CONTENTS:- Preface 1. Training and Research 2. Tree Improvement in Northern India 3. Eucalyptus Tereticornis and Native Dalbergia Sissoo Tree Plantations 4. Survey of the Status, Distribution and Home Range Requirements 5. Urial Habitat in Rakh Topi Game Keserve and Boraka Wildlife Sanctuary 6. Forest Cover in India 7. Arid Zone Agroforestry: Dimensions and Directions for Sustainable Livelihoods 8. Desertification Control and Rangeland Management in the Thar Desert of India 9. Using Poplars and Willows to Provide Ecosystem Services and Bioenergy 10. Cedrus-the True Cedars 11. Medicinal and Economic Plants of Hilkot Watershed Area 12. Himachal Pradesh State Road Project
This National Forest Strategy is meant to guide India's efforts in sustainable forest management as we enter a new millennium. It is renewed plan of action to deal in a forthright manner with the connectedness among the ecological, economic, social and cultural aspect of forest use and conservation. To understand the current stage of evolution in setting forest policy at the national level, This century has been unequalled acceleration in human population, widespread industrialization, globalization of markets, the advent of the information age and the emergence of a global economy based on both material and informational resources.