Diversion of forest land and Compensatory Afforestation | Land Portal | Securing Land Rights Through Open Data

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Date of publication: 
January 2013
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Pages: 
46
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Audit of Forestland diversion  and Compensatory afforestation by Comptroller and Auditor General of India. The report provides information on forest land diverted for non-forest use, land diverted for compensatory afforestation, use of funds with identification of gaps and suggestion of corrective measures.

Authors and Publishers

Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 
Comptroller and Auditor General of India, Government of India
Publisher(s): 
India Governmental Seal

The Indus Valley civilization, one of the world's oldest, flourished during the 3rd and 2nd millennia B.C. and extended into northwestern India. Aryan tribes from the northwest infiltrated the Indian subcontinent about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. The Maurya Empire of the 4th and 3rd centuries B.C. - which reached its zenith under ASHOKA - united much of South Asia. The Golden Age ushered in by the Gupta dynasty (4th to 6th centuries A.D.) saw a flowering of Indian science, art, and culture.

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