Seminar at Nainital

Seminar by GIZ, Nainital Introduction A seminar on ‘Preparing the participation of Uttarakhand at the ITB Berlin 2011’ was organized by GIZ and Uttarakhand Shashan on ‘20 Jan 2011’ at Administrative Training Institute (A.T.I), Nainital from 10 am to 5 pm. 30 participants availed this opportunity and most of them being from the Hospitality Industry. The District Magistrate, Mr. Shailesh Bangoli, the Managing Director, Kumaun Mangal Vikas Nigam, Mr. Y.Yadav and Mr. Subrato, Head, GIZ, India were present. This seminar was felicitated by Mr. Alfons Eiligmann a Consultant with...
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December Report – Vulture Conservation Program

Vulture Conservation Program Awareness and Monitoring December 2010 Report 1 June 2010 was the official start of Mahseer Conservancy’s 2010/2011 vulture programme.  The following report is a summary of the work undertaken during the month of December 2010.  This report is the seventh of a series of monthly reports made throughout the year. 1.Monitoring of vulture colonies Unfortunately no monitoring of the vulture colonies occurred over December 2010.  Casual visits to Ringora Village, however, has shown that the birds are still there in good numbers (we counted 19 on one visit), and...
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Dinesh Mansera

Dinesh Mansera studied in the Kumaon University worked with the Uttarujala, Danik Jagran and Rashtriya Sahara. He also worked with Akhon Dekhi in D.D Metro, Rozana with B.A.G Films and D.D. Metro, Aaj Tak and so on. He made exclusive stories on Indo China Trade (Gunji) the Indo – Nepal Border Dispute, the Likers Problems in Uttaranchal/Jim Corbett, Pollution in the Nainital Lake, Problems with Bidi Labour, Rice Miller’s, Baghwal Festival in Devidhura. Currently with N.D.T.V, he is working on the Pollution Problems in Nainital Lake, Ganga Pollution, and Maovaad in Indo – Nepal border. He...
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Vulture Report- Vulture Conservation Program

Vulture Conservation Program Awareness and Monitoring December update report for RSPB and BNHS An initiative of :        Society for Mahseer Conservancy Registration number: 2165 46 Durgapuri lakhanpur District- Nainital. Pin 244715 Uttarakhand, India Phone (India) + 91 9761166777 E-mail: mahseerconservancy@gmail.com Website: www.mahseerconservancy.com Contents 1.    Introduction. ………………………………………………………………………….3 2.   ...
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Sudershan Juyal

Sudershan Juyal was born & brought up in Nainital. He was educated in Nagarpalika Prathamik Pathshala Tallital, Government High School and Government Intermediate College, Kumaon University, Nainital. He taught in St. Joseph’s College Nainital. After which he joined the National School of Drama and started working with theatre groups and institutions in Delhi, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. He has worked with many renowned persons like Fritz Benewitz, B.V. Karanth, Brij Mohan Shah, Mohan Upreti, Mohan Maharishi, Ranjit Kapoor, Anuradha Kapur, Amal Allana, Manjeet Bawa, Catherine Rao,...
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Mahindra Singh Negi

Mahindra Singh aka Manoj Negi started as a driver in Corbett. He worked for quite some time at Amdanda Gate. He belongs to the Local Community and is a ‘Pahari’. After that he joined Mahseer Conservancy where he worked as a driver and a coordinator, he assisted in the development of Vanghat Riverine Woods and accompanied guests on bird-watching and nature tours in Corbett. In 2005 he also was part of a team which led a 17 day expedition to the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve, Lohajung, Auli Boogiyal, Bednee Boogiyal, Kulara and Tapovan. In 2006 Manoj took part in an eco-tourism guide workshop...
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Hetal

Ms. Hetal believes in the ‘Green Angel’ has done her Bachelor’s in Geography Honors’ and Masters in Environment and Development. She has worked with Mr. Bittu Sahgal, a well known Environmentalist and Editor, Sanctuary Asia. She has worked as Head Initiatives: Sanctuary Asia, National Coordinator: Kids for Tigers and Assistant Manager: Corporate Social Responsibility with Mr. Sahgal. After which she enrolled for training with CC Africa/Taj Safaris as a Naturalist/Ranger but she got promoted to a Community Officer cum H.R Manager where she worked with the Baiga and Gond Community of Madhya...
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Nicola Addison

Nicola joined Mahseer Conservancy in early 2010, and is the Vulture Program coordinator, along with having involvement in much of the other work carried out by the conservancy. Growing up in South Africa, Nicola spent most of her holidays trekking in the Drakensberg Mountains.  It is there that she first discovered her love for birds of prey, and, in particular, vulture species.  A move to New Zealand with her family did not diminish this passion.  The outdoor lifestyle of both South Africa and New Zealand led to a passion for wild places and conservation, and Nicola went on to study Ecology,...
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Dr. Rajeev Singh

Dr. Rajiv Singh was born in Lucknow (Kinmarry). He is a qualified Vetenary Doctor, who has studied B.V.Sc & A.H from G.V. Panth University Panthnagar. He has worked with many known organizations and government bodies like P.F.A: People for Animal’s, belonging to Ms. Maneka Gandhi, Sanjay Gandhi Animal Care Center at Raja Garden Delhi, Jain Ward Govt. Hospital, Paraag (also known as Aanchal) at Khatima Uddhamsingh Nagar, a Govt. Hospital at Veerukhal Uttarakhand, Govt. Hospital in Haldwani at Kuwanpuri (Golapaar), Jahankat hospital in Khatima. Currently, he is working with Ramnagar Govt....
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Govind Patni

Govind Patni is a guy who understands the importance of serious journalism. He is one of the first people who knows and understands the implementation of serious journalism especially when it comes to conservation and wildlife. He is a native resident of Lohaghat; Champawat (Uttarakhand). He started his carrier in journalism; 2001 from a Hindi daily called “Jan Lahar”. He has graduated in Arts from Kumaon University and has Post Graduated in Mass Communication from Ruhelkhand University. Currently he is placed in ETV News as a reporter. Govind is an emerging environment and wildlife journalist....
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