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Rajasthan Forest Report 2022 Overview
According to the Indian Forest Research Institute, Dehradun’s Forest Survey of India, State of Forest Report 2019, (ISFR 2019), Rajasthan has a recorded forest area of about 32,737 square kilometers. This forest area is 9.57% of the geographical area of the state and about 4.28% of the forest area of India.
Based on the legal status, the government has classified this forest area into three types.
Most of the area of Rajasthan is desert, so the area of forests here is less than other states of India. But forests are found in abundance in Aravalli and South-East Rajasthan.
- Lord Dalhousie established the Forest Department in 1854 during the British period.
- The first forest policy was formulated in 1894.
- The princely state of Jodhpur made the first plan for the development of forests in Rajasthan in 1910.
- The first forest law in Rajasthan was implemented in the princely state of Alwar in 1935.
- The first National Forest Policy of independent India was announced in 1952, according to which it is necessary to have 33% forest area of a state and 65% of hilly area or 20-25% of plain area.
- According to the guidelines of the National Forest Policy 1952, Rajasthan, the first state in India, enacted the Forest Conservation Act 1953.
- According to the Rajasthan Forest Conservation Act 1953, the forests in Rajasthan were divided into three parts –
- Reserved Forest
- Protected Forest
- Classified Forest
- Under the 42nd Constitutional Amendment 1976, the subject of forest and wildlife was included in the Concurrent List.
- The Indian Forest Conservation Act – 1980 was enacted in 1980 for forest conservation in India.
- Under this act, in 1981, the “Forest Survey of India” department was established in Dehradun.
- The first report was released by the Forest Survey of India in 1987.