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.