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

a.  To improve the quality and productivity of the forests in the  project areas of the Raipur district.

b.  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.


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

      
High-Teck Teak Plantation 1999                     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 :-
 
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.