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Report of the High Level Committee to review Acts administered by Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change

Some of the major recommendations of the Committee: Economic incentives for increased community participation in farm and social forestry by way of promoting and proving statutory safeguards to ‘treelands’ as distinct from ‘forest’ Making preparation of Wildlife Management plans mandatory and inserting a provision to this effect in the Wild Life Protection Act Creation of National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) at Central Level and State Environment Management Authority (SEMA) at the State level as full time processing/clearance/monitoring agencies Special treatment for linear projects, power/mining and Continue reading →

Environment protection and Development need to be synergized

Ques. for Mains - Q1. "For balanced sustainable development it is extremely vital to bring about a synergy between the parameters of environment protection and development", Critically comment. Q2. "The  National Green Tribunal of India has successfully provided an institutional mechanism and framework to address the needs and concerns pertaining to the environment", Discuss. For balanced sustainable development it is extremely vital to bring about a synergy between the parameters of environment protection and development.  A synthesis of these objectives would enable achieving the mission Continue reading →