Wildlife Division

Department Name: Wildlife Division, Jowai

Name of the incumbent Department Head: Smt. H. Lato, MFS

Department Address: Divisional Forest Office, Moomon Mihmyntdu

Landline: 224003

Email ID: dfowljh@gmail.com

Organisation Chart

Wildlife Division

About the Department

The main functions of the Division is to take up environmental awareness programme eliciting the public, the school children of the importance of conservation of flora and fauna species of the District. In this regard, Wildlife Week celebration was organized during October 2018 covering the schools of the East & West Jaintia Hills District by organizing Essay writing & drawing competitions at various places. And also implementation of Wildlife protection Act 1972 and also conservation of Sacred grove/Community Forest/Clan Forest, the Division has notified as per Section 36 of Wildlife Protection Act, the following Community Reserves

  1. Ka khloo Seinraij Kongwasan Chyrmang Community Reserve
  2. Ka khloo Seinraij Tuber Community Reserve
  3. Ka khloo pohblai Mooshutia at Mukhaialong village, East Jaintia Hills District
  4. Ka khloo Thangbru Umsymphu Community Reserve at Mukhaialong, East Jaintia Hills District
  5. Ka khloo Lyngdoh Kur Pyrtuh Community Reserve Sohmynting, West Jaintia Hills District
  6. Raid Buam Thangbuli Umladkhur Community Reserve, West Jaintia Hills District
  7. Khloo Blai Ka Raij Ionglang Community Reserve, West Jaintia Hills District
  8. Ka Lum Luwe Community Reserve Namdong ‘A’ community Reserve for protecting of Wildlife animals and plants

Implementation of Eco-Developmental activities

These activities were taken up to mitigate man-animal conflicts and to create cordial relationship with the people living in the village affected by animal’s depredation. During the year the activities taken up utilized for immunization of livestock to the villages, reward to informer on wildlife crime, providing amenities to the village protection squads.

List of Schemes

  1. 2406-Forestry & Wildlife-02 Environment Forestry & Wildlife 110-Wildlife Preservation (01) Establishment of wildlife Sanctuary Sixth Scheduled (Part-II) Areas Development. – Improvement and Maintenance works in the Community Reserve and Children Parks at Salaroh
  2. 2406-Forestry & Wildlife-02 Environment Forestry & Wildlife 110-Wildlife Preservation (02) Other wildlife Preservation Works Sixth Scheduled (Part-II) Areas Development.-Improvement and Maintenance Works in the Community Reserve
  3. 2406-Forestry & Wildlife-02 Environment Forestry & Wildlife 070-Communication and Buildings (02)- Construction and maintenance of Department Buildings Sixth Scheduled (Part-II) Areas Development. Maintenance of Departmental Building.
  4. 4406-Capital Outlay on Forestry & Wildlife 070-Communication & Buildings (08) Construction & Maintenance of Department Sixth Scheduled (Part-II) Areas Development. Maintenance of Departmental Building.
  5. 2406-110 Wildlife Preservation CSS (05) Integrated Development of Wildlife Habitats (Central Share).
    • Habitat improvement Works inside the Sanctuary
    • Creation of Village Protection Squad
  6. 2406-101 Forest Conservation Development And Regeneration (11) Intensification of Forest Management Scheme (Central Share). – Creation of Fire Lines in the Community Reserves.
  7. 2406-Forestry & Wildlife-02-Environmental Forestry & Wildlife-110-Wildlife Preservation (05) Integrated Development of Wildlife Habitat-02-Project Elephant Sixth Scheduled (Part-II) Areas Development.
    • Payment of Depredation.
    • Creation of Village Protection Squad
    • Habitat Improvement Works inside the Elephant area.