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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA 
MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT, 
FOREST AND CLIMATE CHANGE 

LOK SABHA 
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 893 
TO BE ANSWERED ON 14.12.2018 

Green Cover 

893. SHRIMATI VANAROJA R.: SHRI PR. SENTHIL NATHAN: SHRI BHARATHI MOHAN R.K.: SHRIMATI V. SATHYA BAMA: 

Will the Minister of ENVIRONMENT, FOREST AND CLIMATE CHANGE be pleased to state: 
  • (a) whether the Government has allocated any funds for the development and increasing of green cover in the country; and 
  • (b) if so, the details thereof indicating the funds allocated to various States/UTs during the last four years, year-wise? 
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ANSWER 
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT, 
FOREST AND CLIMATE CHANGE 

(DR. MAHESH SHARMA) 

(a)& (b) Yes Madam. The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has allocated funds to the States for the development and increasing of green cover under two Centrally Sponsored Schemes viz., National Afforestation Programme (NAP) and National Mission for a Green India (GIM). While NAP is implemented for afforestation of degraded forest lands with participatory approach, GIM which is one of the eight Missions outlined under the National Action Plan on Climate Change, aims at protecting, restoring and enhancing India’s forest cover on landscape basis. The State/UT wise details of funds released during the last four years (2014-15 to 2017-18) under NAP and GIM are given in Annexure. 
Annexure 

Annexure referred to in reply of part (a) & (b) of the Lok Sabha Unstarred Question No. 893 regarding “Green Cover’ raised by Shrimati Vanaroja R., Shri PR. Senthil Nathan, Shri Bharathi Mohan R.K. and Shrimati V. Sathya Bama due for reply on 14.12.2018. 

State /UT wise Details of funds released under National Affore station Progr amme (NAP) and 
National Mission for a Green India (GIM) during each of the last four years ( 2014-15 to 2017-18) 

(A) National Afforestation Programme (NAP )
S. No.
State
Amount Released –Year wise (Rs. in crore)
2014-15* 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
1
Andhra Pradesh 4.56 0.87 1.33 3.36
2
Bihar 7.00 5.01 2.18 4.23
3
Chhattisgarh 20.00 10.20 4.92 10.86
4
Goa 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
5
Gujarat 10.50 8.54 4.36 0.00
6
Haryana 11.00 0.72 3.50 2.71
7
Himachal Pradesh 0.73 0.00 0.00 1.73
8
Jammu & Kashmir 3.59 0.00 0.00 7.20
9
Jharkhand 8.60 0.00 0.00 0.00
10
Karnataka 21.35 1.05 7.33 3.24
11
Kerala 2.82 1.02 0.00 0.00
12
Madhya Pradesh 21.00 9.45 4.00 8.74
13
Maharashtra 35.00 14.90 4.76 6.73
14
Orissa 17.92 9.49 4.62 3.49
15
Punjab 1.87 0.00 0.00 0.00
16
Rajasthan 3.35 0.75 0.00 1.40
17
Tamil Nadu 4.25 1.42 1.56 0.00
18
Telangana 2.03 0.00 0.00 0.00
19
Uttar Pradesh 12.00 2.68 2.55 0.67
20
Uttarakhand 2.50 3.05 0.00 3.36
21
West Bengal 0.78 0.00 0.00 0.00
Total
(Other States)
190.85 69.16 41.10 57.71
North Eastern states
22
Arunachal Pradesh 0.15 0.00 0.00 0.86
23
Assam 0.00 2.56 0.00 0.00
24
Manipur 8.00 3.67 1.21 3.20
25
Meghalaya 3.61 1.35 0.00 1.65
26
Mizoram 15.00 10.17 6.74 5.80
27
Nagaland 11.00 0.00 5.21 5.85
28
Sikkim 6.00 1.52 5.09 0.00
29
Tripura 9.17 5.73 0.00 4.94
Total
(NE States)
52.93 25.00 18.25 22.29
G. Total 243.78 94.16 59.35 80.00
Note: *100% CSS scheme till 2014-15 and beyond that implemented on sharing pattern of Centre:State::60:40, except NE and 3 Hilly States where the sharing pattern is 90:10. 

(A) National Mission f or a Green Indi a (GIM )
Sl. No. States Amount Released –Year wise (Rupees in crores )
2014-15 # 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
1
Andhra Pradesh
-
-
1.06
0.45
2
Arunachal Pradesh
-
-
-
-
3
Assam
-
-
-
-
4
Bihar
-
-
-
-
5
Chhattisgarh
-
23.39 20.23 10.95
6
Goa
-
-
-
-
7
Gujarat
-
-
-
-
8
Haryana
-
-
-
-
9
Himachal Pradesh
-
-
-
-
10
Jammu & Kashmir
-
-
-
-
11
Jharkhand
-
-
-
-
12
Karnataka
-
1.05
0.87
0.86
13
Kerala
-
9.15
-
-
14
Madhya Pradesh
-
-
-
-
15
Maharashtra
-
-
-
-
16
Manipur
-
8.35
7.82
6.41
17
Meghalaya
-
-
-
-
18
Mizoram
-
-
9.88 20.00
19
Nagaland
-
-
-
-
20
Odisha
-
1.83
1.39
1.40
21
Punjab
-
6.11
-
6.22
22
Rajasthan
-
-
-
-
23
Sikkim
-
-
-
-
24
Tamil Nadu
-
-
-
-
25
Telangana
-
-
-
-
26
Tripura
-
-
-
-
27
Uttar Pradesh
-
-
-
-
28
Uttarakhand
-
20.21
-
-
29
West Bengal
-
-
-
-
TOTAL
-
70.09 41.25 46.29
Note: # Funds not released during 2014-15 under GIM
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