Governing Body

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JRB Alfred

Dr. J.R.B. Alfred

President, Nature Environment & Wildlife Society

Ex-Director of Zoological Survey of India, Dr Alfred has several publications and books to his credit. His research areas extend from amphibians to reptiles and small mammals. Earlier in his career he was a Reader in North Eastern Hill University. He is a joyful man, his scientific research and pursuit is agreat asset for the organisation. Dr. Alfred was also the Vice-President of NEWS from July 2009 to August 2015.

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H S Debnath

Dr. H.S. Debnath

Vice-president

Lead Scientist in Botanical Survey of India, D H S Debnath has more than twenty eight publications. Retired as Additional Director of BSI, his knowledge on mangroves is an asset for the organisation. He has been the Chief Scientist in various mangrove related projects under Government of India and NEWS.

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Mr. Biswajit Roy Chowdhury

Secretary, Nature Environment & Wildlife Society

The founder member of the Society is connected with wild and wilderness since his childhood days. He has more than fourteen books to his credit. A wildlife lover his passion for photography is widely known .He is an inspiration to many wildlife enthusiast and photographer and has been the Principal Investigator in various projects funded by MoEF, Department of Science & Technology,Ministry of Culture, State Forest Department, RBS Foundation , World Bank, UNDP, Govt of Federal Republic of Germany etc. A very positive and undaunted man , has upheld the flag of the Society over periods thick and thin.

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Ms. Ajanta Dey

Joint-Secretary, Nature Environment & Wildlife Society

She started her career with Mathematics but closeness to nature and commitment towards its protection has drifted her to this world. Committed and sincere , she gave up her secured Government job and is now engaged in building strategies, designing and implementing projects towards conservation on an ecosystem approach. She has successfully completed many projects partnering different Agencies like Livelihoods -France,MFF-IUCN, MoEF, Govt of USA, Govt of UK.

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Mr. Subhasis Basu

Treasurer, Nature Environment & Wildlife Society

One of the founder members of the Society, he is a great wildlife enthusiast and served the Income Tax Department as a senior officer. He had been associated with implementing projects esp in Sagar Island of Sundarban.

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Dr. Twisha Lahiri

Director, Environment, Nature Environment & Wildlife Society

Renowned environmentalist in the country , Dr Lahiri was the former Director for Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Kolkata. Her contribution and research publication towards environment and health issues stand as a beckon-light in this sector, and was instrumental in the introduction of CNG in different metropolitan cities.

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Dr. Manas Ranjan Ray

Member, Nature Environment & Wildlife Society

Former Additional Director of Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Kolkata, Dr Ray has carried out various environment and health related projects of Government of India, World Health Organisation etc. His endeavor in relation to environment and health has earned accolades from various sectors.

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Ms. Raka Kar

Member, Nature Environment & Wildlife Society

Wildlife lover and Social worker, she works for the upliftment of the marginalised and under priviliged sections of the society. Member of Rotary Club, Women’s Studies Group her commitment towards generation of awareness about wildlife is noteworthy.

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Mr. Partha Sadhan Bose

Member, Nature Environment & Wildlife Society

Industrialist by family, Wildlife lover by passion, Environmentalist by choice and a Gentleman by attitude, Mr P S Bose is the Honorary Consul General of Slovaks . His commitment towards conservation spread over four decades and is a long associate of the society.

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Mr. Abdul kader Kagalwala

Member, Nature Environment & Wildlife Society

Young enthusiast , Mr A K Kagalwala although an industrialist is fanatic about tigers and work for awareness about such issues.

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Mr. Shiladitya Chaudhury

Member, Nature Environment & Wildlife Society

Successful Entrepreneur, Owner of several food joint chains Mr S Chaudhury is passionate about wildlife photography. Widely travelled, has articles to his credits and steadfast in keeping his footprints in the conservation world.

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Shubhendu Banerjee

Mr. Shubhendu Banerjee

Member, Nature Environment & Wildlife Society

Architect by profession, Mr S Banerjee has love for green designing, ecological landscaping. Loves wildlife, passionate about photography, has keen administrative skills that is forming the building blocks for the society , in the new phase.

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Mr. T.K. Chakrabarty

Member, Nature Environment & Wildlife Society

Retired from Tata Steel as Senior Management Professional, Mr T K Chakraborty has huge experience in corporate handling and management. His association with Bengal Chamber of Commerce is opening new inititaives in Bengal.