ENVIS Centre, Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Sunday, December 3, 2023

Forest Cover Inside and Outside Recorded Forest Area

 Forest Cover Inside and Outside Recorded Forest Area or (Green Wash) in Uttarakhand

 
 
(in sq. km)
 
Forest Cover Inside the Recorded Forest Area
(or Green Wash)
 
Forest Cover Outside the Recorded
Forest Area (or Green Wash)
VDF
MDF
OF
Total
VDF
MDF
OF
 
Total
4,261
9,269
3,260
 
16,790
786
3,536
3,191
 
7,513
25.38%
55.20%
19.42%
10.46%
47.07%
42.47%
 
 
 
In case of Uttarakhand RFA boundaries have been used.
 

Source: Forest Survey of India, Dehradun. India State of Forest Report (2019). Volume 2.