|For Forest Management in India, certain initiatives have been taken up by the government. Find the correct ones in this regard?|
|1. A centrally sponsored intensification of forest management scheme was taken up.|
|2. All the North-Eastern States Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand has given 75% central financial assistance for forest management.|
|3. Recently incentivised scheme of Joint Forest Management Committees (JFMGs) are set up to involve local people in protection of forest.|
|Select the correct answer using the codes given below.|
A) 1 and 3
B) 1 and 2
C) 2 and 3
D) All of these
Correct Answer: A
Solution :[a] Intensification of forest management scheme is a centrally sponsored scheme for forest management in India. It was launched in force from 2009-10 and it was previously as 'Integrated forest Protection Scheme' in the 10th Plan period. Center shares 90% of the cost for forest management in all North-East states including Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Uttarakhand and for all other states and UTs center shares 75% of the cost. JFMCs are organised to involve local people in protection of forest.
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