Our Executive Committee Members

Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Rai

Executive Committee Chair

Education : Ph.D.

Designation : Executive Committee Chair

University : Tribhuvan University, Nepal

Field of Study : Plant ecology and Biodiversity

Email : sanjeevkrai4@gmail.com, sanjeev.rai@nepal.gov.np

Current Affiliation:

  • Secretary: Ministry of Forest, Environment and Soil Conservation Province 1, Biratnagar, Nepal (http://mofesc.p1.gov.np/) February, 2022 to till date
  • Chair: Botanica Society of Nepal ( https://bson.org.np/), Kathmandu, Nepal; December 2022 till date
  • Volume Editor, Flora of Nepal (Joint collaboration with MOFE, NAST, CDB,TU Nepal and RBGE, UK & TI, Japan)
  • Advisor: Kirat Rai Karmachari Manch, Kathmandu, Nepal

Awards: RBGE Medal 2018: Royal Botanical Garden Edinburgh, United Kingdom.


Former Posts:

  • Director General of the Department of Plant Resources, Thapathali, Kathmandu https://dpr.gov.np/team-category/former-dg/ (2017-2019, 2020-2021)
  • Secretary of the Ministry of Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment, Province 1, Biratnagar, Nepal (2019-2020)
  • Deputy Director General of the Department of Plant Resources, Thapathali, Kathmandu (2015-2017)
  • Vice Chairman of the Botanical Society of Nepal (2018-2022)
  • Chief of National Herbarium and Plant Laboratories (KATH), Kathmandu, Nepal
  • District Chief of Plant Resources Offices, Jumla and Kailali
  • Garden Officer, Central Garden, Singhadurbar, Kathmandu

Books & Articles

  • Author and co-author of 11 books, Joint Editor of two books, more than 30 research articles
  • Others
  • Skilled in R Language, CANOCO, ArcGIS, Statistical Analyses, Plant Photography

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