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.