10th February, 2024

OFSDS awarded 96th SKOCH Summit Award, 2023 under Silver Category

11 April, 2023

Discussions held on organising CBT Programmes at Field Level on Cultivation of Indigenous Aromatic Paddy Varieties in Project VSSs

06 April, 2023

Discussions held on process documentation on project activities

27 March, 2023

CBT on Cultivation of Indigenous Aromatic Paddy Varieties in Project VSSs under OFSDS

17 March, 2023

CBT held on procurement plan of PONGAMIA (KARANJA) seeds in OFSDS VSSs

20 February, 2023

OFSDS participated in stae level Adivasi Mela – 2022-23

10 February, 2023

OFSDS participated in the 15th state level kalinga herbal fair– 2022-23

31 October, 2022

Vigilance Awareness Week 2022 observed in OFSDS

20 April, 2022

Exposure visit of officials of Nagaland Forestry Management Project, Nagaland.

19 April, 2022

Capacity Building training programme organised for project personnel on Gender Mainstreaming, Environmental and Social Management System Framework (ESMSF) and Scheduled Tribes and Forest Depndents Plan Framework (STFDPF) and CMRV Guidelines.

08 March, 2022

14th Kalinga Herbal Fair organised by Odisha State Medicinal Plant Board at Janata Maidan, Bhubaneswar from 8th March to 14th March, 2022.

03 March, 2022

Workshop on Futuristic Leadership organised for the project personnel of Project Management Unit, OFSDS.

26 October, 2021

Vigilance Awareness Week 2021 Celebrated in OFSDS.

25 August, 2021

Draft report on Baseline Survey of the Socio-economic Condition and Physical Situations of the Project Area under AJY reviewed.

15 August, 2021

OFSDS celebrated 75th Independence Day.

4 August, 2021

Review of draft Report on Baseline Survey of Socio-Economic & Physical Situation of Project Area under OFSDS.

2 August, 2021

Joining of Dr. Meeta Biswal, IFS as Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (Projects) and Project Director, OFSDS.

22 July, 2021

Livelihood Activities of OFSDP are a strong point among Forestry Activities: PCCF & HoFF.

31 May, 2021

Dr.(Mrs) Meeta Biswal, IFS (RR-1988), Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forests joined as the In-charge Project Director of Odisha Forestry Sector Development Project on 31st May 2021.

27 October, 2020

Vigilance Awareness Week Celebrated in OFSDS

26 August, 2020

Review meeting organized through Video Conference

24 August, 2020

OFSDP Conducted Online Orientation training for DFOs through Video Conference

05 August, 2020

Observation of mass silent prayer and oath taking ceremony in honour of the COVID warriors

20 July, 2020

Meeting of the High Power Committee of OFSDS

06 July, 2020

Joining of Additional Project Director (Admin & Finanace) at PMU, OFSDS

01 July, 2020

PMU Constituted COVID-19 Committee

09 June, 2020

DFO Review organized through Video Conference

30 May, 2020

PMU saluted Corona warriors and recited Bande Utkal Janani

17 February, 2020 - 20 February, 2020

Visit of JICA Review Mission

16 Januaray, 2020

Additional Chief Secretary, Forest & Environment Department reviewed NCSCM Work on long-term monitoring plan for Ecosystem-based conservation management for Bhitarkanika Conservation Area

13 Januaray, 2020

Baseline Survey on Socio-Economic Condition & Physical Situation in OFSDS Project Areas reviewed

03 Januaray, 2020

DFO Review organized through Video Conference

09 December, 2019


01 November, 2019


31 October, 2019

NCSCM Work on long-term monitoring plan for Ecosystem-based conservation management for Bhitarkanika Conservation Area reviwed by PMU, OFSDP-II

28th October - 2nd November, 2019

Vigilance Awareness Week Celebrated in OFSDS

20 September, 2019

JICA organised 10th Project Director’s Conference. PD, OFSDP deliberated at the meeting of JICA-Assisted Forestry & Natural Resource Management Projects

28 July, 2019

OFSDP-II organised consultative workshop on environmental and social management system framework (esmsf) and schedule tribe and forest dependant planning framework (STFDPF) of OFSDP-II

01 July, 2019


14 March, 2019

Annual Review Conference of OFSDS Sameekshya 2018- 2019 organised by the PMU at Swosti Premium Hotel, Bhubaneswar

01 March, 2019


28 February, 2019

PMU, OFSDP-II organised one day training program on IMS APPLICATION OF OFSDP-II

26th January - 9th February, 2019

Self help groups under operationalisation of AJY, OFSDP-I and OFSDP-II had participated in the state level annual ADIVASI MELA - 2019

6th February - 7th February, 2019

Stakeholder workshop on eco-system health report card for BHITARKANIKA CONSERVATION AREA (BCA) was organised by OFSDP-II in collaboration with NCSCM

15th January - 16th January, 2019

Workshop on gender mainstreaming strategy in consultation with project stakeholders for OFSDP-II

14th January, 2019

OFSDP organised one day workshop on OPERATIONALISING SHGs and IDENTIFICATION OF IGA activities under OFSDSP-II

9th January, 2019

PD joined as PCCF (Projects) in OFSDP upon promotion

18th December, 2018

Preparatory workshop on CMRV and REDD+ Forest Management approaches to mitigate climate change under OFSDP-II

27th November, 2018

Additional Project Director of OFSDP joined as Additional PCCF in OFSDP upon promotion

30th October - 3rd November, 2018

Vigilance Awareness Week Celebrated in OFSDP

25th October, 2018

Innovations made on Biodiversity Survey including Inventory of NTFPs in Odisha presented in OFSDS PMU

3rd October, 2018

PMU reviewed the progress of Partner NGOs engaged for implementation support of OFSDP-II

28th September, 2018

Gender Mainstreaming Strategy Cell formed by OFSDP-II

19 September, 2018

PD, OFSDP deliberated on 9thProject Directors Meeting of JICA-Assisted Forestry & Natural Resource Management Projects

11 September, 2018

APD, OFSDP deliberated on Gender Mainstreaming in a Workshop organised by Women & Child Development Department with Different Schemes

07 September, 2018

PD, OFSDP joined the Seminar on Procurement and Disbursement under Jaapnese ODA loans at New Delhi

20th August to 07 September, 2018

Two Day Training Programme for Field Level Officials on Preparation of Micro Plan organised at PMU, OFSDP-II

17th August, 2018

Review of 1st Quarterly Report on Long Term Monitoring Plan for Ecosystem based Conservation Management of Bhitarkanika Conservation Area of OFSDP-II

16th August, 2018

Meeting on Implementation of Satoyama Initiatives in Bamra (WL) Division under OFSDP-II held at PMU

25th June, 2018

First Review Meeting of DMU Chiefs on Progress of implementation of OFSDP-II held at PMU

7th to 11th May 2018

Project Managers of OFSDP-II trained as ToTon Micro Planning at IIFM, Bhopal

7th to 8th May 2018

Project Director deliberated on National Seminar on Crop Diversification

28th of April, 2018

Review meeting on Partnership Ecosystem Initiatives

27th of April, 2018

Engagement of Project Management Consultants of OFSDP-II.

20th of April, 2018

Fortnightly Meeting of PMU

11th and 13th of April, 2018

10th Annual JICA National Workshop

12th of April, 2018

NCSCM work on bio-diversity component reviewed on 12th April, 2018:

21st March, 2018

Celebration of State level World Forestry Day 2018

15th March, 2018

Training of DMU Accountants organised at OFSDS to sensitise on Audit Procedures

08, March, 2018

25th GB Meeting of OFSDP held in conference hall of WCD & MS Deptt. Odisha

26 February, 2018

Shri Biswajit Sahoo has joined as the State Programme Manager of Knowledge Management, Publicity and Publication in the OFSDP-II on 26th February, 2018.

3rd February, 2018

OFSDP-II commissioned Training Need Assessment and development of comprehensive Capacity Building Plan of the project to XIM, Bhubaneswar