Hon’ble Shri D. M. Thaker is the Member Secretary of the Gujarat Pollution Control Board with an additional charge as director of the Forest & Environment Department. He holds a strong educational background with a masters in Environmental Engineering. His experience at the Gujarat Pollution Control Board spans over 25 years working at various positions at the regional field offices and the head office.
He is actively engaged in programs designed to address environmental challenges and the pollution control sector and contributed in many initiatives of the Board including implementation of re-engineered manifest and VLTS system of the Board for better management of e-waste and hazardous waste in the state. He has played a pivotal role in implementation of many new paradigms during his tenure at the Board.