Goa Forest Recruitment 2016 for 42 Forest Guard Vacancies. Government of Goa, Office of the Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, Forest Department has announced notification for the recruitment of Forest Guards in the Forest Department. Eligible candidates can send their applications on or before 22-2-2016 up to 5.00 p.m.
About Goa Forest:
Forests of Goa form the part of Western Ghats, the region which have been internationally recognized as Biodiversity Hotspot of the world owing to its rich flora and fauna. Most of the Goan forests are located in the eastern region of the state. The forests of Goa are known for their grandeur and majesty. They are like a green pearl of the tourist paradise state. From Moist Mixed Deciduous Forests to Sub-Tropical Hill Forests, from Semi-Evergreen Forests to Evergreen Forests-the forests are the life supporting systems of the state as they are the store house of precious rivers & other natural resources.
To protect, develop and manage the forest.
To implement policies and programmes of the State Government with regard s to protection, development and management of forest and wildlife resources of the state.
To enforce acts, laws, rules and regulations pertaining to the protection and management of forests and wildlife.
To take steps for the implementation of the National Forest Policy.
To recruit, train and deploy forestry personnel in protection, development and management of forests and wildlife.
To undertake plantations.
To protect and improve Mangrove Ecosystem.
To protect and conserve Marine Ecosystem.
To promote Farm Forestry by distributing seedlings to the farmers for planting on their farmlands.
To take extra measures for the conservation and protection of the endangered flora and fauna of the state.
To carry out the harvesting of the silviculturally mature crops as per the prescription of the working plan.
To carry out the commercial exploitation of Cashew and other NTFPs.
To regulate the sawmills of the state.
To create awareness among the people so as to achieve their fullest involvement in the protection, development and management of forests and wildlife resources of the state.
Goa Forest Department Recruitment Details:
Recruitment Notification Highlights
Total Number of Vacancies: 42posts
Name of the Post: Forest Guard
1. General: 21 Posts
2. OBC: 11 Posts
3. ST: 3 Posts
4. SC: 2 Posts
5. Home Guards: 4 Posts
6. Ex-Serviceman: 1 Post
Important Dates for Goa Forest Recruitment 2016:
Last Date for Receipt of Applications: 22-2-2016 up to 5.00 p.m.
Candidates age between 18 to 35 years as on 22-2-2016. Age is relaxable up to 5 years for Government Servant, SC/ ST and 3 years for OBC Candidates as per Govt. Rules.
Rs.4,440/- to Rs.7,440/- + GP- Rs.1,400/-.
Candidates must have passed Secondary School Certificate or equivalent, knowledge of konkani.
Candidates will be selected based on Written Test, Physical & Walking Test.
Application forms are available at Head Office, Gomantak Maratha Samaj Bldg., Panaji/ O/o Dy. Conservator of Forests, North Goa Division, Ponda/O/o Dy. Conservator of Forests, South Goa Division, Margao, on payment of Rs.20/-.
How to Apply Goa Forest Recruitment 2016:
The eligible candidates can send their applications with self attested copies of certificates of caste, 15 years continuous residence in Goa, Educational Qualification, Birth certificate & Valid Employment Exchange card, issued by competent authorities, 2 copies of recent photograph submitted addressed through Post/ Hand delivery to the Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, Government of Goa, Forest Department, Gomantak Maratha Samaj Building, Panaji/ to the Office of Dy. Conservator of Forests, North Goa Division Ponda/ to the Office of Dy. Conservator of Forests, South Goa Division Margao on or before 22-2-2016 up to 5.00 p.m.