The project manager for CWT is an environmental scientist with a doctorate in environmental chemistry. He specializes in the field of heavy metal toxicology, and has been active with environmental pollution control and management for over a decade. He is proficient in designing systems for waste management based on natural principles. He was an assistant professor at the Centre for Environment and Development, YASHADA, Pune, an apex state government training institute. He is a certified Trainer of Trainer under the DTS program of the national government’s DoPT. He has guided over 60 students for their MSc dissertation and two for PhDs. An amateur birder and wildlife enthusiast at heart, he gave up his active environmental consultancy work of 13 years to work on the trust’s activities.
Subhash is the village level coordinator for the community-based wildlife conservation project and the E-Base program. A resident of the village of Turia, he has attended several workshops and training programs related to the environment and wildlife. He has a wealth of knowledge about Pench where he has been a guide for the last nine years in its tiger reserve. He is a zealous member of the E-Base intervention since he believes in the power of educating the next generation to develop a sensitivity to the wildlands and facilitate change.
Sulochana is the trainer for our Silai School in Khamrith, Pench, Madhya Pradesh. She has a diploma in stitching. Her stitching skills are extremely good and have trained 65 women from our project villages. She also ensures on time completion and delivery of quality products made by the women, through market linkage.