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The Department of Forests, Environment and Wildlife Management is implementing Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) assisted Sikkim Biodiversity Conservation and Forest Management Project. The project is for a period of ten years commencing from 2010-2011 to 2019-2020 at a total cost of Rs.330.57 Crores. A High Powered Steering Committee (HPSC) has been constituted at the State Level for guiding the implementation of the project. It is the highest decision making body of the project.

Project Management Unit (PMU) which is the executive body of the project, has been established under the society mode that takes cares of the day-to-day decisions, incur expenditure for project activities, allocate funds, monitor works, etc. The PMU has District Facilitation Units (DFUs) at each district that will support the executive body. Then there are Range Supporting Units (RSUs) for each of the 27 Range in the Department which supports the DFUs and also the PMU.

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Latest Updates


  • NewSustainable Forest Management
    Need and Importance:

    Report and resource material of a 5-day training programme. [November 18-22, 2013] » More
    [posted on Nov 29, 2013]


  • NewAnnual Plan of Operation (APO) 2013-14:

    The Annual Plan of Operation (APO) of the JICA assisted- SBFP for 2013- 2014 was approved and sanctioned at the meeting of the High Power Steering Committee (HPSC) held on 26 July 2013. Read:
    » Budget for APO 2013-14
    [posted on Sep 20, 2013]


  • Also See:
  • Sikkim Ecotourism Policy
    [January 2012]
    » See Details


  • Sikkim Biodiversity Action Plan
    Released Aug 17, 2012
    » Details


Employment News Update

NewCandidates qualified for the post of GIS Engineers, Accountants, Office Assistants, Computer Assistants and Community Organizers » See


Posted on August 18, 2012


Survey Experts:

The following candidates have been selected for the post of Survey Expert for Rapid Biodiversity Survey under Sikkim Biodiversity Conservation and Forests Management Project (SBFP):
1. Mr. Kamal Poudyal, S/o Shri Tej Kumar Poudyal, R/o Temi Bazar, South Sikkim
2. Mr. Bharat K. Pradhan, S/o Shri D. K. Pradhan, R/o Tarpin, East Sikkim
3. Miss Sanjyoti Subba, D/o Shri Santa Bir Subba, R/o Bermiok Martam, West Sikkim
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Junior Research Fellows (JRFs):

The Junior Research Fellows selected for studies under Biodiversity Conservation Component of SBFP are:
1. Suraj Subba
2. Smriti Gurung
3. Sabita Dahal Sharma
4. Mingma Thundu Sherpa

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Posted on July 12, 2012


Also See: Publication

Ongoing Activities

  1. Rapid Biodiversity Survey
  2. Infrastructure developement - SBFP office building, Biodiversity Centre, Community Centre, Administration building and rescue centre at Himalayan Zoological Park
  3. Comprehensive study on solid waste managment