Environment, Forest and Climate Change Department,

Government of Uttar Pradesh, India

Shri. Yogi Adityanath

Hon'ble Chief Minister,Uttar Pradesh

Shri. Dara Singh Chauhan

Hon'ble Minister,Forest Department

1. Social Forestry

This is a major scheme funded by State Government for tree plantation. Plantations is carried out on various type of community land, canals, rail, and on land available on road side to ensure the availability of timber, fuel wood, fodder, small forest produce etc., in rural areas of all the districts in the state. This ensures the availability of raw material for small timber industries for rural people. The scheme is being implemented in the following manner on the basis of financial sources

  • Social forestry scheme (General) This scheme is being implemented in all the districts of the state. Industrial pulp wood plantation scheme implemented till the year 2011-12 has come to an end during the year 2012-13. The committed works of the scheme has been included in the social forestry scheme.
  • Social forestry – special component sub plan Social forestry scheme is being implemented through the fund received from social welfare department for the welfare of scheduled castes under special component plan. Under this tree plantations work is carried out in scheduled caste abundant regions.
  • Social forestry - tribal sub plan Plantation is done on community land in rural areas in tribe abundant regions under social forestry scheme through the fund received from social welfare department for the welfare of scheduled tribes under tribal sub plan.
2. Social forestry in urban areas

In this scheme ornamental and shady trees are planted on the unused land alongside the roads and parks for environment protection and beautification in urban areas.

3. Green belt development scheme

Green belt development has got a priority by the Honorable chief minister. In view of this tree plantations is being carried out from the year 2012-13 through the financing from forest corporation and green belt development scheme has been started in the year 2013-14. This is scheme implemented in the entire state.