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On the occasion of World Environment Day, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has launched Nagar Van Scheme.
About Nagar Van Scheme
- It aims to develop 200 ‘Nagar Van’ across the country.
- The duration of the scheme is 5 years i.e. 2020-21 to 2025-26.
- It will promote a renewed focus on people’s participation and collaboration between Forest Department, Municipal bodies, NGOs, Corporates and local citizens.
- The scheme is based on the conservation project of Warje Urban Forest.