Research Team





Research Team


  • Mrinalini Paul
  • Research Officer
  • Qualification: MPhil-Continuing, Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusion, TISS, Mumbai Focus Area & State: Community Forest Resource Management and Institutions
  • Email id: pmrinalini2209@gmail.com

  • Aindrila Ganguly
  • Research Officer
  • Qualification: M.A in Regulatory Governance, TISS, Mumbai Focus Area & State: Forest Rights and Governance in Jharkhand
  • Email id: aindrila821@gmail.com

  • Archana Soreng
  • Research Officer
  • Qualification: M.A in Regulatory Governance, TISS, Mumbai Focus Area & State: Forest Rights and Governance in Odisha
  • Email id: archanasoreng@gmail.com

  • Bikash Sahoo
  • Research Officer
  • Qualification: MPhil-Continuing, School of Habitat Studies, TISS, Mumbai Focus Area & State: Forest Resource Mapping and GIS
  • Email id: sahoo.bikash93@gmail.com

  • Soma Sarkar
  • Research Officer
  • Qualification: PhD- Continuing, Development Studies, TISS, Mumbai Focus Area & State: Political Ecology, Ecosystem Services and Governance in India
  • Email id: somasarkar1990@gmail.com
  • Local Research Partners


  • Vijay Dethe
  • Independent Researcher and Activist
  • Pariyavaran Mitra
  • Chandrapur, Maharashtra
  • Email id: paryavaranmitra.dethe1@gmail.com

  • Dashrathi Behera
  • Independent Researcher and Activist
  • Kalahandi Jungle Suraksha Manch
  • Kalahandi, Odisha
  • Email id: dasharathibeherakld@gmail.com

  • Administrative Team
  • Pranali Bhaye
  • Data Entry and Administrative Assistant
  • Email id: pannubhaye189@gmail.com