15 mil­lion hectares

Down to Earth - - COVER STORY - * Source: In­dia Forestry Out­look, 2020, MoEF

to be trans­ferred to tribal and for­est dwellers by 2020 un­der For­est Rights Act*

Claims over 2.2 mil­lion ha set­tled Ev­ery vil­lage should have a com­mu­nity for­est man­aged by it. So far com­mu­nity ti­tles ac­count for only


of to­tal FRA ti­tles For­est dwellers should have rights over valu­able for­est pro­duce like bam­boo and tendu that can fetch them ` 2,500 crore a year

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