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Timber Imports in India: releasing pressure from himalayas.

In a bid to conserve a precious resource, the Jammu and Kashmir government has adopted a dual policy of liberalising timber imports and enforcing measures that have brought down timber smuggling by a staggering 99 percent. “From the year 2009 to 2013, the state imported 14.7 million cft (cubic feet) of timber from abroad and […]