List of grantees during 2009 and 2010

Small Grants Programme- 2009

Grantees selected and funded under Conservation science

No. Name Project title
1 Mr. Elango M.S Application of local folklore as a medium of conservation education and outreach in biodiversity rich area
2 Mr .Vinayaka K.S A Study on Diversity and Conservation of Lichens in Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary, Karnataka
3 Mr. Jafer Hisham Enviromental Education for Bird Conservation on Pitti Sanctuary, Lakshadweep, India.
4 Mr. Niranjan kumar Ecological water requirement for the BRT sanctuary watershed for its long term sustainability.

Grantees selected and funded under Policy and Governance

No. Name Project title
1 Seema Mundoli Impacts of government policies on sustenance of tribal people in the Eastern Ghats
2 Kamal Medhi Conservation Implications of the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution: An Investigation in the context of private mining in the state of Meghalaya, India

Small Grants Programme- 2010

Grantees selected and funded under Conservation science

No. Name Project title
1 Shabani Nag Studies on Reptilian Diversity at Fambong Iho Wildlife Sanctuary and Adjoining areas, East Sikkim
2 Gururaj K V Pocket Pictoral Guide to Frogs and Toads of the Western Ghats
3 Avinash Isaac Vanjare Taxonomic Studies on High Altitude Freshwater Rotifera of the Western Ghats, India
4 Seema Mishra Exploration of AM Fungi from Mangrove Forest of Western Coast in and around Mumbai
5 Shiva Prakash K N Conservation assessment of Indrella ampulla endemic to Western Ghats; India
6 Dr. Gopinath State of Ecological Services of Sacred Grooves in the Light of Biological Diversity Act with Special Reference to Kolli Hills, Tamil Nadu, India
7 Ramesh S Assessment of physico-chemical and biological pollution levels in the river Tamiraparani during pre and post Aadiammavasai festival and improvement of water quality through public movement

Grantees selected and funded under Policy and Governance

No. Name Project title
1 Dr. Arunachalam A Study on Socio- Economic Impact of the Ban on Timber Felling in Arunachal Pradesh
2 Vinayaka Wildlife Reserves versus Sacred Groves: Conservation Assessment from People’s Perspective