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Total Claims Filed (IFR)
Total Titles Distributed (IFR) : 458237
Rights to Forest Land (IFR)
Allotted Area(Acres) : 208010
Total Claims Filed (CR)
Total Titles Distributed (CR) : 5660
Community Rights
Allotted Area(Acres) : 81524
Total Claims Filed (CFR)
Total Titles Distributed (CFR) : 4098
Community Forest Resource
Allotted Area(Acres) : 197208

The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006, or the Forest Rights Act as it is commonly known, is a historic milestone that ensures the rights and livelihood of forest dwelling communities. The Act recognize and vest the forest rights and occupation in forest land in forest dwelling Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers who have been residing in such forests for generations but whose rights could not be recorded and provide a framework for recording the forest rights so vested and the nature of evidence required for such recognition and vesting in respect of forest land.