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    Annual Plan Operation

    The annual plan of operation (APO) shall be prepared in the following parts:

    Part-1: Brief history and past performance

    Part-I of APO shall contain:

    1. Brief description of forests and forestry sector in the State.
    2. Compensatory afforestation, other forestry and related schemes (physical and financial) including catchment area treatment, wildlife management, and community development works and activities carried out therein in the State in last five years from the State Fund, in tabular form.
    3. Forestry and other related schemes (physical and financial) and activities carried out therein in the state in previous years from the fund received under other schemes of the Government in tabular form.
    4. Year-wise total forest area diverted in the various districts/ forest divisions of the State since 1980, in tabular form.
    5. Year-wise total compensatory afforestation carried out in the State since 1980, in tabular form.
    6. Brief description and abstract of the monitoring work done by the Monitoring and Evaluation Wing of the State Forest Department.
    7. Brief description and abstract of the monitoring work done by the independent monitor (Third Party Monitoring) in the State
    8. Any other important information for consideration relevant for preparing APO

    Part-II: Activities to be undertaken for compensatory afforestation, additional compensatory afforestation, penal compensatory afforestation, catchment area treatment plan, and for any other site-specific scheme may be used as per site-specific schemes submitted by the State along with the approved proposals for diversion of forest land under the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 (69 of 1980) referred to in clause (a) of section 6 of the Act:

    1. District/ forest division wise details of new compensatory afforestation, catchment area treatment plan works, wildlife management activities to be done as per the conditions imposed under forest clearance granted by the Central Government under the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980.
    2. Location, estimated cost, and implementation schedule of each activity proposed to be executed from State Fund to be provided district/division wise.
    3. Details of maintenance works in physical and financial terms proposed to be undertaken in the current financial year in the case of compensatory afforestation work, catchment area treatment plan works, wildlife management activities, and other such activities undertaken in previous years which need maintenance for its survival and sustainability.

    Note: Details of only those districts may be provided where the compensatory afforestation, penal compensatory afforestation, catchment area treatment, wildlife management, and other activities referred to in section 6 of the Act have to be undertaken during the current financial year under consideration.

    Part-III: Activities to be undertaken from net present value and interest component referred in rule 5 and rule 6:

    1. District/ forest division wise details of activities to be done in the State on specified activities referred to in rule 5 and rule 6.
    2. Location, estimated cost, and implementation schedule of each activity proposed to be executed from State Fund to be provided district/division wise.
    3. Details of maintenance works in physical and financial terms, proposed to be undertaken in the current financial year in the case of activities undertaken in the State on specified activities referred to in rule 5 and rule 6 undertaken in previous years which needs maintenance for its survival and sustainability.

    Note: Details of only those districts may be provided where these activities referred to in rule 5 and rules 6 have to be done during the current financial year under consideration.

    Part-IV: Measurable output of all physical activities and targets of each permissible activity along with the period required for achieving the measurable output:

    • Physical and financial targets of each activity to be undertaken in measurable quantity along with the estimated cost of such activities in tabular form including details provided in part II and part III.
    • Measurable output of all physical activities to be undertaken along with the period required for achieving the measurable output.
    • Details of the concurrent monitoring and evaluation report including third-party monitoring undertaken in past with photographs.

    Note : The APO duly approved by the State Authority shall be submitted by the State Authority before the 31st December
    of every year to the National authority for the next financial year.