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Forest and Wildlife Department,

Government of Uttar Pradesh, India

Frequently Asked Questions

To meet the public demand for construction a provision to the extent of 10 cubic meters of timber at a time has been made. Supply rates for retail sales is 120 per cent of the base price and taxes are payable separately. To purchase timber for house construction applicants should submit an application with approved map to the nearest divisional sales manager UP Forest Corporation.

Currently UP Forest Corporation has opened depots at different places on and Cremation sites.Anyone can get fire wood and wood for cremation by showing his ration card . Presently the fire wood is available at the rate of Rs. 60.00 per quintal.

Vide decree No. 2384 / 14-4-96-836/92 dated 12.06.1996 persons or their heirs killed or injured by wild animals or pets killed by the wild animals and crop or house damage by wild elephants arrangements has been made to provide financial grant to the villagers.

Government has authorised the concerned sub-district magistrate and block development officers to kill/destroy Nil gay (Vab Roj's) destroying the crops in many divisions of the state.

Eco development program is a strategy to ensure biodiversity conservation in protected and adjacent regions.Through this strategy reciprocal adverse effects on each other can be minimized and the beneficial effects can be enhanced in the protected area and the nearby villages which are facing adverse circumstances . To manage the natural resources through eco-development program by all the local villagers is current statutory policy. Help of NGOs is being sought for the implementation of echo-development tasks.

The main objective of the joint forest management is to ensure the active participation of the local people in the profit distribution by planning for the conservation of forests, and their development for increased productivity. UP Village joint forest management rules have been promulgated in 1997, . According to these rules local village forest committees are engaged in conservation and forward development of the forest areas on the basis of prepared micro-plan. The scheme aims to encourage local people to play a decisive role in forests management. Features:

It was felt that in order to increase forest cover out of forest land available for every type command/uncultivable lands as fallow land, barren, rugged moorland, vacant lands of various state and non-state institutions and industrial institutions premises state government departments/undertakings / semi government institutions personnel, students and members of industrial establishments should be promoted for plantation. For this purpose a 20-year plan was prepared in 2001 and launched as campaign, which is known as "Opretion Green".

Nawabganj Birds Sanctuary is located in Nawabganj, District Unnao, Uttar Pradesh. Phone: 0522 223 9588

Nawabganj Birds Sanctuary can be accessed by both Road and Rail. Nearest Railway station is Unnao. It is well connected from Lucknow and Unnao by Road. Distance from Lucknow is 40 km. Airport - Nearest air port is Amausi 28 km away from Nawabganj.