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    An Act to provide for the vesting in the Government of ecologically fragile lands in the State of Kerala and for the management of such lands with a view to maintaining ecological balance and conserving the bio-diversity.

    Legislation
    India, Asia, Southern Asia

    This Act aims at transferring to and vesting in the Government the ownership and possession of all ecologically fragile lands held by any person in order to minimize the degradation of these ecosystems and their biological diversity.The Government shall have the right to declare any land to be ecologically fragile land which shall be deemed to be reserved forests according to the provisions of this Act.The Act provides for the constitution and functions of an Advisory Committee which shall be responsible for identifying ecologically fragile lands which shall then be managed by Forest Depart

  2. Library Resource

    An Act to provide for the preservation of ancient and historical monuments and archaeological sites and remains of national importance, for the regulation of archaeological excavations and for the protection of sculptures, carvings and other like objects.

    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 India.The Central Government will have the power to declare ancient monuments or archaeological sites, etc. to be of national importance. The Director General may, with the sanction of the Central Government, purchase, take lease or assume the guardianship of any protected monument, for its protection or preservation.

  3. Library Resource
    June, 2012
    India

    In India, land continues to be of
    enormous economic, social, and symbolic relevance. The main
    purpose of this report is to review new empirical evidence
    on land administration and land policy, as well as the
    possible interaction between the two, to derive policy
    conclusions. The empirical basis for the discussion of land
    administration is provided by a review of land records,
    survey and settlement, and land registration in 14 states.

  4. 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,

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    Legislation
    September, 2013
    India

    An Act to ensure,in consultation with institutions oflocal self-government and Gram Sabhas established under the Constitution, a humane, participative, informed andt ransparent process for land acquisition for industrialisation, development of essential infrastructuml facilities and urbanisation with the least disturbance to the owners of the land and other affected families and provide just and fair compensation to the affected families whose land has been acquired or proposed to be cquired or are affected by such acquisition and make adequate provisions for such affected persons for the i

  9. 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.

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