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| Last Updated:: 02/11/2016

Change in Forest Cover

 Change in Forest Cover of States/UTs between 2013-2015 and the Reason for Change

 

Change in forest cover between the two assessment periods(2013 and 2015). An important component of the mapping exercise is to validate the interpreted data at appropriate points. During the exercise of ground truthing for the current cycle, efforts have been made to ascertain the reasons for change in forest cover in the respective States/UTs. Based on the information collected by the FSI officials in consultation with the field officials of the State Forest Departments (SFDs), main reasons for aforesaid changes are summarized in Pictures
 
 
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chhattisgarh
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Madhya Pradesh
Uttarakhand
 
Change in Forest Cover and the Reasons of Change, between the two assessment periods (2013-2015) in Andhra Pradesh
Change in Forest Cover and the Reasons of Change, between the two assessment periods (2013-2015) in Arunachal Pradesh
Change in Forest Cover and the Reasons of Change, between the two assessment periods (2013-2015) in Assam
Change in Forest Cover and the Reasons of Change, between the two assessment periods (2013-2015) in Bihar
Change in Forest Cover and the Reasons of Change, between the two assessment periods (2013-2015) in Chhattisgarh
Change in Forest Cover and the Reasons of Change, between the two assessment periods (2013-2015) in Gujarat
Change in Forest Cover and the Reasons of Change, between the two assessment periods (2013-2015) in Haryana
Change in Forest Cover and the Reasons of Change, between the two assessment periods (2013-2015) in Himachal Pradesh
Change in Forest Cover and the Reasons of Change, between the two assessment periods (2013-2015) in Jammu and Kashmir
Change in Forest Cover and the Reasons of Change, between the two assessment periods (2013-2015) in Jharkhand
Change in Forest Cover and the Reasons of Change, between the two assessment periods (2013-2015) in Karnataka
Change in Forest Cover and the Reasons of Change, between the two assessment periods (2013-2015) in Kerala
Change in Forest Cover and the Reasons of Change, between the two assessment periods (2013-2015) in Madhya Pradesh
Change in Forest Cover and the Reasons of Change, between the two assessment periods (2013-2015) in Uttarakhand

Source: Forest Survey of India, Dehradun. India State of Forest Report (2015)