Mr D. Raveendranathan is a retired IFS officer. He was recruited as a Forest Range Officer in the year 1970 by the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission. He was promoted as an Assistant Conservator of Forests in the year 1991 and further promoted as Deputy Conservator of Forests in the year 1999. He had been conferred IFS vide 01-01-2000 panel and the year of allotment was given as 1996. He retired from service as the Deputy Conservator of Forests. He has served as a Forest Range officer in many territorial ranges in Tamilnadu and was also in charge of four Social forestry ranges. On promotion he was posted as the Divisional Manager. He worked as an Assistant Conservator of Forests in the Forest Extension Centre, and was also the Divisional Forest Officer, Tirunelveli Social Forestry Division.
Western Ghats and
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