Operation in forest areas


The State Government has earmarked certain forest areas to the Company for the purpose of felling of trees as per approved working plans of the Forest Department of the State whose details are given as below:

 

S.No. Name of Region Name of Forest Division Name of Forest Area

1

Ambala

Ambala

Ambala District

2

Kurukshetra

Karnal

Indri Range

3

Rohtak

Rohtak

Rohtak District

 

 

Jhajjar

Jhajjar District

4

Hisar

Hisar

Hisar District

5

Jind

Jind

Jind District

6

Gurugram

Gurugram

Gurugram District

 

 

Faridabad

Faridabad District

 

 

Palwal

Palwal District

 

 

Mewat

Mewat District

 

 

Rewari

Rewari District

 

 

 

 

Operation in non-forest areas


The General Managers have been earmarked their jurisdiction for the operation in non-forest areas to avoid confusion and dispute among the General Managers for their operational activities in the State. However, there is no restriction to carry out any activity outside the State for any of the General Manager. The jurisdiction for operation in non-forest areas within the state are as under:

 

S.No. Name of Region Jurisdiction (District)

1

Ambala

Ambala, Yamunanagar & Panchkula

2

Kurukshetra

Kurukshetra, Kaithal, Karnal & Panipat

3

Rohtak

Rohtak, Sonepat & Jhajjar

4

Hisar

Hisar, Fatehabad & Sirsa

5

Jind

Jind & Bhiwani

6

Gurugram

Gurugram, Faridabad, Mewat, Mahendergarh, Palwal & Rewari

 

 

 

 

Diversification of Activities

The Company has been undertaking the activities which are enshrined in the Memorandum of Association and additional activities as assigned by the State Government from time to time. Tree felling and wood extraction from Government forests earmarked to the Company, development of forests and raising of plantations are the major activities of the Company. Besides, the conventional activities the Company has diversified it’s activities within and outside Haryana state such as:

 

  1. Government of Haryana has declared HFDC as approved source for round and sawn materials of various timber, wooden furniture, firewood and crates. A seasoning kiln run by the solar energy has been installed in the premises of sawmill at Pipli, Kurukshetra.
  2. Wooden furniture is being manufactured at Ambala, Kurukshetra and Gurugram and being supplied to various Government and non Government agencies.
  3. Government of Haryana has also declared HFDC as approved source for supply of barbed wire. The Company has three units for manufacturing of barbed wire, nursery bags and woven bags two at Kurukshetra and one at Hisar.
  4. The Company has been supplied the nursery bags and barbed wire mainly to the Forest Department for raising of seedlings and plantations.
  5. Wooden crates have been supplied to various Government agencies such as Food & Supplies Department, Haryana Warehousing Corporation, CONFED, HAFED and Haryana Agro Industries Corporation.
  6. Various projects like arboriculture, landscaping and plantations are being executed for Ministry of Defence, Northern Railway, NHAI, NBCC and Delhi Forest Department.

 

 

 

Descriptions of Activities of the Company


 

a) Felling of Trees from Forest and Non-Forest Lands

 

The Company carries out felling of dead, dry as well as green standing trees allotted by the Haryana Forest Department from its forests areas. After felling and conversion of trees, timber is sold by open auction from the sale depots. The Company also purchases trees from farmers, panchayats, government departments and institutions at purchase prices fixed by the Company. Standing volume of trees (from Forest Department and other sources) felled by the Company since the financial year 2000-01 to 2016-17 is given below in the table

 

 

 

 

 

 

Standing Volume of trees (in cum) felled during 2000-01 to 2016-17 is given as under:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year

Forests

Institutions

Farmers

Panchayats

Total Volume

2000-01

62366

57801

117

0

120284

2001-02

38334

39948

545

220

79047

2002-03

56058

23627

64

547

80296

2003-04

63927

10286

376

451

75040

2004-05

36772

18591

921

1245

57529

2005-06

53862

9867

0

0

63729

2006-07

59879

10386

99

443

70807

2007-08

46197

12893

261

9

59360

2008-09

72585

15210

0

2197

89992

2009-10

70579

6335

0

0

76914

2010-11

50554

9133

0

0

59687

2011-12

37297

7246

0

423

44966

2012-13

39666

8038

0

0

47704

2013-14

41920

11015

0

0

52935

2014-15

56199

5273

0

33

61505

2015-16

61505

6270

0

50

67775

2016-17

39937

6145

0

20

46102

 

 

Standing volume balance as on 31.03.2016, volume received during the year 2016-17, volume felled during the year 2016-17 and volume balance of the Company as on 31.03.2017 is given as under (in cum):

 

 

 

Standing volume balance as on 31.03.2016, volume received during the year 2016-17, volume felled during the year 2016-17 and volume balance of the Company as on 31.03.2017 is given as under (in cum):

 

 

Name of Region

Volume Balance
As on 31.03.2016

Volume Received
2016-17

Volume Felled
2016-17

Volume Balance
As on 31.03.2017

 

Forest

Others

Total

Forest

Others

Total

Forest

Others

Total

Forest

Others

Total

AMB.

0

2323

2323

8840

4237

13077

8840

3882

12722

0

355

355

KUR.

326

270

596

10514

1497

12011

9200

1492

10692

1314

5

1319

ROH.

392

0

392

9299

235

9534

9299

235

9535

0

0

0

HIS.

610

0

610

2611

475

3086

2447

475

2922

164

0

164

GUR.

0

0

0

10151

81

10232

10151

81

10232

0

0

0

Total

8284

1477

9761

41416

6525

47940

39937

6165

46102

1478

360

1838

 

 

b) Species wise trees felled from the forest and non forest lands

 

 

Species wise standing volume felled (in cum) from forest and non forest lands during the year 2016-17 is given as under: 

 

 

Region

Areas

Status of tree

Species

EUC.

KIK.

MIS.

SHI.

POP.

TOR.

KHA.

Total

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

Ambala

Forest

Dead Dry

131

75

92

198

0

0

7

503

 

 

Green

7396

106

460

374

0

0

0

8336

 

 

Total

7527

182

551

572

0

0

7

8839

 

Others

D. Dry/Green

3341

64

387

69

22

0

0

3883

 

 

Sub Total

10869

246

938

641

22

0

7

12722

Kurkshetra

Forest

Dead Dry

1961

1347

402

302

0

0

0

4012

 

 

Green

3552

297

1078

260

0

0

0

5188

 

 

Total

5513

1644

1480

563

0

0

0

9200

 

Others

D. Dry/Green

1088

19

298

87

0

0

0

1492

 

 

Sub Total

6602

1663

1778

649

0

0

0

10692

Rohtak

Forest

Dead Dry

1505

516

1572

48

0

0

0

3641

 

 

Green

5303

118

209

32

0

0

0

5662

 

 

Total

6808

634

1782

80

0

0

0

9303

 

Others

D. Dry/Green

46

1

147

37

0

0

0

231

 

 

Sub Total

6854

635

1929

117

0

0

0

9534

Hisar

Forest

Dead Dry

93

1551

290

115

0

0

0

2049

 

 

Green

339

20

29

9

0

0

0

397

 

 

Total

432

1572

319

124

0

0

0

2447

 

Others

D. Dry/Green

77

74

239

76

10

0

0

475

 

 

Sub Total

509

1646

558

200

10

0

0

2922

Gurugram

Forest

Dead Dry

1564

1449

2755

324

0

0

0

6092

 

 

Green

721

323

2755

259

0

0

0

4058

 

 

Total

2285

1772

5510

583

0

0

0

10150

 

Others

D. Dry/Green

0

3

78

1

0

0

0

82

 

 

Sub Total

2285

1775

5588

584

0

0

0

10232

Total: All

Forest

Dead Dry

5254

4939

5111

987

0

0

7

16298

 

 

Green

17311

864

4531

935

0

0

0

23641

 

 

Total

22565

5803

9642

1922

0

0

7

39939

 

Others

D. Dry/Green

4553

161

1148

269

32

0

0

6163

 

 

G.Total

27117

5965

10791

2191

32

0

7

46102

 

 

Note: Abbreviation used for districts as Amb – Ambala, Kur – Kurukshetra, Roh – Rohtak, His – Hisar,  Gur – Gurugram and tree species as Euc – Eucalyptus, Kik – Kikar, Mis – Miscellaneous, Shi – Shisham, Pop – Poplar, Tor – Tortilis, Kha – Khair.

 

Region wise standing volume (in cum) felled from forest and non forest lands during the financial year 2016-17 is given in the table. 

 

Area

AMB

KUR

ROH

HIS

GUR

TOTAL

Forest

8840

9200

9299

2447

10151

39937

Others

3882

1492

235

475

81

6165

Total

12722

10692

9534

2922

10232

46102

 

Region wise standing volume felled (in cum) from forest and non forest lands during the year 2016-17 is shown below in the bar chart:

 


 

.

 

 

c) Conversion of trees

 

The region wise felling of dead, dry and green trees from forest and non-forest lands, their numbers and volume of the financial year 2016-17 is given below in the table alongwith the conversion obtained from the volume harvested by each region. Out of total felling of 46102 cum standing volume from forest and non-forest areas, 29849 cum (65%) were green and 16253 cum (35%) were dead, dry and fallen. Out of total felling of standing trees from forest and non-forest areas, the conversion was obtained as 51% timber, 28% pulpwood size (G-I) and 14% firewood (G-II). Volume of G-I and G-II are taken in stacked cubic meter.

 

Region wise felling of dead/dry & green trees alongwith conversion during the year 2016-17 is give as under:

 

Name of Region

Area

Dead & Dry

Green

Total

Conversion (cum)

Trees
(No.)

Volume
(cum)

Trees
(No.)

Volume
(cum)

Trees
(No.)

Volume (cum)

RT

G-I

G-II

Ambala

Forest

772

504

11691

8336

12463

8840

4540

2782

1971

 

others

0

0

9587

3882

9587

3882

1973

1315

1031

 

Total

772

504

21278

12218

22050

12722

6513

4097

3002

KKR

Forest

19428

4012

11309

5188

30737

9200

4697

2847

1086

 

others

0

0

7876

1492

7876

1492

779

748

195

 

Total

19428

4012

19185

6680

38613

10692

5476

3595

1281

Rohtak

Forest

6758

3599

5536

5701

12294

9300

4840

2139

1027

 

others

0

0

1445

235

1445

235

101

96

55

 

Total

6758

3599

6981

5936

13739

9535

4941

2235

1082

Hisar

Forest

4231

2049

310

397

4541

2446

1389

340

67

 

others

0

0

1003

475

1003

475

259

215

65

 

Total

4231

2049

1313

872

5544

2921

1648

555

132

Gurgaon

Forest

12272

6089

9564

4062

21836

10151

4793

2241

1148

 

others

0

0

74

81

74

81

42

27

22

 

Total

12272

6089

9638

4143

21910

10232

4835

2268

1170

G.Total

Forest

43461

16253

38410

23684

81871

39937

20259

10349

5299

 

others

0

0

19985

6165

19985

6165

3154

2401

1368

 

Total

43461

16253

58395

29849

101856

46102

23413

12750

6667

 

 

 

 

Region wise conversion received during the year 2016-17.

 

 

 

d) Sale of Timber, Pulpwood and Firewood

 

After harvesting and conversion, timber, pulp wood and fire wood are transported to sale depots. Details of converted volume during the financial year 2016-17 of region wise of Company are given below in the table.

 

 

 

 

Depot balance as on 31.03.2016, arrival during the year 2016-17, disposal during the year 2016-17 and depot balance of the Company as on 31.03.2017 is given as under (in cum) :

 

 

Name of

Depot Balance

Arrival in Depot

Region

As on 31.03.2016

2016-17

 

Timber

G-I

G-II

Stumps

Timber

G-I

G-II

Stumps

AMB.

6981

1890

852

0

6855

5456

4630

15310

KUR.

1219

281

59

33

5720

3784

1385

2546

ROH.

1009

65

100

0

5411

2236

1080

348

HIS.

1148

82

33

243

1648

529

116

2844

GUR.

1798

161

216

42

4907

2270

1170

2882

Total

12155

2479

1260

318

24541

14275

8381

23930

 

 

 

Name of

Disposal from Depot

Depot Balance

Region

2016-17

As on 31.03.2017

Timber

G-I

G-II

Stumps

Timber

G-I

G-II

Stumps

AMB.

12839

7044

5230

15310

997

302

252

0

KUR.

5072

3417

1166

2561

1868

647

279

18

ROH.

5686

2050

1050

212

733

252

130

136

HIS.

2170

572

149

2816

626

39

0

271

GUR.

4653

2251

922

2863

2052

180

464

61

Total

30421

15333

8516

23762

6275

1420

1125

486

 

 

A centralized Auction Notice of Haryana Forest Development Corporation Limited has been posted every month on the website www.hfdc.gov.in.

 

 

e) Average Sale Price of converted wood

 

The species wise average sale price of converted wood during the year 2016-17 is given below in the table. The price of round timber (RT) is given per cubic meter whereas the prices for Grade-I and Grade-II are given per stacked cubic meter. The total sale of converted wood has been made as Rs. 1535.28 Lac during the financial year 2016-17.

 

Species wise average sale price (in Rs. per cum) of converted wood during the year 2016-17 is given as under:

 

Type/Species

Name of Regions

RT (Above)

Ambala

Kurukshetra

Rohtak

Hisar

Gurugram

Eucalyptus

4737

6233

6179

6042

5152

Kikar

8196

0

7716

7204

7791

Shisham

19893

0

14016

12958

15411

Poplar

0

0

0

0

0

Miscelleneous

4887

5060

4530

3866

3688

Tortlis

0

0

0

0

0

Khair

0

0

0

0

0

RT (Below)

 

 

 

 

 

Eucalyptus

4060

4576

4611

4167

4252

Kikar

5261

6301

5651

5240

5256

Shisham

8111

0

8023

6126

6793

Poplar

3200

0

0

0

0

Miscelleneous

3092

3241

3366

2929

2948

Teak/Sangwan

0

0

0

0

0

Khair

20000

0

0

0

0

Grade-I

 

 

 

 

 

Eucalyptus

1554

1965

1765

1936

2050

Kikar

2063

2329

2112

1968

2015

Shisham

1604

1636

1626

1714

1167

Poplar

1500

0

0

0

0

Miscelleneous

1453

1505

1577

1281

1203

Tortlis/Sangwan

0

0

0

0

0

Khair

2200

0

0

0

0

Grade-II

 

 

 

 

 

Eucalyptus

545

665

596

716

642

Kikar

632

770

627

632

625

Shisham

544

578

525

552

0

Poplar

460

0

0

0

0

Miscelleneous

475

585

378

514

386

Tortlis/Sangwan

0

0

0

0

0

Khair

0

0

0

0

0

 

 

 

Specieswise average sale price (in Rs. per cum) of converted wood during the year 2016-17.

 

 

 

f) Establishment of Sawmill

 

The Company has taken over the abandoned Sawmill of the Forest Department at Pipli on lease basis in the month of April 2007. After taking over, the existing buildings were renovated and the Corporation installed the required machinery to run the Sawmill and workshop. A seasoning kiln run by solar energy was also installed in the premises of sawmill at Pipli, Kurukshetra. Government of Haryana has declared HFDC as approved source for round and sawn materials of various timber, wooden furniture, firewood and wooden crates. The Company has sold furniture worth Rs. 854.02 lac during the financial year 2016-17.

 

 

 

 

g)  Manufacturing of polythene bags and woven bags

 

The Company manufactures nursery bags in its two units located at Kurukshetra and Hisar and supplies them to the Forest Department for raising of plants in nurseries. The manufacturing units at Kurukshetra and Hisar also manufacture woven bags for the Forest Department for raising of tall plants in their nurseries. The prices of nursery bags and woven bags vary from time to time depending upon the cost of raw material at the time of purchase by the Company. However, the sale price of nursery bags was fixed at the rate of Rs. 198.00 per Kg. excluding taxes till 31.03.2017. The Company manufactures only A-Grade good quality of nursery bags. The Company has sold nursery bags worth Rs. 170.81 lac during the financial year 2016-17.

 

 

Manufacture and Supply of nursery bags during 2016-17 is given as under:

 

Name of Region

Stock Balance
as on 31.03.2016

Manufacture
(Qtls)

Supply
(Qtls)

Balance
(Qtls)

KUR.

52

370

368

54

H I S.

4

411

403

12

Total

56

781

771

66

 

The General Manager, HFDC, Gurugram has sold nursery bags worth Rs. 28.67 lac during 2016-17.

 

 

 

 

h) Manufacturing of Barbed wire

 

The Company has installed three manufacturing units of barbed wires two at Kurukshetra and one at Hisar to meet the requirement of Forest Department. Each unit produces about 600 Kg. Barbed wire in two shifts of eight hours intervals. The price of Barbed Wire depends upon the cost of raw material at the time of purchase by the Company.

 

Government of Haryana has declared the Haryana Forest Development Corporation Limited as approved source for supply of Barbed wire. The sale price of Barbed wire was fixed at the rate of Rs. 74.00 per Kg. excluding taxes till 31.03.2017. The Company has sold barbed wires worth Rs. 29.41 lac during the year 2016-17.

 

 

 

Manufacture and Supply of Barbed wire during 2016-17 is given as under:

 

Name of Region

Stock Balance
as on 31.03.2016

Manufacture
(Qtls)

Supply
(Qtls)

Balance
(Qtls)

KUR.

31

304

150

184

H I S.

0

222

203

19

Total

31

526

353

203

 

The General Managers, HFDC, Gurugram has sold barbed wire worth Rs. 3.26 lac during the year 2016-17.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Disclaimer

All efforts have been made to make the information as accurate as possible, Haryana Forest Development Corporation Limited will not be responsible for any loss to any person caused by inaccuracy in the information available on this Website. Any discrepancy found may be brought to the notice of Haryana Forest Development Corporation Limited.

 

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