Third Project Advisory Committee meeting to formulate future roadmap for the Centre of Excellence (CoE) held on 24th September, 2019 at Vigyan Dham

Third Project Advisory Committee (PAC) meeting of the project Centre of Excellence on Forest Based Livelihood in Uttarakhand was organized at Uttarakhand State Council for Science and Technology (UCOST), Vigyan Dham, Jhajra under the Chairmanship of Dr Rajendra Dobhal, Director General, UCOST, on 24th September, 2019. Activities of CoE and future roadmap of Centre were discussed in the meeting. The meeting was attended by Expert members, Advisory committee members and Centre of Excellence team.

The following members were present at the meeting:

Dr Rajendra Dobhal, Director General, UCOST, Dehradun (Chairman of PAC and Principal Investigator of CoE)

Dr. S. S. Negi, former D. G., Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF & CC) and Vice Chairman of Rural Development and Migration Commission, Government of Uttarakhand (Mentor of the CoE)

Shri S.T.S. Lepcha, PCCF & Former MD, UAFDC, Dehradun (Expert member of CoE)

Shri Mahendra Singh Kunwar, Secretary, Himalayan Action Research Centre, Dehradun (Expert member of CoE)

Dr B.P. Tamta, Scientist-E, NWFP Division, Forest Research Institute, Dehradun (Expert member)

Dr. Raman Nautiyal, Scientist & Statistical expert

Dr Piyush Joshi, Sr. Scientific Officer, UCOST, Dehradun (In charge of CoE)

Mr. Vikas Chander, Junior Scientific Assistant, UCOST

Dr Ajeet Kaur, Sr. Scientist, CoE, UCOST, Dehradun

Mr Siddharth Napalchyal, Scientist, CoE, UCOST, Dehradun

Ms Kanchan Dobhal, SRF, CoE, UCOST, Dehradun

Mr. Gaurav Chamoli, JRF, CoE, UCOST, Dehradun