The State has four major tiger reserves, six national parks and 36 wildlife sanctuaries, which adds up to 15,732 sq km.

Gram Sabhas given equal say in Forest Rights Act

Two Maoist-affected districts, Gadchiroli and Gondiya in Vidarbha, will soon get a special fund of Rs580 crore for development projects.

The state home department plans to implement irrigation and educational projects, along with some key infrastructural works, in an effort to win back the support of locals.

An annual fair in a cave is a rallying point for Gond tribals

Environmentalists oppose grant of coal linkage.

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