Goverment Departments

 

Forest Department

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Profile

  • 1. Madhya Pradesh Forest Department is engaged in management of largest forest area in the country.
  • 2. Economy of about 95 lakh tribals is inextricably linked with forests.
  • 3. Nine National Parks and Twenty Five Wildlife Sanctuaries are attractive destinations on tourist map
  • 4. Forestry operations provide 300 lakh mandyas of employment every year.
  • 5. Forests protect catchment area of important rivers like , the Narmada, the Chambal, the Betwa, the Sone etc.
  • 6. The State is pioneering the JFM movement.
  • 7. Forestry is being taken to areas outside forests.
  • 8. Earned Rs.491.97 crores for the State exchequre during 2005-2006
  • 9. Forests provide countless visibly invisible services.
  • 10. Forest products are useful

Schemes / Policies

  • 1. National Forest Policy
  • 2. State Forest Policy
  • 3. NTFP Policy
  • 4. Nistar policy
  • 5. ICT Initiatives in MPFD

Institutions and Organizations functioning under this department