Forest Classification Forest Coverage Non- Forest Use
 
Forest Area diverted to Non-Forest use in Odisha
Sl. No.
Year
Number of Projects
Area diverted to Non-forest use (in hectare)
1982
1
3.43
1983
4
124.02
3   
1984
18
2000.89
4   
1985
5
517.38
5   
1986
3
770.08
6   
1987
5
952.90
1988
9
975.63
8   
1989
13
1737.38
9   
1990
24
2714.92
10  
1991
5
3.17
11  
1992
7
508.84
12  
1993
8
4729.25
13  
1994
3
788.92
14  
1995
6
317.94
15  
1996
12
1354.61
16  
1997
14
1902.49
17  
1998-99
53
4722.35
18  
2000-01
27
1219.06
19  
2001-02
20
1711.74
20  
2002-03
15
508.18
21  
2003-04
23
1493.71
22  
2004-05
9
1274.39
23
2005-06
28
2207.23
24
2006-07
17
886.21

Total

329
33424.72

(Area in hectare)

Sl. No.
Name of the Sector
Proposals finally approved by GOI
No. of
Proposals
Forest area diverted as on 1.4.2004
No. of
Proposal during 2004-05

Area
Angul
61
6910

NA
NA
Balasore
6
2425
NA
NA
3    Bargarh
88
9761
NA
NA
4    Bhadrak
48
3015
NA
NA
5    Bolangir
30
273
NA
NA
6    Boudh
5
1965
NA
NA
Cuttack
32
4420
NA
NA

Total

270
28769
9
1274

N.B.- NA-Not Available
Source- Economic Survey

(Area in hectare)

Sl. No.
Name of the Sector
No. of Proposals
Forest area diverted as on 1.4.2004
Irrigation
6
1224.664
Industries
2
65.039
3    Mining
13
847.05
4    Transmission line
2
8.762
5    Roads & Bridges
2
5.172
6    Railway line
1
2.998
Defence, Human Habitation & others
-
-

Total

26
2153.685

Source- Economic Survey

(Area in hectare)

Sl. No.
Name of the Sector
No. of Proposals
Forest area diverted as on 1.4.2004
Irrigation
1
4.838
Industries
2
61.929
3    Mining
10
810.955
4    Transmission line
2
4.543
5    Roads & Bridges
2
3.947

Total

17
886.212
 
Source- Economic Survey

 
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