About Gadchiroli Forest Department:
Gadchiroli circle lies in Gadchiroli district and within the civil territories of total 12 Tahsils. Total 1646 villages come under this circle. Mainly Gond and Madia are found in this circle. Major area of this circle is affected by naxal activities.For the scientific management of forest administration this circle divided into five territorial divisions. Allapalli, Bhamragarh, Sironcha, Gadchiroli And Wadsa. Gadchiroli has total geographical area 16517.590 sq.km. out of which forest area is 12576.202 sq.km. and compared to geographical area percentage of forest area is 76.13%. Out of total forest area of 12576.202 sq.km; area of 518.231sq.km. is handed over to F.D.C.M.