The Forest Department issued appointment orders to forest guards on Thursday here.
In a statement, government spokesperson said principal chief conservator of forests J&K Suresh Chugh today met newly recruited forest guards at Sheikhbagh here.
He said department in the last month appointed 155 forests guards under various categories including SRO-43, SRO 202 and SRO 400.
"The selection of Forest Guards under SRO 400 and 202 has been made by the Service Selection Board J&K, which include the candidates from the districts of Shopian, Kulgam, Pulwama, Anantnag of South Kashmir and Kupwara, Baramulla, Bandipore, besides Budgam and Ganderbal districts, "he said.
He added appointment of candidates hailing from Srinagar is under process and shall be made in next few days.