asked the Minister for Lands if he will state, in respect of each of the years 1944, 1945 and 1946, the total area of land acquired for forestry purposes; the total area planted; and (a) the total area of the planted land, and (b) the total area of unplanted land in the possession of the Forestry Division at the end of each of these years.
Statistics for the calendar years mentioned are not available, but the following are the figures for the corresponding financial years:—
||Area acquired during year
||Area planted during year
||Total area of planted land on hands at end of year
||Total area of unplanted land on hands at end of year (excluding barren areas)