Website Inaugaration on 5th April, 2011

Shri. Tenzing Norbu Thongdok, MLA Rupa- Kalaktang and Chairman, Arunachal Pradesh State Pollution Control Board inaugurated the new website at the Office of the Divisional Forest Officer, Shergaon Forest Division in Rupa on 5th April, 2011.

Shri. Tenzing Norbu Thongdok commended the efforts of Shergaon Forest Division to disseminate information by putting all the relevant information on the website to ensure citizen centricity, service orientation and transparency. Easy and fast access to the information, increased efficiency in replying to the public queries, cost efficiency and increased public awareness are expected to be the outcomes. He expressed hope that this initiative will help in providing a citizen friendly service to people living in the Rupa –Shergaon –Kalaktang region of Arunachal Pradesh and help in streamlining service delivery in the region and bringing transparency and ensuring equity.

Shri. T.N. Thongdok inaugarating the website

The features of the portal include general information about the organization, its brief history, area of operation, maps, organization structure, objectives and responsibilities, basic statistics, rules, regulations and acts, standard operating procedures, contact details, information on forest management, protection, produce, various schemes including scheme wise achievements, details on Compensatory Afforestation, dispatch pad containing urgent outgoing dak and important links.

Dedicated sections on RTI, grievance redressal, latest happenings in the organization, nature awareness and students are also included. A special feature on forest diversion is also included for better coordination with the user agencies like dam projects and BRTF informing  the latest status of pending proposals, operating procedure at division, formats of proposals for user agencies and communications.

Computerization of range offices, digitization of forest records including online updation, online database of plants and animals in the region, web based monitoring of plantations and development works are other follow-up features aimed at in the future.

Shri. T.N. Thongdok and former Minister Shri. D.K. Thongdok releasing the computer training module

Shri. T.N. Thongdok, along with former Minister Shri. D.K. Thongdok later in the same function released the computer training module designed by the Divisional Forest Office for training of frontline forest staff.