Plucking of Kendu Leaves

Kenduleave Field & Phadi House

Kenduleaves Fields before bush cutting process

Drying yard & Kerry Organisation

Drying and storage contributes Rs. 9.8 crore and generates 3 lakh person days

Odisha Kenduleaves
An Introduction

Odisha's forests are well stocked, diverse, multi-storied and dense. The forests are managed for sustained use providing a range of goods and services to a variety of stakeholders at local and broader levels. Forests are home to flora and fauna, build soil, regulate water flows, and provide quality water as well as small wood, timber and NTFPs. Varied types of forests are found in Odisha. Primarily, major groups are Moist Peninsular Low level Sal Forest, Northern Dry Mixed Deciduous Forest, Dry Peninsular Sal Forest, Dry Deciduous Scrub , Northern Secondary Moist Mixed Deciduous Forest and Mangrove Forest.

Shri Pradip Kumar Amat
Hon'ble Cabinet Minister Forest, environment and climate change department, Odisha Govt
Dr. Mona Sharma, IAS
Additional Chief Secretary, Forest, environment and climate change department, Odisha Govt
Smt. Pusazhule Mekro, IFS
Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, Kenduleave Organisation, Odisha

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