Monitoring & Evaluation

Monitoring & Evaluation

Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) is an important wing of Gujarat Forest Department. The main aim of the wing is to do Monitoring of works carried out by different wings of the department 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 is effectively implements the Monitoring and Evaluation activities of Plantations, Nurseries and other works departmentally and with the help of third party appointed by e-tendering process. The physical verification(monitoring) of one to five years of above works is carried out by the ACFs, DCFs, CFs and CCFs at the field level as per the guidelines of Standing Order No.8 (Revised) dated 02-02-2019 issued by the Principal Chief Conservator of Forests & Head of Forest Force (PCCF & HoFF), Gujarat State.

As per the guidelines of revised Standing Order, the plantation plots of one to five years are selected on the basis of Stratified Random Sampling (SRS) Method and handed over to the concerned field officers. State level physical verification (Monitoring) is planned and conducted by the Monitoring and Evaluation wing as per the existing norms. From the year 2016-17, Third Party Monitoring (TPM) is introduced by the state government and agency is decided by the process of e-Tendering. This wing also looks after the progress of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of UNDP Programme and plantation progress under 20 point programme.

The PPME branch of this wing publishes different annual reports and furnishes the technical information to the various agencies as below:

  • Gujarat Forest Statistics Report
  • Annual Administrative Report
  • Afforestation under 20 Point Programme Progress
  • Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Progress
  • Monthly Mandays Progress Report

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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