Felling of trees: Committee submits report in Supreme Court; suggests shift from afforestation to ecological restoration

The report also recommended a national model Act for protecting public-owned trees on non-forest land.
Supreme Court of India, Trees
Supreme Court of India, Trees

The seven-member Committee set up to develop a set of scientific and policy guidelines to govern decision making with respect to cutting of trees for developmental projects, has submitted its report before the Supreme Court [Association for Protection of Democratic Rights v. State of West Bengal].

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