LifePage Career Talk on Forestry
By Ajay Thakur
[Scientist (E) in Forest Research Institute]
What is Forestry?
Ajay Thakur: “Forestry & Environmental Science deals with forest-related environments which support the world’s most important resources. It involves managing forest ecosystems within increasingly complex social environments. A challenging and demanding profession, forestry applies forest ecosystem sciences, management sciences, and communication skills to the conservation and management of forest resources to meet society’s ever increasing need for commodities, services, and a healthy environment.”
How I got into Forestry?
Ajay Thakur: “I have done B Sc in Forestry from Pantnagar Agriculture University. Post that I did M Sc in Forestry from Punjab Agriculture University. I went on to do a PhD in Forest Genetics from Oxford University & University of Wales, Bangor, UK. I started my career from ICFRE as a Scientist (B). I am a Scientist (E) at Forest Research Institute, Dehradun.”
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