Forest Department


To protect, sustainably manage and develop State’s forests in due recognition of its ecological and economic significance and inestimable value for humanity in future and for retarding global warming through carbon sequestration


Scientific and sustainable management of forestry resource and effective watershed management to serve for reduction in sedimentation, amelioration of environmental services, biodiversity conservation and poverty alleviation


Land Utilization Area in - Hectares Area in - Acres % age of Total Land Mass
Forests 566,740 1,400,415 42.62
Under Cultivation 172,821 427,040 12.99
Culturable Wastes 32,102 79,324 02.42
Unculturable Wastes 558,066 1378,981 41.97
Total 1,329,729 3,285,760 100.00