Annual Administration Report

Annual Administration Report

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...leaf yielding plants. Other miscellaneous forest produce was sold to contractors under petty leases. Southern Cz'rcle.--In South Canara, 18 tons and 1,800 lbs. of catechu manufac tured departmentally at a cost of Rs. 172 per ton were sold at Rs. 801 per ton for Rs. 13,953. Of this quantity 3 tons were supplied to the Government Harness and Saddlery Factory, Cawnpore, and 15 tons sold as usual for consumption in the Mysore State. 24 maunds (of 25 lbs.) of cardamoms were collected and transported at a cost of Rs, 215 and sold for Rs. 258. As this item is worked at a loss if the pay of the guards and watchers supervising the collection is taken into account, it is intended to lease out the areas on contract, provided reasonable offers are forthcoming. All other minor produce except spotted canes and horns was exploited by consumers or purchasers. In North Malabar, the produce was collected departmentally except honey, and wax in certain reserves which were leased out to contractors. In the Nz'l_qz'rz'.s, the minor produce was collected departmentally and stored in the various forest depots. Metal, gravel, etc., were removed on permits. In North Coimbatore, the bulk of the produce was collected departmentally. Avaram bark, vembadam (ventilago) bark, tamarind, margosa, Pongamia and nux-vomica seeds and palmyra and date leaves were leased out. In South Coimbatore, minor forest produce was collected on the lump sum contract system in three ranges and departmentally by means of hill tribes in two ranges. In Jlladura, avaram bark was excluded from lease and manure leaves and stones were allowed to be removed on permits. The lease for cardamom referred to in the last year s report continued. In Tinnevelly, permits were issued for the removal more

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