Forest Scenario at a Glance

Forest Scenario at a Glance

Forest Department

S. no. Item Unit Rajasthan India
1 Total Geographical Area Sq. Kms. 342,239 3,287,263
2 Forest Area (Upto 31 March 2007 for Rajasthan) Sq. Kms. 32,639 765,253
3 % of forest area w.r.t. Geographical Area Sq. Kms. 9.54 23.28
4 Forest cover as per SFR (2003 Report) Sq. Kms. 15,826 678,333
5 Actual per Capita Forest Cover Ha. 0.02 0.06
6 Waste Land Lac. Ha. 180 937
7 Net Area Sown '000 Ha. 15,509 142,819
8 National Parks Nos. 2 87
9 National Parks Area Sq. Kms. 421.23 40,631.64
10 Wild Life Sanctuaries Nos. 25 485
11 Wild Life Sanctuaries Area Sq. Kms. 8,739.98 115,374.42
12 Tiger Projects Nos. 2 25
13 Population of Tiger Nos. 70 3,435

Source : Rajasthan Forest Statistics 2007