Govt brings relatively flexible provision on use of forest land

Posted on: June 02, 2017 | views: 110

The government has come up with a relatively flexible provision regarding the use of forest land while implementing development projects of national priorities.

Earlier, tussle was frequent between projects promoters and the Ministry of Forest regarding the use of forest land due to a draconian provision on this.

The government on May 22 had endorsed the work procedure regarding the use of national forest area for the projects of national priorities-2017 which allows the project to pay  the government in cash in case of  its inability to provide compensation in the form of land to the used  forest land.