Barnawapara Project Division, Raipur

To achieve the objectives of C.G.R.V.V.N., suitable forest areas have been transferred, on lease, by the State Forest Department to the Nigam from time to time. As on today the total forest area with CGRVVN is 1,97,157.133 hectare The forest area leased out to the Nigam is distributed in 6 Project Divisions as per details given below :-

  • Contents
  • Formation
  • Objectives
  • Composition
  • Plantation
  • Hi- Tech Plantation
  • Nurseries

FORMATION:
Barnawapara Project Division, Raipur was formed in the revenue district of Raipur in terms of notification no. 5131-4114-X(2)75 dated 30-10-1975 issued by Govt. of Madhya Pradesh.

OBJECTIVE

  • To improve the quality and productivity of the forests in the project areas of the Raipur district.
  • To raise plantations of teak ,bamboo and other Misc.Species

COMPOSITION
The total forest area 35,201.471 ha. of the division is divided into 5 Ranges, 15 Sub Ranges, and 33 beats. The central nursery of the Division is located at Raikera and the Timber Depot at Birkoni.

 
Map
Barnawapara Project Division
 

PLANTATIONS
Commercial plantation of Teak, Bamboo and other species was started in the year 1976 and so far the Division has undertaken the plantation in 29039.880 ha. area.

Year (s) Teak Bamboo Misc. High-Tech Teak Total
1976 to 2000 14100 4328 2580 35 21043
2001  810 - - - 810
2002 1045 - - - 1045
2003 890 - - - 890
2004 1142 - - - 1142
2005 1123   - - 1123
2006 608 310 - - 918
2007 735 225 - - 960
2008 - - - - -
2009 - - - - -
2010 - - - - -
2011 635 - - 15 650
2012 469 - 18 22 509
2013 535 - 60 20 615
2014 - - 120 - 120
2015 422 - - - 422
2016 51 - 130 - 181
2017 34 - - - 34

HI-TECH PLANTAION - TEAK
Since 1997, the Nigam is raising Hi- Tech Teak Plantationswith the following aims :-

  • Maximizeproduction in minimumtime.
  • Enhanceproductivity per hectare.
Year Hitech Plantation Area (ha)
1997 10.00
1998 10.00
1999 15.00
2011 15.00
2012 17.00
Total 67.00
Teck Teak Plantation 1999
High-Teck Teak Plantation 1999
Bamboo Plantation 2000
High-Tech Bamboo Plantation 2000

NURSERY
The Central Nursery of Barnawapara Project Division is located at Raikera, about 70 Km. from Raipur. The nursery produces more than 25 lakhs plants per year. It is equipped with tube wells, sprinklers and other irrigation systems and this nursery caters to the planting stock requirement of the Division. Progress of the last 5 Years is given below :-

Raikera Nursurey
Teak plans in Raikera Nursurey
Year No. Seedlings Produced in the Nursery
Teak Bamboo Miscellaneous
2001 166000 - -
2002 2799000 - -
2003 2523000 - -
2004 3570000 - -
2005 3251000  - -
2006 1500000 280000 -
2007 4567000 175000 200000
2008 3503675 - -
2009 2339832 - -
2010 154700 50500 164003
2011 1935700 - -
2012 4374000 - -
2013 6400000 - -
2014 3552000 - -
2015 2079000 - -
2016 2200000 - -
2017 3544000 - -

As per the Bio-fuel policy of the State Government 9.0 lakhs Jatropha plants were also prepared during the year 2005 in addition to the Teak planting stock.

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