Forest resources of Assam

Forests are important for the economic life of state and Assam,

Forests are important for the economic life of state and Assam is very rich in it. The forests of Assam grow valuable trees like Sal, Peak, Sisso, Simalu, Segun, Khoir, Gamari among others. These trees supply raw material to furniture, match, and plywood industries. But most of the raw materials of Assam's forests go to the other states for processing and with it the lion's share of profit to goes out and Assam to the other states. Assam is also rich in medicinal herbs.
Different types of monkeys, deer, tigers, elephant the famous one horned rhinoceros and various kinds of rare birds from important forest resources of Assam. The rhino horn and elephant teeth have important positions in the national and the international market. Kaziranga National Park, Manas and orang wild life sanctuary attract people from all parts of India as well as abroad.

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