A bill to recognise and vest the forest rights and occupation in forest land in forest dwelling scheduled tribes and other traditional forest dwellers who have been residing in such forests for generations but whose rights could not be recorded; to provide for a framework for recording the forest rights so vested and the nature of evidence required for such recognition and vesting in respect of fo
India’s gharials are in serious trouble. There are fewer than 200 of these river predators left in the wild. And their deplorable state has remained ignored even by the media, while the tiger hogs the headline -- but the truth is that gharials are 20 times more endangered than tigers.
Minutes of the 8th meeting of the Gujarat Coastal Zone Management Authority held on 04/12/2006 under the chairmanship of Shri P. N. Roy Chowdhury, Principal Secretary, Forests and Environment Department, Government of Gujarat.
Strengthening enforcement and compliance systems has become a subject of particular interest in the context of designing policies that can stimulate sustainable development and economic growth. Recent discussions have shown the need to promote better understanding of the incentive structures facing firms
The objective of the Partnership for Sustainable Urban Transport in Asia (PSUTA) is to work with stakeholders in Asian cities to identify indicators of sustainable transport for use in policy making. It is a response to the extraordinary
This guidelines focus on the BRT environment and assume that interested parties can take advantage of existing guidelines to clarify general issues of access to public space, buildings, and pedestrian infrastructure. The guidelines generally follow the travel path of a passenger using a full-featured Bus Rapid Transit system.