A process documentation report of Oran workshop, held on 28-29 March 09 at KRAPAVIS Bani, Bakhtpura (Alwar).

Bera is a village of approximately 40 households located in Core II of Sariska Tiger Reserve. The population of Bera is comprised entirely of Gujar pastoralists, who depend on the forest for animal fodder, as well as for fuel wood and various non-timber forest produce.

A two days planning workshop with Gujjars pastoralists who are full time pastorlists from Sariska Tiger Reserve, organised by KRAPAVIS held at its Training Centre at Bakhtpura (Alwar). About 40 Gujjar leaders from different villages; Binak

Common lands are an invisible resource from the point of view of revenue classification. The Rajasthan Land Revenue and Panchayati Raj Acts make no mention of issues related to common lands. However, from one perspective it can be claimed that the state has almost half of its total geographical area being put to community use, notwithstanding its specific legal and revenue status.

Gujjars, a pastoralist community, prefer wilderness for their habitats. In Rajasthan, one tract of Gujjars habitats is mainly scattered around Sariska, a world fame Tiger Reserve, nowadays very much in news because of the tigers vanishing from it. The Sariska is spread over 866 square km areas.