Administration of Jharkhand Forest

Secretariat of Forest and Environment Department, Jharkhand, Ranchi is situated in Nepal House, Doranda, Ranchi. Policy decision is done at secretariat level. Scheme formulation for development, conservation and growth of forests and wildlife; improvement of the living standard of villagers living adjoining it together with protection and monitoring of Water and Air from pollution is done under the guidance of government at secretariat level. Observance/ compliance of provisions of the different central and state Acts/Rules for development and conservation of forest and wildlife and protection of environment is ensured.

All important decisions are taken by state government through the minister, Forest and Environment. The management of this department is done by the Secretary, Forests and Environment (An officer of IAS cadre) in consultation with PCCF, Jharkhand, Ranchi and Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board. Forest Development Corporation is looking after Kendu leaves and other specified produce in the state.

Organization Chart (click)- Jharkhand Forest Department, Ranchi