Circle at a glance

Eastern Circle

Circle

              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.

 

Division Wise area of forest as on 31.03.2014
Sl.No Division Reserve
 Forests
Proposed
 Reserve
Vested
Forest+EFL
Total
1 Mannarkkad 150.7322 0 271.7213 422.4535
2 Nilambur North 57.9196 0.0171 340.7032 398.6399
3 Nilambur South 267.3894 0 57.8888 325.2782
4 Palakkad 73.41 0 162.0847 235.4947
5 Nemmara 205.517 0 150.2104 355.7274
  Total 754.9682 0.0171 982.6084 1737.5937
Source- Forest Statistics 2014

 

 

Map

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Forest Stations

 

Forest Stations in Eastern Circle
   Sl.NO       Division            Range     Forest Stations
1 Nemmara Alathur Mangalam Dam
2 Nelliyampathy Nelliyampathy
3 Kollengode Thekkady
4 Mannarkkad Mannarkkad Palakkayam
5 Mannarkkad
6 Thiruvizhamkunnu
7 Attppady Pudur
8 Mukkali
9 Agali Ommala
10 Sholayoor
11 Singappara
12 Nilambur South Karulai Padukka
13 Nedumkayam
14 Kalikav Chakkikuzhi
15 Karuvarakkund
16 Nilambur North Edavanna Akampadam
17 Edakkode
18 Kodumpuzha
19 Nilambur Vaniyampuzha
20 Kanjirapuzha
21 Vazhikkadavu Nellikkuth
22 Pothukal

 

 

Check posts

 

Check Posts in Eastern Circle
Sl.No Division Range Check Post
1 Mannarkkad Agali Anakkaty
2 Keralamedu
3 Mannarkkad Anamooly
4 Inchikunnu
5 Nemmara Kollengode Gopalapuram
6 Meenakshipuram
7 Nelliyampathy Pothundi
8 Nilambur  North Vazhikkadav Anamari
9 Nilambur South Karulai Cherupuzha
10 Palakkad Walayar Walayar

 

 

Plantations

 

Division wise area of Plantation (category-wise) as on 31.03.2014(Area in ha)
Sl No Division Hard Wood  Soft Wood Others Bamboo, Cane
and Reeds
Total
1 Nemmara 1976.293 146.54 2461.982 360.79 4945.605
2 Palakkad 1892.42 108.82 1390.41 173.43 3565.08
3 Mannarkkad 569.11 143.92 640.03 35 1388.06
4 Nilambur South 4603.767 0 436.32 0 5040.087
5 Nilambur North 4225.07 41.509 422.278 709.754 5398.611
  Total 13266.66 440.789 5351.02 1278.974 20337.44

 Source- Forest Statistics 2014

 

 

 

 

 

Last Updated (Wednesday, 30 March 2016 16:13)