Collaborative , participatory
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The 4-year project will be implemented in Khargone District of Madhya Pradesh

NTPC signs MoU with IIFM, Bhopal

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NEW DELHI , DECEMBER 07 : NTPC , India's integrated energy company,signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM), Bhopal, on 4th December, to implement the Narmada Landscape Restoration Project. The program is in partnership with a grant in aid from NTPC Ltd and United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
inequal proportions.

  1. The 4-year project will be implemented in Khargone District of Madhya Pradesh,
    in the catchments of selected tributaries of the River Narmada between
    Omkareshwar and Maheshwar dams. IIFM, Bhopal, an Autonomous Institute
    under the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC), GoI
    with the grant-in-aid from NTPC, Ltd. will be jointly implementing this
    project with Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), an intergovernmental
    organization that promotes sustainable and inclusive economic growth in
    emerging economies. GGGI will participate in this project with funding
    support from USAID, the international development arm of the US Government.
  2. NLRP's collaborative and participatory approach
    will demonstrate the interdependency of the upstream sustainably managed
    forest and farm practices on downstream water resources. The project aims
    to establish an incentivisation mechanism that can continue to support the
    riparian forest and farm communities of the Narmada basin to maintain sustainable
    landscape practices. This is expected to positively impact the water quality and
    quantity in the Narmada tributaries.