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, Morni-Pinjore

Ambala & Panchkula

2

Yamunanagar

Yamunanagar

Yamunanagar

3

Kurukshetra

Kurukshetra & Kaithal

Kurukshetra & Kaithal

4

Karnal

Karnal & Panipat

Karnal & Panipat

5

Hisar

Hisar & Jind

Hisar & Jind

6

Sirsa

Sirsa & Fatehabad

Sirsa & Fatehabad

7

Rohtak

Rohtak, Sonepat & Jhajjar

Rohtak, Sonepat & Jhajjar

8

Rewari

Rewari, Mahendergarh & Bhiwani

Rewari, Mahendergarh & Bhiwani

9

Gurugram

Gurugram, Mewat, Faridabad & Palwal

Gurugram, Mewat, Faridabad & Palwal

 

 

 

 

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 & Panchkula

2

Yamunanagar

Yamunanagar

3

Kurukshetra

Kurukshetra & Kaithal

4

Karnal

Karnal & Panipat

5

Hisar

Hisar & Jind

6

Sirsa

Sirsa & Fatehabad

7

Rohtak

Rohtak, Sonepat & Jhajjar

8

Rewari

Rewari, Mahendergarh & Bhiwani

9

Gurugram

Gurugram, Mewat, Faridabad & Palwal

 

 

 

 

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.
  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 at Kurukshetra and Hisar and Masani Barrage (Rewari).
  4. The Company has 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 have been 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 2008-09 to 2017-18 is given below in the table:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Standing Volume of trees (in cum) felled during 2008-09 to 2017-18 is given as under:

 

 

 

Year

Forests

Institutions

Farmers

Panchayats

Total Volume

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

6220

0

50

67775

2016-17

39937

6145

0

20

46102

2017-18

31232

4377

0

0

35609

 

 

 

 

Standing Volume of trees (in cum) felled during 2008-09 to 2017-18

 

 

Standing volume balance as on 31.03.2017, volume received during the year 2017-18, volume felled during the year 2017-18 and volume balance of the Company as on 31.03.2018 is given as under (in cum):

 

 

Name of Region

Volume Balance 
As on 31.03.2017

Volume Received
2017-18

Volume Felled
2017-18

Volume Balance 
As on 31.03.2018

 

Forest

Others

Total

Forest

Others

Total

Forest

Others

Total

Forest

Others

Total

AMB.

0

355

355

4772

1237

6009

4284

1551

5835

488

41

529

KUR.

1314

5

1319

9036

1297

10333

9605

1275

10880

745

27

772

ROH.

0

0

0

7864

564

8428

7864

564

8428

0

0

0

HIS.

164

0

164

3509

823

4332

3536

823

4359

137

0

137

GUR.

0

0

0

5943

1890

7833

5943

164

6107

0

1726

1726

Total

1478

360

1838

31124

5811

36935

31232

4377

35609

1370

1794

3164

 

 

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 2017-18 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

887

366

140

340

0

0

0

1733

 

 

Green

1503

84

638

325

0

0

0

2550

 

 

Total

2390

450

778

665

0

0

0

4283

 

Others

D. Dry/Green

882

44

587

38

0

0

0

1551

 

 

Sub Total

3272

494

1365

703

0

0

0

5834

Kurukshetra

Forest

Dead Dry

2523

1128

431

515

0

0

0

4597

 

 

Green

3589

382

874

164

0

0

0

5009

 

 

Total

6112

1510

1305

679

0

0

0

9606

 

Others

D. Dry/Green

602

15

591

67

0

0

0

1275

 

 

Sub Total

6714

1525

1896

746

0

0

0

10881

Rohtak

Forest

Dead Dry

3201

1934

1654

270

0

0

0

7059

 

 

Green

656

20

125

4

0

0

0

805

 

 

Total

3857

1954

1779

274

0

0

0

7864

 

Others

D. Dry/Green

295

16

213

40

0

0

0

564

 

 

Sub Total

4152

1970

1992

314

0

0

0

8428

Hisar

Forest

Dead Dry

48

1296

839

83

0

0

0

2266

 

 

Green

1146

53

67

4

0

0

0

1270

 

 

Total

1194

1349

906

87

0

0

0

3536

 

Others

D. Dry/Green

268

75

405

75

0

0

0

823

 

 

Sub Total

1462

1424

1311

162

0

0

0

4359

Gurugram

Forest

Dead Dry

322

1260

1786

247

0

0

0

3615

 

 

Green

585

185

1443

115

0

0

0

2328

 

 

Total

907

1445

3229

362

0

0

0

5943

 

Others

D. Dry/Green

77

4

69

14

0

0

0

164

 

 

Sub Total

984

1449

3298

376

0

0

0

6107

G.Total

16584

6862

9862

2301

0

0

0

35609

All

Forest

Dead Dry

6981

5984

4850

1455

0

0

0

19270

 

 

Green

7479

724

3147

612

0

0

0

11962

 

 

Total

14460

6708

7997

2067

0

0

0

31232

 

Others

D. Dry/Green

2124

154

1865

234

0

0

0

4377

 

 

Sub Total

2124

154

1865

234

0

0

0

4377

 

 

G.Total

16584

6862

9862

2301

0

0

0

35609

 

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 2017-18 is given in the table. 

 

Area

AMB

KUR

ROH

HIS

GUR

TOTAL

Forest

4283

9606

7864

3536

5943

31232

Others

1551

1275

564

823

164

4377

Total

5834

10881

8428

4359

6107

35609

 

 

 


Region wise standing volume felled (in cum) from forest and non forest lands during the year 2017-18

 

.

 

 

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 2017-18 is given below in the table alongwith the conversion obtained from the volume harvested by each region. Out of total felling of 35609 cum standing volume from forest and non-forest areas, 11962 cum (34%) were green and 23647 cum (66%) were dead, dry and fallen. Out of total felling of standing trees from forest and non-forest areas, the conversion was obtained as 53% timber, 24% pulpwood size (G-I) and 11% 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 2017-18 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

2372

1733

3108

2550

5480

4283

2427

1022

684

 

others

3084

1551

0

0

3084

1551

963

547

418

 

Total

5456

3284

3108

2550

8564

5834

3390

1569

1102

KKR

Forest

13374

4597

9344

5009

22718

9606

4743

2328

979

 

others

2945

1275

0

0

2945

1275

934

632

241

 

Total

16319

5872

9344

5009

25663

10881

5677

2960

1220

Rohtak

Forest

12753

7059

1512

805

14265

7864

4078

1122

330

 

others

1140

564

0

0

1140

564

363

168

85

 

Total

13893

7623

1512

805

15405

8428

4441

1290

415

Hisar

Forest

4508

2266

1033

1270

5541

3536

2135

690

214

 

others

2652

823

0

0

2652

823

434

443

213

 

Total

7160

3089

1033

1270

8193

4359

2569

1133

427

Gurgaon

Forest

8631

3615

5142

2328

13773

5943

2838

1410

625

 

others

618

164

0

0

618

164

77

54

42

 

Total

9249

3779

5142

2328

14391

6107

2915

1464

667

G.Total

Forest

41638

19270

20139

11962

61777

31232

16221

6572

2832

 

others

10439

4377

0

0

10439

4377

2771

1844

999

 

Total

52077

23647

20139

11962

72216

35609

18992

8416

3831

 

 

 

 

 

Region wise conversion received during the year 2017-18

 

 

 

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 2017-18 of region wise of Company are given below in the table.

 

 

 

 

Depot balance as on 31.03.2017, arrival during the year 2017-18, disposal during the year 2017-18 and depot balance of the Company as on 31.03.2018 is given as under (in cum) :

 

Name of

Depot Balance

Arrival in Depot

Region

As on 31.03.2017

2017-18

 

Timber

G-I

G-II

Stumps

Timber

G-I

G-II

Stumps

AMB.

997

302

252

0

3111

1635

1193

4760

KUR.

1867

647

279

18

5677

2960

1220

8375

ROH.

733

252

130

136

4441

1290

410

317

HIS.

626

39

0

271

2570

1133

427

2766

GUR.

2052

180

464

61

5126

1668

1191

1606

Total

6275

1420

1125

486

20925

8686

4441

17824

 

Name of

Disposal from Depot

Depot Balance

Region

2017-18

As on 31.03.2018

Timber

G-I

G-II

Stumps

Timber

G-I

G-II

Stumps

AMB.

2690

1588

1123

4760

1418

349

322

0

KUR.

3502

3159

1234

8378

4042

448

265

15

ROH.

4110

1506

479

453

1064

36

61

0

HIS.

2676

1077

413

2646

520

95

14

391

GUR.

3753

1227

624

1360

3425

621

1031

307

Total

16731

8557

3873

17597

10469

1549

1693

713

 

 

 

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 2017-18 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. 918.80 Lac during the financial year 2017-18.

Species wise average sale price (in Rs. per cum) of converted wood during the year 2017-18 is given as under:

 

Type/Species

Name of Regions

RT (Above)

Ambala

Kurukshetra

Rohtak

Hisar

Gurugram

Eucalyptus

7302

7091

61

6466

5062

Kikar

9007

6198

6807

7164

6034

Shisham

18800

20747

14587

14701

14000

Miscellaneous

5585

4938

4339

4102

4880

Teak

17800

0

0

0

0

Pipal/Gular

2927

0

0

0

2301

R.Timber (Below)

 

 

 

 

 

Eucalyptus

4922

5584

4336

4751

4177

Kikar

6088

5600

4508

4770

4987

Shisham

8386

11000

7814

6783

5917

Miscellaneous

3512

3191

2999

3202

3216

Teak

7199

0

0

0

0

Pipal/Gular

1405

0

0

0

1890

Grade-I

 

 

 

 

 

Eucalyptus

1944

1976

1815

2012

1763

Kikar

2558

2451

2004

2173

1985

Shisham

1805

1630

1629

1674

1439

Miscellaneous

1464

866

1384

1469

1427

Teak

1873

0

0

0

0

Pipal/Gular

804

0

0

0

773

Grade-II

 

 

 

 

 

Eucalyptus

650

720

776

660

612

Kikar

661

727

700

660

621

Shisham

543

641

550

577

512

Miscellaneous

475

449

463

507

364

Teak

276

0

0

0

0

Pipal/Gular

733

0

0

0

296

 

 

 

 

Specieswise average sale price (in Rs. per cum) of converted wood during the year 2017-18

 

 

 

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. 1077.89 lac during the financial year 2018-19.

 

 

 

 

g)  Manufacturing of polythene bags and woven bags

 

The Company manufactures nursery bags in its three units located at Kurukshetra, Hisar and Masani Barrage (Rewari) and supply the Forest Department for raising of plants in nurseries. The manufacturing units at Kurukshetra, Hisar and Masani Barrage (Rewari) 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. 182.00 per Kg. excluding taxes till 31.03.2018. The Company manufactures only A-Grade good quality of nursery bags. The Company has sold nursery bags worth Rs. 236.45 lac during the financial year 2017-18.

 

 

Manufacture and Supply of nursery bags during 2017-18 is given as under:

Name of Region

Stock Balance
as on 31.03.2017

Manufacture
(Qtls)

Supply
(Qtls)

Balance
(Qtls)

K U R.

54

593

574

73

H I S.

12

727

661

78

R E W.

0

114

88

26

Total

66

1434

1323

177

  

 

 

 

 

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. 81.00 per Kg. excluding taxes till 31.03.2018. The Company has sold barbed wires worth Rs. 80.19 lac during the year 2017-18.

 

 

 

Manufacture and Supply of Barbed wire during 2017-18 is given as under:

 

Name of Region

Stock Balance
as on 31.03.2017

Manufacture
(Qtls)

Supply
(Qtls)

Balance
(Qtls)

K U R.

184

195

375

4

H I S.

19

803

821

1

Total

203

998

1196

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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