Goa State Symbols

State Tree: Crocodile Bark Tree / Matti(Terminalia tomentosa)

State Animal: Gaur / Indian Bison (Bos gaurus)

State Bird: Ruby-Throated Yellow Bulbul (Pycnotus dispar)

State Butterfly; Malabar Tree Nymph (Idea malabarica)

Welcome To Forest Department

Forests of Goa form the part of Western Ghats, the region which have been internationally recognized as Biodiversity Hotspot of the world owing to its rich flora and fauna. Most of the Goan forests are located in the eastern region of the state. The forests of Goa are known for their grandeur and majesty. They are like a green pearl of the tourist paradise state. From Moist Mixed Deciduous Forests to Sub-Tropical Hill Forests, from Semi-Evergreen Forests to Evergreen Forests-the forests are the life supporting systems of the state as they are the store house of precious rivers & other natural resources.

Mandate

  • To protect, develop and manage the forest.
  • To implement policies and programmes of the State Government with regard s to protection, development and management of forest and wildlife resources of the state.
  • To enforce acts, laws, rules and regulations pertaining to the protection and management of forests and wildlife.
  • To take steps for the implementation of the National Forest Policy.
  • To recruit, train and deploy forestry personnel in protection, development and management of forests and wildlife.
  • To undertake plantations....Read More

SHRI Dr. PRAMOD SAWANT

Cheif Minister, Forest Minister

SHRI PUNEET KUMAR GOEL IAS

Principal Secretary

SHRI PANKAJ ASTHANA IFS

Principal Chief Conservator of Forest

SHRI. SANTOSH KUMAR IFS

Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forests & Chief Wildlife Warden

SHRI KESHAV KUMAR IFS

Chief Conservator of Forests

SHRI SAURABH KUMAR IFS

Chief Conservator of Forests

SHRI Dr. DINESH KANNAN IFS

Conservator of Forests

Image Gallery

Tiger
Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary
Bhagwan Mahavir Sanctuary

Tenders

Programs & Schemes

Elephant

Eco-tourism

 

 

Elephant

People and Forest

Forestry in India is passing through a crucial stage...

 

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Wildlife Management

With 20% of its total geographical area...

 

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Satpal Arboretum

Arboretum is a Latin word meaning thereby a ...

 

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Disaster Management

Disaster Management Communication Plan...

 

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Schemes & Rules

The main objectives of managing the forests are...

 

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State Medicinal Plants

India has 15 Agroclimatic zones and 17000-18000...

 

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SCHEMES

OBJECTIVES

The main objectives of managing the forests are as given below:- 1. Maintenance of the environmental stability and equilibrium and the ecological balance in the region... Read More

 

STATE SCHEME
List of Plan Schemes...
CAMPA

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Goa State CAMPA, constituted vide Govt of Goa Notification dated 03.08.2009, receives funds... Read More