CSE Volunteers 2009-2010 | Centre for Science and Environment


CSE Volunteers 2009-2010

 
 
Name: Varsha Bhattacharya

Qualification: Pursuing Graduation

Unit: Urban Water – River Pollution

Work Done
Has researched on the issue of sedimentation of reservoirs and waste water management in Indian context. Also worked on preparing a status report on sedimentation in Indian reservoirs including monitoring of sedimentation and methodologies, report on waste water by laws and regulations and developed a dossier on national and international waste water policies
 
 
 

Name: Vibhav Mittal

Qualification: Pursuing Graduation

Unit: Environment Education Unit

Work Done:
Has worked on Gobar times (GT- A monthly magazine for environment beginners produced by the unit). Researched and wrote an article on Tiger and Law, assisted in cover story for the May 1-15, 2009 issue of GT, fish, Swine flu for the open forum page, submitted an article on " Just one day is not enough to assert that the environment is important to us", made activity sheets for the Green school programme on ‘insects’ and ‘environment and democracy’
 
 
 

Name: Vinod Khatri

Qualification: Intermediate

Unit: Industry & Environment

Work Done:
Is assisting on gathering secondary data from internet, maintaining networking with the stakeholders and making logistics arrangements.
 
 
 

Name: Lianlemsiam P

Qualification: Pursuing Graduation

Unit: Industry & Environment

Work Done:
Has researched on Gross Value Addition by Industries in Indian context – definition, significance, how to calculate, comparative analysis
 
 
 

Name: Dhruv Dhingra

Qualification: Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science, Post Graduate Diploma in Management

 

Unit: Right to Clean Air Campaign

Work Done:
Has researched on environment friendly vehicles and their future prospects in India.
 
 
 

Name: Nivedita Matta

Qualification: Pursuing Graduation

Unit: Media Resource Centre

Work Done:
Has researched on ‘Waste water Management in Indian Cities’ and also did photo research for the book. Also assisted the Media Resource Unit in 'Impact analysis of news-clippings for the year 2008-09'.
 
 
 

Name: Rajat Raghuvanshi

Qualification: Pursuing Bachelor of Business Administration

Unit: Right to Clean Air Campaign

Work Done:
Has researched on Air Quality Assessment of major cities in India for the year 2008
 
 
 

Name: Tripti Bansal

Qualification: Pursuing Master of Science in Environmental Studies

Unit: Urban Water – Waste Water Management

Work Done:
Has researched on status of sewage management in Indian cities both from historical as well as contemporary perspective, potential and threats to Yamuna Flood plain, Kali river and Mansagar Lake, privatization of water in Delhi. She also wrote an article on ‘environmental practices undertaken by Delhi International Airport Ltd.' for Down To Earth, fortnightly environmental magazine published by CSE.
 
 
 

Name: Anubhuti Kapoor

Qualification: Intermediate

Unit:Environment Education Unit

Work Done:
Has worked on ‘Activity Sheets’ for the fortnightly on Aerosols and Dams.
 
 
 

Name: Nidhi Nayyar

Qualification: Pursuing M.Tech in Environmental Planning

Unit: Urban Water – Rainwater Harvesting

Work Done:
Has researched on pollution and encroachment issues of wetlands in India, and review of household water filters
 
 
 
Name: Disha Barooah

Qualification: Pursuing Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Sociology

Unit: Science and Reportage Unit

Work Done:
Has researched for Down To Earth magazine through articles and photo assignments. Has also researched for Down To Earth website.
 
 
 

Name: Diya Das

Qualification: Pursuing Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in Zoology

Unit: Science and Reportage Unit

Work Done:
Has researched and written for Down To Earth, an environment fortnightly published by the Centre on Mangroves, Colony Collapse Disorder, Coral Reefs, Termites, Anti-tobacco film review for Features.
 
 
 

Name: Vinod Kumar

Qualification: Pursuing Bachelor of Arts

Unit: Industry & Environment

Work Done:
Is assisting on gathering secondary data from internet, maintaining networking with the stakeholders and making logistics arrangements.
 
 
 

Name: Abhay Khaire

Qualification: Pursuing B. Tech (Hons.) in Civil Engineering

Unit: Urban Water – River Pollution Unit

Work Done:
Has researched on background paper on the issue of ‘Water Demand Management in India’. We greatly value his contribution as intern and wish him all the best for the future
 
 
 

Name: Kuldeep Changia

Qualification: Bachelor of Sciences

Unit: Science and Reportage Unit

Work Done:
Has researched for DTE web exclusively on co-generation. He has also contributed to the Industry and Environment Unit in cross-sectoral rating of Indian industries.
 
 
 

Name: Aditi Goel

Qualification: Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in Botany

Unit: Urban Water – River Pollution Unit

Work Done:
Has researched on the issue of ‘Waste water Recycling in India’.
 
 
 

Name: Jasleen Kaur

Qualification: Pursuing B.A, L.L.B (Hons.)

Unit: Industry & Environment

Work Done:
Has worked on Public hearing process in India as per the EIA notification Analysis of the Pesticide Management Bill 2008 and its comparison with Insecticides Act 1968. Also compiled data for project development in three districts of Chattisgarh, and mining projects in Goa.
 
 
 

Name: Sriti Ganguly

Qualification: Pursuing Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in English

Unit: Media Resource Centre

Work Done:
Has worked in organising Green School Programme Award function for CSE. Also proof read a few articles for the Centre’s environment fortnightly ‘Down To Earth'.
 
 
 

Name: Alexandra B.N.Weston

Qualification: Pursuing Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies & Organismal Biology

Unit: Urban Water

Work Done:
Has researched on the issue of ‘Natural Resource Management, Poverty and People’.
 
 
 

Name: Vivek Kumar

Qualification: Pursuing M.Tech in Energy & Environment Management

Unit: Right to Clean Air Campaign

Work Done:
Has researched on Municipal Solid Waste Management in Delhi (Energy from Waste).
 
 
 

Name: Madhavi Penumatcha

Qualification: MS in Environmental Sciences

Unit: Urban Water – Rainwater Harvesting

Work Done:
Has documented case studies based on rural water supply, sustainable methodologies for water supply schemes and assisted onorganizing training programmes on rainwater harvesting
 
 
 

Name: Yiting Wang

Qualification: Pursuing Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies

Unit: Right to Clean Air Campaign

Work Done:
Has researched on solar options for Indian households and the market with special focus on various solar powered gadgets used by people at the household level: Cost and benefits, and the market barriers.
 
 
 

Name: Shishupal Singh

Qualification: Master of Arts in Political Science

Unit: Environment Information Dissemination Unit

Work Done:
Has researched and assisted in gathering secondary information and maintaining regular updates of data through identifying and updating the potential customers from educational institutions, Research Institutions, Public Libraries etc. for states of Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala. Has also assisted the unit in maintaining communication and networking.
 
 
 

Name: Manju Negi

Qualification: Intermediate

Unit: Environment Information Dissemination Unit

Work Done:
Has researched on ‘Delhi Bus Rapid Transit Survey’, assisted in developing and managing database and Green School Programme.
 
 
 

Name: Meenakshi

Qualification: Pursuing Bachelor of Commerce

Unit: Database

Work Done:
Has worked on gathering secondary data from newspaper, journals, internet for use, assisted in The Green School Programme award event by building networking with the stakeholders. Also assisted in managing database of volunteers.
 
 
 

Name: Vandana Pal

Qualification: Pursuing Bachelor of Arts

Unit: Programme Management and Recruitment

Work Done:
Has contributed to the unit in managing filing system and assisted in performing the regular admin tasks.
 
 
 

Name: Leneesh K

Qualification: Masters of Journalism & Communication

Unit: Science and Reportage Unit

Work Done:
Has researched on Dow Chemicals, transcribed an interview and has worked for the News and Science Sections of the magazine, and has also contributed to the fortnightly environmental magazine Down To Earth.
 
 
 

Name: Julia Huscher

Qualification: Bachelor of Science in Forestry, Pursuing Master of Science in Global Change Management

Unit: Climate Change

Work Done:
Has researched on the ongoing projects of the unit. Her work included writing climate change related articles for the fortnightly magazine on science and environment, Down To Earth, preparing and updating materials for CSE press releases and the Equitywatch website, exclusively covering climate change news (http://old.cseindia.org/equitywatch.asp). We were happy to have her with us during the Copenhagen Climate Change conference, wherein she helped us monitor the proceedings of the conference sitting in New Delhi. We value her inputs for the cover story that was published pre-Copenhagen.
 
 
 

Name: Stefanie Sieloff

Qualification: Pursuing Bachelor of Arts in South Asian Studies

Unit: Environment Education Unit

Work Done:
Has contributed to Gobar Times, CSE’s monthly environment newsletter for children.
 
 
 

Name: Deepak Kumar Kamat

Qualification: Pursuing Graduation

Unit: Board & Funding

Work Done:
Has worked for two weeks in maintaining file system, details on computer. Stock taking process as part of systematizing filing work.
 
 
 

Name: Shalinee Singh

Qualification: Pursuing M.Sc (Tech.) in Enivronmental Science & Technology

Unit: Industry & Environment

Work Done:
Has researched on Sponge Iron Industry, done the data entry of inspection report and analysis for Orissa, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh
 
 
 

Name: Roohi Sahay

Qualification: Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication

Unit: Media Resource Centre

Work Done:
Has worked on feature service section of Down To Earth. Also assisted in managing communication through telephonic conversations, faxes and rapporteur for fellowship programme.
 
 
 

Name: Ranjeeta

Qualification: Pursuing Graduation

Unit: Right to Clean Air Campaign

Work Done:
Has contributed in carrying out Bus Rapid Transport survey and helped in carrying out training programmes.
 
 
 

Name: Ankit Mathur

Qualification: Pursuing Management of Business Administration

Unit: Environment Information Dissemination Unit

Work Done:
Has researched on the Online Soft Promotion and carried out an online Marketing Research by way of conducting online interviews with the existing customers.
 
 
 

Name: Surbhi Nangia

Qualification: Bachelor of Engineering

Unit: Urban Water – River Pollution Unit

Work Done:
Has researched on environmental flows of Indian rivers and compiled a dossier comprising of definitions given by different researchers, different methodologies available for environmental flow assessment and management issues.
 
 
 

Name: Rishabh Garg

Qualification:

Unit: Urban Water – Rainwater Harvesting

Work Done:
Has researched on analysing the rainfall data of the cities in India and flash animation for city water supply
 
 
 

Name: Rahul Jain

Qualification:

Unit: Urban Water – Rainwater Harvesting

Work Done:
Has researched on analyzing the rainfall data of the cities in India and flash animation for city water supply
 
 
 

Name: Gauri Kashyap

Qualification: Bachelor of Arts in Economics

Unit: Science and Reportage Unit

Work Done:
Has edited articles and helped with the content of the Feature pages of the fortnightly magazine Down To Earth and also worked for the News and Science sections of the magazine, wrote articles for the print and web editions.
 
 
 

Name: Alexis Roman

Qualification: Masters in International Affairs: Environment, Sustainable development and risks.

Unit: Urban Water – Rainwater Harvesting

Work Done:
Has contributed to the unit in research, module building, field visits for monitoring CSE’s model projects and writing reports and case studies.
 
 
 

Name: Aman Taneja

Qualification: Graduate, Pursuing L.L.B

Unit: Urban Water – River Pollution Unit

Work Done:
Has researched on the environmental flows in India and relevant international laws/policies. Also researched on contamination of water treatment chemicals and the guidelines for these as prescribed by WHO and countries like Australia.
 
 
 

Name: Kaushal Mathpal

Qualification: BA(Hons.), L.L.B

Unit: River Pollution Unit

Work Done:
Worked on the project related to Central Effluent Treatment Plants in India and prepared a summary of all the cases filed on Tirupu River, Tamil Nadu till date. He also compared the effluent standards of India with other countries and documented various legislations on reuse of wastewater in other countries. On the sides he also compiled and made dossier of water pollution cases in Ludhiana, Punjab.
 
 
 

Name: Bharat Bahadur

Qualification: Pursuing Graduation

Unit: EEU

Work Done:
He has been involved with EEU’s mega project called Green School Programme. The Green Schools Programme is an ‘inspection’ or ‘survey’ of the school done by its students on its environmental practices, has even developed 3 worksheets on the programme recently; a) Electronic waste b) Waste Bottles and c) Waste paper. He is currently also working on Stray Animals and Domestic Wastewater.
 
 

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