Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. What is H.P. State CAMPA?

Ans. Himachal Pradesh State CAMPA is an instrument to accelerate activities for compensatory afforestation, Forest resource management, preservation of natural Forest, management of Wild life, infrastructure devil in the sector and allied works.

Q.2 What are the functions of state CAMPA?

Ans. The functions of the State CAMPA are listed in the Government of Himachal Pradesh Notification No. FFE-B-F(2)-72/2004- Pt. II dated 03.08.2009. These are as under: The functions of State CAMPA shall include, inter alia:

(a) Funding, overseeing and promoting Compensatory Afforestation done in lieu of diversion of forest land for non-forestry use under the Forest (Conservation) Act,1980 as also the execution of Catchment Area Treatment plans
(b) Overseeing forest and wildlife conservation and protection works including watershed development works within forest areas undertaken and financed under the Fund.
(c) Maintaining a separate account in respect of funds received for conservation and protection of Protected Areas.
(d) Earmarking upto two percent of the funds for monitoring and evaluation. .

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