Deputy Conservator of Forests

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A Deputy Conservator of Forests (Hindi: उप वन संरक्षक) or, equivalently a Divisional Forest Officer (Hindi: वन प्रमंडल पदाधिकारी), is an officer belonging to the elite Indian Forest Service (IFS). The Deputy Conservator of Forests is responsible for managing the forests, environment and wildlife related issues of a Forest Division of a state or a union territory of India. He is assisted by the officers of the State Forest Service and other state forest and wildlife officials.

Pay Structure: After the implementation of 6th Central Pay Commission recommended the pay scales of posts in the Indian Forest Service are as under.

Deputy Conservator of Forests (Selection Grade) 37400-67000 8700 (PB-4)

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