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State Of Forest Report

India State of Forest Report (ISFR) is a biennial publication of Forest Survey of India (FSI), an organization under the ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change Government of India.

State of Forest Report 2019

State of Forest Report 2017
State of Forest Report 2019
ROLE AND MANDATE OF THE MINISTRY

The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) is the nodal agency for overseeing the implementation of

  • Indias environment and forest policies
  • Programmes of conservation of natural resources including o Lakes and rivers o Biodiversity o Forests and wildlife It ensures
  • Welfare of animals
  • Prevention and abatement of pollution.
  • It is also the nodal agency for

  • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
  • South Asia Co-operative Environment Programme (SACEP)
  • International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)
  • United nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED)
  • The Ministry coordinates with

  • Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD)
  • Global Environment Facility (GEF)
  • Economic and Social Council for Asia and Pacific (ESCAP)
  • SAARC ACHIEVEMENTS and ACTIVITIES OF THE MINISTRY June-2017 to February-2018

The 3rd meeting of BRICS Environment Ministers' and Environmental Senior Officers meeting was held in Tianjin, China on

22-23 June, 2017. o The major outcomes include adoption of: Tianjin Statement on Environment BRICS Partnership for Urban

Environmental Sustainability Initiative v The 8th India-European Union Environment Forum was organised by EU on the theme of "Resource Efficiency and the Circular Economy - Benefits beyond environment" in New Delhi on 30th June, 2017."