Forest management in India has undergone a sea change as regards the focus of mandate for managing the forests is concerned. This manual is a pioneer attempt in India as regards training of C&I for SFM is concerned.

Kanha national park falls in the Balaghat and Mandla districts of Madhya Pradesh. Located in the Maikal ranges of the Satpuras, the park is internationally renowned forits rich floral and faunal attributes.