Question raised in Lok Sabha on clearance of projects, 28/07/2015

Question raised in Lok Sabha on clearance of projects, 28/07/2015. National Board for Wildlife in its Standing Committee meetings cleared 81 projects in the past six months, i.e., from January 2015 till date. The details of the project state/UT wise are enclosed as Annexure. Out of the projects cleared 9 projects fall under the Tiger Reserves and 27 proposals are close to 10km area of wildlife sanctuaries. Out of the cleared projects 40 are public commercial/private projects. Projects are cleared with proper environmental safeguards. Details are provided in the Annexure. There were 106 pending proposals including incomplete proposals as on November 2014. As on date, only 11 proposals received before November 2014, are pending. 9 proposals are now complete and ready for consideration of the SC-NBWL.

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