The Forest Department is also responsible for the protection of forests which involves various activities. Among these activities, stopping encroachments on forest land is an important one as also the removal of encroachments wherever they occur. In case of encroachments, action is initiated under the provisions of Rajasthan Forest Act and Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act. Powers have been delegated to forest officers under the Rajasthan Land Revenue Act for this purpose.
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