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

Printed Date: Friday, April 26, 2019

Distribution of Forest cover

Year

Dense Forest

(Sq Km)

Open Forest

(Sq Km)

2012-2013

6,822

10,168

2010-2011

6,881

10,209

2008-2009

6,175

11,105

2006-2007

6,175

11,105

2004-2005

6,464

10,622

2002-2003

6,538

10,681

2000-2001

5,710

11,216

1998-1999

5,936

11,448

1996-1997

4,937

12,481

1994-1995

5,318

12,240

1992-1993

5,307

12,314

1990-1991

5,309

12,376

  Grand Total

 71,572

135,965

 Source: FSI Report