Q. 1 E5.0( 2 Votes )

Choose the right answer from the four alternatives given below.

Which one of the following proportion of area of the country was targeted to be under forest in Forest Policy of India?

A. 33

B. 44

C. 55

D. 22

Answer :

The government adopted a forest policy in 1952, and modified the same in 1988. According to the new policy, the state aims to bring 33% of the geographical area under tree cover, as it recognises the stress being laid on existing forests. Also, it aims to provide sustainable forest management to meet the needs of local communities around the forested areas.

Other options are factually incorrect.

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