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100 Years of Indian Forestry. Volume 2: Forests

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Type: Book
Author: Forest Research Institute
Publisher: Manager Government of India Press
Location: Delhi
Date: 1961
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10535/7458
Sector: Forestry
Region: Middle East & South Asia
Subject(s): forestry--history
technology
agriculture
wildlife
Abstract: "This volume, 'The Forests', which is a companion volume to the Souvenir issued on 18th November, 1961 to commemorate the Centenary of Forest Administration in India, is intended to give a bird's-eye view of forestry in India at the present time. The forest types of India, the protective, productive and industrial aspects of forestry, forest management and working plans, forest education and research, wild like, etc., have all been briefly reviewed, neccessarily in a restricted compass. It will be seen that the achievements of forestry in India have been remarkable indeed, more so in the context of the handicaps, particularly the apathy of the general public, that impedes progress. It is the hope that these achievements will help to inspire added confidence in the workers in the field and spur them on to fresh efforts in tackling the vast problems before us."

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