Dr. Arnab Banerjee is an assistant professor, Department of Environmental Science, Sant Gahira Guru Vishwavidyalaya, Ambikapur, Chhattisgarh, India. He has completed MSc and PhD (Environmental Science) from Burdwan University and MPhil in Environmental Science from Kalyani University, West Bengal. He won the University Gold Medal for securing first class first position in MSc examination. He has been awarded Young Scientist Award for best oral presentation at the international conference held at the University of Burdwan. He was a project fellow under UGC-sponsored major research project. To his credit, he has published 67 research papers in reputed national and international journals, 8 books, and 27 book chapters. He is life member of the Academy of Environmental Biology. He has supervised 23 postgraduate students and engaged in Postgraduate Teaching and Research.
Dr. Ram Swaroop Meenais working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Agronomy, I.Ag. Scs., BHU, Varanasi (UP). Dr. Meena has been awarded Raman Research Fellowship by the MHRD, GOI. He has completed his postdoctoral research on soil carbon sequestration under Prof. Rattan Lal World Food Prize 2020 Laureate 2020, Director, CMASC, Columbus, USA. Dr. Meena has supervised 20 PG and 6 PhD students, and have10 years of research and teaching experience. He is working on the three externally funded projects ( DST, MHRD, ICAR) with one patent. Dr. Meena has published more than 110 research and review papers and have H-index 40, as well 4 published books at the national and 14 books at the international levels, and contributedin the books with 15 chapters at national and 50 at the international levels. He has worked as an expert for the NCERT, MHRD, GOI. Dr. Meena is contributed in several agricultural extension activities, trainings, meetings, workshops, etc.
Dhiraj Kumar Yadav is an assistant professor and head, Department of Farm Forestry, Sarguja Vishwavidyalaya, Ambikapur, Chhattisgarh, India. He completed graduation, postgraduation, and PhD in Forestry from Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya (JNKVV), IGKVV, and Kumaun University, Nainital, respectively. He has pursued MBA in Human Resource Management from Sikkim Manipal University and Diploma in Environmental Management. He has been awarded Chhattisgarh Young Scientist Award in the year 2008 from Chhattisgarh Council of Science and Technology. He received a merit scholarship during BSc curriculum. He also worked as JRF, SRF, research assistant (RA), and project coordinator in various forestry institutes. He has published many research papers (35), articles, books (2), and book chapters (20) in various national and international reputed publishers. He is also member of several academic societies of India. He has supervised 48 MSc (Farm Forestry) students and involvedin teaching (postgraduate) and research.