Forests provide multiple benefits to the society, which are both direct and indirect. A study was conducted in Dehradun and Tehri districts to quantify and assess the economic value of various provisioning services which local people derive from the forest to meet their day to day requirement.

The carbon sequestration potential of trees grown on farmlands of Punjab has been estimated on the basis of data collected from 60 villages. A project based methodological approach was used to estimate the sequestration potential between 2005 and 2035.