DIPAK SARMAH, IFS (Retd.)

Shri Dipak Sarmah, a retired Indian Forest Service (1977) Officer of the Karnataka cadre, started his career in the Western Ghats, serving in the region for more than a decade. He also served in the Government of India as Deputy Adviser, Planning Commission and as Deputy Inspector General of Forests, Forest Policy, MoEF (1991-1995). Later, he served in several positions in the Government of Karnataka including Conservator of Forests, Wildlife (North Circle), Secretary (Forest), PCCF (Wildlife) & Chief Wildlife Warden, superannuating in December 2013 as PCCF (Head of Forest Force). Post retirement, Shri Sarmah assisted the Forest Department in preparing documents including Working Plans, Evaluation Reports, Cadre Review Report and Training Action Plan.  He also assisted the Environmental Management and Policy Research Institute (EMPRI), Bangalore in compiling the State of Environment Report (SoER-2015) as Chief Editor. Shri Sarmah is the author of three books, namely, Status of Forests of Karnataka, Forestry in Karnataka – A Journey of 150 Years and Forests of Karnataka – A Panoramic View. In 2011, Hon’ble Supreme Court of India nominated him to the Monitoring Committee to supervise mining operations and sale of ore in Karnataka. He continues to serve as the chairman of the committee till date.

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Wildlife Management in Karnataka

Books by DIPAK SARMAH, IFS (Retd.)

The book traces the evolution of wildlife management in the state of Karnataka in India. It provides glimpses of how the concept of wildlife management grew as an offshoot of forest management and evolved into an overarching policy initiative. It presents a chronological account of the development of national wildlife policies, plans and strategies and their impact on the wildlife management in the states. The book highlights the events that unfolded as produc

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Forests of Karnataka - A Panoramic View

Books by DIPAK SARMAH, IFS (Retd.)

The book provides an overview of the various types of forests occurring in the Indian state of Karnataka. Some of the most magnificent tropical forests of the Western Ghats are found here, including evergreen, semi-evergreen, moist deciduous, dry deciduous, thorn, shola, swamp and mangrove. Although scattered information about these forests is available, such information for the whole state is not available in the form of a comprehensive document. The book, wh

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Forestry in Karnataka – a Journey of 150 Years

Books by DIPAK SARMAH, IFS (Retd.)

The book traces the history of forestry since the middle of the 19th century in the erstwhile territorial units that constitute the present state of Karnataka, in India. It provides glimpses of the forest policy and management of the British Indian government which had laid the foundations of scientific forestry in the Indian subcontinent. A chronological account of the development of national forest policies, plans, and strategies in post-independe

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