Gopalakrishne Gowda K H

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Mr. Gopalakrishne Gowda joined WCS India Program in 2015 as Senior Advisor – Policy and Conservation. He obtained his Masters in Physics from the University of Mysore.

Mr. Gopalakrishne Gowda served Government of Karnataka in various capacities starting from Assistant Commissioner to the Principal Secretary to Government of Karnataka since 1975 until he retired in 2012 as an IAS officer. He has served as Assistant Commissioner, Special Deputy Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner in districts which house various tiger reserve areas of Karnataka. During this period he worked with WCS India Program for the cause of conservation including the rehabilitation of tribals from Bhadra Tiger Reserve, supported the team during the closure of the Kudremukh mine, and also played a major role in notifying more than one lakh acres of land in Koppa forest division as a reserve forest.

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