District-wise Forest Areas in Chhattisgarh


S.No.

District

R.F.

P.F.

U.P.F.

Total

1.

Raipur

1908.550

1888.460

615.770

4412.780

2.

Dhamatari

2056.320

69.220

0.000

2125.540

3.

Mahasamund

756.920

322.400

423.650

1502.970

4.

Kanker

1583.967

733.549

1040.854

3358.370

5.

Bastar

3359.346

2083.856

1669.192

7112.393

6.

Dantewara

5179.792

3125.742

1711.769

10017.303

7.

Durg

635.070

113.230

114.910

863.210

8.

Rajnandgaon

943.170

1709.150

270.690

2923.010

9.

Kawardha

706.570

921.850

223.830

1852.250

10.

Sarguja

2473.139

6181.829

0.000

8654.968

11.

Koriya

2001.154

1528.143

0.000

3529.297

12.

Raigarh

1597.615

580.998

1064.402

3243.015

13.

Jashpur

1147.706

588.075

1016.504

2752.285

14.

Korba

0.000

2834.968

1352.403

4187.371

15.

Janjgeer-champa

151.461

59.303

39.302

250.066

16.

Bilaspur

1281.387

1295.327

410.846

2987.560

 

Total

25782.167

24036.100

9954.122

59772.389


A bar code graph of the different types of forest land in various districts can be found here.

(Website of Chhattisgarh Forest Department, http://cgforest.nic.in)

Note that, in contrast to most other States, the Ministry of Agriculture's figure for forest land - based on land use statistics - appears to tally almost exactly with that of the Forest Department.