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Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980

Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 regulates deforestation activities in India and bans the same for any “non-forestry use” without clearance from government authorities. In a new draft bill, the Central government is seeking amend this law to enable easier clearances for infrastructure projects in forest areas for the purposes of railways, roads, tree plantations, oil explorations, ..