Forest Rights Act Current Affairs - 2019

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Amendments to the Indian Forest Act 1927

The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has finalised the first draft of the comprehensive amendments to the Indian Forest Act, 1927. The amendments provide definitions to important terms that were missing from the law. Features of the Amendments The draft amendment defines community as “a group of persons specified on the Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & BiodiversityUPSC

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Vulnerable Odisha tribe Mankidia denied habitat in Similipal

Mankidia tribe in Odisha as denied habitat rights inside core area of Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) in Odisha under historic Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006. State Forest Department had objected their habitat rights on grounds that tribals could be attacked by wild animals, especially tigers. Mankidia is Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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