Harit Bharat Mission The details of progress made in implementation of Harit Bharat Mission.

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA 
MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT 
FOREST AND CLIMATE CHANGE 

LOK SABHA 
STARRED QUESTION NO. 248 
TO BE ANSWERED ON 28.12.2018 

Harit Bharat Mission 

248. SHRI MANSHANKAR NINAMA

Will the Minister of ENVIRONMENT, FOREST AND CLIMATE CHANGE be pleased to state: 
  • (a) the details of progress made in implementation of ‘Harit Bharat Mission’ formulated to tackle the dangers of climate change and the number of States which have achieved the targets; 
  • (b) the total amount of funds released to each of the States under this head during the last three financial years and the current year; 
  • (c) whether the Government has linked or proposes to link ‘Harit Bharat Mission’ with the schemes of several other Ministries like Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), in view of its importance; and 
  • (d) if so, the details thereof? 
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A N S WE R 
MINISTER FOR ENVIRONMENT 
FOREST AND CLIMATE CHANGE 
(DR. HARSH VARDHAN) 

(a) to (d): A Statement is laid on the Table of the House. 

STATEMENT REFFERED TO IN REPLY TO PARTS (a) TO (d) OF THE LOK SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO. 248 BY SHRI MANSHANKAR NINAMA REGARDING ‘HARIT BHARAT MISSION’ DUE FOR REPLY ON 28-12-2018. 

(a) National Mission for a Green India (GIM) is one of the eight Missions under the National Action Plan on Climate Change. It aims at protecting, restoring and enhancing India’s forest cover and responding to Climate Change. GIM activities were started in the Financial Year 2015-16. The State Governments are required to furnish Annual Plan of Operations (APOs) based on their own planning for each financial year. It is an ongoing scheme and the annual targets in respect of each State is determined on the basis of the approved Annual Plan of Operations (APOs) and the availability of funds. The State wise details of the achievements against the targets sanctioned is placed at Annexure-1. 

(b) A total amount of Rs. 200.76 Crore has been released to twelve states so far under the scheme. The State wise details are placed at Annexure-2. 

(c) & (d) Convergence Guidelines of GIM with Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) and Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) were issued in March and May, 2015 respectively. 
ANNEXURE-1: 
REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PART (A) OF THE LOK SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO. 248 BY SHRI MANSHANKAR NINAMA REGARDING ‘HARIT BHARAT MISSION’ DUE FOR REPLY ON 28-12-2018. 

The State wise details of sanctioned targets and achievements under GIM is given below: -
Sl.
No.
States
Target Approved from 2015- 16 to 2017-18 Target Approved during 2018-19
Target (ha) Achievement (ha) Target (ha) Achievement (ha)
1
Andhra Pradesh
534
534
2203 Targets were sanctioned in current financial year and achievement will be
reported in next financial year
2
Chhattisgarh 19128 19128
-
3
Karnataka
760
760
600
4
Kerala
4978
2762
-
5
Manipur
8798
8798
-
6
Mizoram 19643 19643
-
7
Odisha 2177.72 2177.72 6965
8
Punjab
3436
3436
-
9
Uttarakhand*
7483
-
-
10
Madhya Pradesh
-
-
11914
11
Maharashtra
-
-
6766.4
12
Sikkim
-
-
1509.2
Total
66937.72 57239.32 29957.6
Note: * Fund were revalidated for utilization in FY 2016-17 and FY 2018-19. The achievement will be reported in next financial year. 
ANNEXURE-2: 
REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PART (B) OF THE LOK SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO. 248 BY SHRI MANSHANKAR NINAMA REGARDING ‘HARIT BHARAT MISSION’ DUE FOR REPLY ON 28-12-2018. 
Release of funds under the GIM
Rs. in Crores
Sl. No. States FY 2015-16 FY 2016-17 FY 2017-18 FY 2018-19
1
Andhra Pradesh
-
1.055
0.446
2.666
2
Chhattisgarh 23.386 20.230 10.953 5.361
3
Karnataka 1.055 0.869
0.857
1.623
4
Kerala* 9.148
-
-
-
5
Manipur 8.348 7.823
6.416
4.888
6
Mizoram
-
9.884 20.000
-
7
Odisha 1.829 1.390
1.406
4.743
8
Punjab 6.115
-
6.217
-
9
Uttarakhand* 20.209
-
-
-
10
Sikkim
-
-
-
3.324
11
Maharashtra
-
-
-
10.302
12
Madhya Pradesh
-
-
-
10.225
Total
70.091 41.250 46.295 43.132
Note: *Fund were revalidated for utilization in FY 2016-17 and FY 2018-19
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