Mannarkkad Range

Mannarkad range

The forest are of the Palakkad Revenue District was comprised of Reserve Forests and Vested Forests Formerly, the Reserve Forests were managed under Palakkad and Nenmara Forest Division and all the Vested Forests  were managed by Palakkad Special Division.  The Management of Reserve Forests and Vested Forests under the eerstwhile three  Divisions were reorganized and new Division/Range/Station/section/Beat boundaries were reconstituted for effective  protection and  administrative convenience.  The present Mannarkkad Forest Division came into being as per GO (MS) 121/89 dated 28.12.1989 with effect fro  01.04.1990. Mannarkkad  Range contains three stations namely  Mannarkkad. Palakkayam and Thiruvizhamkunnu.  The Range Head Quarters is at Mannarkkad.  The total area of the range is 124.0124 Sq.Km. Area comprised under Thathengalam Malavaram (VFC 1) and Pothoppadam Malavaram were handed over to the Buffer Zone of Silent Valley National Park.

  Staff strength

Sl.

No

Name of post

Sanctioned

Strength

1

Range Forest Officer

1

2

Deputy Range Forest Officer

3

3

Section Forest Officer

8

4

Beat Forest Officer

36

    5

Reserve watcher

3

6

L.D.Clerk/U.D.Clerk

2

7

Office Attendant

1

8

PTS

3

     9

Driver

3

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