Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Destruction of Wildlife Habitats due to mining, 09/05/2016

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Destruction of Wildlife Habitats due to mining, 09/05/2016. Due to mining activities in forests, some impact on the wildlife habitats is imminent. For taking decision on feasibility of mining and on precautions for minimizing and mitigating the impacts thereof, any proposal for mining activities within the forests is regulated under the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980, Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 and Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972.