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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 1994
    India

    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.

  2. 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.

  3. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    September, 2009
    India

    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.

  4. Library Resource

    Environment and Social Management Framework and Tribal Development Framework

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    October, 2014
    India

    Government of India launched the Green India Mission (GIM), which is one of the eight missions, forming part of its national strategy to address climate change through improving forest cover and quality. 

    Ecosystems Service Improvement Project, Environment and Social Management Framework (ESMF) and Tribal Development Framework by GIM is one of the project under the mission which is to be implemented in the two states of India viz. Madhya Pradesh & Chattisgarh  

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2013
    India

    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.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 2016
    India

    The India Environment Portal is initiated and managed by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) in 2005. It puts together information about environment and development issues in one-stop shop. Information provided include data on forest land diversion for mining state-wise and their ecological impact along with steps taken by government.

  7. Library Resource
    Status report on implementation of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 [for the period ending 28.02.2017]

    [For the period ending 28.02.2017]

    Reports & Research
    February, 2017
    India

    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.

  8. Library Resource
    India State of Forest Report 2015
    Reports & Research
    April, 2015
    India

    Status of Forest Report is published every two years by Forestr Survey of India, an autonomous agency under Indian Ministry of Environment and Forest.

    It covers forest areas, forest cover, density, mapping, etc with information from national, States and district level. 

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