April 12, 2011

India is promoting the nation's Eco-Village Program

India’s Minister of State for Rural Development Jayant Patil is promoting the nation's Eco-Village Program, where communities that commit to tree planting and other ecological measures receive extra funds, with benefits that include both prosperous and sustainable communities as well as increased regional tree cover.

http://www.thehindu.com/news/states/other-states/article1515175.ece?homepage=true
http://www.hindu.com/2011/02/28/stories/2011022858031400.htm

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