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Institutional Planting

GO No. FEE 50 FAP 2000 dated: 19/6/2002

Introduction

The Scheme is for planting, protection and management of trees on lands belonging to institutions, communities and Government Departments with mutual consent. The cost of raising, initial protection and maintenance of plantations for the first three years will be borne by the Forest Department. However, protection from the beginning till harvest is the responsibility of the concerned institution or community or department with the cooperation of the Forest Department.


The main features of the scheme and conditions stipulated are as follows
  1. The purpose of the scheme is to encourage planting, protection and management of trees on lands belonging to institutions, communities and Government departments with mutual consent.
  2. The cost of raising and maintenance of plantations for the first three years will be borne by the Forest department. However, protection from the beginning till harvest is the responsibility of the concerned institution or community or department with the cooperation of the Forest department.
  3. The usufructs shall wholly belong to the institution/community/departments.
  4. The net income arising from the final harvest of trees raised under this scheme will be shared in the ratio of 50:50 between the Forest Department and the concerned institution/community/Government department.

Sharing of forest products

The usufructs shall wholly belong to the institution/community/departments. The net income arising from the final harvest of trees raised under this scheme will be shared in the ration of 50:50 between the Forest Department and the concerned institution/community/Government department.