Nag Chaunda village Tehri

Forest, Grasslands
30 ha
Forest Area under IFA → Village forest
Tehri Garhwal, Uttarakhand


Area (ha)30
Ecosystem TypeForest, Grasslands
Number of households115
Number of people478

Origin and Establishment

Origin and Establishment
OriginNew initiative by community, New initiative by government agency
Year of Formation1989
MotivationsLivelihood, Ecological functions, Self empowerment

Governance, Management and Conservation Systems

Governance, Management and Conservation Systems
Collective of CCAs-
Decision Making BodyPanchayat , Women’s committee , Youth committee
Rules and RegulationsInformal
Community activities through the yearRegulation of harvest, Patrolling, watch and ward, Plantations and restoration activities, Soil and water conservation, Fencing

Legal and Other Recognitions

Legal and Other Recognitions
Legal Status Forest Area under IFA → Village forest
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 OwnershipGovernment owned → Forest Department
Other Recognised Status -
Sacred Landscape-

Impact and Learnings

Impact and Learnings
Impact on Livelihoods and SubsistenceCut fodder, Grazing, Firewood, Non-timber forest produce
Social ImpactsCommunity empowerment, Empowerment of women/youth/disadvantaged sections, Prevention of distress outmigration
Ecological ImpactNatural habitat preservation, Improved/sustained ecological services
Internal Threats and ChallengesReduced awareness about biodiversity and its value, Lack of resources and pressures of poverty, Over-harvesting from within the community, Changing socio-cultural practices and aspirations, Outmigration
External Threats and ChallengesUnwanted development pressures, Negative impacts of tourism

Data Contributor

Data Contributor
Data SourceFrom publicly available sources
Year of Study2006

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References and Glossary

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