Compensatory Afforestation Funds: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
Financial Assistance to Kaziranga National Park under CAMPA
Published: March 3, 2020
On March 2, 2020, a Rajya Sabha Member of the ruling party replied about the financial assistance being provided to the Kaziranga National Park, Assam Highlights The Rajya Sabha MP Kamakhya Prasad Tasa said that Rs 94,46,585 and Rs 51,24,670 were sanctioned for Kaziranga National Park during the financial years 2018-19 and 2019-20. The funds ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Government notifies rules for unlocking Rs 66,000 crore compensatory afforestation funds
Published: August 14, 2018
Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has notified rules for utilisation of more than Rs 66,000 crore afforestation funds by states/UTs and for setting up authorities to monitor its use for afforestation and conservation. The rules have been framed two years after Compensatory Afforestation Fund (CAF) Act, 2016 to this effect was ..