The Wildlife Protection Department, Jammu & Kashmir Government, came into existence in the year 1978 to implement the Jammu and Kashmir Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1978 providing protection to the wildlife flora and fauna and management of Protected Areas in the state.

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Sh. Manoj Sinha
Hon'ble Lieutenant Governor
Jammu & Kashmir

Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta, IAS
Chief Secretary, J&K

Sh. Sanjeev Verma, IAS
Comm/Secretary to the Govt
Forest, Ecology and Environment Department, J&K

Sh. Suresh Kr. Gupta, IFS
PCCF / Chief Wildlife Warden, J&K