Status of Red Sanders in business

Red Sander (RS) is an endangered timber tree species, endemic to southern India. It grows in fragmented forest landscape of southern Andhra Pradesh and in a few sporadic patches in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka states. The Andhra Pradesh Sandalwood and Red-Sanders Wood Transit Rules, 1969 laid down the following conditions for Import, Export and Movement. By bringing awareness and controlling the smuggling the valuable plant can be saved and business can be done.