Bhopal:April 4, 2008:Following the decision taken by the cabinet, the state government has approved 25 thousand 737 posts for restructuring of Forest Department. Orders to this effect have been issued. The posts which have been approved include 13 thousand 997 forest guards, four thousand 184 foresters,
1257 deputy rangers, 1192 rangers, 358 assistant conservators of forests, two thousand 829 clerical, 1165 class IV employees and 755 other posts. The state government has also decided to undertake review of this set-up after every five years.
The state government has also given permission to fill the presently vacant posts of Forest Guards as well as those posts which would fall vacant in same year in future.It may be mentioned that a recent cabinet meeting chaired by the Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan had approved the new set-up of Forest Department.