Land ownership, administration & status of forests of Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council of Meghalaya | Land Portal

Información del recurso

Date of publication: 
Octubre 2010
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ISBN / Resource ID: 
ISSN 2278-2281
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The article published in NeBIO-An International Journal of Environment and Biodiversity highlights the complicated classifications of land ownership in Khasi Hills viz., private land, group or clan land, community land and government land. The paper discussed around land ownership patterns of Khasi, Forest Administration, types of forest under the jurisdiction of the district councils, traditional administrative institutions of the Khasi Hills, Forest type and different land uses including their management and control by government and the district council and community land governance systems in Khasi Hills. It also further highlights three different types of forest under district council viz., old un-classed state forest, clan or community forest and private forest and their further sub categories. It highlights the role of traditional political institutions of the Khasi hills and village headmen and their continued exercise of influence over various activities.

Autores y editores

Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 

Kiranmay Sarma


NeBIO- an International journal of Environment and Biodiversity, a peer review quarterly official journal of North East Centre for Environmental Education and Research (NECEER), Imphal, Manipur. NECEER is a non-profit public interest research and educational organisation was established on 9th December, 2007 with an aim to educate and create awareness about the changing environment and conservation of biodiversity in North-eastern states of India through non formal education by organising training programme, workshops, campaigns, seminars, etc.

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NRMC is a technical and managerial advisory firm in the development sector that provides evidence-based solutions for sustainable, equitable and inclusive development. 

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