Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb launched a project for Sustainable Catchment Forest Management at State Forest Academy Ground in West Tripura and stated that the project would help develop the quality of forestlands and livelihood of forest dwellers in the state.
The project is jointly funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Government of India. JICA is providing Rs. 1,000 crores for a span of 10 years. 80% of the project would be funded by JICA while Government of India would fund 20% of the project value.
Source: The Indian Express