Vanashakti was founded with the hope of making a significant contribution to environmental conservation and to instill a sense of responsibility among citizens.
We need to make people aware that they have a stake in the world around them.
An organization which initially aimed at being able to bring change into the Forests Rights Act has now branched out into various fields, as reflected in our projects.
We have come a long way - both in terms of our understanding of the urgency and complexity of the issues we face and problems pertaining to conservation and the ground realities. Time is running out. We need to take action.
The Central Government, in the exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (i) of Section 4 of the Forest Conservation Act, 1980 (69 of 1980) has made Forest (Conservation) Rules, 1980.