The first of the series focuses on the much debated issue of forest lands. Retaining the existing forest cover, improving the quality of so-called forest land, bringing back the traditional ethos of preserving forests as part of the Indian heritage and lifestyle and making people part of the greening movement rather than policing the forests, the changing policies over the past century and their impact on the forest cover, the relevance of these policies in the context of liberalisation and structural adjustment are all addressed in this volume.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchJuly, 1994India
Library ResourceOther legal documentJune, 2017India
Live statistics of forest and wildlife area clearances given by Ministry for diversion to non-forestry purpose for investment. Organized as per stages of clearance, level (district, state, national) where the proposal is being considered, Searchable database indicating state, proposal name, user agency, forest area requested, status of area clearance along with link to reports.
Library ResourceLegislation & PoliciesApril, 2014India
Ministry of Tribal Affairs(MoTA), Government of India provides definintion of forest land as per FRA, different types of forest rights as per FRA, and comprehensive rules and guidelines related to FRA.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchFebruary, 2017India
Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India is the nodal ministry authorized for the implementation of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (recognition of Forest rights) Act, 2006.
This site presents updated status report of IFR and CFR claims and rights recognition state-wise with number and area.