NATURAL RESOURCES

Mineral Resources:

Oil and Natural Gas, Glass Sand, Clay, Lignite, Quartz, Silica Sand

Forest Resources:

(a) Forest Area :   6292.681 Sq. Km

(b) % of forest area to geographical area (10491 Sq. Km) : 59.98 %

(c) Legal classification of forests

Status

Area
(Sq. Km.)

% of Geographical Area of State

1.Reserve Forests (RF)

3588.183

34.2

2.Proposed Reserve Forests (PRF)

509.025

4.85

3.Unclassified Govt. Forests (UGF)

2195.473

20.93

Total

6292.681

59.98