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Nagar Van Yojana

Nagar Van Yojana:

The Yojana was discussed in Parliament

  • Aim: To create 400 Urban Forest and 200 Nagar Vatikas in at least 20 hectares of land in the urban areas in the next five years (2020-2025) (on existing forest land or any other vacant land by Urban local bodies)
  • About: Launched in 2020
  • Van will be maintained by State Government
  • Funding: CAMPA Fund (under Compensatory Afforestation Fund Act 2016)
  • Minister of State for Environment, Forest & Climate Change
  • Warje Urban Forest in Pune (Maharashtra)will be considered a role model for the Scheme.