Reserved Forests and Protected Forests in India

On the basis of administration, the forests in India are of three categories:
Reserved Forests
These forests are under the direct supervision of the government and no public entry is allowed for collection of timber or grazing of cattle. About 53 per cent of the total forest area falls in this category.
Protected Forests
These forests are looked after by the government, but the local people ar…

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Last Updated: January 11, 2016