Forest Minister Rakesh Pathania presided over the 21st meeting of Board of Directors at Shimla today. During the meeting BoD decided to give bonus to officials of Forest Corporation for the year 2020-21. It was decided to enhance wages of daily wagers and part time workers of Forest Corporation as per the policy of government. The officers and officials of Forest Corporation would be given Dearness Allowance (DA) of six percent from 1st July, 2021 like state government employees. The contractual employees of the Corporation would also be regularised like state government employees. The BoD also decided to enhance Diwali Bonus of employees working in Rosin and Turpentine factory of Forest Corporation. Vice Chairman Forest Corporation Surat Singh Negi, Principal Chief Conservator Forest Ajay Srivastav and members of the Board were also present in the meeting.