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Forest Area - Details of Notified Forests and Deemed Forests of Karnataka

Report of Reconstituted Expert Committee 1



Type SubType Sl. No Categories of Forests Total Area (ha.)
NOTIFIED FORESTS Reserved Forests
1 Declared under Section 17 of KFA 1,762,919.76
2 Section 17 of Myore Forest Regulation 594,778.32
3 Section 20 of IFA 294,493.94
4 Section 16 of Madras FA 258,781.95
5 Section 19 of Hyderabad FA 44,048.40
Sub Total 2,955,022.37
Protected Forests/ Minor Forests (Section-33 & Section-35 )
1 Declared under Section 4 of KFA 178,673.47
2 Protected Forests 169,512.43
3 Devara Kadu 2,956.67
4 Urudve 2,733.80
5 Others- Sandal -Teak reserves etc.,. 4,644.66
Sub Total 358,521.03
I C Village Forests Section-29 4,904.76
I D Private Forests section – 36 5,406.82
Total of Notified Forests 3,323,854.98
DEEMED FORESTS
District Forests
1 Proposed for Sec – 4 of KFA 121,716.01
2 Betta land 7,652.43
3 Bane 79,957.41
4 Jamamalai 4,953.28
5 Forest porampoke 3,981.35
6 Paisari land 44,051.23
7 Kans 20,218.25
8 Kumki 37,703.90
9 Amrith Mahal Kaval 30,112.30
10 Assessed waste Lands 35,850.80
11 Kharab 7,447.26
12 Submerged lands -
i) Mangrooves 998.80
ii) Wet lands -
iii) Others 20,795.04
13 River catchment & Sea erosion area 583.14
14 Land classified as Forest/ Jungle in Revenue records 10,393.34
15 Inam land 3,569.62
16 Gomal Lands where the plantations have been raised 41,160.84
17 Thickly wooded areas of revenue department not handed over to KFD 101,184.94
18 C &D land with out any plantation but with KFD 307,859.87
19 Thickly wooded area Noted as Forest in Revenue records and recommended to be taken over by the KFD 16,908.38
20 Thickly wooded lands distributed but not cultivated, not felled any tree 116.31
21 Water bodies -
i) Lakes -
ii) Tanks 3,326.25
22 Plantations -
i) Strip 415.80
ii) Roadside 15,770.01
iii) Canal Bank 772.90
iv) Foreshore 10,314.19
v) School 3,187.53
vii) Community land. 11,498.04
viii) Plantations raised by Institutions 2,297.30
ix) Other plantations 55,265.02
23 Others 11,778.28
Total of Deemed Forests 1,011,839.82
GRAND TOTAL 4,335,694.80