A Deputy Conservator of Forests
or, equivalently a Divisional Forest Officer
is an officer belonging to the elite Indian Forest Service
. The Deputy Conservator of Forests is responsible for managing the Forests, Environment and Wild-Life related issues of a Forest Division
of a state or a union territory of India
. He is assisted by the officers of the State Forest Service and other State Forest officials and State Wild-Life officials.He is presided by the conservator of forest(C.F).