Cutting Permission

Social Forestry is assigned the task of issuing cutting permission for any tree standing on public land, which needs to be cut for developmental purposes / or in dangerous condittion. Vide GO(P) No.68/2010/F&WLD dated 10-02-2010, a committee has been formed at District level with District Panchayat President as Chairman and ACF, SF as convenor. With respect to Municipality and Corporation areas, Corporation Chairman and Mayor will be the chairman of the committee. In the Panchayath areas, the President, District Panchayath is the chairman. The commitee also has a prominent Environmental activist as a member besides the Member/ councillor of the concerned ward/division.