Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma recently launched the Department of Forest & Environment’s Amrit Brikshya Andolan web portal and mobile application, along with the Wood-based Industry (WBI) registration web portal. The initiative aims to make a significant impact on ..
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On the occasion of World Forestry Day, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel launched the Mukhyamantri Vriksh Sampada Yojana, also known as the Chief Minister Tree Wealth Scheme. The scheme aims to promote tree plantation across the state by providing financial ..
Every year on March 21st, World Forestry Day or International Day of Forests is celebrated to increase global awareness about the crucial role of forests in sustaining life on Earth. The day is recognised as an effort to educate people ..
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The report titled “The global forest sector outlook 2050: Assessing future demand and sources of timber for a sustainable economy” was released recently by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) at the 26th Session of the Food and ..
The National Statistical Office recently released the first revised GDP estimates for the fiscal year 2021. According to the estimates, the GDP contracted by 6.6%. Earlier, the GDP had contracted by 7.3%. The contraction is mainly due to COVID pandemic ..
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The United Nations Global Compact conducted a study recently and found that female labour participation has decreased from 34% in 2006 to 24.8% in 2020. The study also says that out of the 153 countries surveyed, India is the only ..