Most proposals that come in front of the NBWL are harmful to wildlife

NBWL Matters

The National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) is constituted by the Central Government under Section 5A of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 (WLPA). NBWL is India’s top-level advisory body to government on matters pertaining to wildlife conservation, particularly within Protected Areas.

The full board is supposed to meet at least once a year under the Chairmanship of the Prime Minister.