Forest and Wildlife Department Uttar Pradesh, conducts departmental tree plantation work during
rainy season, to increase the forest and tree cover in the state various schemes
are being implemented by the Uttar Pradesh government large scale tree plantation
programme is being conducted in the state through social forestry, social forestry
in urban areas, green belt development scheme and total forest cover scheme. The
task of tree plantation is implemented by Forest and Wildlife Department in coordination with
the other government departments. The efforts are being made to ensure ample participation
of localities, women, farmers, public representatives and students in tree plantation
programmes. The Forest and Wildlife Department and the state government are actively engaged
to ensure the success of plantation work and high quality plantation.
The various varieties of Rosewood, Neem, Cassia, Gulmohar, Jakranda, Cirrus, Kanji,
Mango, Chitwan, Banyan, Pipal, Ficus, Mulsri, Bauhinia, Kadamb, Tamarind, Bel and
Mahua are being planted in the state as per soil and climatic conditions. The state
government is emphasizing on more and more plantation of large and conventional
trees. The state government is making sustained efforts towards the establishments
on green belt, development of eco tourism and success of plantations to increase
the forests and tree cover in the state.
In order to uplift living standard of communities living in forest areas and to
include them in development and management of forests, the forestry works are being
executed by constituting joint village forest management committees and eco development
committees. In this way, efforts are being made to economically uplift the people
living surrounding the forest areas by engaging them in wildlife protection and
in forestry activities.
To ensure the success of tree plantation the state government has conducted green
belt plantations in every districts of the state in coordination with Forest and Wildlife Department
by planting the seedlings of 08 to 12 feet.