Uttarakhand Forest Department

Forest Department of Uttarakhand is the department which is responsible for managing the forest area and biodiversity of Uttarakhand.  Uttarakhand is a very precious state in the terms of natural resources like forests, rivers, wildlife, mountains and more. Uttarakhand Forest Department is one of the oldest department with the history of forestry.

General Tasks of Forest Department

The Conservator of Forests Wildlife management is responsible for implementing the program of wildlife conservation sponsored by the State or Central government and deals with the national parks, wildlife sanctuaries, zoos etc.

  • General direction and supervision of all forest works, control of establishment, expenditure, sales and supplies and general management of forests.
  • The Conservator of Forests Wildlife management.
  • Managing the national parks, wildlife sanctuaries, zoos etc.

The Department is organized into territorial entities starting from beat which is the smallest. The hierarchy of territorial entities and officials who head these is

Territorial Entity

Headed By


Forest Guard




Range Officer


Sub Divisional Forest Officer


Divisional Forest Officer


Conservator of Forests


Chief Conservator of Forests


Principal Chief Conservator of Forests

List of diffrent Forest Divisions and their Head quarters.

Sl. no Name of Forest Division Head Quarters
1. Almora Almora
2. Badrinath Gopeshwar
3. Bageshwar Bageshwar
4. Chakrata Kalsi
5. Champawat Champawat
6. Civil Soyam Almora Almora
7. Civil Soyam Garhwal Pauri
8. Corbet Tiger Reserve Ramnagar
9. Dehradun Dehradun
10. Garhwal Pauri
11. Gangotri National Park uttarkashi
12. Govind wildlife scantuary uttarkashi
13. Haldwani Haldwani
14. Haridwar Haridwar
15. Kalagarh Tiger Reserve Lansdowne
16. Kedarnath Gopeshwar
17. Lansdowne Lansdowne
18. Mussoorie Mussoorie
19. Nainital Nainital
20. Narendranagar Muni ki Reti
21. Nanda Devi National Park Joshimath

Other Corporations and Associated Bodies of Forest Depratment of Uttarakhand.

  1. Uttarakhand forest Development Coporation.
  2. State Biodiversity Board.
  3. Uttarakhand Bamboo and Fibre Development Board.
  4. Uttarakhand Environment Protection and Pollution Control Board
  5. Integrated Watershed Management programme

Contact Information for Uttarakhand Forest Department

Principal Chief Conservator of Forests
Uttarakhand Forest Department
85, Rajpur Road
Dehradun - 248001
forest department uttarakhand

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