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What percent of area in the plain should be under forest? 

(a) 21 % 

(b) 25% 

(c) 17% 

(d) 33%

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Correct option: (d) 33%


National Forest Policy has recommended that in order to maintain the ecological balance there should be 33 % area under the forest in plain areas. However, the present forest cover in India is around 21-22 %

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