MGNREGA could also help India sequester carbon: Study

What is the news?  As per a study by IISc Bangalore, the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) can help India meet its target to create an additional carbon sink to the extent of 2.5-3 billion tonnes equivalent of carbon dioxide by 2030.  It is possible through improved forest and tree cover.  The study calculated carbon… Continue reading MGNREGA could also help India sequester carbon: Study