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Uttarakhand Forest Guard Salary 2021: In-hand salary, allowances, payscale, benefits

Safalta Expert Published by: Deepesh Mehra Updated Sat, 17 Jul 2021 08:37 AM IST


Uttarakhand Forest Guard Salary-know In-hand salary, allowances, pay scale, benefits attached with job. Get details on job profile of Forest Guard.
Uttarakhand Subordinate Service Selection Board (UKSSSC) has released the notification for Forest Guard. Along with other details the notification contains information on Salary structure of Van Rakshak.Interested candidates should be aware about salary and allowances that, are part of remunerations under such posts. Forest Guards are paid a handsome amount of salary as per the guidelines of the 7th pay commission. After selection prospects are motivating for many, in order to keep you aspirants motivated for UKSSC Forest Guard Exam, we are writing this article focusing on UKSSC Forest Guard Salary, Allowances, Job Profile, Roles and Responsibilities, Pay Scale, Career Prospects, Growth, Opportunities and more.

UKSSC Forest Guard- Salary

As per official notification there are 1218 vacancies available for the post of Forest Guard (Van Rakshak) in the Uttarakhand Forest Department. Under 7 th pay commission UKSSSC Forest Guard Salary Structure is based on the Pay Matrix Level 3. Pay level is determining factor in basic pay and grade pay.

UKSSSC Forest Guard In-Hand Salary

The in-hand salary will be as per 7th Pay Commission. For a recruit, the pay scale is Rs.21, 700 – Rs.69, 100/- per month.  The other details for the salary structure will be shared through official notification. The in - hand salary for forest guard is around Rs. 28000.

UKSSSC Forest Guard- Allowances

As per provisions and decided percentage of basic pay. Forest guard is paid certain allowances they are largely intended to cover living coast and maintain standard of life. Following are the allowance attached with Indian UKSSC Forest Guard Salary.
  • Dearness Allowance (DA)
  • Medical Allowance
  • High Altitude Allowance
  • House Rent Allowance (HRA)
  • Travel Allowance (TA)


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 UKSSSC Forest Guard Job Profile

Uttarakhand is a bio diversity rich state. Large area of state is under forest cover. Also the people of state are dependent on forest produce in hilly areas. The role of forest guard is to ensure harmonious relationship between man and environment. Which includes checking tree cutting, encroachment into forest land and various other duties covered below.The following is the Forest Guard job profile:
  • To protect the forests from any threats, harms, and illegal activities.
  • To protect forest produce & wildlife in his beat or charge.
  • Patrolling
  • To repair or maintain forest boundaries.
  • Detect and report any forest offenses.
  • Finding the crimes committed in the forest.
  • Execution of various forestry operations.
  • Help round officers or Forester.
Candidates should note that after successful completion of examination, selected candidates have to go through a probation period of 2 years. The salary structure during probation is same as UKSSSC Forest Guard Salary.

UKSSSC Forest Guard Salary- FAQ

What is the probation period of the UKSSSC Forest Guard?

The probation period for UKSSSC Forest Guard is 2 years.

What is the basic pay of UKSSSC Forest Guard?

The basic pay for UKSSSC Forest Guard is INR 21,700.

What are additional benefits available for UKSSSC Forest Guard?

The major additional perks that the employees receive are, loan facilities, Leave Travel Concession, Pension scheme gratuity on retirement, Insurance cover.

What are the expected role of UKSSSC Forest Guard ?

Uttarakhand is a bio diversity rich state. Large area of state is under forest cover. Also the people of state are dependent on forest produce in hilly areas. The role of forest guard is to ensure harmonious relationship between man and environment


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