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Scientist (E) Ajay Thakur talks about Forestry course, what is Forestry and other details about a Career in Forestry.




Forestry Career Talk

Ajay Thakur | Scientist (E) | Forest Research Institute






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Forestry Explained




What is Forestry?


You may be curious about a Career in Forestry. One should first understand What a Career in Forestry entails before investing time and effort to figure out How to start a Career in Forestry. It is best to learn about Forestry from a real professional, this is akin to getting it from the horse's mouth.

Scientist (E) Ajay Thakur invested 21 years & 6 months in Forestry. Scientist (E) Ajay Thakur outlines Forestry as:

Forestry & Environmental Science deals with forest-related environments which support the world's most important resources. It involves managing forest ecosystems within increasingly complex social environments. A challenging and demanding profession, forestry applies forest ecosystem sciences, management sciences, and communication skills to the conservation and management of forest resources to meet society's ever increasing need for commodities, services, and a healthy environment.





How Scientist (E) Ajay Thakur got into Forestry?


I have done B Sc in Forestry from Pantnagar Agriculture University. Post that I did M Sc in Forestry from Punjab Agriculture University. I went on to do a PhD in Forest Genetics from Oxford University & University of Wales, Bangor, UK. I started my career from ICFRE as a Scientist (B). I am a Scientist (E) at Forest Research Institute, Dehradun.





Scientist (E) Ajay Thakur's Talk on Forestry



Starts with what is:
     1) Forestry & Environmental Sciences  

Next, it covers Education. In this Talk Education was discussed as theoretical topics needed to excel at Forestry, and not as Qualifications needed to enter Forestry. It details these topics within Education for Forestry:
     2) Life Sciences  
     3) Forestry  
     4) Chemistry  
     5) Environmental Sciences  

Then, the Talk focuses on the most important component that is Skills. Forestry demands specific Skills which only an experienced professional can lay out. It defines Skills in terms of following items for Forestry:
     6) Keen Interest  
     7) Inquisitiveness  
     8) Reasoning  
     9) Logical Understanding  
     10) Ability to Learn  
     11) Explanation Of Scientific Events  

Positives of Forestry motivate one to work hard for the same. The Talk goes through this list of Positives of Forestry:
     12) Contentment  
     13) Contribution To Society  
     14) Job Opportunities  
     15) Job Security  
     16) Travel & Adventure  

Challenges define Forestry as much as the Positives of the same:
     17) No Fixed Working Hours  
     18) Long Duration Trips  
     19) Change Of Policies  

In the final section of the Talk, Ajay Thakur talks about How a day goes in a Career in:
     20) Forestry & Environmental Sciences  




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(Forestry & Environmental Sciences, Ajay Thakur, Forest Research Institute, Scientist, Forest, Environment, Research, Non-Renewable Sources, Plant Species, Renewable Sources)





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