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,

PCCF, Assam Forest Deptt

2.

Mr. R. K. Passi

Chairman, EPCH

3.

Mr. Dinesh Kumar

Past Chairman, EPCH

4.

Mr. Lekhraj  Maheshwari

Member, CoA EPCH

5.

Mr. V. S. Goel

Member, CoA EPCH

6.

Mr Atul Saluja

M/s Encore Exports

7.

Dr. Manish Pande

Director & Head, Project Analysis & Documentation (PAD) Division, Quality Council of India

8.

Mr. O. P Prahladka

Member, CoA  EPCH

9.

Mr. Bharat Dinesh

M/s Bharat Arts & Crafts

10.

Mr. Hardeep Singh Sethi

M/s Pinkcity Enterprises

11.

Mr. Girish Aggarwal

M/s Sankalp International

12.

Dr. Jagdish Kishwan

CEO, M/s GICIA India Pvt. Ltd.

13.

Dr. Rakesh Kumar

Director General, EPCH

14.

Mr. Rajesh Rawat

Director, EPCH

15.

Dr. Manmohan Yada

Professor, Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal

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.