Delhi Forest Guard Salary 2021: In-hand salary, gross salary, payscale, and benefits

Safalta Expert Published by: Deepesh Mehra Updated Sun, 25 Jul 2021 06:30 PM IST


Check out Delhi Forest Guard Salary here with Safalta. Know various details like in-hand salary, basic pay, and allowance here.

Delhi forest guard is Non-Gazetted, Non-Ministerial Group C job.  Delhi forest guard exam was conducted on March 01-07, 2021. The candidates who have written the exam, and aspiring ones should have idea about Delhi Forest Guard Salary. The salary is as per 7 th pay commission and various types of allowances and benefits that are associated with the job make it attractive. The pay scale of Delhi forest guard is Rs. 5200/- to Rs.

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20200/- per month and the gross salary is around INR 25,552. The Delhi Forest Guard Salary comes with various allowances like Dearness Allowance, City Compensatory Allowances, and Other allowances, City Compensatory Allowances, HRA Allowance, and other allowance.  This article aims to cover details of salary and allowances along with the job profile of forest guards in Delhi.
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Delhi Forest Guard Salary Structure

Forest Guards in Delhi are paid as per 7 th pay commission. The pay scale of Delhi forest guard is Rs. 5200/- to Rs. 20200/- per month. Their salary comes with various add ons like allowances and perks. The details of the salary structure are given below.
Pay Band PB1
Pay Scale Rs. 5200/- to Rs. 20200/- per month
Grade Pay Rs 2000/-.
Gross Salary Rs. 25,552
In-Hand Salary Rs. 22,000 approx.

Delhi Forest Guard- Allowances

The forest guards are eligible to receive various allowances and benefits. They add to the salary and are based on basic pay. The allowances that are given as a part of the Delhi Forest Guard Salary are.
  1. Dearness Allowance
  2. City Compensatory Allowances
  3. Other allowances
  4. HRA Allowance 

Delhi Forest Guard- Job Profile

Forest Guards are like foot soldiers in the forest department. They are involved in forest and wildlife protection. The details of their roles and responsibilities are.
  1. To look after forests and wildlife.
  2. To ensure boundaries of forests are intact.
  3. To report any kind of encroachment on forest land.
  4. To check poaching and counter-threat to wildlife. 

Delhi Forest Guard- Career Growth

The forest department offers chances of promotion from time to time. They are promoted based on seniority and work record. Few posts which they can hold after promotion are.
  1. Forest Ranger
  2. Wildlife Guard/Game Watcher
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Delhi Forest Guard Salary – FAQ

Q1.What is the Pay Band of Delhi Forest Guard?

A1. Pay Band of Delhi Forest Guard is Rs. 5200/- to Rs. 20200/- per month.

Q2.What is the Grade Pay of Delhi Forest Guard?

A2. The grade pay for Delhi Forest Guard is Rs. 2000.

 Q3.What is the starting salary of an Delhi Forest Guard?

A3. Delhi Forest Guard will receive the starting net salary of Rs. 22.000.

Q4. Do Delhi Forest Guard get a uniform allowance?

A4 Yes, Delhi Forest Guard get a uniform allowance.

Q5 What are the major allowances given to Delhi Forest Guard?

A5 The major allowances given Delhi Forest Guard are -
  1. Dearness Allowance
  2. House Rent  Allowance
  3. City Compensatory allowance


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