Soil and Watershed Conservation Act, 1982

The Act defines soil and watershed conservation as actions to prevent or save any area from being destroyed from natural calamities such as flood, landslide and soil erosion and maintain a normal flow of water.  It encourages farming practices in regulation with a prescribed land use system. It also prohibits throwing away of solid wastes into the open and prevents contamination of the environment. In line with NbS implementation, it facilitates ecosystem-based management approaches, for example, projects related to integrated water resources management

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Record created February 5, 2023, Last Updated February 5, 2023