The following booklet is titled “Social Forestry For India”. Authored by Y.M.L. Sharma, the text outlines the importance of conservation and sustainable utilisation of forest resources as a key element of economic development. Published in 1976, Y.M.L. Sharma’s work serves as a comprehensive inquiry into the undeveloped forestry sector of India and includes his recommendations for harnessing the untapped potential of social forestry to supplement the growing demand for fuel and fodder, while providing a host of environmental and economic benefits.