Ministry seeks public comments on new draft forest policy

9 April 2018
Ministry seeks public comments on new draft forest policy
Last date of submission of comments is 14 April 2018

A new draft forest policy, 2018 has been put out for public comments by the Ministry. The last date for sending comments is 14 April 2018. In an op-ed on the draft policy published on DNA India, the authors mentioned an earlier draft prepared by IIFM. The draft was uploaded on the Ministry's website and then removed following a clarification by the Ministry. Since the authors have received the 2016 document on email for comments, they have been uploaded here and here

Manju Menon, Shibani Ghosh and Kanchi Kohli sent their comments to the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change on the Draft National Forest Policy 2018, which can be accessed here.  

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