Forest Fire Control
Working plan and management plans prepared for various Reserved Forests, Protected Forests, National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries contain detailed prescriptions for prevention and control of forest fires through cutting and regular cleaning of fire lines, deployment of fire watchers etc.
The cost Norms for raising plantations both within as well as outside the Reserved Forests etc. conations adequate provisions for cutting and regular cleaning of fire lines, deployment of fire watchers etc to protect young plants from the accidental forest fires.
The central sector Integrated Forest Protection Scheme (I.F.P.S.) also contains provisions for control of forest fires in the area outside the Reserved Forests, Protected Forests, National parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries etc.