The ministry of environment, forest and climate change has framed a new draft National Forest Policy 2018 in March, 2018. The new forest policy aims to address the new realities – climate change, human-animal conflict and declining green cover. The features of the draft forest policy 2018 include: It aims to bring a minimum one-third ..
Compensatory Afforestation: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News
In August 2016, the Compensatory Afforestation Fund Act, 2016 has come into force. This act provides for setting up Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) at both central and state level to ensure expeditious and transparent utilization of amounts realised in lieu of forest land diverted for non-forest purpose. The utilization of funds ..
On Environment A High Level Committee headed by Shri T.S.R. Subramanian was constituted to review various Acts administered by Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change. The Committee reviewed the following laws: (i) Indian Forests Act, 1927, (ii) Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 (iii) Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974, (iv) Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980, (v) Air (Prevention and Control ..
Events, Happenings & Observances:World Forest Day 2010World Forestry Day is celebrated on 21 March every year.Origin of the concept of World Forestry Day originated at the 23rd General Assembly of the European Confederation of Agriculture in 1971.Read Here National Updates:Successful launch of BrahMosOn March 21, 2010, India successfully test fires BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from ..