The Act covers conservation, use of biological resources and associated knowledge occurring in India for commercial or research purposes or for the purposes of bio-survey and bio-utilisation. It provides a framework for access to biological resources and sharing the benefits arising out of such access and use.
Public Liability Insurance Act 1991
The main objective of the Public Liability Insurance Act 1991 is to provide for damages to victims of an accident which occurs as a result of handling any hazardous substance. The Act applies to all owners associated with the production or handling of any hazardous chemicals. Users can get to know of the Act issued by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, amendments to the Act, notifications covering list of officers authorized to take...
Telephone Directory of Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE)
Contact details of officers of Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE), Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. Users can get information about name of the officer, designation, extension number, office number, fax number and room number.
Rules and regulations on water pollution
Get information on the Acts, rules and notifications on water pollution by the Ministry of Environment and Forests. Text of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act and the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Act are available. Information on Government orders (G.O.) and sub-orders (S.O.) issued on amendments, delegation of powers to several Union Territories, Central Pollution Control Board, Central Water Laboratory...
Wildlife (Protection) Act 1972
The Government enacted Wildlife (Protection) Act 1972 with the objective of effectively protecting the wildlife of this country and to control poaching, smuggling and illegal trade in wildlife and its derivatives. The Act was amended in January 2003 and punishment and penalty for offences under the Act have been made more stringent. The Ministry has proposed further amendments in the law by introducing more rigid measures to strengthen the...
Information about Manas Tiger Reserve in Assam
Get information about Manas Tiger Reserve in Assam. Get details about forest types, major flora and fauna, main and endangered species, etc. in the reserve. Information on various special projects is also provided. New initiatives, eco-development, protection squads and patrolling, etc. are given. Get details about poaching of fauna and flora, poaching of wildlife, etc.
Information on Sunderbans Tiger Reserve
Get information on Sunderbans Tiger Reserve in West Bengal. Details related to conservation are provided. Information on census is available. Details related to archaeology and forest management are provided. Information on special projects and constraints are available. Details related to Conservation History are provided. Information on Forest Types is available. Details related to main species of flaura and fauna are provided.
Write to Ministry of Environment and Forests
Users can write to send their suggestions or comments to the Ministry of Environment and Forests. One can fill up this online form with information such as a name, subject category, email id, feedback to send it to the ministry.