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Department of Forest, Rajasthan

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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

Units Strength
Circle 20
Division 70
Range 433
Beat 1375

The Forest Department is responsible for the management of forests and wildlife in Rajasthan.The extent of Natural Forests in Rajasthan is not only one of the lowest in the country but also in terms of productivity of forest, it is the lowest. On the contrary The State is endowed with the largest chunk of wasteland which is about 20% of the total wastelands of the country.

Keeping in view the National Forest Policy and the State Strategy on forests in order to achieve the desired forest cover, the state has twin objectives of conserving the forest areas through effective forest protection and simultaneously embark upon an ambitious afforestation Programme with a conscious approach in adopting clear Development Strategies. 

Contact :
Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, (HOFF),
Van Bhawan, Vaniki Path Jaipur-302005,
Phone No : 91-141-2227391
Email Id : pccf.raj.forest@rajasthan.gov.in
Website : www.forest.rajasthan.gov.in

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4 Responses to “Department of Forest, Rajasthan”

सद्दाम हुसैन मंसूरी Says

टोडारायसिंह जिला टोंक में संरक्षित वन क्षेत्र (बिसलपुर कंजर्वेशन मे वन कर्मचारियों ने पेसा खाकर नगर पालिका मंडल टोडारायसिंह ने एवं जेन समाज द्वारा अतिक्रमण करवा रखा है ओर वहा पर सीसी टीवी केमरे ओर हाई मास्क हाईटेक लाईट लगा रखे है जिसे वन्य जीव प्रभावित हो रहे हैं वन विभाग टोडारायसिंह ने किसी प्रकार की एन ओ सी नहीं दी गई है फिर भी संरक्षित वन क्षेत्र मे अवेध रूप से वहां पर निर्माण कार्य किए जा रहे हैं और वन विभाग के कर्मचारियों ने कोई कार्यवाही नहीं की है इस प्रक्ररण कि शिकायत उच्च अधिकारियों से की गई है पर अब तक कोई कार्रवाई नहीं हुई है सविनय निवेदन है कि इस मामले की निष्पक्ष रूप से जांच करे और दोसियो के विरुद्ध कठोर कार्रवाई करने की कृपा करें

Nagesh Says

Please your department is very Legi because villages – koleswar teh. – baswa district – Dausa Rajasthan me forest ki Jamin par logo ne 50 hec. Par kabaka kar rakha hai

Gouri Shankar Sharma Says

PCCF (HOFF) Rajasthan and other offices have been shifted in Aranya Bhawan at Jhalana institutional Area.Address has been not updated.

Capt. B Ghosh Says

On 10th Sep 2016, at 1620 hrs, CCF Shri R Shekhawat along with other staff of Sariska Tiger Reserve assumed to be Officer was very unruly and presented incorrigeble attitude towards a family for reason best known to him. A email has been sent to PCCF after telephonic talk but awaiting reply before further move to higher authorities.