Dr. Sandeep Shrotri
Dr. Sandeep Shrotri, though a Laparoscopy and Endoscopy Surgeon from Satara, played a major role in establishing Bio-Medical Waste Disposal Plant there. He has done awareness programs on Kaas – Plateau of Flowers near Satara, a World Natural Heritage Site. He is the Founder of Ranwata Nature and Environment Conservation Society at Satara which organizes cycling, tree plantation, lectures, slideshows on eco-conservation (especially in schools), bird watching, star parties, sky gazing and lectures on Astronomy, trekking in Sahyadris and Himalayas, wildlife exploration tours, household waste disposal methods and vermiculture demonstrations. He has written extensively on nature, tourism and environment in newspapers and monthly magazines.