ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Role of the State on Forests: Case of Uttarakhand

The continuous shrinking of forest area for the rural population and increasing encroachment for bringing more land under infrastructure development, and the cultivation and abandonment of less productive land in Uttarakhand have put the state's rural people in a tough situation. Issues of equity and governance bear the key to a sustainable solution for the escalating ecological crisis in the state.

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