Senior Indian Forest Service officer Ramesh Pandey has been selected for the prestigious Asia Environmental Enforcement Award by the United Nations Environment Programme. The purpose of the Asia Environmental Enforcement Awards is to publicly recognise outstanding achievements by public organisations and individuals in Asia to combat transboundary environmental crime.
United Nations Environment Programme has selected the Senior Indian Forest Service officer Ramesh Pandey for the prestigious Asia Environmental Enforcement Award.
• Pandey will be conferred with the award on November 13, 2019, at the United Nations Conference Centre, Bangkok.
• Pandey is a 1996-batch IFS officer. He is currently posted as the Chief Conservator Forests in Lucknow.
• He is known for his investigation on poachers and combating trans-boundary environmental crime.