Tag: Afforestation

Jaga the ‘Tree Man’ who nurtures greenery, inspires many

Nabarangpur: At a time of merciless deforestation in the name of modernisation, Jaga Bisoi, a resident of Taraguda in Nabarangpur has created a niche for himself and inspiration for others. He had made attempts to save environment through massive forestation measures, an effort that has earned him the title of ‘Tree Man’. Thanks to his […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Odisha Gets Rs 5933.98 Crore For Afforestation Under CAMPA Programme

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to promote afforestation, the Centre has sanctioned Rs 5933.98 crore to Odisha under the Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) programme. This was announced by Union Forest and Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar in a tweet. Javadekar handed over the cheque to Odisha Forest and Environment Minister Bikram Keshari Arukh […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Op-Ed: A Welcome Gift From the Centre

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Odisha government must be grateful to the Centre for allocating more than rupees five thousand crore for afforestation and forest regeneration activities in the state over a period of ten years. The allocation, believed to be the highest compared to any other state, has been made by Centre’s Compensatory Afforestation Fund […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Op-Ed: The Development Versus Environment Debate

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: If newspaper reports are to be believed Odisha government had diverted more than 14,475 hectares of forest land for mining purposes in the last one decade. The mineral-rich Keonjhar and Sunergarh districts accounted for the bulk of this land. Though compensatory afforestation is taken up through Campa fund it can never […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
This 'T' missing in Naveen's 5T? Odisha lost massive 6.5 L Trees in last 3-yrs

Bhubaneswar: On December 9 last year, villagers in Talabira were seething in anger as their thousands hopes felled in just one stroke. In contrary to the saying one who plants a tree, plants a hope, a massive 40,000 trees were felled at the Talabira village in Sambalpur district on December 9, 2019, to make way for […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Odisha Approves Rs 903 Crore Annual Action Plan For Afforestation
Odisha Approves Rs 903 Crore Annual Action Plan For Afforestation

Bhubaneswar: The state-level Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) in Odisha on Sunday has approved the annual action plan of 2021-22 with a total outlay of around Rs 903.39 crore. The major activities include block plantation, assisted natural regeneration, bald hill plantation, regeneration of bamboo forest, maintenance of previous year plantation, fodder and […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021