Mr. Dorji Wangchuk
Forest Rangers & Guards of The Eastern Himalayas Awardee Dorji Wangchuk has contributed to social development of forest fringe communities around the Royal Manas Park and helped Bhutan realize its goal to double the tiger population by 2020 by preserving the animal. Award was presented by Aneeta Dutta
As a Senior Forest Ranger, Mr. Wangchuk has spearheaded many livelihood activities in the Royal Manas National Park. Due to his efforts, Bhutan has been able to realize the need and the goal to double the tiger number by 2020. Mister Dorji put multiple feathers on his cap by trying to balance not just the number of tigers in the Royal Manas National Park but also help the forest fringe communities to implement livelihood activities, ecotourism and environmental education.