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Telangana Forest Department

Telangana Forest Department(Telugu: తెలంగాణ అటవీ శాఖ) :

Telangana Forest Department(Telugu: తెలంగాణ అటవీ శాఖ), is one of the administrative divisions of Government of Telangana. It is headed by the Principal Chief Conservator of Forests. The primary function of this department is protection, conservation and management of forests in the Telangana State.It concerns on the entity of the human beings with the survival of each species in its habitat.

Telangana being located strategically in the central region of the Indian sub-continent has representatives of the magnificent Indian plant and animal life.The vegetation found in the state is largely of dry deciduous type with a mixture of Teak, and species of the genera Terminalia, Pterocarpus, Anogeissus etc.The varied habitat harbors a diversity of fauna which includes Tiger, Panther, Wolf, Wild Dog, Hyena, Sloth Bear, Gaur, Black Buck, Chinkara, Chowsingha, Nilgai, Cheetal, Sambar and a number of Birds and Reptilescin the forest.

The overall objective of the Telangana Forest Department is to conserve biodiversity and eco-systems of forests and wilderness areas to ensure water security and food security of the state. Wildlife and wildlife habitats should be conserved and sustainably managed to meet the social, economic, ecological, cultural, recreational and spiritual needs of the present and future generations of people in the state.

The government has launched a new scheme ‘Harita Haram’ to make entire Telangana green.[1] Telangana government has decided to launch a massive tree plantation programme to bring entire Telangana under green cover in the next three years.It is estimated that the entire Telangana state requires 210 crore saplings to bring 33 per cent of the area under green cover.

The Forest Department is organised in an administrative hierarchy ranging from Principle Chief Conservator of Forests to Forest Watchers, Mahouts and others.
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