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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    August, 2016
    India

    An Act to deal with establishment of funds under the public accounts of India and of each State, credit the monies received from the user agencies towards compensatory afforestation, additional compensatory afforestation, penal compensatory afforestation, net present value and all other amounts recovered from such agencies under the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980.

  2. Library Resource
    Legislation
    India, Asia, Southern Asia

    This Act provides for the preservation of ancient and historical monuments and archaeological sites and remains.The Government will have the power to declare monuments to be protected monuments and to declare archaeological sites and remains to be protected areas. The Director may, with the sanction of the Government, purchase, take lease or assume the guardianship of any protected monument, for its protection or preservation. The Government may also enter into a written agreement with the owner of any protected monument for its maintenance and preservation.

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    India, Asia, Southern Asia

    This Act provides for the preservation of ancient and historical monuments and archaeological sites and remains.The Government will have the power to declare monuments to be protected monuments and to declare archaeological sites and remains to be protected areas. The Director may, with the sanction of the Government, purchase, take lease or assume the guardianship of any protected monument, for its protection or preservation. The Government may also enter into a written agreement with the owner of any protected monument for its maintenance and preservation.

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    India, Asia, Southern Asia

    This Act provides for the establishment of the Land Development Board and defines its composition and functions, which include to direct the District Committees for the preparation of draft schemes and approve them, to advise Government on the strategies to be followed for land and water conservation as well as eco-restoration, etc.The Act also establishes District Committees, a Padasekharam Committee, and a Watershed committee.The Act sets out procedures for the preparation, and contents of, Land Development Schemes which shall provide for: control and prevention of soil erosion; preservat

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    India, Asia, Southern Asia

    This Act provides for the preservation of ancient and historical monuments and archaeological sites and remains of national importance and for the regulation of archaeological activities in Arunachal Pradesh.The Government will have the power to declare ancient monuments or archaeological sites, etc. to be protected monuments or protected areas. The Government may purchase, take lease or assume the guardianship of any protected monument, for its protection or preservation.

  6. Library Resource
    India - Mumbai Urban Transport Project : Guidance Note on Urban Resettlement cover image
    Manuals & Guidelines
    March, 2012
    India

    The purpose of this guidance note is to
    bridge precisely identify how to implement World Bank
    resettlement policies in the context of infrastructure
    projects affecting South Asian largest cities, with a focus
    on the impacts on poor areas and slums. The guidance note is
    intended as a tool to help decision makers in Government
    agencies and in the Bank, particularly in respect of the
    main aspects: 1) methods to assess and evaluate resettlement

  7. Library Resource
    June, 2012
    India

    The aim of this study is to assist the
    government in this endeavor by focusing on selected
    priorities. The overarching objective of this report is to
    promote the mainstreaming and integration of climate related
    risks in India's development policies and processes,
    where this is appropriate. The objectives and scope of work
    were developed in close consultation with the Ministry of
    Environment and Forests as the primary counterpart, a

  8. Library Resource
    November, 2014
    India

    Differences in relative female
    employment by soil texture are used to explain the
    heterogeneous deficit of female children across districts
    within India. Soil texture varies exogenously and determines
    the depth of land tillage. Deep tillage, possible in loamy
    but not in clayey soil textures, reduces the demand for
    labor in agricultural tasks traditionally performed by
    women. Girls have a lower economic value where female labor

  9. Library Resource
    March, 2012
    India

    The female population deficit in India
    has been explained in a number of ways, but the great
    heterogeneity in the deficit across districts within India
    still remains an open question. This paper argues that
    across India, a largely agrarian economy, soil texture
    varies exogenously and determines the workability of the
    soil and the technology used in land preparation. Deep
    tillage, possible only in lighter and looser loamy soils,

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