‘Nagar Van’ or ‘Urban Forest’ Scheme

Published on June 06, 2020
Current Context: On the occasion of World Environment Day 2020 (5th June), the central government has come up with a scheme titled as ‘Nagar Van’ or ‘Urban Forest’ Scheme.
‘Nagar Van’ or ‘Urban Forest’ Scheme
  • Under this scheme , forests in the urban areas of the country will be developed within a span of 5 years.
  • The scheme was launched by Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar. And he assured to give ‘Time for Nature’ during the launch of the scheme.
  • Thus the World Environment Day was celebrated by giving importance to the theme ‘Biodiversity’ decided by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and also by launching ‘Urban Forest’ Scheme as urban forest are the best way to bridge the gap of climate change.


Q.1 Name the scheme launched on the occasion of World Environment Day 2020 by Environment Minister?
a. Rural Forest
b. Forestation
c. Urban Forest
d. Plantation

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