Environment and Forest

ENVIRONMENT AND FOREST DEPARTMENT.
A. Forest
(i) Conservation and management of Forests and their bio-diversity.
(ii) Forest Administration.
(iii) Administration of Forest acts, their enforcement and Forest Policies viz.
(a) Assam Forest Regulation, 1891 and rules made thereunder.
(b) Arunachal Pradesh Anchal and Village Forest Reserves (con- stitution and Maintenance) Act, 1975 as amended upto date and Rules made thereunder.
(c) Indian Forest Act, 1927.
(d) Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 as amended during 1988 and rules made thereunder.
(iv) Forestry Research and matters relating to STATE FOREST RESEARCH INSTITUTE.
(v) Forest based industries.
(vi) Development of wastelands including social Forestry and Integrated Afforestation and Eco-development and other allied matters.
(vii) Forest protection including raising of a Forest Protection Force its creation and Administration.
(viii) Orchids-their Preservation, development and cultivation etc.
(ix) Conservation and development of Medicinal and Aromatic plants etc.
(x) Construction of roads in the forests and Buildings of the Forest department.
(xi) Public Garden Parks.
b. Wildlife
(i) Conservation and development of Wildlife.
(ii) Administration of Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 as amended uptodate and rules made thereunder.
(iii) Matters relating to CITES, IUCN, Central Zoo Authority, WWP, IBWL, and other allied matters.
(iv) Management of Zoo (s) and other parks and gardens.
C. Environment
(i) All matters relating to conservation and development of environment and control of pollution.
(ii) Enforcement and Administration of relevant Acts and Rules in the field of environment and pollution viz.
(a) Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 and Rules in the field of environment and pollution viz.
(b) The water (prevention and control of pollution) Act, 1974 as amended upto 1988 and Rules made thereunder.
(c) The Air (prevention and control of pollution) Act, 1981 as amended in 1987 and Rules made thereunder.
(d) The water (prevention and control of pollution) cess Act, 1977 as amended upto 1991 and Rules made thereunder.
(iii) Constitution of the State pollution Control Board, Administration and Management of its business.
(vi) Matters relating to paryavaran Vahini, National environment awareness compaign, International Day for preservation of ozone layer, Earth day, world Environment Day and other allied matters.
(v) State Environmental Council.
D. Public Sector Undertaking
(i) All matters relating to Administration and Management of Arunachal Pradesh Forest Corporation Ltd.
(ii) Arunachal Pradesh Medicinal and Aromatic Plans Development Corporation.
E. Forest Personnel
(i) All matter relating to recruitment promotions, service conditions, service rules and regulations, transfer and postings, pension cases and all service matters relating to :
(ii) Indian Forest Service of AGMU cadre posted in the State.
(iii) Arunachal Pradesh Forest Service.
(iv) Subordinate executive Forest Service (Forest Rangers, Deputy Forest Rangers, Foresters, Forest Guards,Forest Watchers etc) Including scientists under the Department of Environment and Forest.
(v) All ex-cadre gazetted and non gazetted post including scientist under this department of Environment and Forests.
(vi) Preparation of Civil lists of various categories of Officers and Staff of services referred to in item (I) above and periodical cadre review of IFS and APSFS.
(vii) Training and career development of the Officers of Indian Forest Service, State Forest Service including subordinate executive Forest Staff, Scientists and other Gazetted and non-Gazetted Officials.