Maharashtra State Biodiversity Board Members
Name : Dr. Vilas Suryabhan Bardekar, Retd. IFS (1984 Batch)
Date of Birth : 11/02/1955
Telephone : 09673330059
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Educational Qualifications : B.Sc (Biology), M.Sc (Zoology), LLB, M.Sc (Forestry), Ph.D in Zoology.
Ph.D Subject : “Observation of Biodiversity and Systematics of Butterflies of Chandrapur”
Book Published : Published a book named “POKHILA” based on the first hand personal experience of getting abducted at the hands of Bodo Militants on Arunachal Pradesh border
Kishor Rithe (40), has done his Post Graduate Diploma in International Wildlife Conservation Practices from University of Oxford. He is also serving as member of National Board for Wildlife. He has been working as a conservation practitioner for more than 22 years in central India. His work with the local communities, academicians, field biologists, media, politicians and administrators for conservation of Satpuda Landscape is well recognised at national and international forum. Kishor Dnyaneshwar Rithe gave up his secure lecture’s job at an engineering college to work full-time on the one mission that drives his purpose – wildlife conservation. His story proves conclusively that individuals can make a difference and that the tiger benefits directly when people with missionary zeal step in to protect it. After a decade of working on the ground, mobilizing students, tobbying officials and fighting poachers, Rithe, Honorary Wildlife Warden, Amravati, Maharashtra , says, “It is the children who will ultimately save the tiger, not only in India but around the world”. Kishor Rithe a computer engineer by profession has spent more than 20 years in the forests of central India on saving Tigers, forests and wildlife. He is presently working on committees of states and Federal Government in India on policy matters.
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