Kedarnath ki bani

Forest, Grasslands
375 ha
"Deemed forest" under Forest Conservation Act
Bharatpur, Rajasthan


Area (ha)375
Ecosystem TypeForest, Grasslands
Number of households-
Number of people-

Origin and Establishment

Origin and Establishment
OriginBased on traditional practice
Year of Formation-
MotivationsLivelihood, Religious/cultural sentiments

Governance, Management and Conservation Systems

Governance, Management and Conservation Systems
Collective of CCAs-
Decision Making Bodyvillage committee
Rules and RegulationsInformal
Community activities through the year-

Legal and Other Recognitions

Legal and Other Recognitions
Legal Status "Deemed forest" under Forest Conservation Act
FRA Applicability -
Community Forest Resource Rights (CFR)-
Date of filing CFR claim-
Level of CFR claim -
Date of recognition of CFR claim-
Management plan status-
Land OwnershipCommunity Owned
Other Recognised Status -
Sacred LandscapeYes

Impact and Learnings

Impact and Learnings
Impact on Livelihoods and SubsistenceCut fodder, Grazing, Firewood, Non-timber forest produce
Social ImpactsInclusion of this Devbani into the 84 kos Brij Parikarma has led to it being listed as an important site. Thus this initiative has a social and cultural impact on the protection initiative.
Ecological Impact-
Internal Threats and ChallengesReduced awareness about biodiversity and its value, Outmigration, excessive grazing
External Threats and ChallengesUnwanted development pressures, JCB use in road-making, which destroys local greenery; waste and garbage; encroachment for farming and illegal mining

Data Contributor

Data Contributor
Data SourceBy external entity with permission of community member, Through participation and consent of entire community
Year of Study2019

References and Glossary

References and Glossary

Multimedia, News and Updates

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