Report on BMCs and PBRs in Arunachal Pradesh, 28/09/2020
Status report of Arunachal Pradesh Biodiversity Board in the matter of Chandra Bhal Singh Vs Union of India in Original Application 347/2016.
The matter related to constitution of Biodiversity Management Committees (BMC) and preparation of People's Biodiversity Registers (PBR) in all the local bodies in accordance with the Biological Diversity Act, 2002.
Arunachal Pradesh informed the NGT that the state has achieved 100% compliance to the NGT order of August 9, 2019 for constituting BMCs and PBRs. The total BMCs constituted were 1806 and PBRs prepared was 1806.The state requested the court that the penalty imposed on Arunachal Pradesh with effect from February 1, 2020 be waived off.