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Tender Call Notice  - SFDA

Sealed Tenders are invited from Government /Private/NGO sector organisations having relevant expertise and experience in Project evaluation for compiling Concurrent and Final Evaluation Reports of Forest Development Agency (FDA) projects in Odisha sanctioned under National Afforestation Programme (NAP

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EOI for Partner NGOs under AJY

The Ama Jangala Yojana is implemented by the Forest and Environment Department, Government of Odisha through the Odisha Forestry Sector Development Society (OFSDS). The scheme aims at forest restoration, promotion of sustainable management of forests by strengthening participatory forest management and improvement of livelihoods of forest dependent community. 

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 Recent Publication

Project Status  Report for June ,2014

Monthly Progress Report for June,2014

Eradicating Needless Blindness; OFSDP

VSS Empowerment and Livelihood opportunity under OFSDP (The Dharitri)

Tourist footfall on the rise in sanctuary (Odishapost)

The Forest Geomatics Centre Inaugurated by the Chief Secretary
Sri Jugal Kishore Mohapatra, IAS, Chief Secretary to Govt. of Odisha inaugurated the Forest Geomatics Centre at Project Management Unit (PMU) office of the Odisha Forestry Sector Development Project, Ghatikia, Bhuabneswar on 3rd May 2014. On This occasion Sri Mohapatra also released a brochure on this topic. Sri J.D. Sharma, IFS, PCCF Odisha, Sri Vinod Kumar, IFS, PCCF (Projects) & Project Director OFSDP, Sri K.R Singh CCF, Sri H.S Upadhyaya Chief Executive OBDA, Sri. Lalit Kumar Tewari, IFS Addl. PD, OFSDP and other senior forest officials are present on the occasion. On appraisal of Geomatics Centre Chief Secretary expressed that this tool will help in better implementation and monitoring of programs for the Forest Department.

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Project Director DeskAugust, 2014

Hearty & warm greetings of the 68th Independence Day !!

While paying tributes to all OFSDP functionaries of past & present, the occasion marked reflection of significant contributions made for participation, performance and practice with skill, service and sharing on achievement in project programmes from 2016 till date. Project is in the final year of completion with enhanced physical deliveries over and above planned ones, as well as with consolidation activities as additionalities. Overall project outcomes can be grouped in to two parts:

1. Strengthening joint forest governance at community level and transparency through increased community engaged & economic opportunities;

2.  Improving local conservancy and ecosystem services i.e. co-existence of conservation and production


Besides, the Society structure of organisational functioning has also demonstrates the gains of participatory functions from diverse manpower sources and convergence of ideas, programs and skills of the organisation with efficacy and impacts on delivery from project Management unit to VSS/EDC level Villages. It is a feeling to be part of improved forests, and our forest area communities, besides inculcating livelihoods and natural resource productivity.


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>> OFSDP at Glance

The Odisha State government have launched the Odisha Forestry Sector Development Project (OFSDP) with the support from  Japan International Cooperation Agency(JICA). The Odisha Forestry Sector Development Project is register under Societies Act bearing registration no 022321/49/2006-07.

The major objective of the project is to restore degraded Forests and improve the income level of villagers by to promoting sustainable forest management  JFM and community/tribal development, with the improving environment and alleviating poverty of overall goal. degraded forests and create forest cover for increasing flow  of forest produce in a sustainable manner. Conserving  the bio-diversity, improving livelihood of the people
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