Teak plantations, Connolly and Maniram – the unsung hero

Ravindra Nath Saxena H.V. Conolly, the Collector of British Malabar, had raised a teak plantation near Nilambur town, in the district of Malappuram in the 19th Century. The Nilambur Teak Plantation, which attracts tourists in hordes from all over the world, is named after Connolly, who has been immortalized in the local folklore. In sharp… Read More Teak plantations, Connolly and Maniram – the unsung hero

NGT order for identification and transfer of forests to MP forest department

Ravindra Nath Saxena This has reference to a media report about felling of 203 trees in Chandanpura area, in violation of NGT order. The National Green Tribunal through order of 10 October 2017 constituted a committee under the order and relevant document of Original Application No. 59/2014(CZ) (Rashid Noor Khan Vs State of M.P. &… Read More NGT order for identification and transfer of forests to MP forest department

Tiger Corridors in India

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The National Tiger Conservation Authority in collaboration with the Wildlife Institute of India has published a document titled “Connecting Tiger Populations for Long-term Conservation”, which has mapped out 32 major corridors across the country, management interventions for which are operationalised through a Tiger Conservation Plan, mandated under section 38V of the… Read More Tiger Corridors in India