Andhra Pradesh HC has held that the conservation of forests includes both preservation and re-afforestation Forests have to be regular cut to meet the needs of the country. At the same time re-afforestation should go on to place the vanishing forest. It is a continuous and integrated process. Mining lease proposal was sent by Deputy Director of Mines directly to the Central Government . No necessary that he should route it through the Forest Department. [ M/s. Anupama Minerals vs Union of India. AIR 1986 AP 225: (1985) Andh LT 148: (1985)2 APLJ (HC) 58. Jeevan Reddy and Jagannadha Rao (JJ)]