SSC Ecology And Environment Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-2

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    Social forestry plays an important role as it uses

    A)  Multipurpose aims

    B)  timbers

    C)  Floriculture       

    D)  medicines

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] Social forestry schemes have been started throughout India, making a difference in forest cover and benefiting rural and urban communities. The main objectives of such schemes include:
    1. Improve the environment for protecting agriculture from adverse climatic factors,
    2. Increase the supply of wood fuel for domestic use, small timber for rural housing, fodder for livestock, and minor forest produce for local industries,
    3. Increase the natural beauty of the landscape; create recreational forests for the benefit of rural and urban population,
    4. Provide jobs for unskilled workers and
    5. Land rehabilitation
    6. Finally, its object is to raise the standard of living and quality of life of the rural and the urban people.

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