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Forest Cover Mapping over the Years

Catalog Info

The data refers to forest cover mapping for the years 1980-81 to 2008-09. Forest Cover refers to all lands more than one hectare in area, with a tree canopy density of more than 10 percent irrespective of ownership and legal status. Such lands may not necessarily be a recorded forest area. It also includes orchards, bamboo and palm.
Chief Data Officer
Name: Dr. Ashok A. Sonkusare
Designation:
Joint Adviser (S&T)
Ministry/State/Department: NITI Aayog/Planning Commission
Phone:
  • +91 11 23096669
Address:
Yojana Bhawan, Sansad Marg, New Delhi - 110001