NPCA(WETLANDS)

The scheme on conservation and management of wetlands was initiated by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) in 1987 with the following objectives:-

The scheme was initiated with the following objectives :

  • to lay down policy guidelines for conservation and management of wetlands in the country;
  • to undertake intensive conservation measures in priority wetlands;
  • to monitor implementation of the programme; and
  • to prepare an inventory of Indian wetlands.