Forests

Joint Forest Management

Present Status

The status ending March, 2013 is as under

Name of Division Name of District No. of JFMCs formed
Forests brought under JFM
Rajpipla (East) Narmda 187 18269.00
Rajpipla(West) Surat 149 18245.00
Bharuch Bharuch 67 5091.00
Vyara Tapi 183 40561.00
Valsad (N) Valsad 165 9675.66
Valsad (S) Valsad 130 15115.07
Dang (N) Dang 129 10019.39
Dang (S) Dang 117 4122.08
Baria Dahod 281 37655.23
Godhra Panchmahal 462 59113.98
Chhotaudepur Vadodara 324 57639.60
Surendranagar Surendranagar 65 11795.73
Jamnagar Jamnagar 55 14999.00
Bhavnagar Bhavnagar 50 8705.00
Rajkot Rajkot 57 5976.00
Junagadh Junagadh 74
4875.00
Sabarkantha Sabarkantha 149 13280.46
Sabarkantha(S) Sabarkantha 291 21263.75
Banaskantha Banaskantha 108 7791.13
Gandhinagar Gandhinagar 27 2154.66
Kutch (West) Kutch 106 33880.00
Kutch (East) Kutch 44 21500.00
Patan Patan 25 2200.00
Gir (W) Junagadh 12 3353.72
Nadiad Kheda 22 4918.01
Total
3287 432199.47
Gir (E)
12 3932.62
Total
3299 436132.09

The working under the Joint Forest Management has been appreciated by the Government of India (GOI) as four of the Van Kalyan Samities namely- Pingot, Bapda, Balethi and Motia have been awarded Indira Priyadarshani Vriksha Mitra Award in recognition of their services for the protection and regeneration of the degraded forest.