While Santosh Singh Saluja from Congress alleged that this is a massive corruption and this was made possible only because of a lack of coordination between the DFO and the PD-DRDA.
The audit report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (Performance and Compliance Audit) for the year ended March 2020, Government of Odisha revealed massive irregularities in “Assessment of Plantation Activities” covering the period from 2013-14 to 2017-18.
Puri: With a message to save trees and promote plantation, Kolkata resident, Bipin Chandra Pal arrived in Puri today as a part of his all-India tour on bicycle. While addressing school students, Pal said that there is a need that every individual should plant a tree. Speaking to OTV, Pal said, “Every individual should […]
Nuapada: At a time when large scale deforestation is leading to ecological imbalance and global warming across the globe, a couple in Nuapada is working relentlessly towards restoring green cover. Lalmani Harijan and his wife Ghasen Harijan converted an unproductive barren patch of land into a forest. It is only due to their effort that […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Wednesday said his government plans to undertake plantation of six crore saplings during this monsoon as 22 lakh trees were damaged in cyclone Fani that hit the state. Patnaik said while four crore saplings will be distributed among institutions, organisations and public, two crore trees would be planted by […]
Puri: After the eviction drive around Puri Srimandir, the local administration has launched beautification drive to ensure a green cover near the 12th century shrine. As per reports, trees ranging from 4-ft to 15-ft long are being planted in the area under the new barricade in front of the Singhadwar facing Radhaballabh Mutt. Trees like […]
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 […]