Forest cover in Indian Forest Status Report released February 2018

According to Indian Forest Status Report released February 2018, how much area in of India is covered by forests?

Solution –Total Forest Cover is: 21.54 % (7,08,273 sq. km). The total forest and tree cover is 24.39 % (8,02,088 sq. km) of the geographical area of the country.  India’s tree and forest cover has registered an increase of 1% or 8,021 sq. km in two years since 2015. Very dense forest in India has increased by 1.36% as compared to 2015.  Indian Forest Status Report(ISFR) is released every two years.

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