Ashish RautProject Fellow
While pursuing his Masters at Forest Research Institute, Dehradun Ashish formed Nisarg -- a group for conducting environment awareness activities in schools. He developed a keen interest in interacting with students and devising outdoor field visits for them.

Academic background
  • MSc (Forestry) in 2016 from Forest Research Institute University, Dehradun, India.
  • BSc (Botany) in 2014 from Fergusson College, Pune, India.

Activities at NSI
  • Ashish is coordinating the Dehradun Initiative of the Schools Environmental Awareness Programme involving teachers, community members and voluntary agencies collectively.

  • Ashish has received the Gandhi Fellowship in 2016 for work in school education. He then worked with Kishore Bharati, which provided him insights on different dimensions of educational work in different parts of the country.

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