Suhas Kumar


A seasoned officer from the Indian Forest Service, Suhas Kumar retired as the Principal Chief Conservator of Forests from the Madhya Pradesh Forest Department. A Ph.D. in Environment and Ecology, Kumar has also obtained some special qualifications and trainings in forest management and ecology from US, UK and Australia.

The write-ups, research papers and case-studies of Suhas Kumar have been published in books, official reports, newspapers and web media. Wildlife Management, Ecotourism Planning, Participatory Forest Management and Interpretation & Conservation Education have been his areas of expertise, and his contribution to the forest department in these areas has been uniquely useful.

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An avid writer and photographer, he is known for speaking out his mind apolitically through his articles, poems and even on social media.

Suhas Kumar is associated with TIFF as a Member of the Board of Mentors.

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