Aparna Lucknow, India 601 Questions 0 Answers 0 Best Answers 678 Points View Profile Aparna Asked: October 2, 20212021-10-02T23:46:06+05:30 2021-10-02T23:46:06+05:30In: GENERAL What is Forest Survey of India (FSI)? What is Forest Survey of India (FSI)? current affairsinternational organisation Share Facebook 1 Answer Recent Rahul 0 Questions 518 Answers 176 Best Answers 2k Points View Profile Rahul BRIGHT 2021-10-03T11:10:35+05:30Added an answer on October 3, 2021 at 11:10 am Forest Survey of India (FSI) It is a national organization responsible for the assessment and monitoring of the forest resources of India regularly. It functions under the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEF&CC). It is headquartered in Dehradun, Uttarakhand. It was established in 1981. FSI is one of the major national survey organizations in India. The organization’s precursor was the ‘Pre-investment Survey of Forest Resources’ (PISFR), a project started in 1965 with aid from UNDP and FAO. Functions It is engaged in the assessment of the country’s forest resources on a regular interval. It is involved in forest cover assessment of the country on a biennial basis by interpretation of satellite data on a two-year cycle and presents the information in the form of ‘India State of Forest Report’. It also formsan inventory of forests and Trees Outside Forests (TOF) in both urban and rural areas. The FSI is headed by a Director-General who is an Indian Forest Service (IFoS) Offi cer. The FSI uses satellite data for mapping the forest cover in the country. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerCancel replyYou must login or register to add a new answer. Related Questions What is Pathalgadi? What is Bodo Accord?