Project for Sustainable Catchment Forest Management in Tripura(SCATFORM) is a new Project funded under Japanese ODA Loan to implemented over a period of 10 years beginning from 2018-19 by Tripura Forest Department with a total outlay of about Rs 1000 Crore. This is one of the largest Project in the natural resource sector in the country.
AREA OF IMPLEMENTATION
Project will be implemented in 7 districts (North Tripura, Unakoti, Khowai, West Tripura, Sepahijala, Gomati and South Tripura) under 16 Forest Sub-divisions, 36 Forest Ranges and 148 Forest Beat areas including 3 Ranges and 13 Forest Beats of Gumti Wildlife Sanctuary.
- There will be 450 new Joint Forest Management Committee and 1350 SHGs ( 3 SHG in each JFMC, on an average ).
To improve quality of forest in the targeted catchment by sustainable forest management, soil and moisture conservation and livelihood development, thereby contributing to development of forest ecosystem services and livelihood improvement of forest dependent communities.