With the creation of the State from Assam on 1st December 1963, the State Forest Department inherited the Government owned forests which was earlier being managed by the Assam Forest Department. Initially, Forest administration and management was placed under the charge of a Forest Officer headquartered at Dimapur. He was vested with the responsibilities of looking after the Forest administration of the entire State. Subsequently, a Director of Forests was posted in early 1963 with headquarters at Kohima. Later on, the post of the Director of Forests was re-designated as the Chief Conservator of Forests, Nagaland, Kohima.
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