Volume No. 2 Issue No.: 3 Page No.: 464-475 January-March 2008

 

ORGANISATIONAL STATUS OF JOINT FOREST MANAGEMENT IN HAZARI BAGH DISTRICT OF BIHAR (INDIA)

 

Vijay Kumar

Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM), Bhopal (INDIA)

 

Received on : August 7, 2007

 

ABSTRACT

 

Besides organisational status of JFM, many pertinent components of JFM like Fund allocation, Gender involvement, Institutional arrangement and Benefit sharing, prevalent in various states of the country were reviewed in general and comparative picture alongwith suggestions wherever necessary, has been mentioned in the study. There was lack of uniformity in the system of JFM working across the country. The organisational status of JFM was particularly studied in Hazaribagh Forest Division after surveying 220 General Members, 50 Executive Members and 5 Ex-officio Members in five VSS

 

Keywords : Joint forest management, Van Suraksha Samitee, Forest department, Village fund

 

 

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