Delineation of Forest boundaries in Village Maps as per Forest Working Plan

On the request of Karnataka Forest Department, the KSRSAC has taken up a work to delineate notified forests falling in 10893 villages/village maps.  

Objectives

  • Georeferencing of village maps of the forest area
  • Generation of forest boundary on cadastral map using forest working plan
  • Preparation of village-wise forest map overlaid on Cartosat image, PAN maps/survey numbers, 2.5 m 

Study Area

Karnataka state has been divided into 30 districts (revenue), 40 Forest divisions and 26 wildlife sanctuaries (KFD) for administrative purposes.  Approximately 11000 out of 33000 villages are in forest area.
Deliverables/Output
Soft copy of georeferenced individual Cadastral village with Forest Boundary incorporated in shape file format, Datum: WGS84

Forest map
Forest Boundary Delineated from Cadastral Map

Summary of the Work Completed

The work has been completed. The forest boundary was delineated in the village maps.  The number of village maps generated by incorporation of forest boundaries is given below, district-wise.

 

District wise list of villages covered by Forest in State

Sl. No

District Name

Number of Villages

1

Bagalkot

302

2

Bangalore

252

3

Bangalore Rural

77

4

Belgaum

498

5

Bellary

228

6

Bidar

107

7

Bijapur

9

8

Chamarajanagar

473

9

Chikkaballpur

299

10

Chikmagalur

1112

11

Chitradurga

233

12

Dakshina Kannada

385

13

Davanagere

395

14

Dharwad

114

15

Gadag

94

16

Gulbarga

92

17

Hassan

665

18

Haveri

211

19

Kodagu

301

20

Kolar

329

21

Koppal

46

22

Mandya

184

23

Mysore

544

24

Raichur

80

25

Ramanagar

252

26

Shimoga

1586

27

Tumkur

471

28

Udupi

295

29

Uttara Kannada

1199

30

Yadgir

60

TOTAL

10893

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