The Indian Forest (Amendment) Bill, 2012: Standing Committee on Science & Technology, Environment & Forests (2012-13)

Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science & Technology, Environment & Forests present this two hundred and thirty first report on 'The Indian Forest (Amendment) Bill, 2012'. The Chief objective of the Bill is to modify and suitably amend Indian Forest Act, 1927 to make it relevant in the changed socio economic scenario. The other one but related to the above is to protect and save the tribals and forest dwellers from harassment of prosecution/ litigation in courts for petty forest offences which is generally a long drawn process.

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