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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shobha Phadanvis Vs State of Maharashtra & Others dated 18/02/2019 regarding geo digitization of the forest areas in the State of Maharashtra which is off shoot of directions of the Supreme Court in Lafarge Umiam Mining (P) Ltd. vs. Union of India for proper implementation of National Forest Policy, 1988.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of The State of Madhya Pradesh & Others Vs Raj Kumar Jain dated 15/02/2019 regarding illegal transportation of tendu leaves with the help of a vehicle, which was subsequently seized by the forest authorities. The High Court held that the vehicle could not hav

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dukalu Ram & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 14/02/2019. The issue for consideration is illegal mining in Coal Blocks of Gare Palma IV/2 and Gare Palma IV/3 in Distt. Raigarh, Chhattisgarh by diverting forest land for mining. The mining resulted in pollution affecting the crops of the farmers. Chemical and coal water was dumped into the fields.

Only 5 of 687 proposals rejected since August 2014

The Supreme Court has ordered the forced eviction of more than 1,000,000 tribal and other forest-dwelling households from forestlands across 16 states after the government failed to defend a law protecting their rights.

A parliamentary panel expressed concern on Tuesday over forest degradation in the country, especially in the north-eastern states, and urged the environment ministry to take stringent steps to curb

The greening in China is from forests (42%) and croplands (32%), but in India it is mostly from croplands (82%)

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jayant Dehuri & Others Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 12/02/2019 regarding construction of a distillery and laying of pipes through Gramya Jungle in Fakirpur Village, Harabhanga Tehsil, Boudh District of Odisha.

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests has urged the environment ministry to take stringent steps to curb the illegal felling of trees. No action plans was prepared by the ministry to control illegal cutting of trees.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Plan for environmental protection and afforestation, 11/02/2019. The State/UTs-wise details of funds released and utilised under Compensatory Afforestation Funds ,Green India Mission and National Afforestation Programme for the last three years and current year are given in Annexure-I, II and III respectively.

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