Category Archives: Land

Activists oppose Odisha’s Ama Jungle Yojana

Campaign for Survival Dignity (CSD), Odisha, has opposed implementation of the State government’s proposed Ama Jungle Yojana (AJY) or the Community Forest Protection and Management Programme (CFPMP) s

Source: Activists oppose Odisha’s Ama Jungle Yojana

Transfer land title to tribals, Centre tells state

DEHRADUN: The Ministry of Tribal Affairs has asked the state government to improve its coverage of the Forest Rights Act (FRA), 2006, to transfer land title to forest dwellers and Scheduled Tribe (ST) communities by May 2016.

Source: Transfer land title to tribals, Centre tells state

OTFDs demand recognition of Individual Forest Rights in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Dec 18: The Other Traditional Forest Dwellers(OTFDs) of the State organised two-days Lok Sammelani on 16th and 17th Dec at Lower PMG, Bhubaneswar d

Source: OTFDs demand recognition of Individual Forest Rights in Odisha

Modi government notifies rules for land acquisition bill 2013 – The Economic Times

The rules, notified on Friday, have specified the limit of land beyond which compensation would need to be paid to the affected persons.

Source: Modi government notifies rules for land acquisition bill 2013 – The Economic Times

Parl panel bats for tenurial rights for displaced STs, forest

A parliamentary panel has asked the environment ministry to “seriously consider” vesting Scheduled Tribes and other forest dwellers, who were forced to relocate due to development interventions, with tenurial and other incidental rights.

Source: Parl panel bats for tenurial rights for displaced STs, forest

Why Dholera’s Farmers Are Resisting Giving Up Their Land For A Shining, Smart City

Government agencies are trying to acquire land without explicitly establishing consent and farmers are up in arms about it

Source: Why Dholera’s Farmers Are Resisting Giving Up Their Land For A Shining, Smart City

Farmers urge Centre to implement Forest Rights Act

Hundreds of landless farmers, agricultural workers and labourers from across 20 States assembled at Jantar Mantar here on Tuesday under a joint platform ‘Bhumi Adhikar Andolan’ (Land Rights Movement)

Source: Farmers urge Centre to implement Forest Rights Act