National Board for Wildlife

News:The National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) hasn’t met since 2014.However, policy decisions and clearances have come from a standing committee. Facts: National Board for Wildlife(NBWL) is a statutory body constituted under Wildlife Protection Act,1972. Chairman: Prime minister. Vice-Chairperson:Minister of Environment, Forests & Climate Change. Powers:The board is advisory in nature and advises the Central Government… Continue reading National Board for Wildlife

99.82% projects in forests got nod

According to a response to a query in the Lok Sabha, National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) has given forest clearance to 98% of projects that came for scrutiny since 2014. The NBWL has been constituted under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972- an act to provide for the protection of wild animals. NBWL advices the government… Continue reading 99.82% projects in forests got nod