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About Us

Maharashtra Ecotourism Development Board
 
 
Shri Uddhav Thackeray
Hon’ble Chief Minister

 

 
 
Shri. Dattatray V.Bharane
State MinisterPublic Works (excluding Public Undertakings),
Forests, Soil & Water Conservation,Animal Husbandry,Dairy Development
and Fisheries, General Administration
Maharashtra State
 
 
 
 
 
Shri B Venugopal Reddy, IAS
Principal Secretary (Forest)
 
 
 
h

Dr. Y.L.P.Rao, IFS

Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (HoFF)
 
 
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Shri Vikas Gupta, IFS

Managing Director

Maharashtra Ecotourism Board, Nagpur

 

 Governing Body:

The constitution of the Governing Body.

1

Minister (Forests), Govt. of Maharashtra

:

Chairman

2

Secretary (Forests) Revenue and Forest Department, Mantralaya, Mumbai.

:

Member

 

3

Principal Chief conservator of Forest (Head of Forest Force), Maharashtra State, Nagpur.

:

Member

4

Principal Chief conservator of Forest (Wildlife), Maharashtra State, Nagpur.

:

Member

5

Managing Director, FDCM Ltd, Nagpur.

:

Member

6

* Addl. Chief Secretary, Finance Deptt, Mantralaya, Mumbai or his representative.

:

Member

7

* Addl. Chief Secretary, Planning Deptt. Mantralaya, Mumbai or his representative.

:

Member

8

* Secretary, Tourism Deptt, Mantralaya, Mumbai or his representative.

:

Member

9

* Principal Secretary, Tribal Development Deptt. Mantralaya, Mumbai or his representative.

:

Member

10

* Principal Secretary, Education and Sports Deptt. Mantralaya, Mumbai or representative.

:

Member

11

Director General, Directorate of Information and Public Relations, Mumbai or representative.

:

Member

12

Representative of Indian Archaeological Survey Deptt Maharashtra State, Mumbai

:

Member

13

Director, Archaeology Deptt. M.S. Mumbai.

:

Member

14

Member Secretary of Maharashtra Bio diversity board, Nagpur.

:

Member

15

Chief Conservator of Forest (Kandalvan), Mumbai.

:

Member

16

Managing Director, Maharashtra Tourism Development corporation, Mumbai.

:

Member

17

** Field Director of Tiger Project (By rotation Method)

 

:

Member

18.

** Representative of Local community in the of Local Advisory Committee of Tiger Projects – One

 

:

Member

19

** Representative of Hotel organization – One

Shri Punit Chatwal, CII, National Committee on Tourism and hospitality.

:

Member

20

** Representative of Travel organization – One

Shri Chetan Dunakhe, General Secretary, Maharashtra Tour Organisers Association, Mumbai.

:

Member

21

** Experts / organizations working in the field of Eco-Tourism – One

Shri Sunil Karkare, Director, Nature

Interpretation Social Awareness & Research Group.

 

:

Member

22

Managing Director, Maharashtra Eco-Tourism promotion Board, Nagpur.

:

Member Secretary

Explanation

1.         * The Heads of Administrative Departments viz. Planning, Finance, Tourism, School Education and Sports and Tribal Development of Government of Maharashtra shall be the Ex-Officio Member.

2.         ** As per the recommendations of Executive Committee the Chairman of the board will nominate representative of Hotel organization/ Travel organization/ representative of people in Local Advisory Committee, Expert in Eco-Tourism field.

Executive Committee:

Constitution of Executive Committee.

1

Principal Chief Conservator of Forest (Head of Forest Force), M.S. Nagpur.

:

Chairman

2.

Principal Chief Conservator of Forest (Wildlife), M.S. Nagpur.

:

Member

3.

Representative of Managing Director, FDCM Ltd., Nagpur.

:

Member

4

Managing Director, Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation or its representative

:

Member

5.

Addl. Principal Chief Conservator of Forest (CAMPA), M.S. Nagpur.

:

Member

6.

Addl. Principal Chief Conservator of Forest (Budget, Planning and Development), M.S. Nagpur.

:

Member

7.

Addl. Principal Chief Conservator of Forest (Wildlife), East, Nagpur.

:

Member

8.

Addl. Principal Chief conservator of Forest (Wildlife), West, Mumbai.

:

Member

 

Representative/ Architect/ Experts/ Specialists working in the field of Eco-Tourism –One each

:

 

9

Shri Dr. Vijay Ghuge, Nisarg Vidnyan Mandal, Nagpur.

 

Member

10

Dr. Ujjwala Shirish Chakradev,( B.Arch. M.Tech. Ph.D.)

Principal, W.E.S.’s Smt.Manoramabai Mundle

College of Architecture, Nagpur

 

Member

11

Shri Prafulla Madhusudan Bhamburkar, Co-ordinator & Project Advisor, Wildlife Trust of India, Nagpur

 

Member

12

Shri Harshwardhan Dhanwatey, Tigress at Ghosari, Bhadravati, Chandrapur.

 

Member

13

Managing Director, Maharashtra Eco-Tourism Promotion Board

:

Member Secretary