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The special Principal Chief Conservator of Forest (Planning & CAMPA) Assam, Dr AM Singh has received a special commendation in recognition of his services to the handicraft sector.

The award was given by Export Promotion Council for Handicraft, Ministry of Commerce and Industry for outstanding services in developing the standards for Timber Legality Verification System in India.

Union Textiles Minister Smriti Zubin Irani presented the award during the 22nd Handicraft Export Award Function organised at India Expo Centre & Mart, Greater Noida recently, reports The Assam Tribune.

Singh, an expert in forest certification, has presented many papers on contemporary issues in Commonwealth Forestry Association, International Union of Forest Research Organisation, International Tropical Timber Organisation, World Forestry Congress, Global Bamboo Meet and also co-authored a book on forest certification.

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