The Society

Constituted as an autonomous organization under Forest & Environment Department, Govt. of Odisha (registration no 022321/49/2006-07) for implementing forestry projects through the field establishement of forest department in the state.   Read More

Mission

Improving environment through forest restoration and minimizing the poverty level by improving the income level of local villagers through promotion of sustainable forest management and varrious community development practices.   Read More

Vision

OFSDP-II has adopted following strategic approaches to achieve the project objectives:
1. Micro Plan as a community development plan through strengthening of convergence.
2. Enhanced support for...   Read More

The Society

Constituted as an autonomous organization under Forest & Environment Department, Govt. of Odisha (registration no 022321/49/2006-07) for implementing forestry projects through the field establishement of forest department in the state.   Read More

Mission

Improving environment through forest restoration and minimizing the poverty level by improving the income level of local villagers through promotion of sustainable forest management and varrious community development practices.   Read More

Vision

OFSDP-II has adopted following strategic approaches to achieve the project objectives:
1. Micro Plan as a community development plan through strengthening of convergence.
2. Enhanced support for...   Read More

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OFSDS looking forward with its Project Director

Shri Lalit Kumar Tewari, IFS(RR-1986), Project Director OFSDP is promoted to the grade of Principal Chief conservator of Forests and posted in situ as Project Director, OFSDP as per the Government of Odisha G.A. & P.G Department Notification No 825/AIS dated 9th January 2019. He has joined as PCCF(Projects)-cum-PD, OFSDP on 9th January 2019. He took over the charges from Mr.Susanta Nanda, IFS on 5th September'2017 vide order 1F(A)81/2017/17936/F&E/Dated:28th August2017. The staff members of OFSDP and AJY welcomed Mr.Tewari, who called on a meeting with the staff member in his chamber immediately after taking over as the Project Director, OFSDS. He has a vast experience in the Forest and Environment Department and held many other important position including the Regional Chief Conservator of Forests, Sambalpur as his last position. He has travelled many foreign countries and proved his mettle as a senior bureaucrat in the national and international arena.

About OFSDS

The Orissa Forestry Sector Development Society is registered under Societies Act bearing registration no 22321/49 of 2006-07 by the Registrar of Societies, Odisha at Cuttack.

Odisha Forestry Sector Development Society (OFSDS) has been constituted as an autonomous organisation under Forest and Environment Department, primarily for the implementation of Odisha Forestry Sector Development Project (OFSDP) which was implemented from 2006-07 up to 2014-15with financial assistance from JICA i.e. Japan International Cooperation Agency (formerly known as JBIC - Japan Bank of International Cooperation). Presently, the society is implementing OFSDP Phase-II and Ama Jangala Yojana (AJY). The Society has a High Power Committee headed by Chief Secretary, Odisha with other 14 members and 07 members in the Governing Body chaired by ACS, F&E Department. The Project Director, OFSDS is the Member Secretary for both the above committees.

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Projects

  • Odisha Forestry Sector Development Project (Phase 2)

    OFSDP Phase II

    The Project (OFSDP- II) aims at improving forest ecosystem by promoting sustainable forest management and biodiversity conservation through Joint Forest Management. It will be implemented on 14 Forest Divisions.

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  • Ama Jangala Yojana

    Ama Jangala Yojna

    A step towards forest regeneration through community participation by enhancing livelihood opportunities being implemented in 30 forest division through 7000 Vana Surakshya Samiti.

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  • Catchment Area Treatment Plan

    Catchment Area Treatment Plan

    Aims in conservation of soil moisture and its mineral conservation being implemented in upper kolab and indiravati catchment area of koraput and kalahandi district.

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  • Odisha Forestry Sector Development Project

    OFSDP Phase I

    The Project was implemented by Govt. of Odisha through the (OFSDS), with the financial assistance from JICA, focusing on forests restoration and improvement of income level of locals, Implemented on 14 Forest Divisions.

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