This report focuses on the threats to biodiversity, status of implementation of the National Biodiversity Action Plan and progress achieved towards meeting the 2010 biodiversity target.
The format of the Fourth National Report is narrative and the contents are outcome oriented, elucidating the national status and trends of biodiversity, progress in implementation of the National Biodiversity Action Plan, and national actions with respect to achievement of 2010 biodiversity target. In accordance with the guidance provided by the Conference of the Parties, the text is supplemented by graphics, figures, tables, boxes, pictures, and appendices.
The Report has been prepared with the support of a UNDP/GEF project
Authors and Publishers
A K Goyal, Sujata Arora
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) is the nodal agency in the administrative structure of the Central Government for the planning, promotion, co-ordination and overseeing the implementation of India's environmental and forestry policies and programmes.
The Indus Valley civilization, one of the world's oldest, flourished during the 3rd and 2nd millennia B.C. and extended into northwestern India. Aryan tribes from the northwest infiltrated the Indian subcontinent about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. The Maurya Empire of the 4th and 3rd centuries B.C. - which reached its zenith under ASHOKA - united much of South Asia. The Golden Age ushered in by the Gupta dynasty (4th to 6th centuries A.D.) saw a flowering of Indian science, art, and culture.
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