The primitive Baiga tribe in Pondi village of Dindori district has scripted an inspiring story of saving forests and becoming self-sufficient. Explores Anuraag Singh
Jharkhand CM raises concern over new forest law of cutting trees without consent of Gram Sabha, writes to PM
According to Soren the Forest Conservation Rules 2022 brazenly dilute the power of local Gram Sabha and uproots the rights of millions of members of forest-dwelling communities.
The debate over the new Forest Conservation Rules brought in by the Central government is heating up ahead of Parliament’s monsoon session.
The environment ministry notified the Forest (Conservation) Rules, 2022 under the Forest (Conservation) Act on June 28 to replace the earlier rules, notified in 2003.
A high-level committee of NITI Aayog had earlier recommended that "there should not be any requirement of forest clearance for undertaking exploration."
Deers, nilgais, pigs, wild boars, monkeys, porcupines, peacocks and rabbits are often spotted.