Holta village, Tehri Garhwal

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


Area (ha)153.21
Ecosystem TypeForest, Grasslands
Number of households153
Number of people741

Origin and Establishment

Origin and Establishment
OriginRevived by community initiative
Year of Formation1985
MotivationsLivelihood, Ecological functions

Governance, Management and Conservation Systems

Governance, Management and Conservation Systems
Collective of CCAsYes
Decision Making BodyPanchayat , Women’s committee , Youth committee , Others → Van Panchayat , Others → Members of a clan/sub clan
Rules and RegulationsInformal
Community activities through the yearFire Management, Regulation of harvest, Patrolling, watch and ward, Plantations and restoration activities, Soil and water conservation, Removing encroachment

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
Ecological ImpactNatural habitat preservation, Improved/sustained ecological services
Internal Threats and ChallengesInternal differences and inequities, Over-harvesting from within the community
External Threats and ChallengesRestrictive laws and policies

Data Contributor

Data Contributor
Data SourceFrom publicly available sources
Year of Study2000

References and Glossary

References and Glossary

Multimedia, News and Updates

Community Conserved Areas

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