Free Essays on Chipko Movement

  1. embracing environment : learning's from the chipko movement

    Revisiting the Chipko Movement SUMIT MITTAL 3/26/2014 Environmental movements have been part of Indian history and since the time of colonization India has seen numerous uprising against the unjust forest policies but no other movement affected and left its impact as the Chipko Movement did. This paper...

  2. Chipco Movement in India

    Chipko Movement, started in 1970's, was a non violent movement aimed at protection and conservation of trees and forests from being destroyed. The name of the Chipko moment originated from the word 'embrace' as the villagers used to hug the trees and protect them from wood cutters from cutting them....

  3. Tribal Women in Chipko Movement

    TRIBAL WOMEN IN CHIPKO MOVEMENT -AN APPRAISAL DEBASREE DE UGC Junior Research Fellow at Department of History, Jadavpur University, Kolkata. The women of Chipko movement have added to the world’s consciousness of environmental issues significantly by their slogan of ‘mitti pani aur bayar’...

  4. Chipko Movment

    The Chipko movement or Chipko Andolan (literally "to stick" in Hindi Hindi Standard Hindi , also known as Manak Hindi, High Hindi, Nagari Hindi or Literary Hindi, is a standardised register of Hindustani as spoken by Hindus. It is the official language of India, and is used, along with English, for...

  5. chipco movement

    The Chipko movement or Chipko Andolan is a movement that practiced the Gandhian methods of satyagraha and non-violent resistance, through the act of hugging trees to protect them from being felled. This was first initiated by Amrita Devi while protesting against a King's men to cut the tree. The modern...

  6. Forestry in India

    tribal population growth on forest flora and fauna 6 Economics 7 Biodiversity in Indian forests 7.1 Trading in exotic birds 8 Conservation 9 Chipko Movement 10 Timber mafia and forest cover 11 Forest rights 12 See also 13 References 14 Further reading 15 External links History, pre-1947[edit] ...

  7. Management of Forest Resources

    forest.Stake holders are people who live in and around the forest, Forest department of government, industrialists and forest and wildlife activists. Chipko Andolan originated in Reni in Garhwal in the early 1970s. Conservation of forests by Bishnoi community in Rajasthan popularised because of Amrita...

  8. Health

      The Chipko movement In the 1970s, an organized resistance to the destruction of forests spread throughout India and came to be known as the Chipko movement. The name of the movement comes from the word 'embrace', as the villagers hugged the trees, and prevented the contractors' from felling them...

  9. Forest

    Thousands of school children participate in the Van-mahotsava and plant trees every year. Chipko Movement and Narmada Bachao Andolan are some of the movements to save forests and wild life in India. Chipko Movement was started by Shri Sunderlal Bahuguna in Tehri District of Uttar Pradesh. The women of...

  10. Eergrtwr T

    iv. Damage caused by tourists or the arrangements made for their convenience. 16. What was Chipko Andolan? What is its significance? This was a mass movement that originated in a village in Garhwal in the Himalayas in which the women folk of the village hugged...

  11. Work

    by international bodies, national governments, policy planners, and even environmentalists. Many fear that bringing religion into the environmental movement will threaten objectivity, scientific investigation, professionalism, or democratic values. But none of these need be displaced in order to include...

  12. Chipko movement case study

    The Chipko movement of the Uttarakhand region in the northwest part of India began as a communal reaction of local villagers to protect their forests from commercial deforestation practices. The term "Chipko" which literally means "to embrace", was designated to these villagers who reacted by actually...

  13. Batsheva

    I got from this piece was how the dancers seemed to play with movement, experiment with it and then once they got the movement down they all started to pull it all together as a group. This gave me a feeling of innocence in the movement, so simple with no other agenda than to please themselves. It...

  14. 19th Century Romanticism

    made its mark on the history of art. The movement began in England, Germany and France and later spread at a phenomenal speed. There were three main components to Romanticism: Religion, Nationalism, and Literature. According to Romantic Art, 2003, the two movements that fought their way to the top in the...

  15. Role of Ngo

    on January 18, 2004 at the WSF panel on Political Parties and Social Movements 1. Talking about political parties and social movements, we must first note that there are different types of political parties and social movements. Just as there are parties which represent the ruling classes and...

  16. Social Movements

    DEMOCRACY & GOVERNANCE ASSIGNMENT Q. What do you mean by the new social movements? Briefly discuss the various new social movements in India? Ans. INTRODUCTION All societies undergo changes. In some cases these may be gradual, i.e., spread...

  17. mira behn

    Rear-Admiral Sir Edmond Slade, was a British woman who left her home in Britain to live and work with Mohandas Gandhi, the leader of the Indian independence movement. She devoted her life to human development, the advancement of Gandhi's principles and the freedom struggle in India. In doing so, Gandhi gave her...

  18. ART 101 Week 4 CheckPoint Design Movements

    ART 101 Week 4 CheckPoint Design Movements Click Below URL to Purchase Homework http://www.homeworkbasket.com/ART-101/ART-101-Week-4-CheckPoint-Design-Movements CheckPoint: Design Movements Complete the Appendix C matrix. Add two more design movements with respective examples at the bottom...

  19. save earth

    to prevent forest fires. People should be made aware of the importance and value of trees and encourage them to plant more trees. The famous Chipko movements in the Himalayas, Beej Bachao Andolan in Tehri and Navdanya have shown the participation of the community in conservation of forests. The world's...

  20. Environment Studies

    Powerful environment movement . STICKING TO A CAUSE Chipko Movement, 1973 The 1980s saw the debate on environment move from just deforestation to the larger issues of depletion of natural resources “In the wake of reckless deforestation, a unique movement has bubbled,”observed India Today in March...

  21. Social movement

    learned a lot of things about the impact of social movement and its relationship to business. I built up my own view of basic social movement concepts as well as valuable lessons from movements discussed in class. Overall, we had a lot of fun talk about movements and my take away is out of my expectation. ...

  22. Doc, Docx, Pdf, Wps, Rtf, Odt

    An imaginary line which seems to run through the centre of the Earth. Q.2.What is rotation ? Ans. The movement of the Earth on its axis is called rotation. Q3. What is Revolution? Ans. The movement of the Earth around the sun in a fixed elliptical orbit is called Revolution. Q.4. What is Globe? Ans....

  23. Cradle of Freedom

    Alabama and the Movement that Changed America Chanel Serra Hodges University ENG 1101 Professor Jeremy Pilarski April 7, 2014 Abstract The following report focuses on the literary work by author Frye Gaillard titled Cradle of Freedom: Alabama and the Movement that Changed America...

  24. Forest conservation in India

    issues through scientific forestry.[8] Chipko Movement[edit source | editbeta] Main article: Chipko Movement Chipko movement in India started in 1970s around a dispute on how and who should have a right to harvest forest resources. Although the Chipko movement is now practically non-existent inUttarakhand...

  25. Emergence of Environmental Movements in India

    Emergence of Environmental Movements in India Environmental movements of various countries have emerged due to different reasons. It is basically due to prevailing environmental quality of the locality. The environmental movements in the north are basically on the issue of quality of life. Whereas the...

  26. Anti Arrack Movement

    Anti +arrack movement Anti +arrack movement means movement against alcoholism. An anti- arrack movement was created in a remote village in Dubagunta, in Andhra Pradesh in 1972. It began as a spontaneous movement of women against alcoholism and agitated to force the closure of the arrack (liquor)...

  27. Trees Our Friends

    faithful friends is by creating an awareness of the importance of trees amongst people.Tree planting,afforestation,and campaigns such as the 'Chipko' movement are some ways by which this goal can be achieved.Children should be taught the importance of trees right from a very young age.Forest land should...

  28. Chipko Moment

    Intro ;lThe Chipko movement or Chipko Andolan is a movement that practised the Gandhian methods of satyagraha and non-violent resistance, through the act of surrounding trees to protect them from being felled. The modern Chipko movement started in the early 1970s in the Garhwal Himalayas ofUttarakhand...

  29. Social Movements

    Rose (1982) social movements refers to a deliberate voluntary effort to organize individuals to act in concert and thereby achieve a strong enough group influence to make or block change as stipulated by a German sociologist Lorenz Von Stein in his book “socialist and communist movements since the 3rd revolution”...

  30. Papers

    forests in the north east and Gujarat are managed by a.Forest department b. Private individuals c.Local communities d.None of these 9. The Chipko Movement is about resisting? a.Racism b. Deforestation c. Hunting d. None of these. 10. What is the Narmada Sagar Project of...