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March 3rd, 2014
Indian Government Approves Mission to Sustain Himalayan Ecosystem

The government on Friday approved a national mission to sustain the Himalayan ecosystem. The mission, with an outlay of Rs 550 crore during the 12th plan period, will focus on biodiversity, conservation and protection of wildlife, traditional knowledge of societies and their livelihood in the region. It will also assist in restoration and rehabilitation process of Uttarakhand which had seen large-scale deforestation due to massive construction works in the region. Read More

The government on Friday approved a national mission to sustain the Himalayan ecosystem. The mission, with an outlay of Rs 550 crore during the 12th plan period, will focus on biodiversity, conservation and protection of wildlife, traditional knowledge of societies and their livelihood in the region.

It will also assist in restoration and rehabilitation process of Uttarakhand which had seen large-scale deforestation due to massive construction works in the region and faced massive deva ..