The Maharashtra Forest Department has appointed actor Raveena Tandon as the Wildlife Goodwill Ambassador of the state. Tandon was conferred the title at a ceremony held on Thursday in the presence of the Forest Minister of Maharashtra, Sudhir Mungantiwar.
Raveena Tandon appointed as the Wildlife Goodwill Ambassador of Maharashtra is set to helm a major responsibility of working towards sustainability of natural wildlife resources. Several times actor has been seen involved in conservation practices and pressed on the need to adopt sustainable practices for the benefit of wildlife and the coming generations.
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Maharashtra’s Wildlife Goodwill Ambassador
After being appointed as the Wildlife Goodwill Ambassador of Maharashtra by the government, Raveena Tandon took to her social media to announce the news and vouched to assume the role with full responsibility. She wrote: “Together, we will continue working towards conservation of nature and inspiring people to live more sustainably. I look forward to working with Maharashtra Forest Department as the Wildlife Goodwill Ambassador to help create awareness and conducive habitats for our wildlife. Development is essential, and so is the need for fresh air and a healthy planet, both can be achieved and progress made if we just learn to work hand in hand.” Tandon further added how this new title will always be close to her heart, and that she shall do everything in and beyond her capacity to be able to live up to the honour that the state has bestowed upon her.
Sudhir Mungantiwar, the Forest Minister of Maharashtra, said ” We have witnessed her passion and love for wildlife and her conservation on many occasions as Maharashtra’s Wildlife Goodwill Ambassador.”
On the cinema front, the actor will now be seen making a solid return to Hindi feature films with a lead role in Patna Shukla, a film produced by Arbaaz Khan. Patna Shukla will project Tandon in an important role as the film is based on a social drama featuring a social cause, It will be her first lead role after long break from Hindi films.
The actor, who played the terrific role of Prime Minister in KGF Chapter 2 recently, has always been appreciated for her work both on and off screen as she has been involved in several initiatives when it comes to the conservation of natural resources. With this new responsibility, she sure will work towards making sustainability a relevant and more acceptable phenomenon.| Maharashtra’s Wildlife Goodwill Ambassador