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Forest Rights Act (FRA)

All posts with information on India’s legislation are found on this website (in reverse chronological order): Forest Rights Act (FRA) >> Tribals have been residing in forest land for generations, cultivating and collecting forest produce like firewood and fruits. They, however, … Continue reading

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Legal rights over forest land: tribals no longer “encroachers” or “illegal occupants” since 2008 – Forest Rights Act (FRA)

The Indian Express, Wed Jan 02 2008 As a New Year gift, the UPA Government notified the long-stalled Forest Rights Act, which gives tribals legal rights over forest land. The notification of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition … Continue reading

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Tourism industry “roaring business” in tribal areas recognized by the Forest Rights Act

The Times of India, 5 June 2012, NEW DELHI: There is perhaps nothing as beautiful as watching a tiger in the wild. And arguably, there is nothing as dangerous as living with tigers in your backyard. But ask the forest dweller … Continue reading

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The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 – Reports & Articles

The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 is a result of the protracted struggle by the marginal and tribal communities of our country to assert their rights over the forestland over which they … Continue reading

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New steps towards a full implementation of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act – Government of India

Government of India, Ministry of Tribal Affairs, New Delhi, 20th July, 2012 The Ministry of Tribal Affairs is the nodal agency for implementing the provisions of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006, … Continue reading

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