Discover best wildlife sanctuaries & national parks by categories in Jharkhand
Forests in Jharkhand offers a rich biodiversity. In Jharkhand, forests form an integral part of the socio-economic set-up and largely contribute towards the economy of the state. Forests in Jharkhand spreads over an area of 23605 square kilometers, which constitutes about 29.61% of the total area of Jharkhand. Moreover, out of the 23605 square kilometers of forests, 82% of area falls under the protected forests, whereas 17.5% of the land falls under reserve forests.