A.P. Forest Development Corporation Ltd

Red Sanders.


The Red Sanders (Pterocarpus santalinus) species is endemic to Chittoor, Kadapa, Kurnool and Nellore Districts in Andhra Pradesh. There is huge demand for its heart wood in the international market and hence there is lot of smuggling of wood by the anti social elements. The AP Forest Department protects the species and seizes the Red Sanders wood logs being smuggled. There are about 7000-8000 MTs of seized wood available for disposal in the godowns of AP Forest Department.


The A.P. Forest Development Corporation Ltd., is appointed as agent to the State Government for sale and export of R.S. Wood,  through e-tender cum e-auction.  

Global Tender cum eAuction of Red Sander Wood New

Coffee plantations: A boon to tribal people
Coffee plantations raised in 4,000-odd hectares by the Andhra Pradesh Forest Development Corporation (APFDC) in seven mandals in the Agency area is a great boon to tribal women and men.

High Level Eucalyptus Clonal Plantation
APFDC had been raising Industrial Plantations of Eucalyptus and Bamboo so far covering an area of 48,000 ha and 10,000 ha respectively. The plantations raised through seed in the past have given an average yield of only 10 MT/ha at the rotation age of 8/9 years as against projected yields of 40 MT/ha. The yield from subsequent rotations is only ⅓ rd to ¼th of first rotation.