Towards Creating a Model Forest and Scheduled Area Governance in Jharkhand: A Manual on Forest Rights Act and PESA

30 Nov 2012

The manual aims to raise awareness about two crucial legislative Acts in Jharkhand- the 1996 Panchayat Extension to the Scheduled Areas Act (PESA) and the 2006 Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act (FRA), which together expand the legal rights of some of India's most marginalized tribal communities.

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