Sh. H.S. Sohal, Member, CGRF – BYPL on 01.02.2023.
Mr. H.S. Sohal, is an IFS officer of 1987 batch, UT Cadre. Mr. Sohal is Msc Botany, Gold Medalist from Lucknow University.
He worked as teacher and as P.O. in Bank of India before joining Forest Service. Besides regular positions in forest department
he also worked as Director Environment, science and technology. Considering his success in removing encroachments from forest land
he was appointed special anti encroachment magistrate in Chandigarh.
Due to his tough actions as per newspaper reports, shopkeepers distributed laddoos when he was transferred from Chandigarh.
Mr. Sohal has worked as associate professor Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy, Asst. Director General, Indian council of forestry
research Dehradun, director Mahatma Gandhi Institute of climate change Delhi and director Gurudwara elections.