Dr. Hasrat Arjjumend

Ph.D. in Biodiv Gov


More than 22 years of experience in research, field action, training, teaching and organizational management, dealing with various thrust areas in broad (inter)disciplines of Environment.

Dr. Arjjumend possesses more than 22 years of experience in research, field action, training, teaching and organizational management, dealing with various thrust areas in broad (inter)disciplines of Environment, Natural Resources, Governance, Development, and Indigenous Rights. He has over 110 publications of varied types, including few books, contributions in books, research/ discussion papers & articles, reports, manuscripts, etc., and over 50 popular articles on development and environmental issues published in newspapers & magazines. He has acted as a leader of several people-centred initiatives and forums in North & Central India. He is visiting faculty to several universities & institutes. He is also member of some government committees & boards, and many national & international associations. He possesses working/study exposure to half of India’s provinces including Andaman & Nicobar Islands, and to Scandinavia, West Europe, Russia & Siberia, South Asia and South-East Asia.

Dr. Arjjumend  is currently the Dean at FES’ Rural College (Rajasthan Campus). He was Social-Impact Fellow 2008-10 in Mumbai and Commonwealth Fellow 2007 in England. He is recipient of prestigious UNESCO-Wenhui Award for Educational Innovation 2010 (Asia-Pacific), Chairman’s Gold Medal (1997-98) for top ranking in MPhil Natural Resource Management (MRM) from Indian Institute of Forest Management (Govt. of India), Charles Evans Hughes Memorial Scholarship (USA) 2007, and S.J. Jindal Trust Scholarship 1990-91.

Academically, Dr. Arjjumend has done Ph.D. in Biodiv Gov, M.Sc. in Env Sc, M.A. in Public Admin, MRM (M.Phil. NRM), MBA, PGDip (Env Law), Cert. Public Policy (ìpolicy).