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Kochi, Oct 7: Household materials like utensils, blankets, soaps, sanitary napkins, footwear, sleeping mats, etc were distributed among the affected families in Kerala by the forest department staff. Staff at WCS-India headquarters in Bangalore pitched in and collected material that was handed over to the Kerala Forest Department which is helping families recoup from the disaster. Country […]
Bengaluru, Oct 1: Venu Parameshwar took over as the new Finance Director of WCS-India. He is a highly experienced professional with over three decades of experience in leading financial institutions and manufacturing companies. An MBA from IIM Ahmedabad and a Chartered Accountant, Venu has previously worked in the banking sector with Citigroup in India, UK, […]
Bangalore, Sept 25: The lion-tailed macaque is an indicator species whose presence indicates that 400 kinds of plants flourish in the area. The bamboo grows 60-70 feet every month. And the tiger needs around 52 average-sized prey animals in a year. Around 250 high school students of Trio World School, Sahakar Nagar were transported to the world […]
Joida, September 10: WCS – India staff Jayanand Derekar was felicitated for his PhD and overall achievement on Teacher’s Day event at Kunbi Bhavan, Joida. The programme was organised by the Department of Public Education, Zilla Panchayat Uttara Kannada district, and Block Education Office Joida Taluk Joida. Mr P. V. Desai, retired headmaster, Govt Sri Ram […]
Bangalore, September 4: Students of the MSc program in Wildlife Biology and Conservation, offered by the NCBS in partnership with WCS-India, visited the WCS-India office and interacted with Country Director Prakriti Srivastava and other senior research and conservation staff. They were given an introduction into the work done by WCS-India across the […]
Chennai, September 4: The recent floods in Kerala have displaced more than a million people, and resulted in almost 400 deaths within two weeks. These floods have also severely impacted the livelihoods of people in Kerala, where landslides have cut off villages and resulted in loss of employment for the people. WCS-India will work with […]
Bengaluru, September 3: WCS-India welcomes Mr Anur Reddy, retired IFS officer, who will work with us as Project Leader, Combatting Wildlife Trafficking. He brings with him a rich and long experience in the forest service. WCS-India looks forward to a successful association in our commitment to curb wildlife trade in the country.
Bengaluru, 1 September 2018: WildCAT-C team visited WCS-India office and interacted with Country Director Prakriti Srivastava on various conservation issues. They sought scientific assistance from WCS-India to guide their conservation work in Chikmagalur.
Kolkata, 23 August 2018: WCS-India Country Director Ms. Prakriti Srivastava, IFS and Research Consultant Sahila Kudalkar met with the Chief Wildlife Warden, West Bengal, Mr. Ravi Kant Sinha, IFS at Kolkata. They also attended the inaugural session of the Capacity Building Programme on Intelligence Collection, Investigation & Handling of Wildlife Crime led by Wildlife Crime […]
Kolkata, 22 August 2018: WCS – India Country Director Ms. Prakriti Srivastava, IFS and Research Consultant Sahila Kudalkar met with the Inspector General, Mr. Rajesh Mishra, IPS and Deputy Inspector General Mr. R.V. Raghavacharlu, IPS at Kolkata as part of the partnership with the Border Security Forces to combat wildlife trafficking on India’s borders. Today, […]