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Dr. Anil Kumar, Director, IIFM

Director, IIFM

Dr. Anil Kumar, a 1980 batch Manipur cadre IFS officer, has over 36 years work experience in the Forest Department. He served the Forest Department, Govt. of Manipur at various levels including Planning & Administration to FDA & C as well as Wildlife. He also served the Directorate of Forest Education, Ministry of Environment & Forests as Director Forest Education, Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy, Dehradun as Professor. He is presently holding the position of Additional Director General (Forest Conservation) in the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Govt. of India.

Dr. Anil Kumar is a PhD holder and his areas of specialization include Natural Resource Management and Wildlife and Protected Area Management. He has various publications to his credit viz., Fundamentals of Forest Statistics, Training Manual for Frontline Staff and Essentials of Wildlife Management.

Currently he is also holding the charge of Director of the Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM), Bhopal w.e.f. 01st July, 2016.