In April 2020, in which of the following states has the National Board for Wild Life (NBWL) recommended coal mining in a part of an elephant reserve?
Answer with explanationAnswer: Option C
The National Board for Wild Life (NBWL) has recommended coal mining in a part of an elephant reserve in Assam.
The NBWL’s Standing Committee had on April 7, 2020, discussed a proposal for use of 98.59 hectares of land from the Saleki proposed reserve forest land for a coal mining project by North-Easter Coal Field (NECF).
The decision has been criticised by many environmentalists.
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