Forestry Current Affairs - 2019

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India to grow at 7.2 per cent in 2018-19: CSO

The Central Statistics Office has released the first advance estimates of National Income for 2018-19. The observations made by CSO are: Indian economy is expected to grow at 7.2 per cent in 2018-19, a tad higher from 6.7 per cent in the 2018-18. Real GVA (Gross Value Added) is expected to grow at 7 per Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & BankingUPSC

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Environment Ministry releases India’s National REDD+ Strategy

Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has released National Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) strategy for India. It aims at achieve climate change mitigation by incentivizing forest conservation. This strategy will soon be communicated to United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). National REDD+ Strategy It has been Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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Three Forest Research Institutes develop High-Yielding Varieties of Plant Species

Three institutes of Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE), Dehradun have developed 20 high-yielding varieties of plant species. These three institutes are Forest Research Institute (FRI), Dehradun Tropical Forest Research Institute (TFRI), Jabalpur and Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding (IFGTB), Coimbatore. ICFRE’s Variety Releasing Committee (VRC) has granted approval for the Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & BiodiversityGovernance & Politics

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