Sri.N.Prateep Kumar, IFS, is the PCCF and Head of Forest Force of the Forest Department. He has taken charge as Head of the Department on 16.09.2019.
He is assisted by 9 Subject Heads and 4 Dy CFs and 7 ACFs in the Head Office and there are 7 Circles, 24 Divisions and 23 functional Divisions run by CCF / CF at the Circle level, DFOs at the Division level, Sub DFOs at Sub Division level. There are Ranges managed by the FROs and subordinate staff of Dy.ROs, FSOs and FBOs.
The PCCF & HoFF, looks into the overall administration of the Department. PCCF (Wildlife) and CWLW look into the wildlife conservation aspects and management of protected areas.
Overall supervision, management and administration is vested with the PCCF & HoFF of the department.