Bihar to recruit 610 foresters and forest guards soon

Bihar government will soon fill vacancies of 136 posts of foresters and 474 posts of forest guards.

Written by Agencies | Patna | Published: March 13, 2012 7:28:45 pm

Bihar government will soon fill vacancies of 136 posts of foresters and 474 posts of forest guards,state Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi said.

The state government is framing rules for the services of foresters and forest guards and the same will be finalised over the next four months before commencement of the recruitment process for foresters and forest guards after obtaining cabinet approval,he said in the legislative assembly in reply to a question by JD(U) MLA Izhar Ahmed.

Modi,who also holds the forest and environment department,said that in all 624 posts of rangers,foresters and forest guards were vacant in Bihar at present.

There is difficulty in inspection of forest and wildlife in the state due to shortage of manpower at the hands of the forest and environment department,he said.

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