fbpx

National Park in news: Dibru­Saikhowa National Park and Dehing Patkai Elephant Reserve

  • IASbaba
  • July 23, 2020
  • 0
UPSC Articles
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

National Park in news: Dibru­Saikhowa National Park and Dehing Patkai Elephant Reserve

Part of: GS Prelims and Mains III – Protected areas; Conservation; Environment Impact Assessment issues 

In news: 

  • The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Environment Ministry, Oil India Limited (OIL) and two other entities to explain how the proposed drilling of seven oil wells in an eastern Assam national park (Dibru­Saikhowawas permitted. 
  • Earlier, the NGT had ordered the formation of a committee to probe allegations of large­scale illegal coal mining by the North Eastern Coalfields inside Dehing Patkai Elephant Reserve in Assam. 

For a dedicated peer group, Motivation & Quick updates, Join our official telegram channel – https://t.me/IASbabaOfficialAccount

Search now.....