SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-4

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    Social forestry aims at

    A)  Bringing wasteland under massive afforestation programme.

    B)  Adopting measures for maximum utilization of forest products,

    C)  Adopting scientific silvicultural practices for healthy growth of plant.

    D)  Motivating villagers in generation and management of forests.

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] Social forestry means the management and protection of forests and afforestation on barren lands with the purpose of helping in the environmental, social and rural development. The term, social forestry, was first used in India in 1976 by The National Commission on Agriculture, Government of India. It was then that India embarked upon a social forestry project with the aim of taking the pressure off currently existing forests by planting trees on all unused and fallow land.

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