Hasrat Arjjumend
Senior Fellow

H. ARJJUMEND is Dean at FES-Govt. of Rajasthan's Prakriti Karyashala (College of Commons), and Chief Advisor of the Grassroots Institute for Natural Resources. He was Social-Impact Fellow 2008-10 and Commonwealth Fellow 2007. He is recipient of UNESCO-Wenhui Award for Educational Innovation 2010, Chairman's Gold Medal (1997-98) for top ranking in MPhil Natural Resource Management (MRM) from Indian Institute of Forest Management (Govt. of India), Charles Evans Hughes Memorial Scholarship (USA) 2007, and S.J. Jindal Trust Scholarship 1990-91. He possesses 21 years experience of research, field action, training, teaching and organizational management, dealing with various thrust areas in broad (inter)disciplines of Environment, Natural Resources, Governance, Development, and Indigenous Rights. He has about 95 publications of varied types, and over 50 popular articles on development and environmental issues published in newspapers & magazines. He has acted as a leader of several people-centred initiatives and forums in North & Central India. He is visiting faculty to several universities & institutes in India and abroad. He is member to some government committees & boards, and many national & international associations.