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Govt. focused on enhancing forest quality and increasing tree cover in the country for maximizing carbon stock: Minister

New Delhi ,

Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change is focused on enhancing forest quality and increasing tree cover for maximizing carbon stock, said the Union Environment Minister, Shri Prakash Javadekar at the States Forest Minister's Conference held in New Delhi. Minister of State in the Environment Ministry, Shri Babul Supriyo, other officials in the Ministry, Chief Ministers of the State of Arunachal Pradesh and Goa, Deputy Chief Ministers and 24 Forest Ministers from various States participated in the four-hour long meeting held via video conferencing.     Shri Javadekar addressing the meeting said that, We have taken many initiatives to bring out transformational changes in our policies and programmes and implement several schemes which includes massive tree plantation, conservation and protection of the Dolphins in the rivers and in oceans of the country.