India plans to spend $6 billion on creating new forests — Quartz

The Narendra Modi government plans to spend a staggering $6.2 billion (Rs41,000 crore) to increase India’s green cover. The bill—called the Compensatory Afforestation Fund Bill, 2015—has already been passed by lawmakers in India’s lower house this week. The aim of this project is to increase India’s forest cover from 21.34% of the total land to…

via India plans to spend $6 billion on creating new forests — Quartz

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