India State of Forest Report 2019
What is the India State of Forest Report 2019?
India State of Forest Report 2019 is the 16th biennial assessment of India’s forests by the Forest Survey of India, an organisation under the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC).
FSI undertakes the National Forest Inventory to assess the growing stock in forests and TOF (Tree Outside Forest), bamboo resources, and carbon stock and to assess the depend
Sacred groves of India
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Context: Forest conservation with the help of the LOCAL Community is very important for sustainable development. The sacred grove is a traditional method by TRIBALS to conserve the local forest and to worship the local DEITIES.
The Sacred Groves comprises patches of forest or natural vegetation- from a few trees to forests of several acres-that are usually dedicated to local folk deities. Th
India State of Forest Report 2021
Who prepares the India State of Forest Report, 2021?
‘India State of Forest Report 2021’ is prepared by the Forest Survey of India (FSI) which has been mandated to assess the forest and tree resources of the country.
The ISFR-2021 provides information on forest cover, tree cover, mangrove cover, growing stock, carbon stock in India’s forests, forest fire monitoring, forest cover in tiger reserve areas, above ground estimates of bioma
FOREST CONSERVATION RULE 2022
Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has issued the Forest (Conservation) Rules, 2022.
It is conferred by Section 4 of the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980, and in supersession of the Forest (Conservation) Rules, 2003.
Provision of forest (conservation) rule 2022
Formation of Committees:
It set up an Advisory Committee, a regional empowered committee at each of the integrated regional offices, and a project screening committee at the Stat
DECRIMINALISATION OF INDIAN FOREST ACT 1927
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has proposed a public notice for decriminalization of the Indian Forest Act, 1927.
Ministry is undertaking a review of the act to decriminalize minor sections of the law which include:
Carrying timber into the forest,
Trespassing by cattle,
Felling a tree,
Felling or damaging a tree is reserved under a special provision of the law,
Kindling a fire or carrying fir
Community Forest Resource Rights
The Mungeli district of Chhattisgarh has granted community forest resource rights to residents in four villages (CFRR).
Following Udanti Sitanadi Tiger Reserve in the Dhamtari district, Achanakmar became the second tiger reserve in Chhattisgarh to receive CFRR.
About Community Forest Resource
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Common forest land that has traditionally been preserved and safeguarded for a specific community's sustainable usage