ICFR Current Affairs
The Coal India Limited (CIL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE) for effectively monitoring of environment related issues in the coal mining projects.
The MoU will help CIL to properly comply and monitor the conditions laid down by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) for environment and forest clearances. It will also help CIL in improving the rehabilitation and reclamation of the mined out areas.
The MoU covers assessment and monitoring of (i) Plantation and eco restoration activities, (ii) Preparation of environmental impact assessment, (iii) Preparation of wild life management plans, (iv) Environmental management plans and (v) Capacity building for the executives of CIL on environment and forestry issues and more