Trishna Gas Project by ONGC - State of Tripura

Recently the ambitious Trishna Gas Project was nodded yes by the National Wildlife Board, an initiative by the Oil and ONGC owned by Govt. of India.

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Trishna Gas Project  by ONGC - State of Tripura
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Recently the ambitious Trishna Gas Project was nodded yes by the National Wildlife Board. Trishna Gas Project is an initiative by the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) owned by Govt. of India. This Trishna Gas Project goes through Trishna Wildlife Sanctuary located in the Gomati district, state of Tripura. The research team from ONGC located 10-12 gas-bearing wells in Trishna Wildlife Sanctuary.

The Oil Refinery Factory.
Photo by Maksym Kaharlytskyi / Unsplash

Brief About National Wildlife Board

  • National Board for Wild Life: Itis an enacted institution placed in constituted under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.
  • Apex Institution: The is the supreme body to evaluate all matters and issues related to wildlife and is responsible for the assessment and approval of projects and schemes under the National Parks and Sanctuaries.
  • Structure and Composition: The National Board for Wildlife is headed by the Prime Minister (Chairperson), followed by the Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) who serves as the vice-chairman of the Body and the other members of the Board comprises of fifteen non-govt. members, nineteen ex-officio members, and ten govt. officials (secretaries).
  • Trishna Wildlife Sanctuary:
  • Established in the year 1988.
  • Trishna Wildlife Sanctuary blankets the four broad categories as such ...
  • Tropical Semi-Evergreen Forest.
  • Savanna Woodland.
  • East Himalayan Lower Bhanar Sal.
  • Moist Mixed Deciduous Forest.