The Department of Forest, Rajasthan is responsible for the maintainance of forests and wildlife in the state. The department mainly aims at the protection of forests, development of forests works, wildlife management, soil and moisture conservation, forest planning, harvesting , ecotourism activities, research extension and training.
Rajasthan forest department implements 3 majors acts-
- Rajasthan forests Act 1953
- Indian Wildlife (protection) Act 1972
- Forest(conservation) Act 1980
The Forest Department of Rajasthan is comprised of the following personnels- Indian Forest Service (IFS), Rajasthan Forest Service(RFS), Gazetted Posts from other departments on deputation basis, Subordinate services , Ministerial and other supporting staff and Work charge employees.
Strength of Rajasthan Forest Department-
Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, (HOFF), Rajasthan,
Van Bhawan, Vaniki Path
Official Wesite– http://www.rajforest.nic.in
Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO)
Sh. Rahul Kumar
Grievance Cell Nodal Officer