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 […]
Keonjhar: At a time when the government is spending crores of rupees for various afforestation projects, jaw-dropping allegations on embezzlement of lakhs of Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) funds have come to fore from Keonjhar district. According to the afforestation project plaque installed at Pichilabeda village under Tukudiha pachayat here, a whopping […]
Bhubaneswar: A review meeting regarding the use of funds under Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) was held today in Bhubaneswar. Informing about the developments on the sidelines of the Steering Committee meeting of CAMPA, Principal Secretary of Forest and Environment department Mona Sharma said that 98 per cent of the sanctioned funds […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
In the wake of the death of 19 children at a hilltop village in Jajpur district allegedly due to malnutrition, the Odisha government today decided to provide road connectivity to remote habitations inside forest areas from Campa funds
Odisha govt decides to implement 'Ama Jungle Yojana' (AJY) over next 8 years.