The Range Forest Officer is a crucial class-II post in the UP forest department. The gross pay of an RFO is almost equal to the Naib Tehsildar grade post.
If you recheck the advertisement of an RFO, they have mentioned the 6th CPC pay band for this position which is 9,300 - 34,800 with Grade pay of 4,800.
UPPSC RFO Salary after 7th CPC
The Government of Uttar Pradesh has implemented the 7th CPC for the state employees and hence the revised Basic Pay for the Range Forest Officer post is now 47,600 per Month. He/she also get DA, HRA (on applicability) and CCA along with this entry pay.
In the revised pay matrix the rank for the RFO post is of Level-8.
|Salary Component Nature
||Class-II/ Group-B/ Gazetted Officer
|6th CPC Pay Band
||9,300 - 34,800
|Position in Pay Matrix
|7th CPC Starting Pay
|House Rent Allowance
||1,870 - 5,620
|City Compensatory Allowance
||240 - 720
|Approx. Salary Per Month
||Rs. 55,422 - 59,172/-
If we add the Basic Pay with other contributions like DA, HRA, and City Compensatory Allowance, the minimum gross pay for the post Range Forest Officer would be Rs 55,422/- per month.