Forest Rights Act 2006: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Study of Community Forest Resources by Ministry of Tribal Affairs

Published: March 31, 2020

The Ministry of Tribal Affairs recently commissioned a study about Community Forest resource Rights. According to the study, broad guidelines are needed to implement Community Forest Rights. Legislation The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) act, 2006, also called the FRA act defines the Community Forest resource Rights. The FRA ..

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Ministry of Tribal Affairs constitutes committee on Community Forest Resource Guidelines

Published: March 4, 2020

The Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs recently constituted a committee under NC Saxena, former member of Planning Commission of India. The Committee will examine and recommend Community Forest Resources (CFR) Guidelines. The Committee has been constituted under Forest Rights Act, 2006. Why the Committee? In 2016, the Tribal Affairs Ministry framed CFR in consultation with ..

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Measures to Protect and Safeguard Land Rights of Scheduled Tribes

Published: February 15, 2019

The  protect and safeguarding the land rights and other rights of Scheduled Tribes who are the  most marginalized, isolated and deprived population, following constitutional and legislative measure have been put in place: The Scheduled Tribes (STs) and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (OTFDs) (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 is being implemented to recognize and vest ..

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