Forest Statistics

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Among the five Territorial Forest Circles of Kerala, the Eastern Territorial Forest Circle is headquartered at Olavakkode in Palakkad District. The forests of Palakkad and Malppuram Revenue Districts excluding Parambikulam Tiger Reserve and Silent Valley National Park fall under this Circle. The Circle includes five Forest Divisions namely Nilambur North Forest Division, Nilambur South Forest Division, Mannarkkad Forest Division, Palakkad Forest Division and Nemmara Forest Division. The Nelliyampathi Hills, Palakkad Hills, Attappady Plateau and Old and New Amarambalam forest tracts come under this Circle.

 

Reserve Forests

754.9682 sq. km

Proposed Reserve

0.01712 sq. km

Vested Forests

982.6084 sq. km

TOTAL

1737.5937 sq. km

 

 

 


Nemmara Division

Area Details

Total Extent

(Sq. Km.)

Reserve Forest Extent (Sq. Km)

Vested Forest Extent (Sq. Km)

EFL Extent (Sq. Km)

1756.2328

205.5173

150.7155

11.6592

Name of Range

Total Extent

(Sq. Km.)

Reserve Forest Extent (Sq. Km)

Vested Forest Extent (Sq. Km)

Alathur

81.2049

 

81.2049

Kollengode

68.5531

 

68.5531

Nellliyampathy

207.4323

205.5173

0.9575

Palakkad Division 

Area Details

Total Extent (Sq Km)

Reserve Forest Extent (Sq Km)

Vested Forest Extent (Sq Km)

EFL Extent (Sq Km)

264.5616

73.41

161.777

29.4019

Name of Range

Total Extent (Sq Km)

Reserve Forest Extent (Sq Km)

Vested Forest Extent (Sq Km)

EFL Extent (Sq Km)

Olavakkode

81.5543

61.6927

18.4285

1.4611

Ottappalam

37.5683

-

33.4471

4.1208

Walayar

145.439

11.7173

109.9014

23.82

 
Mannarkad Division
 

Legal Status Of Land Under Mannarkkad Division

Name of Range

Reserv Forest (Ha)

Vested Forest (Ha)

Leased From RF (Ha)

EFL

(Ha)

Mannarkkad

610.13

11788.67 513.03 394.08

Agali

6385.95

6515.07

-

245.88

Attappady

8077.14

8865.95

-

80.08

Total

15073.22

27169.69

513.03

720.04

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Nilambur North Division

Area Details

Total Extent

(Sq. Km)

Reserve Forest

Extent (Sq. Km)

Vested Forest

Extent (Sq. Km)

E F L Extent

(Sq. Km)

407.91

57.93

340.7

9.28

Name of Range

Total Extent

(Sq. Km)

Reserve Forest

Extent (Sq. Km)

Vested Forest

Extent (Sq. Km)

E F L Extent

(Sq. Km)

Nilambur

145.89

15.81

124.81

5.27

Edavanna

103.92

23.29

79.54

1.09

Vazhikkadavu

158.1

18.83

136..35

2.92

Nilambur South Division 

 Area Details

Total Extent

(Sq. Km.)

Reserve Forest Extent (Sq. Km.)

Vested Forest Extent

(Sq. Km.)

EFL Extent

(Sq. Km.)

32500.91

26738.935

5761.97

298.926

Range

Total Extent

(Sq. Km.)

Reserve Forest Extent (Sq. Km.)

Vested Forest Extent

(Sq. Km.)

EFL Extent

(Sq. Km.)

Karulai

26560.76

26560.76

-

-

Kalikavu

5940.154

178.18

5761.97

298.926