Sri B. Somasekhara Reddy, IFS has taken over the charge of PCCF and HoFF on 30.04.2013 AN from S.V. Kumar, IFS who has retired at the age of superannuation.
Sri A.V. Joseph,IFS, is the
Prl. Chief Conservator of Forests (Wildlife) and Chief Wildlife Warden.
The APCCFs, CCFs and CFs as the case may be, are in the administrative charge of forest circles
or special circles and are responsible within their respective areas
for the general direction and supervision of all forest works, control
of establishment, expenditure, sales and supplies and general management
The Prl. Chief Conservator of Forests (Wildlife) and Chief Wildlife Warden is responsible
for implementing the program of wildlife conservation sponsored
by the State or Central government and deals with the national parks,
wildlife sanctuaries, zoos etc., The Director, A.P. Forest Academy Dulapalli plans for the in-service training of different cadres of forest officers in the state.