Modernisation of Forest Force

Modernisation of Forest Force

  • The Government of Tamil Nadu has decided to modernise Tamil Nadu Forest Force by equipping them with modern equipment and technology, training and capacity building etc.
  • Strategic objectives include
  • Sustainable growth of forest resources.
  • Build an efficient and effective department.
  • Enable better protection and management of biodiversity and ecosystems.
  • Strengthen the service delivery infrastructure through regional facilities. 
  • Ensure continuous updating of knowledge of forest personnel.
  • Improve the capability and mobility of field staff to handle Human wildlife conflict issues.

TNPL unit II, SIPCOT park inaugurated 

  • Chief Minister MK Stalin inaugurated Unit-II of Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Limited (TNPL) hardwood pulp mill at a capital outlay of Rs 1,385 crore at Mondipatti village near Manaparai in Trichy.
  • The first SIPCOT industrial park of Trichy was inaugurated at Manapparai at a cost of Rs 47.44 crore. 


  • State Industries Promotion Corporation of Tamilnadu Ltd (SIPCOT) was established in the year 1971 to develop industrial growth in Tamilnadu.
  • The Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Limited (TNPL) was established to produce newsprint and writing paper using bagasse, a sugarcane residue.
  • The factory is situated at Kagithapuram, Karur and Manapparai, Trichy.


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