Memberships of the Professional Bodies

  1. Member, IUFRO (International Union of Forestry Research Organizations, Austria)- 15000 members from1110 countries
    1. Chair/Coordinator, IUFRO Working Party 8.02.04) on Ecology of Alien Invasive Species (2005-2010-2015)
    2. Chair/CoordinatorIUFRO Working Party 4.02.02 on Multipurpose Inventories (Term:2000-2005-2010-2015) 
  2. Member, Ecological Society of America

     Accredited as Certified Sr. Ecologist (highest global accreditation) for 2005-1010 and 2010-2015


  1. Fellow & Life & Gen Secretary (since 1994) Dayanand National Academy of Environmental Sciences, Chandigarh 
  2. Vice-President (since1997), Former Sec. (1991-2007) & Life member, Society of Environmental Scientists, New Delhi
  3. Life member and Former Member Executive Committee of the Punjab Academy of Sciences 
  4. Life, founder and Former Member of Governing body of Indian Society of Tree Scientists
  5. Life member of International Society of Environmental Botanists, NBRI Lucknow
  6. Life member Society of Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, IARI, New Delhi
  7. Member of Research Board/Academic Bodies of Kashmir University, Srinagar, KU, Kurukshetra, MDU, Rohtak, NE Hill University, Shillong, GNDU, Amritsar, Bundelkhand University, Bareilly and Soolini University, Solan HP     

National and Regional Peer Recognition

  1. Member, Expert Group Conservation and Management of Natural Resources” 2008-2011, of MoEF, New Delhi
  2. Member, Programme Advisory Committees (PACs) in Life Sciences under SERB of DST, New Delhi
  3. Permanent Member, Technical Advisory Committee, Centre of Plant Biotechnology, Haryana
  4. Chairman Committee on R & D Projects of Haryana State Council for Science and Technology
  5. Member, Board of Directors of NIMBUA Greenfields (Pb) Ltd for Hazardous Waste Management for Punjab & Chd.
  6. Member of the Jury for scientific competitions for Haryana, Punjab and UT Chandigarh
  7. Served as Consultant for Himachal Pradesh High Court, Shimla for Environmental Problems due to stone Crushers
  8. For several years had been the Science Quiz master & Organizer for the State of Haryana and UT Chandigarh
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