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  1. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    October, 1998
    India

    The Planning Commission set up a Working Group to examine the prospects of leasing out of degraded forests to the private entrepreneurs/ Forest Corporations. The terms of reference for the Group were:-

    ·  Economic, social and environmental feasibility of leasing or otherwise making degraded forest land to the
    private entrepreneurs/ Forest Corporations.

    ·  Implication of Ninth Plan, forest policy, forest law on this issue.

  2. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    October, 2007
    India

    The Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill, 2007 provides for benefits and compensation to people displaced by land acquisition purchases or any other involuntary displacement. The Bill creates project-specific, state and national authorities to formulate, implement, and monitor the rehabilitation and resettlement process.

  3. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 1999
    India

    The Border Area Development Programme (BADP) was introduced in the Seventh Plan as a Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS) with the objective of infusing a sense of security among the people and building the much needed social and physical infrastructure to propel normal development activities.

  4. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 1996
    India

    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.

  5. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 1993
    India

    The desert areas of the country had remained backward in many respects due to difficult physiography varying agro-climatic conditions and distinct socio cultural features. Since the people living in these areas were facing hardships owing to geo-climatic conditions, the desert development programme was introduced as a centrally sponsored scheme in 1977-78.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2010
    India

    The Hill Area Development Program (HADP) has been introduced by the Government of India to initiate socio economic development in the hill areas of India since the inception of the Fifth Five Year Plan. The main objective of this program is to ensure „sustainable‟ development of hill areas, keeping in view the basic needs of the hill people and generating ample livelihood options for the local community. With the progress of the Five Year plans, the focus has been shifting to preservation of biodiversity and rejuvenation of hill ecology.

  7. Library Resource

    A Study of its Status, Issues, and Challenges in Implementation of Policies and Provisions

    Legislation
    November, 2017
    India

    Access to homestead land, and housing in turn, are basic requirements for human survival. Every citizen needs to have a safe, secure and healthy place to live, work and lead a life of dignity. A house provides not only physical protection against the vagaries of nature, but also space and privacy to an individual and his family for physical, emotional and intellectual growth.

  8. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    September, 2011
    India

    Development of fodder resources and rehabilitation of grazing lands on forests and in forest fringe areas is of paramount importance in view of the total dependence of a large number of people on this resource for their livelihood needs.

    This proposal is based on the hypothesis that the development of fodder resources will be best achieved through allocation of clear and mutually exclusive but closely inter-linked roles and responsibilities to the various line departments, viz.

  9. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    March, 2015
    India

    The Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Amendment Act, 2015 is a legislation in India. It amended the Mines and Minerals (Regulation and Development) Act, 1957 and replaced the ordinance promulgated in January 2015.The bill seeks to bring transparency to the allocation of mining licence process by auctions.

    The Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Amendment Ordinance, 2015 was promulgated on 12 January 2015.The bill seeking to replace it was passed in the Lok Sabha on 3 March 2015 and in the Rajya Sabha on 20 March 2015.

  10. Library Resource
    National Policies
    February, 2016
    India

    The Working Group has developed the criteria of categorization of industrial sectors based on the Pollution Index which is a function of the emissions (air pollutants), effluents (water pollutants), hazardous wastes generated and consumption of resources. For this purpose the references are taken from the the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution ) Cess (Amendment) Act, 2003, Standards so far prescribed for various pollutants under Environment (Protection) Act , 1986 and Doon Valley Notification, 1989 issued by MoEFCC.

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