Indian laws – the Forest Conservation Act, 1980 along with the Forest Rights Act (FRA), 2006 and the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act (LARR), 2013 – make it mandatory for government bodies and the promoters of projects to obtain the consent of Indigenous people and other communi

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Prakash Ravaji Devgirikar & Others Vs State of Maharashtra & Others dated 20/10/2020.

The applicants are the project affected persons of Gunjawani Irrigation Project. In Original Application No. 43/2016 certain directions were issued for rehabilitation and it is alleged that the state of Maharashtra having responsibility for rehabilitation failed to fulfil the pre-condition of the environmental clearance and after gap of more than four years the conditions has not been complied with.

Report of the Committee comprising of Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Additional PCCF, Telangana State Pollution Control Board and representatives of District Collector, Khammam in the matter of Original Application No. 110/2019 (PB) in compliance to National Green Tribunal (NGT) orders dated February 20, 2020.

Based on the direction from the Hon'ble Supreme Court, the Central Empowered Committee (CEC) issued guidelines to the Government of Karnataka(GoK) to get R&R Plans for the individual open cast iron ore mine leases of the area prepared by the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE).

The Master Plan for dealing with fire, subsidence and rehabilitation in the lease hold of Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL) and Eastern Coalfields Limited (ECL) was approved on 12th August 2009 by Government of India in which numbers of families residing in unsecure and unsafe areas in coal mines were surveyed.

Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Coal and Mines informed the Rajya Sabha that the government has approved a Master Plan to be implemented within ten years and two years for pre-implementation activities for the rehabilitation of the people affected by the underground fire and land subsidence in the Jharia Coal area of Jharkhand.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Madan Singh & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 24/10/2019 regarding raising of water level in Sardar Sarovar reservoir and rehabilitation of project affected families.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Mahanadi Coal Fields Ltd. & Others Vs Mathias Oram & Others dated 21/08/2019 regarding employment to people whose land was acquired by Mahanadi Coal Fields Ltd.

More hamlets in Umred Pauni Karhandla sanctuary seek inclusion into it

A total of 57 animals were rescued out of which four died on arrival at the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC).

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