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Compensatory Plantation (Karnataka),Aranya_kfd
October 7th 2018
The Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) has been constituted by the Ministry of Environment & Forests, Government of India through an Order dated 23-04-2004 in pursuance of the Supreme Court order dated 30-10-2002 in I.A No.566, in Writ Petition (Civil) No.202 of 1995.
CAMPA has been constituted for the purpose of management of money collected towards Compensatory Afforestation, Net Present Value and any other money recoverable in pursuance of the Supreme Court order in this regard. The MoEF, Government of India has issued the guidelines for operating the funds under the State CAMPA on 02-07-2009.
Accordingly for the maintenance of National CAMPA, a Governing body has been constituted under the Chairmanship of the Forest Minister, Government of India and an Executive Committee under the Chairmanship of Inspector General of Forests.
The Government of India order prescribes that the money received towards NPV shall be used for conservation, protection, regeneration and management of existing natural forests and wildlife, environmental services such as provision of wood NTFP, fuel, fodder, tourism Climate regulation, recreations & educational services, research & training and other allied activities.
To manage the affairs of State CAMPA, Government of Karnataka has constituted a State Governing Body, a State Steering Committee and a State Executive Committee. The State Steering Committee under the Chairmanship of the Chief Secretary to Government of Karnataka shall approve the APO prepared by the Executive Committee and lay down rules & procedures for the functioning of its Executive Committee and ensure interdepartmental coordination.
The main works taken up under State CAMPA are,
1. Raising of Compensatory Afforestation.
2. Site Specific Activities.
3. Activities of Utilization of Net-Present Value.
(For more details, please download the Karnataka Forest Department annual report 2017 - 18, from aranya.gov.in)