Social Forestry Department

Activities:

*          Establishment and maintenance of nurseries.
*          Creation of village woodlots
*          Rehabilitation of degraded forests
*          Farm forestry
*          Pasture/fodder development
*          Wetland development
*          Strip Plantations
*          Institutional Plantations.

Achievements:

From the inception year of 1981 up to 2008, the achievements of the department are given  as under:-


Component

Area Covered
( In Ha)

Plants Planted   ( In Lacs)

RDF

50,848.56

577.058

VWL

42,329.33

366.171

 

 

 

Strip Plantation

3406.85

91.172

Institutional plantation

3816.00

51.352

Wet land Plantation

3007.86

72.392

Pasture Development

2698.55

26.971

 

 

 

Benefits accrued from 1981-82 till date are as under:-

  • No. of  VFC                            =          2000
  • Grass                                       =          2.3 lakh Qtls.
  • Fodder                                     =          4.9 lakh Qtls.
  • Fuel/Fire Wood                        =          2.7 lakh Qtls.
  • Khar-Kana                               =          1.0 lakh Qtls.
  • Total value                                =          20.87 Crores
  • No. of  beneficiaries                  =          8,68,588
  • Rs. 9.31 lacs has been distributed to VFCs as 75% of the final harvest under SRO-61 till March 2008.

 
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