It indeed does seem surprising that these forests under the supervision of the Divisional Forest Officer, Pauri are being constantly sacrificed for various non forest activities and are under increasing threat from the mining contractors of the District. Having scant respect for The Forest Conservation Act, 1980 stone removal has been ongoing in the forests of Gadoli and Manda Khal Estate.
|Stone Removal in Gadoli Fee Simple Estate|
|Cutting of the mountainside in Gadoli Fee Simple Estate for stone removal|
|Stone piled up for transportation in Gadoli Fee Simple Estate|
|Hotmix Plant erected by destroying the mountainside and forests of Manda Khal Fee Simple Estate|