Telangana forest department

Urban parks in Telangana's reserve forests may be a flawed vision: Green activists

They refer to how the lands of national parks have been taken away for building gyms and walkways, which harm the biodiversity. 

published on : 19th February 2022

Telangana forest department to plant 1.4 crore saplings by November

It was decided during a meeting to review forestation efforts chaired by Special Chief Secretary Shanti Kumari on Tuesday.

published on : 16th February 2022

More green lungs coming soon

The two parks will be among the 56 others to come up in 2022-23, adding to the State’s green cover and furthering it’s eco-tourism efforts.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Smuggling hits Kawal forest cover

Experts say that shortage of staff, funds and migration of tigers are also behind the decline

published on : 15th January 2022

Thumbs up for Hyderabad's Bibinagar, Jalalpur forest blocks

Greenery development in the HMDA is good and the Forest Department should develop similar belts in the districts as well, Additional Principal Chief COnservator of Forests said.

published on : 22nd December 2021

Forest dept to emulate HMDA, develop green blocks

As many as 115 special officers of the Forest department will visit urban forest blocks on December 21 and 23 and study various models taken up by the HMDA towards greenery and tree plantation etc.

published on : 20th December 2021

Jagtial man arrested for smuggling porcupines

According to sources, the miscreant was caught while the forest officials were carrying out vehicle checks near Mamda forest range in Nirmal district.

published on : 6th December 2021

Telangana Foresters: CAMPA scheme needs push in Rangareddy district

Forest Department officials on Saturday opined that more effort is needed to increase the forest cover in Rangareddy district from 5.93 per cent of the geographic area to 33 per cent. 

published on : 5th December 2021

Villagers attack forest beat officers in Telangana's Kamareddy

The villagers claimed that they have been using the said land for farming for several years now and that the Forest Department has no claim over it, while the officials claimed the opposite.

published on : 1st December 2021

Tiger on prowl in Telangana's Tadvai, Mangapet forest areas

The Forest Department has sounded the alarm in the Eturnagaram Wildlife Sanctuary and has also put its entire staff on high alert, following the reports of tiger movement.

published on : 10th November 2021

Man posing as forest officer held in Telangana

Police seized Rs 3 lakh in cash, fake job documents, computers, printers and other equipment worth Rs 50,000 from their possession.

published on : 12th October 2021

Telangana Forest Department staff attack tribals, 4 women injured

According to official sources, about 16 Ha of land in the Ambedkarnagar forest has been a bone of contention between the forest officials and tribals for a while now.

published on : 1st October 2021

Post Cyclone Gulab, wild animals rescued from flood waters in Telangana

Forest officials have rescued several wild animals which were stranded in flood waters in the Nirmal forest area. 

published on : 1st October 2021