Green India Mission

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The National Mission for a Green India, with an investment of $10.3 billion over the next 10 years, holds a lot of promise for increasing forest cover and improving existing forest cover. Significantly, it also hopes to correct the historical imbalance in the Joint Forest Management (JFM) practices of the past, where local communities were alienated. Livelihood of forest dwelling communities is expected to be improved, while pressure on extraction from core areas is expected to be relieved. Around 3 … Read More