Saturday, 29 September 2012

Titles Distributed under Forest Rights Act

New Delhi:(Page3 News Network)-The Ministry of Tribal Affairs enacted the Scheduled Tribes and other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 with the objective of remedying the historical injustice done to the forest dwelling Scheduled Tribes and other traditional forest dwellers. The Act has substantially met this mandate through distribution of 12, 68,766 titles to the eligible claimants under the Act. 2012, further, 14,726 titles were ready for distribution. A total of 27, 73,631 claims have been disposed of (85.90%).

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