Administration - Joint Director

Deputy Director

Palepu Sreenivasa Rao

Indian Forest Service, Deputy Conservator of Forests

M.Sc. (Tech) from Osmania University. PG Diploma in Applications of Remote Sensing from IIRS, Dehradun. PG Diploma in Software Engineering. APCIO7 from IIM, Ahmadabad & MCRHRD. Certificate course in WL management at WII. Certificates in IT courses. Pursuing Ph.D. from JNTU on Ecosystem modeling using IT & Geomatics. Has comprehensive knowledge in Forest, Wildlife & Environmental Acts and Rules, guidelines, circulars etc. issued therein.

Has professional experience in use of IT&EC, Geomatics. Published seven papers in National and International Journals. Actively involved in securing awards to the department like Silver Icon for 2004 and Golden Icon for 2005 awarded by GOI, Award of Appreciation by CSI-Nihilent in 2011; and SKOTCH award in 2016. Being awarded with AP Uttam Vanasamrakhana Pathakam by Honorable Chief Minister.

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