Gist of ‘Indian State of Forest Report 2018’ is a contribution of GS Score to those students who are willing to have in depth understanding of state of forest. Gist of this report has simplified the terminology and concepts used in the original report and will be helpful for both UPSC preliminary and mains examinations. It contains recent developments, examples and facts which will help candidates in mains essay and answer writing.
Although forests have been inevitable for a country’s growth, but in contemporary times; everything revolves around climate change, and developmental activities are determined by their carbon footprint. So it has become essential to understand forest resources and their effective management in the development of a nation. For India it is even more crucial who bears the 17% of world population and only have 2.4% of the world surface area.