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NEW PROGRAMME FOR DEVELOPING FOREST LANDS: JAIRAM RAMESH

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Posted on : 18/Feb/2010 3:51:23 AM



 
 
 

Jairam Ramesh  , the Minister for Environment and Forests while speaking  in a meeting  at M S Swaminathan Research Foundation , he said  that improvement of quality of forests in fight against climate change  would be a priority . The forest officials when elaborated o this that the programme is named as Accelerated Restoration and Rejuvenation of Forests and that it would be on the line of Tamilnadu Afforestation programme [TAP} . Later the Minister spoke to media person at the Chennai airport. He said that Government was contemplating introducing new programme for the development of forest lands. He said that this would be a part of afforestation programmes they already have. He was explaining that more than 40% of forest lands get degraded .It is important  that quality of forest lands are improved and that government  had taken  steps   to greening  more than three million hectares. Part of these programmes will be funded through Mission Green India and will be implemented through NGO s in each state.

 
 




 




 













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