Forests

Chief Conservator of Forests, Zones Back
Chief Conservators of Forests, Zones (Central, Southern and Northern) being the operational heads are responsible for the following:
  • The Chief Conservator is the Chief Technical Adviser to the government on forest matters.  He is also the head of the Forest Department in the West Pakistan.
  • The Chief Conservator is empowered to deal, on his own authority, with all official matters involving the policy, accounts, working plans, silvicultural operations, development schemes and fire protection.
  • The Chief also deals with the preliminary reports but has to submit the completed plans to the government for sanction except in the case of soil conservation plans which are sanctioned by him.  He is responsible for the final approval of the control forms for working plans sanctioned by the government.
  • He further submits the consolidated budget, the appropriation proposals and the annual forest administration report to the government for his zone.
  • The Chief controls the postings and transfers of officers of W.P.F.S. Class I and Class II and transfers of members of the subordinate forest service between circles. The postings of provincial forest service officers to the charge of Circles are made by Government on the Chief’s recommendation.
  • He, further, controls all the administrative affairs of the forest department.
Chief Conservator of Forests, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Back
Chief Conservator of Forests (Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation) being the operational head is responsible for the following:
  • Prepare management and working plans
  • Preparation, monitoring & evaluation of development schemes
  • Monitoring & evaluation of works under non-development budget
  • Compile monthly reports
Director Budget and Accounts, Forests Back
Director Budget & Accounts is responsible for the following:
  • Maintenance of personal accounts and departmental control account for gazetted officers
  • Compilation of circle’s monthly summaries and submission to the A.G. Punjab