Green Teachers Awards
An avid naturalist, keen nature photographer and author, he is working to popularise natural history and nature conservation in India. Among the books he has authored are Common Indian Wild Flowers, Moths, Butterflies of India, and Incredible Insects. His new book on Indian butterflies, jointly published by Oxford University Press and BNHS has just been released. He is presently the joint editor of Hornbill, BNHSs quarterly natural history magazine, besides serving as its General Manager (programmes). In 2006 he was awarded the prestigious Fulbright Fellowship to study American Environmental NGOs.