Bills journey

2000: Intervention application filed before the SC bench hearing forest case of 1995. It pointed out irregularities in compensatory afforestation.

March 2002: MoEF drafts scheme for compensatory afforestation.

April 2004: CAMPA notification issued but not implemented

May 2006: SC directs setting up ad hoc CAMPA.

May 5, 2008: CAMPA Bill, 2008, introduced in Lok Sabha

October 2008: Parliamentary standing committee recommends scrapping of bill

December 23, 2008: Lok Sabha passes the bill

February 25, 2009: Bill defeated in Rajya Sabha.

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