The hill areas of the country especially the Himalayan and the Western Ghats Regions, were recognised as areas which required to be given special attention for restoration of ecological balance. In pursuance of the policy of accelerating the development of hill areas in the country and at the suggestion of the National Development Council (1972) the centrally sponsored Western Ghats Development Programme (WGDP) was introduced in 1974-75 for integrated developoment of Western Ghats Region.
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Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 1996India
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsSeptember, 2009India
Governance for Sustaining Himalayan Ecosystem (G-SHE): Guidelines and Best Practices is . This publication, which forms part of our broader climate change adaptation strategy, puts together key guidelines related to the governance and management of the Himalayan ecosystem, along with case studies.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsPolicy Papers & BriefsJune, 2009India
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.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchPolicy Papers & BriefsNovember, 2010India
The 'Annual Report to the People on Environment and Forests' by The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF), Government of India tries to make the citizens of India aware of country's State of Environment and generate greater environmental consciousness amongst them.
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