High Range Circle, Kottayam

Head Quarters at KOTTAYAM situated in Parampuzha Forest Depot compound. The Office of the Conservator of Forests was established as per GO(MS) No. 197/1981/Forest dated 01.08.1981. It was upgraded to office of the Chief Conservator of Forests vide G.O (Rt) No. 4486/2010/GAD dtd. 14/06/2010. The Circle is having 5 Territorial Divisions and 1 Timber Sales Division. A Special Investigation Team headed by an Assistant Conservator of Forests is also attached to the Circle. The total Staff Strength of the Circle is 771. The forest area under the Circle is as follows:


Reserve Forests

1329.4991 Sq. Km

Proposed Reserve

137.32 Sq. Km

Vested Forests

34.6506 Sq. Km


1501.4697 Sq. Km


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