NATURAL RESOURCES

Land Resources:

Area under Different Land use Statistics in Nagaland:
(Area in Thousand Hectare)

Sl. No.

Classification

2001-2002

2002-2003

2005-2006

I.

Geographical Area

1657900

1657900

1657900

II.

Reporting Area for land Utilization Statistics (Total 1 to 5)

1585525

1581720

1581892

1

Forest

862930

862930

862930

2

Not available for cultivation (a+b)

66690

67340

75444

a)

Land put to non-agricultural use

66690

67340

75444

b)

Barren and Uncultivable land

N.A.

N.A.

N.A.

3

Other uncultivated land excluding fallow land (a+b+c)

184430

181470

176784

a)

Permanent pastures and other grazing land

N.A.

N.A.

N.A.

b)

Land Under miscellaneous tree crops and groves not included in net area sown

123750

123100

120418

c)

Culturable waste land

60680

58370

56366

4

Fallow lands (a+b)

161015

157210

157847

a)

Fallow land other than current fallows

74360

72710

75552

b)

Current fallow

86655

84500

82296

5

Net sown area (6-7)

309660

312770

308887

6

Total Cropped Area (5+7)

357310

363420

38679

7

Area sown more than once

47650

50650

77910

III.

Net Irrigation area

64400

64490

67350

IV.

Gross Irrigated Area

73900

74290

106150

Forest Resources:

Classification of Forest Area
(Area in Hectare)

Sl. No.

Particulars

Forest Area

% to Total Forest Area

1

a) Reserved Forest

8583

0.99

 

b) Purchased Forests

19247

2.23

2

Protected Forest

50756

5.88

3

Wild Life Santuary

22237

2.58

4

Village Forest

 477827

 55.37

5

Degraded Forests

284280

32.95

 

Total

862930

100

Source: Statistical Handbook of Nagaland 2006

(http://db.nedfi.com/content/forests-nagaland)