Forest Protection Force --Objective                                                                                                            << Back

Objective

The members of the Force are trained in arms/ammunition and basic forestry .They are equipped with mobility and communication facilities and perform duties as per the mandate of the J&K Forest Act, FPF Act, J&K Wildlife Protection Act & other Acts. The Force is available to the territorial staff of Forest Department & other sister departments for the protection of forest property so as to stop encroachment of Forest land, to evict the encroachers, to stop illicit removal of timber and non-timber forest produce, to protect the forest from fire, to stop poaching of wild life and illegal trade in forest produce or wildlife produce. The Forest Protection

Force in this way is the law enforcing agency of the state for the enforcement of forest and wildlife protection laws.