & Ors. dated 02/05/2014 regarding unauthorised structures within the sanctuary area of village Asola.

Original Source: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/orderinpdf/216-2014(MApp)_2May2014.pdf

Previous Orders: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/e-orders.php?eid=7538

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