Published : Times of India/
Odisha become the pioneering state in implementation of the Forest Right Act (FRA) and also in converging it with other Poverty alleviation schemes . Implementation of FRA was reviewed by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi recently as part of the PRAGATI, a multi-modal platform to review implementation of infrastructure projects and welfare schemes. Chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi participated in the meeting through video conferencing. over 4.06 lakh individual family titles and 5,942 community rights were settled under the FRA.