Chief secy got thousands of acres of forest land into productive agri fields, reports Ejaz Kaiser
The Centre is also planning to hold capacity building and awareness-level programmes in states in order to sensitise officials on the importance of effective implementation of FRA.
The analysis assessing the implementation of the FRA after a decade of the Act’s implementation showed the percentage of recognised forest land against the potential forest land under FRA was 14.67.
Recognition of forest rights titles empowers scheduled tribe people and other forest dwellers.
FRA remains an important issue of the state with poor implementation in many areas and rights of people remain pending under the Act.