Monitoring & Evaluation

Monitoring & Evaluation

Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) is an important wing of Forest Department. The main aim of the wing is to improve the quality of plantations, nurseries and other works with an ultimate objective of increasing the forest and tree cover of the State. The wing effectively implements the Monitoring and Evaluation activities of Plantations, Nurseries and other works. The physical verification from 1 to 5 years of above works is carried out by the ACFs, DCFs, CFs and CCFs at the field level as per the guidelines under Standing Order No.8 (Amended) dated 02-02-2019 issued by the Principal Chief Conservator of Forests & Head of the Forest Force (PCCF & HoFF).

As per the amended Standing Order, the plots of 1 to 5 years are selected on the Stratified Random Sampling Method (SRSM) and handed over to the concerned field officers. For physical verification the State level monitoring is planned and conducted by the Monitoring and Evaluation wing as per the Government of Gujarat, Forest and Environment Department decision, from the year 2016–17 it is now carried out by Third Party Monitoring (TPM) and the agencies decided by the process of e-Tendering. The monitoring of works other than plantations and nurseries are carried out by the M&E wing.

Head of the Wing

Dr. A. P. Singh, IFS

Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forests,Monitoring & Evaluation wing, Block B,
4th Floor,Aranya Bhawan, Opp. St. Xaviers School,
Near Ch-3 Circle, Sector 10/A, Gandhinagar

079-232-54103 (D)

079-232-54107 (PA)



Dr. A. P. Singh, APCCF
Monitoring & Evaluation
Forest Improvement in Dense Forest in Manka in year 2013-14 (Chhotaudepur Division)
Godhara Nursery – Kutch (West) Division (Feb-2016)
Strip Plantation (2013-14) along Sojitra-Runaj Canal (Anand Division)
Water Conservation – Nagrecha Check Dam (2008-09) in Kutch District
Strip Plantation in Ranipara (Godhra Social Forestry)
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