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Joint Forest Management

MFP & Medicinal Plantation:

Posted on: 14/12/2016 17:24:43

S.N.

Circle

There are a number of committee where toilet building

The number of built-in toilet

1

Raipur

1

100

2

Sarguja

2

59

3

Kanker

11

932

4

Durg

17

316

5

Bilaspur

4

220

Total

35

1627

The State Forests in the Lower canopy have bounty of MFPs as well as Medicinal Plant, many of them rare and in dangerous too. The economy of the JFMCs is very much depended on the collection as well as sale of these plants.60% of the Forest area allotted to the JFMCs are in highly degraded state with blanks available for the afforestation. Thus in order to boost the economy of the JFMCs, in year 2008-09 an afforestation Scheme of High-tech MFP/Medicinal Plant Plantation was introduce in the degraded forest area of the State. Under this scheme plantation was raise of grafted Amla, Harra and Baheda species were as in the second year Medicinal species like Baibidng were introduced. In 2009-10, 1000 hact., & in year 2010-11 2300 hact. of such plantation with a project period of 5 year have been completed. A project have been success with more 5000 families of 53 JFMCs have been benefited.