Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Relaxation of regulatory regimes for bamboos, 27/03/2017
Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Relaxation of regulatory regimes for bamboos, 27/03/2017. The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change had issued an Advisory dated 14.5.2013 regarding relaxation of regulatory regimes in respect of bamboo grown on private lands. The Advisory was issued on the basis of suggestions from various quarters for considering exemptions of bamboo grown on private lands from the requirement of felling and transit permission in order to encourage farmers and other interested land owner for taking up bamboo plantation in a big way. The bamboo resources growing on forest land are managed as per the prescription of Working Plan. The available information on the regulatory regime in respect of transit of bamboo in different States of the country are given in Annexure-I. The cultivation of bamboo depends on various factors including soil type and climatic conditions, etc.