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Distribution of the Forest Area

Amravati circle comprises of two districts namely Amravati and Buldhana. Total forest area of this circle  is 2513.44 Sq. Km. For the management of  this Forest area  the same is has been distributed into four Forest (Territorial) Division such as (1)Amravati forest Division, (2) East Melghat Forest Division, (3) West Melghat Forest Division and (4)Buldhana Forest Division. The Forest area of Amravati division is scattered into 12 Talukas and rest of the area of Amravati district fall under Chikhaldara and Dharni Talukas, which included in East and West Forest Divisions. However forest area of Buldhana division is covered under Buldhana Forest Division only. Division wise details of Forest area is given as under:-


SrNo.

Division

 

Forest Area (Sq. Km)

Geographical  area (Sq Km)

Reserve
F. area
(Sq Km)

Protected F. area (Sq Km)

Unclassed Forest
(Sq Km)

Total Forest Area 
(in Sq Km)

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

1

Amravati

8,211.00

514.37

0.70

3.90

518.97

2

East Melghat

2,658.00

560.67

0.21

0.09

560.97

3

West Melghat

1,347.00

578.86

14.76

0.02

593.62

Total Amravati Dist.

12,216.00

1653.90

15.67

4.01

1673.46

1

Buldana Dn.

9,661.00

758.87

77.74

3.38

839.98

Total Amravati Circle

21,877.00

2412.77

93.41

7.39

2513.44

Management pint of view, Divisions area divided into Ranges and Ranges into Rounds.  Rounds further divided into Beats.


Sr.N.

Name Division

No. of Ranges

No. of Rounds

No. of Beats

Total No. of Beats

Normal

Sensitive

Hyper Sensitive

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

1

Buldana

7

24

67

21

8

96

2

West Melghat

4

13

3

8

34

45

3

East Melghat

4

14

22

24

7

53

4

Amravati

4

19

34

34

13

81

 

Total

19

70

126

87

62

275

Jurisdiction

Amravati Circles comprises of Amravati, East Melghat, West Melghat and Buldhana Division. Division further divided into Ranges, Rounds and Beats. There are 19 Ranges, 70 Rounds and 275 Beats in the Amravati Circle. The details of the area are as under

Sr.No

Division

Number of

Forest area in Sq. Km

%tage of Forest

Ranges

Rounds

Beats

R.F.

P.F.

U.C.

Total

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

1.

Amravati

4

19

81

514.37

0.70

3.90

518.97

6.32

2.

East Melghat Chikhaldara

4

14

53

560.67

0.21

0.09

560.97

21.10

3.

West Melghat Partwada

4

13

45

578.86

14.76

0.02

593.64

44.07

4.

Buldhana

7

24

96

758.87

77.74

3.38

839.99

8.69

Total Amravati Circle

19

70

275

2412.77

93.41

7.39

2513.53

11.49

Amravati Division extend over Latitude 20°32’ to 21°37’ North and longitude 76°38’ to 78°30’ East East Melghat Division extend over Latitude 21°13’14” North and longitude 77°10’39” to 77°36’ East West Melghat Division extend over Latitude 21°11’16”  to 21°44’4” North and longitude 76°39’51” to 77°14’24” East Buldhana Division extends over Latitude 20°13’ to 21°32’ North and longitude 78°49’ to 75°75’ East.

 
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