FRA in Wayanad

In Wayanad a total number of 321 Claims were received by the Gram Sabhas for recognition of Forest Rights. Out of this, 170 claims were rejected by the Gram Sabhas; Thirteen claims were rejected by the SDLC and 1 claim was rejected by the DLC. A total number of 123 such Claims are approved by the DLC and TITLE is issued to the beneficiary community. In 14 cases, the report submitted by the SDLC is remanded for further verification.

The process of mapping of the area in which the Community Forest Rights have been recognised is in progress. The area will be clearly delineated in the mapping process. Mapping of recognised Rights coming under the North Wayanad Forest Division will be finished during the month of March 2015.