Category: The Sundarbans.

World Bank to plan conservation and development of Sunderbans

Published: Sunday, Aug 28, 2011, 11:04 IST
Place: Kolkata | Agency: PTI

The World Bank has taken up a mega-project, touted to be the first of its kind, for conserving the rich biodiversity and boosting socio-economic development of the Sundarbans area in West Bengal. “This has been done according to the recommendation of the Planning Commission of India and (the project) is expected to be complete at the end of this year,” state’s Sundarbans Affairs Minister Shyamal Mondal said.

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Category: The Sundarbans