IJSRP, Volume 2, Issue 12, December 2012 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Forest is an important resource for natural as well as social environment. It helps to maintain the global balance of natural environment, like maintenance of hydrological cycle, development of ground water storage and also mild the range of temperature etc. Forest provides the scenic beauty and the zone of biodiversity that helps human being to alive in the earth with developing particular cultural landscape for their own. Burdwan District is one of the diversified regions in terms of physical as well as cultural resource base in West Bengal. This paper is an attempt to analyse the forest resource base with its present scenario in Burdwan District.