(a) The various industries which are based on forest produce are; timber industry, paper manufacturing industry, ‘lac’ industry and sports equipment industry.
(b) The main aim of the management of forests and wild life is to conserve the biodiversity which we have inherited.
(c) The main stakeholders in the management of forest resources are:
- The people who live in and around the forest and are dependent to some extent on forest produce to lead their life.
- The Forest Department of the Government which owns the forest land and controls the resources from the forest.
- The industrialists who use various forest products for their factories, such as wood for making paper and furniture, and ‘tendu’ leaves for making ‘bidis’, etc.
- The forest and wildlife activists who want to see the forests in their pristine form.