Funds for Afforestation

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Funds for Afforestation
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The Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change has recently released the Detailed Project Reports (DPR) prepared by Indian Council of Forestry, Research and Education (ICFRE), Dehradun for Rejuvenation of 13 Major Rivers namely Sutlej, Beas, Ravi, Chenab, Jhelum, Luni, Yamuna, Mahanadi, Brahmaputra, Narmada, Godavari, Krishna and Cauvery through Forestry interventions. The programme interventions include tree plantation, soil and moisture conservation works in the catchment area and river front development to increase green cover and carbon sink, reduce silt load & flooding and enhance ground water recharge etc., besides generating employment.

Thetotal financial requirement to the interventions proposed in these thirteen DPRs is Rs. 19,342.62 crore under 4 major components viz(a) Implementation of Forestry Interventions, (b) Strengthening Knowledge Management and National Capacity Development, (c) Maintenance Phase including Scaling Up and Replication of Successful Models, and (d) National Coordination for Forestry Interventions and River Conservation. The details of State-wise outlayincluding Andhra Pradesh and Telangana is given in Annexure.

The DPRs have been forwarded to concerned State Governments for implementation with multi-departmental participation. The State Forest Departments together with concerned Departments namely Agricultural & Horticulture Department, Urban Municipal Bodies, Department of Rural Development etc. are envisaged to implement the DPRs with the funding sources under various Central and State Government schemes.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.

Annexure

State-wise Details of total outlay for implementation of DPRs for rejuvenation of 13 Major Rivers through forestry interventions

Sl. No.States/ UTsTotal Outlay for State/UT(Rs. in Crore)
1Andhra Pradesh263.45
2Arunachal Pradesh320.31
3Assam471.09
4Chhattisgarh571.72
5Delhi10.73
6Gujarat439.5
7Haryana67.28
8Himachal Pradesh1760.7
9J&K UT743.23
10Karnataka2021.59
11Kerala569.04
12Madhya Pradesh2110.25
13Maharashtra1392.13
14Manipur4.34
15Meghalaya67.3
16Nagaland121.07
17Odisha674.15
18Puducherry UT6.8
19Punjab432.07
20Rajasthan2757.47
21Sikkim23.58
22Tamil Nadu1253.32
23Telangana927.9
24Uttar Pradesh 451.78
25Uttarakhand123.71
26West Bengal72.86

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Suman Munshi

Founder Editor of IBG NEWS (15/Mar/2012- 09/Aug/2018). Recipient of Udar Akash Rokeya Shakhawat Hossain Award 2018. National Geographic & Canon Wild Clicks 2011 jury and public poll winner. Studied Post Graduate Advance Dip in Computer Sc., MBA IT,LIMS (USA & Australia), GxP(USA & UK),BA (Sociology) Dip in Journalism (Ireland), Diploma in Vedic Astrology, Numerology, Palmistry, Vastu Shastra & Feng Sui 25 years in the digital & IT industry with Global MNCs' worked & traveled in USA, UK, Europe, Singapore, Australia, Bangladesh & many other countries. Education and Training advance management and R&D Technology from India, USA, UK, Australia. Over 30 Certification from Global leaders in R&D and Education. Computer Science Teacher, IT & LIMS expert with a wide fan following in his community. General Secretary West Bengal State Committee of All Indian Reporter’s Association
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