Government has increased the Green India mission budget by 48 per cent and 1000 crore sapling plantation will be done between 2021 to 2030. The allocations include 20 crore for Green India Fund,350 crore for project tiger and 170 crore rupees for development of wildlife habitat.

Briefing reporters in New Delhi, Environment Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan said, 80 thousand students will be trained under Green Skill Development programme in 2019-2020. In three years, 5.6 lakh students will be trained under Green Skill Development programme. The Minister said, 2765 crore rupees has been allocated in the Budget for Environment Ministry and there is no cut in budgetary allocation.



Source: 14 May, 2018, India Online