Affiliation’s : Freshwater Turtles and Tortoises Foundation
Brief Profile : Anuja Mital is an independent herpetologist working on freshwater turtle ecology in the Brahmaputra River system. She is also the co-founder of Freshwater Turtles and Tortoises of India (FTTI)
Mital, A., Gunia, L., Tachung, B., and Das, A. 2020. The impressed tortoise (Manouria
impressa) in India – extended range and natural history notes. The Herpetological
Bulletin. (In Press)
Sharma, R., Ali, M., and Mital, A. 2020. Nilssonia nigricans: Diet. Herpetological
Review (In Press)
Ranganathan M.S., Dharwadkar, S., and Mital, A. 2020. Nilssonia gangetica: Predation.
Herpetological Review (In Press)
Mital, A., Tao, B., and Das, A. 2019. Manouria impressa (Impressed Tortoise):
Geographic distribution. Herpetological Review 50(3):523
Mital, A., Khan, S. and Kumar, R.S. 2019. Indian Skimmer Rynchops albicollis and
other riverine birds on the islands near Turtle Wildlife Sanctuary, Uttar Pradesh. Indian
Mital, A. and Kumar, R.S. 2019. Insights into freshwater turtle diversity of the Ganga
River and the perceived threats. In WII-NMCG (Ed.) Biodiversity Profile of the Ganga
River. Published by Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun. pp. 232
Sarkar, D., Mital, A., Mandal, R., Talukdar, G. and Kumar, R.S. 2019. ‘Community
ponds: a tool for conservation’. A case study of Nilssonia gangetica (Cuvier, 1825) in
Kashipur village, Uttar Pradesh, India. Herpetology Notes 12:631-636
Mital, A., Vasudevan, K., Singh, S., and Baskaran, N. 2019. Morenia petersi: life history
and distribution. Herpetological Review 50(1):127-128
Affiliation’s : Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, India
Brief Profile :
Currently working as a post-doctoral research associate on the project titled “Social-Economic-Environmental Trade-Offs In Managing the Land-River Interface.” The key aim of the project is to ‘synthesize how institutions, policies and regulations at national to regional scales impose a structure on land-river-interface management and construct an improved conceptual understanding of the social, economic and cultural drivers, enablers and barriers to the integrated management of land and rivers for attaining the Sustainable Development Goals.’
Mukate, S., Wagh, V., Panaskar, D. and Baker S. (2019). Understanding the influence of industrial and agricultural land uses on groundwater quality in semi-arid region of Solapur, India. Environment Development and Sustainability, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/s10668-019-00342-3
Mukate, S., Wagh, V., Panaskar, D., Jacobs, J. A., & Sawant, A. (2019). Development of new integrated water quality index (IWQI) model to evaluate the drinking suitability of water. Ecological Indicators, Elsevier, 101, 348-354. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2019.01.034
Mukate, S., Panaskar, D., Wagh, V., Muley, A., Jangam, C., & Pawar, R. (2018). Impact of anthropogenic inputs on water quality in Chincholi industrial area of Solapur, Maharashtra, India. Groundwater for Sustainable Development. Elsevier. DOI 10.1016/j.gsd.2017.11.001.
S. V. Mukate, D. B. Panaskar, V. M. Wagh and R. S. Pawar. (2015). Assessment of groundwater quality for Drinking and Irrigation purpose: A case study of Chincholikati MIDC area Solapur (MS), India SRTM University’s Research Journal of Science April 2015 /Spl. Vol., no 1.
Affiliation’s : During the year 1995-2001 lot of work on waste water treatment and conservation was done in Sanganer, Jaipur with SDC- Swiss Development Corporation, GTZ, Germany, NPC- National Productivity Council Delhi, RPCB etc.
Brief Profile :
I am an Environment Consultant working in the field of water conservation. Specially treatment of waste water by 100% Eco-friendly technologies. (EGBT– Eco Green Bio Technology which is combination of Organic Catalyst, Wetlands, Earthworms). Focusing on On-site , DWWT, Waste Water carer Open Drain like Najafgarh Drain, Any garden can be fulfill water requirement from nearby sewage line by installing “EGBT”
Affiliation’s : PhD candidate at South Asian University, New Delhi
Brief Profile :
Working on her PhD related to civil society and lawmaking in the area of environmental flows. Research is restricted to south asian transboundary rivers.
Affiliation’s : ATREE
Brief Profile :
I am currently working at ATREE under a project Ph.D. position. I am interested in trying to provide perspectives on the existing water conflict in the Cauvery basin from a socio-hydrology lens.
Before joining ATREE, I have six years of research experience in water resources management, specifically around water conflicts pertaining to hydropower projects in northern Indian river basins. I hold a Masters in water management from TERI University, New Delhi and after masters have taken up research assignments at sub-national, national and South-Asian level with organisations like People’s Science Institute, Uttarakhand, Northern Himalayas; International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Nepal, GB Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development, Uttarakhand, Northern Himalayas, and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), New Delhi and Indian Himalayan Region. For my research, I have traveled widely across varied mountain and plains socio-ecological systems within the catchments in the Northern Indian Himalayan region. I have travelled from source to confluence along Upper Ganga, Ramganga, Bhilangana, Dharam Ganga, Bal Ganga, Sarj/yu rivers and learned to apply my research and training to address the issues at the grassroots.
Affiliation’s : Centre for Policy Research
Brief Profile : An economist by training, I strive to conduct innovative research on environmental sustainability and governance, particularly on federal politics and institutions. With over five years of experience in leading policy think tanks in India, I consciously engage with critical and problem-driven research. I use a transdisciplinary political ecology approach in my enquiries. The normative goal of my work is building democratic, inclusive and dynamic processes in environmental governance in democratic and diverse nations. In my current role as a researcher with the Ministry of Water Resources, Government of India Research Chair at the Centre for Policy Research, I focus on the political, institutional and financial aspects of federal water governance in India.
affiliation’s : Aquatic Biodiversity Unit, HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar Uttarakhand 246174
Brief Profile : Senior Research Fellow (UGC -CSIR), Aquatic Biodiversity Unit, HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar Uttarakhand
Publications : https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=AL7X8OgAAAAJ&scilu=&scisig=AMD79ooAAAAAXwd4xdnQiJLgBeCfCOEiLiqikoBOqo1F&gmla=AJsN-F7HZEsX1AN1umvCOCHZzKr00InYLQ68n7sY1AtosTUkZz2M5bsd5oaJDhzW_56aYvE58_RLPiE2SY6VTPO8uVPRRr4i-PfjiSgc4BvrSgtwvZKPGtI&sciund=18083053650769706477
Affiliation: Currently with The India Nutrition Initiative – Tata Trusts
Brief Profile : Postgraduate in Water Policy and Governance from TISS Mumbai. Have completed two academic research projects on urban as well as rural wetlands and the unique relationship human have with it. Interested in river ecosystems, insectionality of health and water
Brief Profile : Actively engaged in analysing river water quality data and bring out analysis report from time to time; presently engaged in river water quality assessment of West Bengal rivers, based on water quality monitoring data of 6 years
Affiliations: Attended all events organised by IRF
Brief Profile : Consultant to WWF and GIZ regarding Ganga
A chapter each in
1. Living Rivers Dying Rivers, editor Ramaswamy Iyer
2. Water and the Laws in India, editor Ramaswamy Iyer
2. Kumbh 2019, commissioned by ICSSR