Nitin Gadkari bats for bamboo as substitute for coal: Point counterpoint

Lalit Shastri A news item the other day quoting Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said that bamboo can be a good substitute for coal. The experts don’t agree with this. On being contacted mining and forestry experts said Bamboo does not give  good quality coal. It’s calorific value is also very less.  A retired Indian Forest… Read More Nitin Gadkari bats for bamboo as substitute for coal: Point counterpoint

If you have “special interest in wildlife” you could be a member of State Wildlife Board in Madhya Pradesh

Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal: Successive governments in Madhya Pradesh have done it with impunity and in the latest instance it is the present Government headed by Shivraj Singh Chouhan that has flouted the statutory provision of the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972 (WPA) regarding the nomination of “eminent conservationists, ecologists and environmentalists” and appointed even persons taking… Read More If you have “special interest in wildlife” you could be a member of State Wildlife Board in Madhya Pradesh

MP opening floodgates for private sector investment in forest areas

Lalit Shastri BHOPAL: Principal Chief Conservator of Forest and Head of the Forest Department of Madhya Pradesh has grossly undermined the letter and spirit of the Forest Conservation Act, Forest Rights Act and Wildlife Protection Act and written to all Chief Conservators of Forest and the DFOs ordering them to identify degraded forest land falling… Read More MP opening floodgates for private sector investment in forest areas