Prez clears ordinance amending Forest Act, bamboo not a 'tree' any more

Prez clears ordinance amending Forest Act, bamboo not a 'tree' any more

The brief ordinance, aimed at increasing bamboo plantations, states that clause seven in section 2 of the Act would omit the word bamboo.

President Ram Nath Kovind today cleared an ordinance amending the Indian Forest Act, omitting bamboo grown in non-forest areas from the definition of trees.

This would help in exempting it from requiring permits

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BISP spending Rs221b for empowerment of poor women, alleviate poverty: Marvi

Chairperson Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) Marvi Memon says BISP is spending 221 billion rupees for empowerment of poor women and alleviate poverty in the country. This she said while addressing a function at Girls High School in Chilas on Thursday. She said new survey will be conducted in sixteen districts including Gilgit as a pilot ...
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