||Sec 2 (7) of the indian Forest Act, 1927 amended to omit bamboo outside the forest from the definition of tree.
||22 States/UTs have exempted bamboo from felling-transit rules.
||MoEFCC directions to States/UTs for issue of Pan India Card/transit permit for inter State movement of bamboo throughout the country.
||ISO 2004 and National Building Code 2016 standards prescribed.
||Bamboo material included in SOR of CPWD.
||NE Industrial Development Policy, 2017.
Adoption of "BIS Certified & Energy Efficient" Bamboo Mat Based Products in projects/ construction works in all the Hilly Areas and sloped roof.