Future Plans


The department has taken some initiatives for the efficient planning of future in the context of its mission and vision. Few of the plans are listed as under:

  • Under the Chief Minister's special initiative, a total of 2530 acres is being afforested during 2013-14.
  • The forest resources of Punjab shall be monitored through satellite in GIS laboratory
  • On the directions of the Prime Minister of Pakistan, trees shall be planted on an area of 2050 acres during 2013-14 and 750 acres in future in Murree.
  • Proposal for raising plantation for pulp is underway with Stora Enso (Finnish).
  • The Corporate Sector Responsibility (CSR) project of Engro was implemented in Changa Manga (200 acres).
  • While a project of Coca Cola over 50 acres is in pipeline at Lahore.


  • Focus on illegal hunting, poaching and netting.
  • Streamline budgetary constraints for feed & maintenance of wildlife parks and zoos.
  • Properly address the habitat shrinkage issues and ensure multi-lateral management.
  • Develop harmony among allied departments.
  • Improve liaison among Provincial and Federal Wildlife Conservation Organizations.
  • Research in various disciplines of wildlife sciences.
  • Encourage participation of private sectors in wildlife resources management.
  • Short-term, mid-term and long-term management plans for protected areas.
  • Revisit the annual development program for new interventions.


  • Fisheries resource survey through GIS.
  • Introduction of deep water fishing techniques in dams and reservoirs.
  • Introduction of intensive fish farming to increase per acre yield.
  • Establishment of modern fish markets and provision of marketing facilities to improve market and export.
  • Modification of aquaculture system to ease water scarcity.
  • Diversification of aquaculture through high value exportable species.
  • Delivery of better extension services to accelerate fish culture practices in rural areas.
  • Survey of major natural fisheries resources and preparation of a management plan for sustainable fisheries development.