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1 We are committed to Environment Protection & Development Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change

2 Our Mandate … Environment Protection & Forest Conservation Conserving and Protecting Biodiversity Facilitating Sustainable Development Mainstreaming Environmental concerns in Development Transparent and Objective Regulatory Mechanism

3 Emission norms made more stringent for Cement industry Real time monitoring of Ganga water quality Online submission of EC Applications from July 2014 for transparency More powers to State level Environment Impact Assessment Authorities from 25 June 2014 Guidelines issued on CSR during project appraisal for EC Environment protection

4 Biodiversity conservation Nagoya Biodiversity protocol ratified by over 50 countries Coordination with BASIC countries for firming up agenda on Climate Change for COP 21 to safeguard the interest of developing countries Rs. 100 crore allocated for National Adaptation Plan for boosting climate action at local level Indo- German Technical Cooperation Project for Sustainable Development TEEB-India initiative on economics of ecosystem services Biodiversity Conservation for livelihood Improvement

5 Forest conservation New GIS based decision support system for forest Conservation Ecological restoration technology developed for rehabilitation of degraded ecosystems

6 Restoration efforts - Limestone Mined Areas at Bhatta (Mussoorie Hills) Before Restoration After Restoration

7 Wildlife conservation Bor Tiger Reserve (47 th ) created. In-principle approval for Special Tiger Protection Force in two Tiger Reserves. Standard Operating Procedure developed for orphaned tiger cubs NRSA collaborated for flood and fire alerts.

8 Wildlife conservation Support for e-Surveillance in tiger protection Support for voluntary relocation of people from core areas Support to address human-wildlife conflicts 3 rd Country level tiger assessment ongoing

9 Wildlife conservation Terai Arc Landscape assessed for tiger status jointly with Nepal MIS to tackle tiger and wildlife crime in tiger reserves Annual Management Effectiveness Evaluation of Tiger Reserves by States

10 Fostering development Online filing and Monitoring of forest and environment clearances. “Delay is deleted” Decentralisation of Environmental Impact Assessment

11 Fostering development Process for linear projects made simpler. General approval for forest clearances for strategic road projects in border areas – No need to move files to Centre.

12 Fostering development Coal mining expansion projects upto 6 MTPA streamlined Standard TOR for coal washery projects Regional offices delegated to deal with smaller projects (upto 40 ha.)

13 Fostering development General approval for road development in LWE areas Compensatory afforestation on double the degraded forest land extended to all kinds of transmission lines / irrigation canal / pipelines CAMPA funds to the tune of Rs crores ready for devolution to States

14 THANK YOU


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