Dharwad district has a geographical area of 4.273 lakh hectares, out of which the forest area covers an extent of 0.352 lakh hectares, i.e. 8.24% of the total geographical area of the district. The Social Forestry division, Dharwad consists of 5 Ranges covering all the 5 talukas of the district and one Sub-Division. There are total 372 villages and 127 Gram panchayats in the district. There are total 34 sanctioned posts in the Division out of which 30 posts are filled, 4 posts are vacant in this division. There are 37 Daily Wage Employees working in this division.

The Social Forestry Division, Dharwad was established as per G.O. No. AHFF 22 FEG 86 dated 03-11-1986.

AIMS

In Dharwad district Social Forestry works are taken up in community lands and Farm lands. Social Forestry activities are funded by Zilla Panchayat, Dharwad under M.G.N.R.E.G.A. Project and Special Development land (S.F.) and Western Ghat Development Scheme during 2011-12.

The raising of Plantations are taken up in community lands like; Gayarana, C & D lands, roadsides, Tank bunds, canal sides, school premises, temples and graveyards. Agro Forestry is taken up in Agricultural lands along the bunds and dry waste lands for their day to day needs and up lift the financial position of the farmers. In community lands the plantation works are taken up under various schemes.

Under Agro Forestry seedlings are distributed to the farmers as per beneficiaries lists approved by the Gram Panchayats.

During 2012-13 under M.G.N.R.E.G.A. we have taken up raising of Bio-fuel plantations, by raising nurseries in all the talukas. Under Bio-fuel we have taken up plantation works, for the Suvarna Bhoomi beneficiaries (Bio-fuel) and we have taken up plantations under Hasiru honnu (Agricultural lands) and Baradu Bangar (C & D class lands, Roadside, canal side & tank bunds). District level N.G.O. has been selected by Bio-fuel Board of Karnataka State, to awareness creation about the Bio-fuel plants and oil extraction and marketing of the product and also they give training regarding importants of Bio-fuel plants to Gram Panchayat members, P.D.O.s, Taluka Panchayat members and Zilla Panachayat members.

STAFF PATTERN

SI.NO
Name of the post
Sanctioned Post
Filled Post
Vacant Post
Remarks
1
Deputy Conservation of Forest
1
1
-
 
2
Assistant Conservation of Forest
1
1
-
 
3
Range Forest Officer
5
4
1
 
4
Gazetted Manager
1
1
-
 
5
Deputy Range Forest Officer
9
9
-
 
6
First Division Assistants
4
4
-
 
7
Second Division Assistants
2
2
-
 
8
Typist
1
1
-
 
9
Forest Guards
6
5
1
 
10
Drivers
3
1
2
 
11
Peon
1
1
-
 
Total
34
30
4
 

Organisation

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DIVISION ACTIVITIES:

  • Afforestation of C and D class Wastelands, Roadsides, Tank bunds and Institutional lands.
  • Raising of seedlings for departmental Planting, Farm forestry and Public distribution.
  • Implementation of JFPM activities as per Govt. orders through the formation of Village Forest Committees.
  • Raising Bio-fuel nurseries and Bio-fuel plantations.

VI. RAISING OF PLANTATIONS DURING 2012-13 (List of Plantations)

SI.NO
Range
Scheme
Location
Sy.No
Extent
1
Dharwad SF
MGNREGA Raising of BlockPlan   97 Ha
2
Hubli SF
MGNREGA Raising of BlockPlan   62.50
3
Kalaghatgi
MGNREGA Raising of BlockPlan   50 Ha
 
Kalaghatgi
SDP Neerasagar 86 30 Ha
4
Kundgol SF
MGNREGA Raising of BlockPlan   50 Ha
 
Kundgol SF
SDP Mattigatti 76/1 5 Ha
5
Navalgund SF
MGNREGA Raising of BlockPlan   36 Ha
 
Navalgund SF
SDP MRBC Canal side   3 Km

RAISING OF NURSERIES DURING 2012-13:

  1. Dharwad S.F. Range : (Sanjeevini Rayapur Nursery)
  2. SI.No
    Name of the Scheme
    Name of the Species
    Size of PBs
    Remarks
    5x8
    6x9
    8x12
    10x16
    14x20
    Total
    1
    MGNREGA

    Honge,

    Neem,

    Cherry,

    Teak,

    Raintree

    etc.

    - - 206600 4000 6000 216600  
    2
    -"- Bio fuel
    - - 108100 - - 108100  
    3
    -..S.D.P.(S.F.)
    - - 6600 - - 6600  
    4
    W.G.D
    - 38300 - - - 38300  
  3. Hubli S.F. Range : 1) Unkal Nursery 2) Timmasagar Nursery
  4. SI.No
    Name of the Scheme
    Name of the Species
    Size of PBs
    Remarks
    5x8
    6x9
    8x12
    10x16
    14x20
    Total
    1 MGNREGA

    Honge,

    Neem,

    Cherry,

    Teak,

    Raintree

    etc.

    - - 105720 4000 6000 115720  
    2 -"- Bio fuel - - 60400 2640 - 63040  
    3 -..S.D.P.(S.F.) - - - - - -  
  5. Kalaghatgi S.F. Range : (Belvantra Nursery)
  6. SI.No
    Name of the Scheme
    Name of the Species
    Size of PBs
    Remarks
    5x8
    6x9
    8x12
    10x16
    14x20
    Total
    1
    MGNREGA

    Kadubadam

    Nerale,

    Bevu,

    Honge,

    Cherry,

    Teak,

     

    - - 100000 4000 6660 110660  
    2
    -"- Bio fuel
    - - - - - -  
    3
    -..S.D.P.(S.F.)
    - - 660 - - 660  
  7. Kundgol S.F. Range (Jigalur Nursery)
  8. SI.No
    Name of the Scheme
    Name of the Species
    Size of PBs
    Remarks
    5x8
    6x9
    8x12
    10x16
    14x20
    Total
    1
    MGNREGA

    Raintree,

    Honge,

    Bevu,

    Nerale,

    Teak,

    etc.

    - - 100000 1500 6460 107960  
    2
    -"- Bio fuel
    - - 92700 2640 - 95340  
    3
    -..S.D.P.(S.F.)
    - - 3960 - - 3960  
  9. Navalgund S.F. Range : (Guddada Nursery )
  10. SI.No
    Name of the Scheme
    Name of the Species
    Size of PBs
    Remarks
    5x8
    6x9
    8x12
    10x16
    14x20
    Total
    1
    MGNREGA

    Kadubadam

    Honge,

    Bevu,

    Nerale,

    etc.

    - - 10000 1500 5140 106650  
    2
    -"- Bio fuel
    - - 67100 2640 - 69740  
    3
    -..S.D.P.(S.F.)
    - - 2640 - - 2640  

ALLOTMENT OF FUNDS, DURING 2012-13:

SI.NO
Name of Scheme
Amount Sanctioned as per A.P.O. (Rs in lakhs )
1
Western Ghat Development
2.84
2
Special Development Project (Social Foprestry)
26.00
3
MGNREGA
1005.079
4
MGNREGA Bio-fuel
97.93
5
MGNREGA (Addl. Scarcity)
243.63

INFORMATION OFFICERS WORKING UNDER TALUKA LEVEL AND DISTRICT LEVEL :

Sl.No.

Designation of the Officer
Office Address

Phone  No.

(Landline/Fax)

Mobile No.
E mail address
1
Deputy Conservator of Forests, S.F.Divn. Dharwad
Near K.C.Park, Forest Complex, Dharwad
0836 2447923
9449863743
dharwaddcfsf@gmail.com
2
Assistant Conservator of Forests, S.F. Sub-Divn., Dharwad
Near K.C.Park, Forest Complex, Dharwad
0836 2447923
9449863744
3

Range Forest Officer,

S.F. Range, Dharwad
Near K.C.Park, Forest Complex, Dharwad
0836 24472923
9449863745
4)

Range Forest Officer,

                                                              
S.F.Range, Hubli
Nrupatunga Betta, Hubli
--
9686707495
5)
Range Forest Officer, Social Forestry Range, Kalaghatgi
Near Court, Kalaghatgi
--
9449863748
6)
Range Forest Officer, Social Forestry Range, Kundgol
A.P.M.C. Building,Kundgol.
--
7411636951
7)
Range Forest Officer, Social Forestry Range, Navalgund
Mini Vidhanasoudha, Ibrahimpur road, Navalgund
--
9449863747

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