LifePage Career Talk on Indian Forest Service
By Jai Raj
[Chief Conservator in Forest Department]
What is Indian Forest Service?
Jai Raj: “Indian Forest Service (भारतीय वन सेवा) is one of the Civil Services of India and belongs to the All India Services group, with other two All India Services being the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and the Indian Police Service (IPS). The selection is done by the Union Government and after that the cadres are allocated to work for different state and central government departments. This service is important to maintain the national integrity and to maintain the federal structure.”
How I got into Indian Forest Service?
Jai Raj: “After completing my graduation from Gandhi Faizan College, Shahjahanpur, I appeared for UPSC exam in 1983 and cleared for Indian Forest Service. I am presently the Principal Chief Conservator of Forest, Government of Uttarakhand. It is the super senior position in Forest Department in Uttarakhand.”
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