The Union Environment Ministry has transferred Rs 47,436 crore to 27 States for afforestation. The amount has been released from the Compensatory Afforestation Fund. The corpus will be utilised for compensatory afforestation, wildlife management, forest fire prevention, work related to soil and moisture conservation in forests, voluntary relocation of villages from protected areas etc.
Static/Current Takeaways Important For IBPS RRB Clerk Mains:
- Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change: Prakash Javadekar.
Source: The Hindu