Author:Rucha S. Ghate

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Forest Policy and Tribal Development: A Study of Maharashtra

By: Rucha S. Ghate

Price: $26.51

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 1992

Seller ID: 700727

ISBN: 8170224187

Condition: New


The book deals with the changing forest policy of the Government, since the British period, and its economic Impact on tribals. Before the advent of the British rule in India forests were well managed by local tribals. With the Britishers came the commercial exploitation of the forests in the name of scientific management. After Independence also the revenue oriented approach of the Government did not change. As of today the forests have degraded to a large extent and the plight of tribals has also worsened. While the Government blames the tribals for the degradation on the one hand, tribals f... View more info