Reserved and Protected Forests in Meghalaya

Reserved Forests
Serial Number Name of Reserved Forests Gazette Notification and date Area (in sq. km.)
1 Jaintia Hills District
Saipung R.F. Number 26/7/1876 and 5 of 17.10.1877 150.35
Narpuh Bl. I Number 3978 F of 17.6.1909 62.42
Narpuh Bl. II Number 1106 R of 9.3.1918 98.68
Total: 311.45
2 East Khasi Hills District
Riatkhwan R.F. Number 806 R of 5.3.1892 & 4287 R of 1.9.1892 3.91
Shyrwat R.F. Number FOR.179/80/187 of 28.3.1988 0.44
Riat Laban R.F. Number FOR 179/80/183 of 28.3.1988 2.05
Total: 6.40
3 Ri-Bhoi District
Nongkhyllem R.F. Number 4692 F of 23.7.1909 & 864 G. J of 4.2.1939 125.91
Umsaw R.F. Number G.F.R. 234/46/3 of 16.12.1946 0.44
Total: 126.35
4 East Garo Hills District
Chimabongshi R.F. Number 28, dt 19.6.1883 & FOR/Sectt/492/63/4 dt 22.12.1965 23.28
Dhima R.F. Number 28 of 19.6.1883 & 3715 R of 11.8.1904 20.72
Dilma R.F. Number 28 of 19.6.1883 2.59
Rajasimla R.F. Number 28 of 19.6.1883 & 665 R of 15.2.1899 18.13
Ildek R.F. Number 28 of 19.6.1883 2.59
Darugiri R.F. Number 28 of 19.6.1883 & 373 R of 29.1.1932 10.36
Rongrenggiri R.F. Number 28 of 19.6.1883 & 375 R of 29.1.1932 36.26
Dambu R.F. Number 22 of 12.3.1880 & 4276 R of 14.10.1962 18.13
Songsak R.F. Number 29 of 1.10.1885 & 3583 R of 5.9.1902 23.31
Total: 155.37
5 West Garo Hills District
Dibru Hills R.F. Number 28 dt.19.6.1883 & 3526 R of 10.12.1930 15.02
Tura peak R.F. Number FOR.10/75/32 dt 23.6.1982 4.19
Total: 19.21
6 South Garo Hills District
Baghmara R.F. Number 12 dt 24.2.1887 43.91
Angratoli R.F. Number 3 dt 7.11.1883 & 2478 R of 15.6.1915 30.11
Rewak R.F. Number 44 dt. 7.11.1883 & 1699 R of 26.7.1932 6.47
Emangiri R.F. Number 44 dt. 7.11.1883 & 1699 R of 26.7.1932 8.29
Siju R.F. Number 44 dt. 7.11.1883 & 1699 R of 26.7.1932 5.18
Total: 93.96
  Total Reserved Forests : 712.74
Area acquired but yet to be declared as Reserved Forest
Serial Number Name Area (sq. km.) District
1 Nongumiang 0.31 West Khasi Hills
2 Cittingiri 2.40 South Garo Hills
  Total 2.71  
Protected Forests
Number Name Area (sq. km.) District
1 Upper Shillong P.F. 7.66 East Khasi Hills
2 Short Round P.F. 1.13 East Khasi Hills
3 Laitkor P.F. 3.25 East Khasi Hills
4 Green Block Number 2 0.21 East Khasi Hills
5 Umkhuti P.F. 0.14 Ri-Bhoi
  Total 12.39