This policy brief sets out the link between the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the conservation and restoration of wetlands.

The Central Government had published the Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2010 vide notification number G.S.R. 951(E), dated the e December, 2010 to regulate various activities within the wetlands in the country.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Review of clearances to lake bed and eco-sensitive projects, 14/03/2016. The schemes of National Lake Conservation Plan (NLCP) and National Wetland Conservation Programme (NWCP) have been merged in February, 2013 into an integrated scheme of National Plan for Conservation of Aquatic Eco-systems (NPCA) for synergy and to avoid overlap. A total of 115 wetlands in 24 States and 2 Union Territories, including 7 in Karnataka have been identified for conservation and management under the programme. The State-wise list of these wetlands is given in Annexure.

No one from CWRDM, KSBB and KFRI have been included in panel

The absence of a land policy for conservation of natural resources could have serious implications for Kerala’s food security, according to experts participating in a national seminar on land use p

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Management of Wetlands, 08/12/2015. In a number of cases (Original Application No. 121 of 2013, No. 153 of 2014, No. 02 of 2015, No.

The National Green Tribunal today disposed of a plea for protection of wetlands in the national capital saying it was not appropriate for it to jump into every issue.

Following the Calcutta high court order to the state government to demolish 14 unauthorized constructions in the East Kolkata wetlands and submit a compliance report by October 9, the state officia

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Number of Wetlands, 11/08/2015. 115 wetlands in 24 States and 2 Union Territories have been identified for conservation and management under the scheme of National Plan for Conservation of Aquatic Eco-systems (NPCA). The State-wise list of these wetlands is given in Annexure.

Two Gujarat wetlands — Gosabara in Porbandar and Khijadiya in Jamnagar — have been selected by the ministry of forests and environment for the Conservation and Sustainable Management of Coastal and

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