State has about 59% land under forests. About 50% land, which is under
RF, proposed RF and PF, should be left as such. Within these areas,
certain pockets are degraded mainly due to jhuming, which needs to be
brought back to forest use.
In the remaining 9% land, the economic potential of the forests viz.
produce, timber value, medicinal plant-value, tourism etc. and the local
people could be interfaced. However, this needs appropriate planning
and management of forests, professionally so that the forests do not
to be taken for conservation of Bio-diversity by plantation in degraded
forest land, promotion of Bamboo plantation in degraded forest land,
intensification of farm forestry and social forestry having industrial
and commercial uses, demarcation of grazing land, forest research activities
including forest resource survey and promotion of eco tourism activities.
areas to be benefited include Hezamura, Bishalgarh, Boxanagar, Pecharthal,
Damchhera, Jampuihill, Dasda, Manu, Chhamanu, Salema, Ambassa, Dumburnagar,
Amarpur, Karbuk, Killa, Bagafa, Hrishyamukh, Rajnagar, Rupaichhara and