Forest, Grasslands
555 ha
Protected Areas under WLPA, Biodiversity Heritage Site under BDA , Forest Area under IFA, CFR under FRA
Bhilwara, Rajasthan


Area (ha)555
Ecosystem TypeForest, Grasslands
Number of households500
Number of people2500

Origin and Establishment

Origin and Establishment
OriginBased on traditional practice, Revived by community initiative, New initiative by community
Year of Formation2010

Governance, Management and Conservation Systems

Governance, Management and Conservation Systems
Collective of CCAs-
Decision Making BodyGram sabha , Panchayat , CFR management committee
Rules and RegulationsFormal
Community activities through the year-

Legal and Other Recognitions

Legal and Other Recognitions
Legal Status Protected Areas under WLPA, Biodiversity Heritage Site under BDA , Forest Area under IFA, CFR under FRA
FRA Applicability -
Community Forest Resource Rights (CFR)CFR claims recognised
Date of filing CFR claim02-06-2010
Level of CFR claim -
Date of recognition of CFR claim-
Management plan statusExecution of management plan not started
Land OwnershipGovernment owned
Other Recognised Status -
Sacred LandscapeYes

Impact and Learnings

Impact and Learnings
Impact on Livelihoods and SubsistenceCut fodder, Grazing, Firewood, Non-timber forest produce, Timber
Social ImpactsCommunity empowerment, Empowerment of women/youth/disadvantaged sections, Assured land ownership or access, Revival or continuation of cultural/religious associations
Ecological ImpactNatural habitat preservation, Good diversity and population of wildlife
Internal Threats and ChallengesInternal differences and inequities, Conflict with other communities, Reduced awareness about biodiversity and its value, Lack of resources and pressures of poverty, Over-harvesting from within the community
External Threats and ChallengesUnwanted extraction , Decline in biodiversity , Climate change impacts, Mega-development projects

Data Contributor

Data Contributor
Data SourceBy community member/s
Year of Study-

References and Glossary

References and Glossary

Multimedia, News and Updates

Community Conserved Areas

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