OUR BOARD AND STAFF
Here to Assist in Every Way
DR. VIRAT JOLLI
MR. HARJIT LAL
DR. ANIKET KUMAR
An incredibly valued asset to our team, Dr. Virat Jolli is our esteemed President — and plays a crucial role in the functions of Biodiversity and Environmental Sustainability - BEST. With a keen belief in the power of charity and volunteer work in the field of nature conservation, Virat Jolli is committed to changing the world by making it more environmentally sustainable and livable planet.
Personable and detail-oriented, Kamla connects with donors and manages contributions. We are so lucky to have such a wonderful General Secretary who is a crucial addition to our ever growing team!
Harjit Lal is truly a valued member of the Biodiversity and Environmental Sustainability - BEST family. He has served as ex Chief Manager in Syndicate Bank and has wide experience in dealing with financial matters. As our Treasurer, Harjit Lal has become a valued asset to our team, and is your go-to source for any question you might have.
He is key member of our organization and played important role in formation of this Trust. He is an expert in aquatic ecology and has investigated the relationships between environmental drivers and aquatic biota in alpine lakes of Trans-Himalaya. His research interest includes, mountains, rivers, diatoms and wildlife.
MR. RAJNEESH DWEVEDI
DR. SUMANT KUMAR
Mr Rajneesh Dwevedi is an asset to our organization. He is a trained field biologist and has been researching for past 8 years. His primary focus is to study the conservation ecology of birds. He has worked on waterbirds of Keoladeo Ghana National Park earlier and continuing to do so. Recently he has started to work in the Mathura region to focus on the distribution pattern of waterbirds and their relation with humans. His objective is to involve local people to participate in long term monitoring of wildlife and create awareness about nature conservation.
Dr Sumant Kumar is truly a valued member of the Biodiversity and Environmental Sustainability - BEST family. As our air pollution expert, Sumant has become a valued asset to our team, and is your go-to source for any question you might have related with air pollution research in urban areas.
MR. DABE RAM
Program Co-ordinator, Himachal Pradesh-Wing, BEST
He is experienced and well qualified field assistant. He is good in identifying and doing bird survey in Himachal Pradesh. He has leadership qualities and is an asset for our organization. He lives in remote village Bhupen, Raila Sub Tehsil Sainj, Kullu, Himachal Pradesh. He has recently completed Junior Basic Teacher Training and currently help us organising environmental awareness programs in Himachal Pradesh.
MR. ADARSH KUMAR CHAUDHARY
Mr Adarsh Kumar Chaudhary is pursuing graduation in humanities from Shivaji College (University of Delhi). He belongs to Darbhanga District of Bihar. He has a great compassion for environment protection and preservation. He loves to spend time in natural green landscapes.
He has participated, volunteered and been member of organizing team of various events at college level. For last one year he has been associated with BEST and co-ordinated field activities such as Butterfly Count and Winter Bird Counts in Delhi NCR. He has joined BEST with an aim to raise environmental awareness among Indian citizens.