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7 States fall short of Forest Rights Act implementation

The government has asked seven states- Assam, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Jharkhand, to effectively implement the Forest Rights Act. The Prime Minister’s office (PMO) has asked these states to implement Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act in campaign mode. The analysis of monthly progress reports of these ..

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2012 World Business and Development Award to “ITC” at Rio+20

ITC Limited bagged the 2012 World Business and Development Award at the Rio+20 UN Summit at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. · The award has been conferred on ITC in recognition to ITC’s transformational rural initiatives in social and farm forestry programs in India. · ITC’s social and farm forestry programs offer sustainable livelihoods to rural ..

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