P.J.Dilip Kumar (Indian Forest Service, Karnataka, India, 1974, Retired). MSc (Chem., IIT-Bombay), MA (Economics, Panjab U), PhD (Forest Economics, U. of Wales, Bangor), PG Diploma in Forestry (Indian Forest College, Dehradun), PG Diploma in Ecology & Environment (IIEE, Delhi), PG Diploma in Human Resource Management (IGNOU), MA (Linguistics, Annamalai U), MA (Sociology, Annamalai U). Retired as Director General & Special Secretary, Ministry of Environment & Forests, Govt of India, New Delhi, Nov 2012. Recently he has been a Senior Fellow of the ICSSR (2013-15), Institute of Social & Economic Change, Bangalore, at the Centre for Ecological Economics and Natural Resources.
Dr. Dilip Kumar leads TSP programmes on Natural Resources, Natural Resource Economic and Conservation and Habitats. He is a key resource person for our Public Policy Programmes.