Forest Report-2017

Forest Cover

Based on interpretation of satellite data pertaining to Oct-Dec 2015, the forest cover in the State is 23,553 Square Kilometre which is 29.55% of the State's geographical area.In terms of forest canopy density classes, the State has 2,598 sq km under very dense forest, 9686 sq km under moderately dense forest and 11,269 square km under open forest.