Commissioner Secretary, Forest, Ecology and Environment, Manoj Kumar Dwivedi convened a meeting to discuss the cadre review and composition Indian Forest Service (IFS) in the State, here on Tuesday.
The meeting was attended by PCCF/ chief wildlife warden, Suresh Chug, director social forestry, S K Gupta, managing director, state forest corporation, Vasu Yadav, special secretary (technical), K Ramesh Kumar, director finance, forest department, Ranbir Singh Bali Singh, additional secretary (RS), forest, Ram Sevak besides other officers of the department.
During meeting, commissioner secretary also took a comprehensive review of how to overcome shortage of officers and stagnation by restructuring, reorganizing and strengthening composition of IFS in the State.Speaking at the meeting, Dwivedi said the regular cadre review boosts the efficiency and functioning of the department as it helps create fresh career progression avenues for the officers.
He also said that genuine issues of the IFS and State Forest Service (SFS) officers would be addressed so that all officers are satisfied by the work load, provided and allotted to them.
He said various demands of SFS are also under consideration and acknowledged that the delay in reviewing the IFS is affecting the career prospects of State officers.