Book ‘A Life with Wildlife: From Princely India to Present’

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The Vice President of India M. Hamid Ansari released the book ‘A Life with Wildlife: from Princely India to the Present’ authored by Dr. M.K. Ranjitsinh and published by Harper Collins.

As the first Director of Wildlife Preservation of India, Dr. Ranjitsinh designed schemes for establishing national parks and sanctuaries.

The author was the Member Secretary of the task force that formulated Project Tiger, one of our most successful conservation projects. He also worked as an Advisor for the UN Environmental Programme.

This book – part autobiography, part a conservationist’s handbook and part travelogue – traces the course of wildlife from the princely and British era to the present. It is an insider’s narrative, an authoritative account of conservation efforts in India.

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