The Central and northern districts covering an area of 1,20,000 ha about 0.81% of total land mass of the country and 7.8% of the country’s forest land are bestowed with Tropical Moist Deciduous Forests.
This forest is intermingled with theneighbouring settlements and fragmented into smaller patches.
Sal (Shorea robusta) is the main species there with other associates like Koroi (Albizzia procera), Azuli (Dillenia pentagyna), Sonalu (Cassia fistula), Bohera (Terminalia belerica), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Kanchan (Bauhinia acuminata), Jarul (Lagerstroemia speciosa), Jam (Syzygium spp) etc.
A recent forest inventory encountered that 3.75 million cubic meter wood available in the sal forests.
Presently participatory forestry programme are being implemented here under the social forestry initiatives. Among the mammals, Jackel ( Canis aureus ), Monkey (Macaca mulatta ), Wild cat ( Felis chaus ) etc. are found there and among the reptiles Bengal Monitor Lizard ( Varanus bengalensis ) and common cobra are remarkable.