Awareness session on Forest Rights Act 2006 held at Udhampur

Udhampur: A training-cum-awareness programme for effective implementation of Forest Rights Act, 2006 in the district Udhampur was today hosted by the Forest department Udhampur for the second batch of Sub- Divisional Level Committees (SDLCs).

Over 160 field functionaries of Revenue, RDD and Forest department participated in the training session on the occasion.

Earlier, DFO Shaveta Jandial and ACR, Viqar Ahmed Giri gave a detailed powerpoint presentation on the implementation of Forest Rights Act, 2006 in the district Udhampur.

During the training session, the trainees were briefed in detail about the salient features of the Act and the rules including the preamble, the forest dwelling communities, the constitution and functions of the 3-tier system of committees at the district, sub divisional and gram Panchayat level and the procedure to be followed for inviting, acknowledging and processing the claims under the Act.

 

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