Prior to the enactment of Compensatory Afforestation Fund Act, 2016, in compliance of the directions of the Supreme Court and guidelines issued by the MoEF & CC, New Delhi on 2nd July 2009, Haryana Government had constituted the State CAMPA vide notification no. 5330-Ft-4-09/511 dated 08.01.2010. The State Authority, CAMPA was comprised of
- the Governing Body chaired by Hon’ble Chief Minister, Haryana,
- the Steering Committee chaired by the Chief Secretary to Government of Haryana and
With the enactment of Compensatory Afforestation Fund Act, 2016 and notification of Compensatory Afforestation Fund Rules, 2018, the “Haryana State Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (State Authority) has been reconstituted in accordance with the provision of Section-10 of Compensatory Afforestation Fund Act, 2016 vide notification dated 22.11.2018. The reconstituted State Authority has a Governing Body headed by Hon’ble Chief Minister, Haryana, a Steering Committee headed by the Chief Secretary to Government of Haryana and an Executive Committee headed by Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, (Head of the Forest Force).