TECHNICAL COMMITTEE

Terms of reference:

  • To review periodically “VRIKSH” Timber Legality Assessment and Verification Standard - India taking into accounts the comments / views of different stakeholders and recommend to Governing Council for its revision / adoption
  • To prepare and review any other standard / document under the scheme, as may be referred by the Governing Council

In case of urgency (such as need for taking corrective action on non-conformities or correcting obvious errors), Head of Operations of “Vriksh” secretariat may approve the changes in the document, with the approval of the chairman of the Governing Council, but these changes will be submitted to the Technical Committee for consideration at its next meeting, at the earliest. The committee may endorse the changes made or make further modifications as deemed fit.

Composition


Sr No.

Name

Designation

1.

Mr Arvind Madhav Singh-IFS,

Joint Secretary (Admin), Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, Government of India

2.

Mr. Dinesh Kumar

Chairman, EPCH

3.

Mr. Lekhraj  Maheshwari

Member, CoA EPCH

4.

Mr. V. S. Goel

Member, CoA EPCH

5.

Mr Atul Saluja

M/s Encore Exports

6.

Dr. Manish Pande

Joint Advisor, QCI

7.

Mr O. P Prahladka

Member, CoA  EPCH

8.

Mr Bharat Dinesh

M/s Bharat Arts & Crafts

9.

Mr Hardeep Singh Sethi

M/s Pinkcity Enterprises

10.

Mr. Girish Aggarwal

M/s Sankalp Arts

11.

Mr Sachin Jain

Director, M/s GICIA India Pvt. Ltd.

12.

Mr Manu Jose

M/s GICIA India Pvt. Ltd.

13. Mr Rakesh Kumar Executive Director, EPCH
14. Mr Rajesh Rawat Joint Director, EPCH

The Technical Committee will elect / appoint its own chairman out of the members present.


Meetings

The meeting of the Technical committee shall be held at least once in a year. Additional meetings may be arranged, if situation demands.