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  1. Draft environment policy by IIFM is under consideration: govt

Draft environment policy by IIFM is under consideration: govt

A draft National Forest Policy has been submitted by a forest management institute under the Environment Ministry and it is under consideration, Rajya Sabha was informed today.

By: | New Delhi | Published: July 18, 2016 5:02 PM
Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave, in a written reply, said “The Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM), Bhopal under the Environment Ministry was asked to prepare a draft National Forest Policy. IIFM has submitted the draft policy document which is under consideration.” (Source: PTI)

A draft National Forest Policy has been submitted by a forest management institute under the Environment Ministry and it is under consideration, Rajya Sabha was informed today.

Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave, in a written reply, said “The Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM), Bhopal under the Environment Ministry was asked to prepare a draft National Forest Policy. IIFM has submitted the draft policy document which is under consideration.”

He was replying to a question on whether the Ministry has come out with a draft national forest policy proposing levy of green tax.

The Ministry had earlier said it had uploaded a “study” and “not issued” any draft policy on its website.

It said it was a study done by IIFM that was “inadvertently” uploaded on its website as draft forest policy and “not issued” any draft forest policy.

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