(THE GIST OF PIB) Wild Life (Protection) Nagar Van Yojana
(THE GIST OF PIB) Nagar Van Yojana
Nagar Van Yojana
A total of 173 projects have been sanctioned till 2021-22 in 26 States under the Nagar Van Yojana.
The Pilot Scheme of Nagar Van Yojana (NVY) envisages developing 400 Nagar Vans and 200 Nagar Vatikas in the country during the period of 2020-21 to 2024-25.
It was launched with an objective to significantly enhance the tree outside forests and green cover, enhancement of biodiversity and ecological benefits to the urban and peri-urban areas apart from improving quality of life of city dwellers.
The total estimated cost of Nagar Van Yojana is Rs.895 crore for the period of 2020-21 to 2024-25 for implementation from the National Funds under Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA).