Issue Date: Sep 28, 2011
Every year, the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests spends substantial amount of money on the upkeep of national parks, biosphere reserves, sanctuaries and zoos. But there is little information available on how well the funds are spent. Now the Central Information Commission (CIC) has asked the ministry to assess and publish the impact of the government funds spent on these places.
Recent Supreme Court order in Vedanta case holds hope for tribal community life
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