Powers and Duties of Assistant Conservator of Forest & Technical Assistant to Conservator of Forest of Watershed Development Department


  • ​Works under the administrative direction and technical guidance of the Conservator of Forests.
  • Assist the Conservator of Forests in preparation of plans, operations, projects, guidelines and other allied subjects.
  • Conducts field visits, provide technical guidance and training to the field staff as per directions, of Conservator of Forests.
  • Closely associates with the Officers of the Watershed Development Department in Monitoring and Evaluating projects
  • Assist in suggesting suitable forestry programmes for both arable and non-arable lands in the watershed.
  • Assist the Conservator of Forests in according administrative and technical sanction to various projects in Forestry programmes.
  • Assist the Conservator of Forests in conducting field inspections and follow up action on the observation in rectification of the defects if any.
  • Assist in evolving suitable checks and controls and regulatory measures for monitoring schemes and programmes.
  • Any other responsibilities entrusted by the Commissioner, and Conservator of Forests, Watershed Development Department.
  • Ensure integration with other sectors for integrated Watershed Development.
  • Ensure planning implementation and monitoring of physical and financial progress of watershed Development Schemes of Districts and of project components entrusted by Commissioner, Watershed Development.
  • ​Responsible for progress in schemes / components entrusted for which he is in-charge.​