Unknown Heroes: Ramesh Pandey.

Ramesh Pandy

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India – NDTV

Indian Bureaucrat To Receive Asia Environmental Enforcement Award From UN

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Senior Indian Forest Service officer Ramesh Pandey has been selected for the prestigious Asia Environmental Enforcement Award by the United Nations Environment Programme.

The 1996-batch IFS officer, posted as Chief Conservator Forests in Lucknow and Secretary, UP State Bio-diversity Board, is known for his investigation and intelligence gathering on poachers.

Ramesh Pandey will receive the award on November 13 at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok.

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Ramesh Pandey is a Field Director (Dudhwa Tiger Reserve) and will receive a UN Award for his contributions to catching bad guys.

He is known for his investigation and intelligence gathering on poachers. He made sure that renowned golfer Jyoti Randhawa was arrested for poaching in the protected area of Katarniaghat and he busted infamous tiger poaching gang of Lambu Fariyad, who was flagged by Interpol as well.

So an award is well deserved!
We need more people like Ramesh.

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