2018

Vasundhara Sanman

Umakant Nikhare

Since past 30 years, has demonstrated his exemplary endeavor in the field of environmental conservation. Joining MSEB as a Chief Engineer, for past 09 years he took various measures for energy conservation and ecologically sustainable practices in power stations. He was awarded by MEDA, Pune for his contribution in energy conservation. After joining Nashik Thermal Power Station as Chief Engineer, various innovative measures are initiated by him like the use of “Eco-friendly Magic Box” which generates useful organic manure from household waste, plantation of 21000 saplings, installed biogas plant, sanitary napkin disposal system is being installed. Develop ‘Peace Park’ with modern green gym equipment.

Vasundhara Mitra (Photographer)

Sangram Govardhane

An Architect by profession; Sangram is a hard-core nature enthusiast, and is extremely passionate about wildlife photography. He has travelled extensively across India, photographing and documenting the mesmerising natural beauty of the country. His work has been appreciated and published in various photography competitions, top photography magazines, newspapers and exhibitions. He is associated with DCP Expeditions as a panel member Nashik.  

Vasundhara Mitra (Eco Journalist)

Shivani Ganesh

Shivani Ganesh has been Associate Editor of Society magazine, Editor of Island Magazine and Editor at Popular Prakashan, India’s biggest nonfiction publisher at Mumbai. She is now based in Nashik and works as senior subeditor and reporter at Lokmat Times, Nashik and writes about socially relevant issues, animal welfare and the environment. She is interested in photography, natural farming, trekking and kayaking.