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As shown in ‘Annexure-B’ of Government of Gujarat Resolutions Dt.20/10/2015 transit pass for 5 reserved tress and 5 trees of exempted list viz. Limbdo, Desi Baval, Kanji, Ambo and Ambli in specific areas as mentioned in in‘Annexure-A’ ofGovernment of Gujarat Resolutions Dt.20/10/2015 will be issued by concern RFO, and for 17 restricted trees if they are in specific area. The transit pass will be issued by concern Forester.

  • In GR Dated: 10/09/2015, 86 trees species grow on non-forest/ private lands are exempted from felling and transit regulation except for prevailing specific provisions for 5 species like limabo (Azadirachta indica), Desi baval (Acasia nilotica), Kanji (Pongamia pinnata), Ambo (Mangifera indica) and Ambli (Tamarindus indica) grown in s specific areas mentioned below, permission for felling and transit is required from the concerned DFOs:
  • English translation of GR Resolution No. : PEN/2014/51/W Date: 20-05-2016PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site. (96.8 KB)

The following factors will be taken into consideration for granting permission:

  • These trees are not on steep slopes. Yes/No
  • Not within 15 meters from bank of riverside and roadside. Yes/No
  • Not within 3 meters from Nala bank. Yes/No
  • Not in Mangrove areas. Yes/No
  • Not within 5 KM from the reserved forest boundary, national park, sanctuaries, coastal areas.Yes/No
  • Not above 500 meters above MSL area. Yes/No
  • Not within 200 meters from national highway, state highway and from district ways.Yes/No
  • Talukas of Gujarat state – Kaprada, Dang, Vansada, Vyara, Uchhal, Songadh, Umarpada, Mandvi, Vaalod, Tilakvada, Dediyapada, Sagbara, Neejar, Kavant, Paavi Jetpur Taluka , Chhota Udaipur, Nasvadi, Sankheda, Jambughoda, Khanpur, Devgadh Bariya, Garbaada, Leemkheda, Dahod, Zalod, Fatepur, Morva(Hadaf), Halol, Ghoghamba, Kalol, Godhara, shera, Lunavada, Santrampur, Kadana, Khanpur, Virpur, Baayad, Malpur, Dhansura, Modasa, Meghraj, Bhiloda, Vijaynagr, Khedbrahma, Medarda, Danta, Maaliya, Talala, Una, Khambha, Dhari, Visavadar, Junagadh and Vanthali. Yes/No

Field Inspection Procedure for Tree Felling

Field Inspection Procedure for Tree Plantation Verification

Also out of 22 trees species mentioned in Annexure B of the GR Dated: 10/09/2015, the 5 species mentioned below are reserved trees and their permissions will be required from the concerned DFOs. Felling permission for the rest of 17 species of trees mentioned inAnnexure B will be given by the concerned revenue / urban authorities.

Sr. No. Local Name Scientific Name
1 Saag Tectona Grandis
2 Sisam Dalbergia Latifolia
3 Mahudo Madhuca Indica
4 Khair Acacia Catechu
5 Chandan Santalum Albam

The procedure for obtaining permission has been outlined in GR No.: PEN/2014/51/W Dated: 20/05/2016

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