Ministry of Forestry

Summary

The Ministry of Forestry (Russian: Министерство лесного хозяйства СССР) was a government ministry in the Soviet Union in charge of the protection and management of forest resources.

History

On 2 July 1936, the Main Administration of Forest Conservation and Forestation under the Council of People's Commissars USSR was formed by decree of the Central Executive Committee and Council of People's Commissars.[1]

On 4 April 1947, the union-republic Ministry of Forestry with ministries of forestries in all union republics was formed on the basis of the Main Administration of Forest Conservation (apparently a change in name occurred between 1936 and 1947) under the Council of Ministers USSR by ukase of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet USSR.[1]

List of ministers

Source:[2][3]

  • German Motovilov (4.4.1947 - 20.11.1948)
  • Aleksandr Bovin (20.11.1948 - 15.3.1953)

References

  1. ^ a b "Organization Of The Ministry of Forestry USSR" (PDF). CIA. Retrieved 18 November 2017. Public Domain This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
  2. ^ "Governments of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics 1917-1964". Archived from the original on 28 November 2017. Retrieved 28 November 2017.
  3. ^ "Governments of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics 1964-1991". Archived from the original on 28 November 2017. Retrieved 28 November 2017.