Received all meritorious fellowships of CSIR and UGC.
Viz. UGC JRF, SRF, RA. and CSIR SRF and RA.
Research Projects handled :
Completed Major Research Projects from D.B.T., U.G.C., DANIDA and ICFRE and Minor projects from Dept of Forest worth 1 Crore rupees during 1994 to 2012.
Academic and Administration Experience :
Worked as Chairman, Dept. of Zoology (9 years), Wildlife studies (9years) and Microbiology (0ne year).
Wildlife Warden, Shivamogga for 2 years.
Academic Council Member for two terms. Director, School of Bio Sciences for 2 years.
Director, PMEB for one term
Served as BOA Member for Shivaji University – Kolhapur; Marathawada University- Aurangabad, Karnatak University, Dharwad; Bangalore University, Bangalore, Kakatiya University, Andhra Pradesh and Acharya Ranga Agriculuture University, Hyderabad.
Served as President: teachers Association, Kuvempu University, Shankarghatta
Served as BOS & BOE member to Karnataka University, Gulbarga University, Mangalore University, Kuvempu University, Mysore University, Bangalore University, Vijayajapur University, Ballary University and few Universities in Maharashtra, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu
Indian National Science Academy (INSA) to Visit Nepal
Ambassdorial fellowship, to visit Amherst, Boston U.S.A.
JRF, SRF and RA CSIR, New Delhi
Vijayashree Award by by IIFS, New Delhi.
Lifetime Achievement award 2015 by Vasundara - Kirloskar Trust India.
Public/NGO Association: For the past 10 years associated with a local NGO, Environmental Study Centre, Santhekadur, by participating in all the activities like, Children education Adventure clubs, adult education, population studies, awareness programmes, Green School evaluation etc.
Started and established programmes like, Masters in Zoology, Wild life science, Microbiology, Life-science, Environmental science at Kuvempu University.
Started Toxicology programme at Mangalore University, Mangalore and Environmental management programme at Shivaji University, Kolhapur.
Completed ten years of service as Professor in Kuvempu University from 2006 to 2016.