The objectives of the Dry Zone Greening Department are :

            (a)       To make the arid region lush, green and beautiful

            (b)       To maintain its eco-system

            (c)       To fulfill basic forest produce requirements of the rural people

            (d)       To contribute socio-economic development of the rural people

            (e)       To make the local residents aware the value and essence of forest and trees

            (f)        To enhance public knowledge on conservation and promotion of natural environment, and escalate its participation

            (g)       To maintain climatic balance in order to support cultivation and

            (h)       To prevent desertification