The study, undertaken in partnership with Samarthan-Centre for Development Support, aims to understand the status of communities’ claims to forest resources and assets. It also identifies best practices and bottlenecks in implementing the Forest Right Act in 120 villages across 10 districts of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.

If the alarming rate of elephant deaths in the State has shocked the Odisha Government, it must brace for more.

A total of 266,000 standard bags of tendu leaf have been collected in Madhya Pradesh this year.

This report is a compilation of the Forest Rights Act, Rules and guidelines issued by the government on implementation of Forest Rights Act.

Whereas the draft of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Amendment Rules, 2012 were published, as required by sub-section (1) of section 14 of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 (2 of 2007) under the notification of the Governme

Agartala, Sept. 5: Every 48 years or so, the Northeast bears witness to a bizarre natural phenomenon. At this time, a particular species of bamboo flowers, all at once, across a wide area.

Forest Department Set To Lose Monopoly Over 10k Cr Annual Business

In the present investigation, an attempt was made to demonstrate how regular scientific harvesting and silvicultural management practices could avoid over congestion and enhance quality and overall productivity of old existing bamboo plantations in India.

Putting the heat on Government to withdraw operation Green Hunt, the Naxals have now opposed the Mendha-Lekha model which allowed Tribals to exercise rights to harvest bamboo under the Forest Right

Itanagar: The National Bamboo Mission (NBM) has assured to provide fund to the Arunachal Pradesh Bamboo Resource and Development Agency (APBRDA) to boost the bamboo plantation of the State.

NBM deputy director general Kameshwar Ojha made this assurance when APBRDA vice chairman Yora Tagung called on him at New Delhi yesterday, official sources said here today.