State-wise Forest Land Diverted under Forest
Conservation Act, 1980 in Hindi Belt of India

(As on 01.01.2000 to 03.12.2009)

States/UTs

Area Diverted (In Hectare)

Haryana

6917.75

Himachal Pradesh

4578.48

Chandigarh

45.11

Delhi

22.82

Uttarakhand

30642.50

Uttar Pradesh

30858.58

Bihar

974.86

Jharkhand

7524.32

Madhya Pradesh

15239.88

Chhattisgarh

12871.39

Rajasthan

6505.07

Hindi Belt

116180.76

Eastern India

36191.08

North Eastern India

21569.94

Southern India

37140.46

Northern India

140767.36

Western India

41044.08

India

279712.92