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About us

Karnataka Forest Department (KFD) is responsible for the conservation and management of the forests and wildlife of the state. It supervises the exploitation and marketing of forest produce obtained from the government forests. It also carries out certain regulatory functions with regard to felling of trees growing on private lands. It regulates movement of forest produce from all types of land. It controls the functioning of saw mills and other wood-based industries.

  • Shri . B . S. Yediyurappa
    Hon'ble Chief Minister of Karnataka
  • Shri . C . C. Patil
    Hon'ble Forest Minister of Karnataka
  • Dr . Sandeep Dave, IAS
    Additional Chief Secretary, FEE
  • Shri . Punati Sridhar, IFS
    Principal Chief Conservator of Forests & Head of Forest Force (HoFF)
  • Smt . Smita Bijjur, IFS
    Principal Secretary (Forests)