Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Loss of prime forest, 25/07/2016
Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Loss of prime forest, 25/07/2016. Forest Survey of India, Dehradun is carrying out the assessment of forest cover of the Country biennially and the findings are published in India State of Forest Report. The latest report in the series is India State of Forest Report 2015. As per this report, there is a net increase of 3775 square kilometers in the forest cover of the country as compared with India State of Forest Report-2013. The states/UT wise details of forest cover is given in Annexure.