Green India Mission
Green India Mission is aimed to protect, restore and enhance India’s diminishing forest cover and respond to climate change by a combination of adaptation and mitigation measures. This OneVorld video gives us more information on the same.
Green India Mission is affiliated under the National Action Plan on Climate Change(NAPCC). Formally launched in February 2014. It aims to increase the forest cover by 5 million hectares and increase the quality of the existing forests in 10 years. A wonderful initiation by the government for protecting our dear nature and ecosystem.
A quick look into the goals of Green India Mission –
- Improvement in quality of forest cover and ecosystem
- Improvement in forest and tree cover in urban areas
- Management of public forest by community
- Diversification of forest-based livelihoods