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About 391 results for "maharashtra forest department"

Information in forest dept as elusive as tigers

NAGPUR: The state forest department scrupulously follows the forest and wildlife laws but when it comes to RTI Act, the department seems to shy away from providing information to the applicants. Several complaints have come to fore about forest ... Times of India, 1 week ago
NMC, forest dept bag national award Times of India, 2 weeks ago
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NGO accuses Maharashtra govt. of diluting Forest Rights Act

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS It is not only in Maharashtra that the provisions of the Forest Rights Act (FRA) are under threat. While campaigners for forest rights and Adivasis say it is an act of brazenness for the ...
 The Hindu6 days ago Ministers mount pressure to dilute Forest Rights Act  Down to Earth1 week ago Maha Village forest rules in violation of FRA: Min  The Statesman1 month ago

Maharashtra takes back review plea on forest land, lakhs of homes saved

MUMBAI: Ahead of assembly polls, the state forest department on Wednesday decided to withdraw a review petition on a Supreme Court order to regularize five lakh-and-odd homes on 6.4 lakh-acre private forest land in Mumbai and Thane. The state move ...
 Times of India1 week ago
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Forest officials justify shooting tiger which killed humans

The Maharashtra Forest Department justified shooting down a tiger on Tuesday evening in the forests near Dongahaldi village in Pombhurna tehsil of the district by stating that the big cat had claimed five human lives in seven attacks. Briefing reporters at ...
 Business Standard4 weeks ago Man-eating tiger that killed five shot in India  Digital Journal3 weeks ago 'Man-eating' tiger shot dead in India's Maharashtra  Panorama.am1 month ago Tiger That Ate Seven People Killed in Western India  Latin American Herald Tribune1 month ago
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Forest department to start counting Indian giant squirrels in state

It is the official state animal, but no one knows how many Indian giant squirrels there are in Maharashtra. The anomaly will soon be rectified with the state forest department carrying out the first state-wide census of the Indian giant squirrel soon. "This ...
 Economic Times2 months ago Shekru monitoring to be taken statewide  Pune Mirror1 month ago Horn not ok please, state tells municipal bodies  Times of India3 weeks ago
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Chili smoke to protect farms from wild animals in Maharashtra

The state forest department pays about Rs 5 crore annually to farmers as compensation for crop depredation by wild animals. To reduce this burden, the wildlife wing has now decided to promote 'chili smoke', a cost-effective technique pioneered by wildlife vet ...
 Economic Times3 weeks ago
Afternoon Despatch & Courier

Mumbai Port Trust celebrates International Mangrove Day

Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT), the Department of Forests, Government of Maharashtra and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited jointly took the initiative to plant mangroves along the eastern coast of Mumbai at Sewri on July 26 on the occasion of ...
 Trans Reporter1 month ago Report says Maharashtra's mangrove cover unchanged for nine years, activists aghast  Times of India1 month ago Mangroves are crucial to Mumbai  Afternoon Despatch & Courier1 month ago

Green Blankets Get IT Cover

Praveen S Pardeshi Principal Secretary, Revenue and Forest Department, Government of Maharashtra Forests will no longer be dark, deep and hidden as IT sets stage to penetrate deep into them and brings out the secrets for the whole world to see, ...
 EGov Online1 month ago Poor response to forest fund scheme  Times of India1 month ago

Wetlands being reclaimed for realty projects and parking lots: Maharashtra forest dept

The wetlands in the coastal belts around Mumbai are being killed to make way for development, the Maharashtra forest department has told the Bombay high court.
 Times of India1 month ago

WCCB seizes wildlife species in joint raid

The western region of Wildlife Crime Control Bureau, in a joint raid with Maharashtra forest department, seized two live baby crocodiles, 19 Indian tent turtles, 15 Indian star tortoises and 15 red eared sliders - an exotic species.
 Times of India2 months ago
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