State-wise Forest Land Diverted under Forest
Conservation Act, 1980 in Southern India

(As on 01.01.2000 to 03.12.2009)

States/UTs

Area Diverted (In Hectare)

Andhra Pradesh

13435.28

Kerala

10290.07

Karnataka

12729.34

Tamil Nadu

685.77

Puducherry

0.00

Lakshadweep

0.00

Southern India

37140.46

India

279712.92