Divisional Forest Office

Date of inception at Balasore:

Divisional Forest Office, Balasore Wildlife Division, Balasore since 1978.

Activities and Responsibilities:

  • Protection and preservation of forest and Wildlife, Implementation of Govt. plan and project and others as entrusted in OFD
Staff Position as per Hierarchy
Sl.No Name of the posts Sactioned Strength Actual men in position
01 District Forest Officer 01 01
02 ACF 03 02
03 F.R. 06 01
04 FES 01 00
05 Dy.Ranger 02 04
06 Forestor 30 27
07 Forest Guard 74 50
08 Head Clerk 01 01
09 Sr. Asst. 05 04
10 Jr.Steno 01 00
11 Jr. Asst. 07 05
12 Driver(LV) 01 01
13 Amin 01 00
14 Office Peon 03 03
15 Mali 02 02
16 Sweeper 01 00

Name of the Govt. programme implementing:

  1. MGNREGS,CAMPA,State plan Scheme

OtherBranches:

  1. Chandipur Wildlife Range,Balasore
  2. Jaleswar Wildlife Range,Balasore
  3. Soro Wildlife Range,Oupada
  4. Nilgir Wildlife Range,Nilgir
  5. Kuldiha Wildlife Range,Nilgir

Special Other then Above:

Kuldiha Wildlife Sanctury is home to so many endangered species of animals and bids including the heritage animal,the elephants.Ecotourism in recent days have been a part of the activities under taken by this Division both inside and outside the sanctuary