PM to address national environment and forest conference.Byline: ANI
New Delhi New Delhi (dĕl`ē), city (1991 pop. 294,149), capital of India and of Delhi state, N central India, on the right bank of the Yamuna River. , Aug 18 (ANI): New Delhi, Aug 18 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, will address a national conference of Ministers of Environment and Forests here today.
The conference is expected to take a comprehensive stock of policies and programmes being implemented to protect the environment, forests and wildlife.
Union Minister of state (Independent charge) Jairam Ramesh Jairam Ramesh is presently a Member of the Parliament of India representing Andhra Pradesh in the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian Parliament. He is also the Minister of State for Commerce and Industry in the current Congress Party-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) , Secretaries of Environment and Forests from all states, the chairman of the Central Pollution Control Board, the chairmen of pollution control boards in all states, the principal chief conservators of forests, the chief wildlife wardens, members of the Planning Commission, chief ministers, secretaries to the Government of India The Government of India (Hindi: भारत सरकार Bhārat Sarkār), officially referred to as the Union Government, and commonly as Central Government , Dr R K Pachauri, the Director General of TERI TERI The Education Resources Institute (education financing)
TERI Tata Energy Research Institute (India)
TERI The Energy and Resources Institute (India) , and various non-government organisations will participate in the conference.
The conference will seek to enhance the efforts of the Central and State Governments for the effective implementation of environment-related policies and programmes.
Deliberations will focus on several issues, including monitoring compliance with environment and forest related laws and regulations and the road map for institution building; river cleaning - innovative models and enhanced co-ordination among the centre, states and local bodies; strategies for increasing forest cover and enhancing synergies between Green India Mission, National Afforestation af·for·est
tr.v. af·for·est·ed, af·for·est·ing, af·for·ests
To convert (open land) into a forest by planting trees or their seeds. Programme and CAMPA CAMPA Customer and Model Profit Analysis Funds; strengthening of state forest departments and capacity building of forest officials; protection of forests in the context of the implementation of Scheduled Tribes and other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forests Rights) Act, 2006 and wildlife management and tiger conservation and issues related to man-animal conflict. (ANI)
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