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Forest Resources

The Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (Resources), Bangalore is the head of the department of Resource Management Wing. He is assisted by one Chief Conservator of Forests (Resources).

Forest Resources in India are the reserves for wildlife and vegetation in different regions of the nation that have several uses and require proper conservation.

Forest Resources in India relate to the distinctive topography, terrain, wildlife, climate and vegetation of the country. Forest resources in India have always been one of the richest resources. Forests provide renewable natural resources and contribute considerably to the economic development of the nation. Forest plantations comprise a vital part of the forest resources.

Forest Resources in India provides protection to environment and wildlife. It also enhances water holding capacity of soil and rainfall, helps in gaseous cycles of atmosphere, maintains the soil fertility, checks soil erosion, reduces flood disaster etc. Eventually, people have realised the significance of forests resources and the fact that deforestation threatens the ecology. Thus, people have become more interested and involved in conservation of forest resources in India.