Forest Development Corporation of Maharashtra Limited (FDCM), established in 1974, is a Company fully owned by the Government of Maharashtra. FDCM has nearly five decades of experience in raising teak plantations and marketing forest produce like timber, firewood and bamboo.
FDCM harvests about 50,000 cubic meters of timber from its mature teak plantations and sustainably managed forests.To make quality timber available to end consumers, the company has recently ventured into the production and marketing of sawn timber.
The company now maintains a very diverse portfolio, operating in several areas like eco-tourism, medicinal plant cultivation and in-situ and ex-situ conservation of rare and endangered wildlife. One of India's largest Zoos, the Balasaheb Thackeray Gorewada International Zoological Park is the proud creation of FDCM.