Parineeta Dandekar

Vasundhara Mitra’ – Activist

She is the Associate Coordinator, South Asia Network on Dams, Rivers and People (SANDRP). She is the recipient of the Joke Waller-Hunter environment leadership Fellowship for the year 2009-10 from Both ENDS, Netherlands. As the associate coordinator, her work involves action research, writing and dissemination, advocacy and mobilization on issues related to large infrastructures affecting rivers, communities and ecosystems and highlighting the positive impacts of community-led water management, river management and river rejuvenation initiatives across the state and the country. She is a Member Trustee of the River Research Centre, Kerala & ‘Freshwater Fisheries Specialist Group, South Asia’ under the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).