Question raised in Lok Sabha on Forest Fires, 20/07/2018. The details of forest fire alerts issued to all State/ Union Territory Forest Departments during the last three years is given in Annexure-I. The details of fund released to State/UT Governments for various forest protection measures including forest fire prevention and management under the erstwhile Intensification of Forest Management Scheme (IFMS) and the ongoing Forest Fire Prevention and Management (FPM) during the last three years is given in Annexure-II.
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rajiv Dutta Vs Union of India & Others dated 17/07/2018 regarding large scale unchecked damage to the environment on account of forest fires specially in the States of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh.
Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 16/07/2018 regarding removal of encroachments from Thatkola Reserve Forest, Sargodu Reserve Forest and Maskali Reserve Forest in the State of Karnataka.