New Nagar Van Scheme
Union Environment and Information & Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar has said that the New Nagar Van Scheme will help in creation of Urban forests in the cities.
- The scheme will also fill the gap between the cities and villages in terms of having their own forest cover.
- Urban forests will be developed in 200 cities in its first phase under the Nagar Van Scheme
- The Minister also called upon people and organizations to create a mass movement towards conservation of forest and revival of our rivers
- He also added that to reduce animal human conflicts, water and fodder in forest programme has been initiated. One forest in every state will be selected under this programme and with the help of drone mapping water conservation and tree plantation will be taken up.
Source : newsonair.com