Posted on: 24/10/2016 15:42:14
Forest protection is the prime duty of the department and to this end concerted efforts are being made. Strengthening of infrastructure, capacity building of the staff associated with forest protection, augmenting fire protection and involving local inhabitants in forest protection are given top most priority. Along with strengthening the regulatory system of the department, peoples' participation through the strategy of Joint Forest Management has resulted in success. Overall 7887 Joint Forest Management Committees are extending help to the department in protecting the forests.