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CONSTITUTION OF RAJASTHAN STATE WETLAND AUTHORITY

In compliance of Section 5(1) of Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2017 daetd 26th September, 2017 issued in supersession of the Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2010; the Government of Rajasthan has notified the Rajasthan State Wetland Authority (RSWA) vide order no. F 6(3)/2017/ Part dated 27.11.2019.

It is a statutory authority meant to function as State’s nodal agency to implement the task of policy development, regulatory frame works, integrated management, planning, implementation of action plans, capacity building, research, networking, communication, awareness, creation and raising of funds for wetland management. 

As per the decision taken in the meeting of State Wetland Authority dated  24.02.2020, the said Notification stands revised as under :-

S.No. Name Post
1. Hon'ble Minister, Forests & Environment, GOR Chairperson
2. Chief Secretary, GoR Vice Chairperson
3. Addl. Chief Secretary/ Principal Secretary/Secretary, Environment Department, GoR
Member ex-officio
4. Addl. Chief Secretary/ Principal Secretary/Secretary, Forest Deptt. GoR
Member ex-officio
5. Addl. Chief Secretary/ Principal Secretary/Secretary, Urban Development & Housing Development, GOR Member ex-officio
6. Addl. Chief Secretary/ Principal Secretary/ Secretary, Rural Development & Panchayati Raj Department, GoR Member ex-officio
7. Addl. Chief Secretary/Principal Secretary/Secretary, Water Resources Department, GoR Member ex-officio
8. Addl. Chief Secretary/Principal Secretary/Secretary Animal Husbandry, Fisheries & Gopalan Department, GoR  Member ex-officio
9. Addl. Chief Secretary/Principal Secretary/ Secretary Tourism Department, GoR Member ex-officio
10. Addl. Chief Secretary/ Principal Secretary/ Secrtary, Revenue Department, GoR Member ex-officio
11. Addl. Chief Secretary/ Principal Secretary/ Secretary, Industries Department, GoR Special invitee
12. Addl. Chief Secretary/ Principal Secretary, Secretary/ Local Self Government Deptt. GoR Special invitee
13. Addl. Chief Secretary/ Principal Secretary, Secretary/ Ground Water Deptt. GoR Special invitee
14. Director, State Remote Sensing Centre, Jodhpur Member ex-officio
15. Chief WildLife Warden, Rajasthan Member ex-officio
16. Member Secretary, Rajasthan State Bio-diversity Board Member ex-officio
17. Member Secretary, Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board Member ex-officio
18. Addl. Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, Regional Office, Lucknow, GoI Member ex-officio
19. Oneexpert each in the field of Wetland ecology, hydrology, fisheries, landscape planning and socio=economics to be nominated by the State Government As nominated
20. Director & Joint Secretary, Environment Department, GoR Member Secretary