Uday Kulkarni

Vasundhara Honours - Lifetime Achievement

Besides being a reporter, Uday Kulkarni is, more importantly a vital link on Local / National / International levels for many environmental movements. Not very outspoken, Uday has been encouraging and supporting such thought-trains from behind the curtain for the last 35 years. His mind is analytical, and his thought process scientific. He has not only been a supporter, but has also been a key activist on national-level issues such as Save the Western Ghats and Save Narmada River. He has also assessed the possible dangers of Almatti dam. He insists on keeping all the rivers clean and pollution-free, especially the Krishna and Panchganga. He has repeatedly written about the need to clean the Rankala lake.