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. Volume of standing trees (from Forest Department and other sources) felled by the Company since the financial year 2000-01 to 2014-15 is given below in the table

 

 

 

 

 

 

Volume (in cum) of standing trees felled by the Company since 2000-01 to 2014-15 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

 

 

Volume (in cum) of standing trees felled by the Company since 2000-01 to 2014-15 is shown below in the bar chart:

 

 

The details of standing volume received and felled during the year 2014-15 and balance of standing volume in each unit of the Company as on 31.03.2015 in given below in the table.

 

Standing volume balance as on 31.03.2014, volume received during the year 2014-15, volume felled during the year 2014-15 and volume balance of the Company as on 31.03.2015 is given as under (in cum):

 

Name of

Volume Balance

Volume Received

Volume Felled

Volume Balance

Region

As on 31.03.2014

2014-15

2014-15

As on 31.03.2015

 

Forest

Others

Total

Forest

Others

Total

Forest

Others

Total

Forest

Others

Total

AMB.

0

1043

1043

18081

2619

20700

18081

3107

21188

0

555

555

KUR.

2228

1087

3315

5143

363

5506

6480

947

7427

891

503

1394

ROH.

0

0

0

7391

770

8161

7391

770

8161

0

0

0

HIS.

0

0

0

12034

12

12046

4221

12

4233

7813

0

7813

JIN.

0

0

0

11761

99

11860

11761

99

11860

0

0

0

GUR.

0

0

0

8265

371

8636

8265

371

8636

0

0

0

Total

2228

2130

4358

62675

4234

66909

56199

5306

61505

8704

1058

9762

 

 

 

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

 

Details of standing trees species wise felled from the forest and non forest lands during the financial year 2014-15 is given below in the table.

 

Species wise felling (in cum) from forest and non forest lands during the year 2014-15 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

AMB.

Forests

Dead Dry

670

404

22

152

0

0

0

1248

 

 

Green

15666

533

274

360

0

0

1

16834

 

 

Total

16336

937

296

512

0

0

1

18082

 

Others

D.Dry/Green

2758

20

285

44

0

0

0

3107

 

 

Sub Total

19094

957

581

556

0

0

1

21189

KUR.

Forests

Dead Dry

402

139

54

46

0

0

0

641

 

 

Green

5414

111

229

83

0

0

0

5837

 

 

Total

5816

250

283

129

0

0

0

6478

 

Others

D.Dry/Green

401

10

457

58

21

0

0

947

 

 

Sub Total

6217

260

740

187

21

0

0

7425

ROH.

Forests

Dead Dry

647

326

298

43

0

0

0

1314

 

 

Green

4004

420

1565

90

0

0

0

6079

 

 

Total

4651

746

1863

133

0

0

0

7393

 

Others

D.Dry/Green

250

48

421

50

0

0

0

769

 

 

Sub Total

4901

794

2284

183

0

0

0

8162

HIS.

Forests

Dead Dry

200

714

105

129

0

0

0

1148

 

 

Green

1945

404

625

100

0

0

0

3074

 

 

Total

2145

1118

730

229

0

0

0

4222

 

Others

D.Dry/Green

0

0

8

4

0

0

0

12

 

 

Sub Total

2145

1118

738

233

0

0

0

4234

JIN.

Forests

Dead Dry

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

 

Green

8641

1213

1419

487

0

0

0

11760

 

 

Total

8641

1213

1419

487

0

0

0

11760

 

Others

D.Dry/Green

14

10

63

12

0

0

0

99

 

 

Sub Total

8655

1223

1482

499

0

0

0

11859

GUR.

Forests

Dead Dry

62

924

1466

225

0

0

0

2677

 

 

Green

1714

331

3271

273

0

0

0

5589

 

 

Total

1776

1255

4737

498

0

0

0

8266

 

Others

D.Dry/Green

0

17

325

28

0

0

0

370

 

 

Sub Total

1776

1272

5062

526

0

0

0

8636

 

 

GrandTotal

42788

5624

10887

2184

21

0

1

61505

All

Forests

Dead Dry

1981

2507

1945

595

0

0

0

7028

 

 

Green

37384

3012

7383

1393

0

0

1

49173

 

 

Total

39365

5519

9328

1988

0

0

1

56201

 

Others

D.Dry/Green

3423

105

1559

196

21

0

0

5304

 

 

Sub Total

3423

105

1559

196

21

0

0

5304

 

 

GrandTotal

42788

5624

10887

2184

21

0

1

61505

 

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

 

Out of total felling, 91% was from the forest lands and rest 09% from non forest lands consisting of institutions, panchayats and farmers. The region wise felling from forest and non forest lands during the financial year 2014-15 is given below in the table.

 

Region wise felling (in cum) from forest and non forest lands during the year 2014-15 is given as under:

 

Area

AMB

KUR

ROH

HIS

JIN

GUR

TOTAL

Forest

18082

6478

7393

4222

11760

8266

56201

Others

3107

947

769

12

99

370

5304

Total

21189

7425

8162

4234

11859

8636

61505

 

Region wise felling (in cum) from forest and non forest lands during the year 2014-15 is shown below in the bar chart:

 


 

The felling from forest lands is highest in Ambala followed by Jind region and felling from non-forest lands is highest in Ambala followed by Kurukshetra region.

 

 

c) Conversion of trees

 

The region wise fellings of dead, dry and green trees from forest and non-forest lands, their numbers and volume of the financial year 2014-15 is given below in the table alongwith the conversion obtained from the volume harvested by each region. Out of total fellings of 61505 cum standing volume from forest and non-forest areas, 54479 cum (89%) were green and 7028 cum (11%) were dead, dry and fallen. Out of total felling of standing trees from forest and non-forest areas, the conversion was obtained as 52% timber, 35% pulpwood size (G-I) and 21% 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 2014-15 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

GII

AMB.

Forest

2191

1247

24449

16834

26640

18081

9388

5383

4097

 

Others

0

0

4629

3107

4629

3107

1722

971

816

 

Total

2191

1247

29078

19941

31269

21188

11110

6354

4913

KKR.

Forest

1603

642

5033

5838

6636

6480

3655

1835

1182

 

Others

0

0

3191

947

3191

947

554

333

168

 

Total

1603

642

8224

6785

9827

7427

4209

2168

1350

ROH.

Forest

2947

1313

6760

6078

9707

7391

3694

1886

1403

 

Others

0

0

3715

770

3715

770

343

267

182

 

Total

2947

1313

10475

6848

13422

8161

4037

2153

1585

H I S.

Forest

1774

1147

9796

3074

11570

4221

1994

1885

692

 

Others

0

0

33

12

33

12

7

7

5

 

Total

1774

1147

9829

3086

11603

4233

2001

1892

697

J I N.

Forest

0

0

34207

11761

34207

11761

6461

6771

3198

 

Others

0

0

329

99

329

99

60

48

29

 

Total

0

0

34536

11860

34536

11860

6521

6819

3227

GUR.

Forest

6034

2679

10380

5586

16414

8265

3913

2035

1157

 

Others

0

0

983

371

983

371

202

330

244

 

Total

6034

2679

11363

5957

17397

8636

4115

2365

1401

TOTAL

Forest

14549

7028

90625

49171

105174

56199

29105

19795

11729

 

Others

0

0

12880

5306

12880

5306

2888

1956

1444

 

Total

14549

7028

103505

54477

118054

61505

31993

21751

13173

 

 

Region wise conversion during the year 2014-15 is shown below in the bar chart:

 

 

 

 

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 2014-15 of regionwise of Company are given below in the table.

 

 

 

 

Depot balance as on 31.03.2014, arrival during the year 2014-15, disposal during the year 2014-15 and depot balance of the Company as on 31.03.2015 is given as under (in cum) :

 

 

Name of

Depot Balance

Arrival in Depot

Region

As on 31.03.2014

2014-15

 

Timber

G-I

G-II

Stumps

Timber

G-I

G-II

Stumps

AMB.

3099

80

140

0

11506

6786

5058

11843

KUR.

1285

34

23

9

4213

2167

1350

43

ROH.

1192

389

296

-250

4154

2158

1579

250

HIS.

391

138

42

254

2003

1903

697

6729

JIN.

0

0

0

0

6521

6819

3226

11

GUR.

750

-51

85

140

4111

2365

1401

4597

Total

6717

590

586

153

32508

22198

13311

23473

 

 

 

Name of

Disposal from Depot

Depot Balance

Region

2014-15

As on 31.03.2015

 

Timber

G-I

G-II

Stumps

Timber

G-I

G-II

Stumps

AMB.

9659

4721

4709

11843

4946

2145

489

0

KUR.

4955

2060

1302

45

543

141

71

7

ROH.

4463

2541

1863

190

883

6

12

-190

HIS.

1851

1947

734

6823

543

94

5

160

JIN.

4046

5987

2824

8

2475

832

402

3

GUR.

4014

2333

1371

4597

847

-19

115

140

Total

28988

19589

12803

23506

10237

3199

1094

120

 

 

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 2014-15 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. 2154.68 Lac during the financial year 2014-15.

 

Species wise average sale price (in Rs. per cum) of converted wood during the year 2014-15 is given as under:

 

Species

Name of Region

Timber (Above)

AMB.

KKR.

ROH.

H I S.

J I N.

GUR.

EUC.

6098

6278

6698

6477

7391

7407

K I K.

5600

8083

6620

8186

0

7420

S H I.

13247

0

20136

15329

15950

16062

POP.

0

0

0

0

0

0

M I S.

5184

6105

4465

4659

4694

4388

TOR.

0

0

0

0

0

0

KHA.

0

0

0

0

0

0

Timber (Below)

 

 

 

 

 

 

EUC.

5034

5168

5445

5061

5629

6026

K I K.

6879

7999

6947

6038

6581

5354

S H I.

6611

0

6251

7342

6820

7866

POP.

0

0

0

0

0

0

M I S.

4270

4810

3757

3492

4080

3303

TOR.

8000

0

0

0

0

0

KHA.

21939

0

0

0

0

0

Grade-I

 

 

 

 

 

 

EUC.

2024

1925

1987

2026

2074

1995

K I K.

2269

2731

1970

2140

2537

2067

S H I.

1616

1548

1838

1588

1917

1673

POP.

0

1150

0

0

0

0

M I S.

1831

1694

1388

1593

1576

1426

TOR.

0

0

0

0

0

0

KHA.

0

0

0

0

0

0

Grade-II

 

 

 

 

 

 

EUC.

679

654

639

631

831

693

K I K.

673

853

618

632

794

650

S H I.

525

709

565

561

627

556

POP.

0

635

0

0

0

0

M I S.

569

628

410

519

571

449

TOR.

0

0

0

0

0

0

KHA.

1950

0

0

0

0

0

 

 

Specieswise average sale price (in Rs. per cum) of converted wood during the year 2014-15 is shown below in the bar chart:

 

 

 

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. 1962.25 lac during the financial year 2014-15.

 

 

 

 

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 31.03.2015. The Company manufactures only A-Grade good quality of nursery bags. The Company has sold nursery bags worth Rs. 230.50 lac during the financial year 2014-15.

 

 

Manufacture and Supply of nursery bags during 2014-15 is given as under:

 

Name of Region

Stock Balance

Manufacture

Supply

Balance

 

as on 31.03.14

(Qtls)

(Qtls)

(Qtls)

KUR.

39.08

468.13

451.00

56.21

H I S.

246.43

493.73

716.90

23.26

Total

285.51

961.86

1167.90

79.47

 

 

 

 

 

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 31.03.2015. The Company has sold barbed wires worth Rs. 1.44 lac during the year 2014-15.

 

 

 

Manufacture and Supply of Barbed wire during 2014-15 is given as under:

 

Name of Region

Stock Balance

Manufacture

Supply

Balance

 

as on 31.03.14

(Qtls)

(Qtls)

(Qtls)

KUR.

4.54

69.65

7.64

66.55

H I S.

11.88

0

11.88

0

Total

16.42

69.65

19.52

66.55

 

 

 

 

i) Supply of wooden crates

 

TThe Company has supplied Eucalyptus wooden crates to the various government procurement agencies such as Food & Supplies Department, Haryana Warehousing Corporation, Confed, Hafed, Haryana Agro Industries Corporation and others. The agencywise and regionwise numbers of wooden crates supplied to various Government procurement agencies during the financial year is given below in the table.

 

The cost of wooden crate was finalized at the rate of Rs. 747/- inclusive of taxes and transportation charges during the meeting of State level High Powered Purchase Committee held on 08.01.2014, under the chairmanship of Hon’ble Finance Minister, Haryana. The Company has sold wooden crates worth Rs. 40.64 lac during the financial year 2014-15.

 

Agencywise and regionwise numbers of wooden crates supplied to various Government procurement agencies during the year 2014-15 is given as under:

 

Name of Agency

Ambala

Kurukshetra

Rohtak

Hisar

Jind

Gurugram

Total

F&SD

0

0

0

0

5200

0

5200

HWC

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Confed

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Hafed

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

HAIC

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Others

0

8

0

250

0

0

258

Total

0

8

0

250

5200

0

5458

 

 

 

 

j)  Projects in arboriculture, landscaping and plantation

 

Many projects related to plantation, arboriculture and landscaping works were awarded in the past to the General Manager, Gurugram by various Government agencies like Ministry of Defence, National Highway Authority of India, National Building Construction Corporation Limited, RITES, Department of Forests & Wildlife, Government of NCR of Delhi, Municipal Corporation Gurugram, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi and Indian Railways. The abstract of the projects is given below in the Table. These works were either awarded through open tender or on nomination basis to the Corporation.

 

The General Manager, Gurugram has successfully completed some of the projects during the financial year 2014-15. Some of the projects have been completed and handed over but their final bills are under process. Some of the projects awarded in the past are still under maintenance period. The General Manager, Gurugram has undertaken a few new projects during the financial year 2014-15.

 

Name of Agency

Amount (Rs. in Lacs)

ESIC Hospital

8.59

NHAI

107.63

DWLO, Rohtak

82.26

DG MAP

35.70

DCF, South

36.96

IIT

44.73

DCF, West

424.42

ETF

1095.00

CCE

541.41

Development of Parks, Sonipat

32.87

Total

2409.57

 

*Upto 31.03.2015

 

 

 

Arboriculture and Landscaping works

 

 

 

 

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