Wildlife Society of India picture award for Telangana forest officers

Naveen S Garewal
Tribune News Service
Hyderabad, August 30

Two prestigious nationwide awards in pictures have been gained by the forest officers of Telangana.

The award has been granted by the Wildlife Conservation Society of India (WCS) to Divisional Forest Officer, Adilabad, Chandra Sekhar Rao for his {photograph} of a Bengal tiger and Divisional Forest Officer, Macherial, Madhav Rao Siripurapu for his picture of a crested hawk eagle.

The two officers acquired the second and third positions within the WCS organised “Best Wildlife Photograph 2020” contest on the event of World Photography Day.

Chandrasekhar Rao took the picture of the tiger on the Tippeswar wildlife sanctuary situated close to Telangana-Maharashtra border; Madhava Rao took the picture of crested eagle in Kawal wildlife sanctuary.

The WCS in a particular point out to the Jannaram Forest Division, of the state appreciated them for his or her great pictures.

Forest Minister Indrakaran Reddy, Principal Chief Conservator of Forests R Sobha and different senior officers of the division congratulated the winners.

Akashdeep Baruah, Chief Conservator of Forests, Lower Assam Division, Assam gained the primary prize, Rahul Singh Sikarwar, Forest Range Officer, Madhya Pradesh – gained fourth prize and the fifth prize went to Ayan Paul Inspector, Customs Division, Guwahati.

These photographs are featured on the WCS web site and social media.


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