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Thursday, June 8, 2017

Forest Administration by Ramsey

British Administration in Garhwal   -108
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History of British Rule/Administration over Kumaun and Garhwal (1815-1947) -125
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            History of Uttarakhand (Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar) -962
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                              By: Bhishma Kukreti (History Student)

 After 1857, government handed over Kumaun administration again to commissioner Major Ramsey.
  Ramsey took following decisions for forest conservation-
 1-Control over tree destruction/cutting
2-Encouraged people from Goath (temporary camps for domestic animals) and encouraged them to have permanent settlements
3- Construction of roads and small roads into forests
4-Establishing more posts for forest produce tax collection
 By 1861-1862, Ramsey completely banned agriculture in Patalidun forest and he established formers in Bhabhar at reserve areas.
 Goath activities were completely stopped in forest regions.  It was compulsory for contractors for paying in advance.  He cleared cut wood in forest and carried to saw mill at Rurki.
 Government appointed Colonel Bau as Garhwal conservator under Ramsey.
Government appointed personnel for –
1-Stopping unauthorized tree cutting from forests
2-Controlling forest fire
3-Cleraing tendrils climbing on trees
4- Getting contractors those could pay in advance





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Copyright@ Bhishma Kukreti Mumbai, India, bckukreti@gmail.com 8/6/2017
History of Garhwal – Kumaon-Haridwar (Uttarakhand, India) to be continued… Part -963
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*** History of British Rule/Administration over British Garhwal (Pauri, Rudraprayag, and Chamoli1815-1947) to be continued in next chapter
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(The History of Garhwal, Kumaon, Haridwar write up is aimed for general readers)
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References  
 1-Shiv Prasad Dabral ‘Charan’, Uttarakhand ka Itihas, Part -7 Garhwal par British -Shasan, part -1, page- 287-312
 2- Webber T.W.  , 1902, Forest of upper India and their inhabitants  
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History of British Rule, Administration , Policies, Revenue system,  over Garhwal, Kumaon, Uttarakhand ; History of British Rule , Administration , Policies Revenue system  over Pauri Garhwal, Udham Singh Nagar Kumaon, Uttarakhand; History of British Rule, Administration, Policies ,Revenue system  over Chamoli Garhwal, Nainital Kumaon, Uttarakhand; History of British Rule, Administration, Policies ,Revenue system  over Rudraprayag Garhwal, Almora Kumaon, Uttarakhand; History of British Rule, Administration, Policies ,Revenue system  over Dehradun , Champawat Kumaon, Uttarakhand ; History of British Rule, Administration, Policies, ,Revenue system  over Bageshwar  Kumaon, Uttarakhand ;
History of British Rule, Administration, Policies, Revenue system over Haridwar, Pithoragarh Kumaon, Uttarakhand;