Last Updated: Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 11:36
Maharashtra government plans to formulate a new social forestry policy which will be implemented in non-forest areas of the state to increase green cover.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 23:33
Two districts of Rajasthan -- Bundi and Udaipur -- have been selected for the pilot phase of Green India Mission, the flagship Central project aiming expansion of country`s green cover to 33 per cent.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 06, 2012, 20:47
The forest department will take up green cover expansion programme in Bihar apart from regulatory works to attain the target of 15 per cent forest cover in Bihar.
Last Updated: Monday, May 21, 2012, 14:29
Clearance of forests in Naxal-hit areas to combat Maoists hiding in these regions has led to a decrease in the overall green cover in the country.
Last Updated: Monday, May 21, 2012, 13:35
Odisha government has set a target to undertake plantation in over two lakh hectare ahead of the monsoon at an expenditure of Rs 183 crore.
Last Updated: Friday, April 22, 2011, 14:20
To mark Earth Day, a programme was
organized to clean the green cover having around 2,000 trees in the city`s busy commercial hub Nehru Place.
Last Updated: Saturday, March 26, 2011, 18:04
India will launch a forestry satellite as part of its efforts to monitor country`s green cover.
Last Updated: Sunday, June 20, 2010, 21:39
The Himachal Pradesh government
has chalked out an ambitious programme to grow herbs and
medicinal plants on barren land to increase the green cover of
the state, official sources said Sunday.
Last Updated: Monday, April 19, 2010, 17:43
Conservationists fear that Forest
Rights Act (FRA) may become a doom for green-cover, but
Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh feels that it opens up an
opportunity to create a new fort for forestry restoration in
Last Updated: Friday, February 05, 2010, 18:44
In a unique initiative, a
`Tree Ambulance` was launched on Friday to provide protection to
green reserves in the capital.
Last Updated: Monday, December 28, 2009, 19:29
In two years since 2005, there
has been no change in the status of the green cover in five
districts of the national capital while it has declined in
east Delhi due to tree felling, says a government report.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 06, 2009, 09:37
Activists of Maiti Andolan, an ambitious movement that began in a small Indian town 15 years ago, are doing their every bit to save the environment by restoring the country`s green cover and of many other nations too.
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