Plantations taken up in various States under Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) are regularly monitored by State Forest Departments through internal monitoring and evaluation mechanism of the States and also through third party monitoring by external agencies.
Forest Survey of India also carries out analysis of geo-spatial data (polygons) of plantations being uploaded by the State Forest Departments on e-Green Watch portal for accuracy of location, area and year of plantation.
State Forest Departments also conduct on-ground surveys of the plantations raised under CAMPA fund and submit the Monitoring report to the Ministry.
As per information received from various State CAMPA Authorities, there is no incidences of non-existence of plantation raised under CAMPA fund reported so far.
This information was given by Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of State, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change in Lok Sabha today.