Government of Nepal

Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation

Department of Forest Research and Survey

Babarmahal, Kathmandu, Nepal


Remote Sensing

The Remote Sensing Section of the Forest Survey Division is responsible to produce forest resources maps of district/regional/national level as well as monitor changes in the forest resources and updates the existing maps using satellite image with reference to aerial photographs and new topography map.

To produce the forest types map of the country based on satellite images
Specific objectives

  • To produce forest cover with types (land use/land cover) map of district/national level of the country;
  • To detect change in forest cover;
  • To updates the existing map;
  • To disseminate the information; and
  • To provide/exchange the satellite data.

For further information, please contact:

Mr.Shiva Khanal

Remote Sensing Officer (Under-secretary Tech.)
Department of Forest Research and Survey
GPO Box 3339 , Tel: 977-014220482, Mob:9841492155
Kathmandu , Nepal