The final outcome

Ban on felling in Andaman Islands

Compensatory afforestation required for any new felling

Trees to be cut only for locals

Expiry of sawmill licences by March 31, 2003

Existing timber to be used in the mills

Ban on export of wood-based products

Andaman authorities to revise the present working plan

Ecologists who are familiar with the islands will assist the authorities in drafting the plan

Month's notice to all pre-1978 encroachers to vacate forestland

Sand mining activities to be brought down to one-third of the present level in the next five years

Implementation of the recommendations of Shekhar Singh commission.

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