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Extent of Forest in India

Out of the total geographical area of 328.8 million hectare in India, approximately 75.18 million hectare land is classified as forests.

About 95 per cent of the forests of the country are owned by the Government. The remaining 4.0 per cent are owned by corporate bodies and 1 per cent by private individuals. Government forests are classified into reserved, protected and un-classed forests.

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