Forest and tree cover

Forest and tree cover

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Source: India State of Forest Report, 2011; **Area figures are in km square
Description
The data refers to the area of forest and tree cover. Forest Cover refers to all lands more than one hectare in area, with a tree canopy density of more than 10 percent irrespective of ownership and legal status. Such lands may not necessarily be a recorded forest area. It also includes orchards, bamboo and palm. Tree cover comprises of tree patches outside the recorded forest area exclusive of forest cover and less than the minimum mappabe area (1 ha).
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Contributor NITI Aayog/Planning Commission
Sectors
Environment and Forest
Published on Data Portal Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 12:09

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