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States/UTs-wise Forest and Tree Cover

Catalog Info

The data refers to the area of forest and tree cover for States/UTs of India. 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. Tree cover comprises of tree patches outside the recorded forest area exclusive of forest cover and less than the minimum mappable area (1 ha).
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