Himalay Unnati Mission Secretariat
A Mentor is a subject expert and is having considerable knowledge/ information/ Experience about the subject matter acquired through his or her own career path. Through his experience a mentor will help with exploring opportunities, setting goals, developing contacts/ partners, and aligning the resources of the Himalaya Unnati Mission to achieve its thematic specific goals.
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Mentor: Entrepreneurship Innovation and Policy
CEO of FIRST (Foundation for Innovation & Research in Science & Technology) and C3I Hub of IIT Kanpur. Also Chairman, Mahaashmita Livelihood Rural Accelerator Program (MILAP), Govt. of Maharashtra.
Mentor: Ecosystem Services & Environment
Baccalaureate – Agriculture & Agroforestry, MA -Applied Ethics, Environmental Sciences
Expert-Interface of environment & development, Recipient – International Mountain Prize 2020.
A Member is a working Professional with extensive knowledge / experience in subject matter for contributing to the mission and has agreed to dedicate their time to support the Himalaya Unnati Mission to achieve its goals .
Dr Anuradha Choudhry
Member: Consciousness and Behavioral Science
M.Litt. -Crossways in European Humanities; Ph.D. in Sanskrit on Vedic Psychology,
Faculty IIT Kharagpur , Member Rekhi Centre of Excellence for the Science of Happiness
Ecosystem Services & Environment
Founder Alaap, a social enterprise with a mission to catalyze reforestation of native trees across the Himalayas, working across rural India on poverty alleviation initiatives.
“The Pillars of HUM with professional experience in relevant fields, dedicated full time for the Mission.”
Sevak: Ecosystem Services & Environment
Master of Science in Geoinformatics’
Experience working with geospatial databases consisting of multiple data layers such as land use land cover, lithology, geomorphology, ecology, drainage network, drainage density, rainfall, DEM etc