odisha forest department

Baripada Territorial Forest Division starts Palm plantation drive to check lightning deaths

The tree, owing to its height, absorbs the impact of lightning and helps save precious lives.

published on : 26th August 2019

Bhubaneswar forest division officials apprehend West Bengal man for a rare ornate flying snake

The officials of Forest Department on Tuesday apprehended a West Bengal native for exhibiting a rare ornate flying snake near railway station here.

published on : 21st August 2019

Staff crunch hits Dhenkanal forest division in Odisha

Assistant Conservator of Forest and other junior posts, including those of clerks, are lying vacant in the Division Forest Office (DFO).

published on : 12th August 2019

Odisha's casuarina forest loses forest cover to timber smuggling

The casuarina forest spread over 160 hectares, has huge number of casuarina trees that are about 10 years old.

published on : 12th July 2019

Entry fee to Odisha's Phurlijharan waterfall receives flak 

Considering its proximity to Bhawanipatna town, Phurlijharan received a large number of tourists till July 2018 when all the amenities were destroyed in heavy rain, making the spot unsafe. 

published on : 9th July 2019

Post-Fani, focus on restoring green cover in Odisha

50 lakh seedlings will be distributed among people free of cost.

published on : 5th June 2019