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Department Of Forest

The Forest Department endeavors to serve the people of Goa in many fields. The main objective of the Forest Department is the conservation of the forests in Goa. Large stocks of seedlings are provided every year by the Department to individuals, Companies, Schools, Panchayats, etc. to plant in areas available with them.

Protection of wildlife is another important area in which the Department plays a vital role. As a result the Western Ghats which are abundantly rich in flora and fauna get maximum protection. The Forest Department has taken initiative to promote wildlife/eco tourism to enable people to see and appreciate the rich biodiversity and scenic beauty of the forests in the State.

Objectives & Mandate

The main objectives of managing the forests are as given below:-

    • To protect,develop and manage the forest.
    • To implement policies and programs of the State Government with regards to protection,development and management of forest and wildlife resources of the state.
    • To enforce acts, laws, rules and regulations pertaining to the protection management of forest and wildlife resources of the State.
    • To take steps for the implementation of the National Forest Policy.
    • To recruit,train and deploy forestry personnel in protection, development and management of forest and wildlife.
    • To undertake plantations.
    • To protect and improve Mangrove Ecosystem.
    • To protect and conserve Marine Ecosystem.
    • To promote Farm Forestry by distributing seedlings to the farmers for planting on their farmlands.
    • To take extra measures for the conservation and the protection of the endangered flora and fauna of the State.
    • To carry out the harvesting of the silviculturally mature crops as per the prescription of the working plan.
    • To carry out the commercial exploitation of cashew and other NTFPs.
    • To regulate the sawmills of the State.
    • To create awareness among the people so as to achieve their fullest involvement in the protection, development and management of forest and wildlife resources of the State.
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contact person
Shri Subhash Chandra, IFS
Principal Chief Conservator of Forests
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address
Van Bhawan, Altinho, Near Joggers park, Panaji, Goa - 403001
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phone
+91 832 2492521
+91 832 2492533
+91 7798986100
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fax
+91 832 2492527
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e-mail
pccf[hyphen]fore[dot]goa[at]gov[dot]in

Click here to view:Orders & Circulars

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Dy. Conservator of Forests
Public Information Officer


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Dy. Conservator of Forests
Wildlife & Eco-tourism(North)
Junta House,Panaji-Goa
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dcfwlnorth[hyphen]forest[dot]goa[at]nic[dot]in
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0832-2229701
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0832-2422864
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First Appellate Authority


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Conservator of Forests(Wildlife & Eco-tourism),
Junta House,
Panaji-Goa
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cofwl[hyphen]fore[dot]goa[at]nic[dot]in
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0832-2422864
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0832-2422261
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Asstt. Conservator of Forests
Asst Public Information Officer


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Dy. Conservator of Forests,
North Goa Division
Ponda-Goa
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0832-2312095
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0832-2312095
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Dy. Conservator of Forests
Public Information Officer


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Dy. Conservator of Forests,
North Goa Division
Ponda-Goa
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dcfnorth[hyphen]forest[dot]goa[at]nic[dot]in
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0832-2312095
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0832-2312095
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Asstt. Conservator of Forests
Asst. Public Information Officer


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Dy. Conservator of Forests
Wildlife & Eco-tourism(North)
Junta House,Panaji-Goa
contact details
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0832-2229701
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0832-2422864
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Dy. Conservator of Forests
Public Information Officer


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Dy. Conservator of Forests,
Working Plan
Ponda-Goa.
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dcfwp[hyphen]forest[dot]goa[at]nic[dot]in
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0832-2319720
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0832-2319720
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Asst. Conservator of Forests
Public Information Officer


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Dy. Conservator of Forests,
Working Plan
Ponda-Goa.
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0832-2319720
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0832-2319720
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Dy. Conservator of Forests
Public Information Officer


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Dy. Conservator of Forests,
Social Forestry,
Parks and Garden D
Ponda-Goa.
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dcfst[hyphen]forest[dot]goa[at]nic[dot]in
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0832-2312009
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0832-2312009
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Dy. Conservator of Forests
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Dy. Conservator of Forests,
Soil Conservation,
Dhavali,Ponda-Goa.
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dcfsc[hyphen]forest[dot]goa[at]nic[dot]in
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0832-2312793
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Head Clerk
Asst. Public Information Officer


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Dy. Conservator of Forests,
Social Forestry,
Parks and Garden D
Ponda-Goa.
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0832-2312009
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0832-2312009
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Accountant
Asst. Public Information Officer


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Dy.Conservator of Forests,
Soil Conservation,
Dhavali,Ponda-Goa
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dcfsc[hyphen]forest[dot]goa[at]nic[dot]in
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0832-2312793
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Dy.Conservator of Forests
Public Information Officer


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Dy.Conservator of Forests,
Wildlife & Eco-tourism Division (South)
Aquem,Margao-Goa
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dcfwlsouth[hyphen]forest[dot]goa[at]nic[dot]in
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0832-2756980
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0832-2756980
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Asst. Conservator of Forests
Asst.Public Information Officer


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Dy.Conservator of Forests,
Wildlife & Eco-tourism Division (South)
Aquem,Margao-Goa
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0832-2756980
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0832-2756980
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Asst. Conservator of Forests
Asst Public Information Officer


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Dy. Conservator of Forests,
Research & Utilisation,
Aquem, Margao-Goa.
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0832-2750099
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0832-2750099
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Dy. Conservator of Forests
Public Information Officer


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Dy. Conservator of Forests,
Research & Utilisation,
Aquem, Margao-Goa.
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dcfru[hyphen]forest[dot]goa[at]nic[dot]in
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0832-2750099
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0832-2750099
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Dy.Conservator of Forests Headquarter
Public Information Officer


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Principal Chief Conservator of Forests
Van Bhawan, Altinho, Near Joggers park, Panaji, Goa - 403001
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dcfhq[hyphen]forest[dot]goa[at]nic[dot]in
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0832-2424352
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0832-2492527
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Asstt. Conservator of Forests Legal Cell
Asstt. Public Information Officer


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Principal Chief Conservator of Forests
Van Bhawan, Altinho, Near Joggers park, Panaji, Goa - 403001
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+91 832 2492521
+91 832 2492533
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0832-2492527

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