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Wildlife forensic lab to come up at veterinary college

NAGPUR: The wildlife wing of the state forest department and Nagpur Veterinary College under Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University (Mafsu) are in talks to set up forensic laboratory dedicated to crimes against wildlife. The idea for a ... Times of India, 4 days ago

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Two tiger poachers held from Chhattisgarh

A joint team of CBI, the Maharashtra forest department and the Chhattisgarh Police has nabbed two notorious tiger poachers from Gandai village of Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh in an early morning operation on Saturday. Suspects Jhallu and ...
 Indian Express1 month ago
Indian Express

Legal opinion in, Gramvan on track

Maharashtra's forest department had launched the Gramvan programme in May 2014 under Section 28 of the Forest Conservation Act (FCA) of 1927 to bestow certain privileges over villages taking advantage of the scheme. After months of dispute that had ...
 Indian Express1 month ago

HC slams forest dept for frivolous demands

Censuring the Maharashtra Forest Department for its dilly dallying tactics, the Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court on Thursday sternly directed it to submit its ‘Forest (Wildlife) Conservation Plan’ to National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) within a ...
 Times of India2 months ago

Panvel resident fights diktat against the use of RTI

An RTI application to the forest department about land under it in Bandewadi and Tara villages had the Khaap Panchayat penalise Laxman Thakur but he successfully fought it. Here's how When it comes to the unreasonable diktats of Khaap Panchayats ...
 Money Life1 day ago Panvel- based resident successfully fights Khaap Panchayat like diktat against use of RTI  Money Life1 day ago
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Wild elephant may have died due to Maharashtra government's neglect

Non-availability of veterinary doctors has been cited as one of the reasons for the death of the animal The state forest department of Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra has been facing flak after death of a captured wild elephant. The elephant that was ...
 Down to Earth4 days ago Government neglect kills wild elephant  Mumbai Mirror6 days ago Rogues tamed  Down to Earth1 month ago

IFS officer's RTI query puts former boss in a spot

NAGPUR: The otherwise neglected working plan wing of the forest department is again in the news for all the wrong reasons. This time a senior IFS officer has put his former boss in a spot by seeking information under the RTI Act about irregularities ...
 Times of India6 days ago
Indian Express

How Maharashtra tackled its forest mafia in Gadchiroli

They used trap cameras to monitor and identify the smugglers, spent heavily on secret information, identified sources of bullock carts used to ferry the logs, deployed ex-army men in sensitive areas, started patrolling in greater numbers to deter ...
 Indian Express1 week ago
Afternoon Despatch & Courier

Expert panel to visit Gorewada

Nagpur: With chief minister Devendra Fadnavis directing forest department to expedite Gorewada international zoo work, a two-member expert committee of Central Zoo Authority (CZA) will make a field visit of Gorewada on April 18. The committee will ...
 Times of India1 week ago Activists rejoice as CM halts Metro-III project at Aarey  Afternoon Despatch & Courier2 weeks ago Metro 3 car shed project temporarily put on hold  Economic Times3 weeks ago Mumbai Metro 3 car shed project temporarily put on hold  ZeeNews.com3 weeks ago

Tiger, leopard safaris planned on lines of Tadoba, Borivli

Nagpur: Maharashtra finance and forest minister Sudhir Mungantiwar, while announcing his maiden budget on Wednesday, has given thrust to ecotourism considering it as a major tool to boost employment generation in forested regions of the state, ...
 Times of India1 month ago Maha To Follow Footsteps Of MP, Says Mungantiwar  The Freepress Journal1 month ago Mungantiwar to study forest schemes in MP  Times of India1 month ago
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