Forest Type, Area and Ownership in Himachal Pradesh

Forest Type - Area in KM square
A. Forest under the control of Forest Department
1. Reserved - 1896km square
2. Demarcated Protected Forests - 11559km square
3. Un-demarcated Protected Forests - 19914km square
4. Un-classed - 680km square
5. Other management by Forest Deptt. - 807km square
6. Non managed by Forest Department - 551km square
Total - 35407km square

B. Owner ship
1. State Owned Forests - 34049km square
2. Cantonment and Municipal Forests - 39km square
3. Private Individual Forests - 1319km square
Total - 35407km square

C. Composition
1. Coniferous - 8339km square
2. Broad leaved - 5797km square
3. Scrub / Bamboos - 91km square
4. Blanks and Pasture - 21180km square
Total - 35407km square

Management Status
1. Area cover by working plans - 25063km square
2. Area not covered by working plans including Alpine Pastures and Parts of UPS - 10344
Total - 35407km square


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