Member of various University and departmental committees viz. Selection committee, Promotion committee, Task force committee(DBT), Species survival committee (SSC), Governing body ( College of Vocational Studies, Delhi and Shahu Institute, Kolhapur))
Experience of Working with International Bodies or International Exposure
Country visited and conference attended : Japan 1993, 1996
Delivered a special lecture on, “Araceae in Western Ghats” in International Aroid Symposium of XVth International Botanical Congress held at Yokohama, Japan from 28th August-3rd September, 1993.
Delivered a plenary lecture on, “Medicinal Plants in South India” in Symposium alynolog by Giffu Farmaceutical University, Japan. 1996
Delivered two lectures on, “Araceae of the Indian Subcontinent”and “Araceae of Western Ghats” in VIIIth International Aroid Conference held at Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, USA from 9th-11th August, 1999.
Delivered lead lecture on, “Endemic plants of Peninsular India with special reference to Maharashtra” in International Symposium on, “Flowering Plants: Systematics and Diversity” held at Dr B. A. M. University, Aurangabad from 16th-18th October, 1997.
Delivered a lecture on “Trithuria konkanenesis Yadav et Janarthanam (Hydatellaceae): An angiosperm of un-ordinary morphology, strange affinities and dramatic systematic” in XVII Annual Conference of Indian Association for Angiosperm Taxonomy and International Seminar on “Changing Scenario in Angiosperm Systematics” on 21st November 2007.
Delivered a lecture on, “Practical Approaches in Identification of Grasses at generic level” in XVIIIth Annual Conference of Indian Association for Angiosperm Taxonomy (IAAT) and International Seminar on Interdisciplinary Approaches in Angiosperm Systematics, held at Department of Botany, University of Kalyani, Kalyani, Nadia, West Bengal. (11th -13th October 2008).
“Identification of grass genera through hand lens” a Workshop on Gramineae Taxonomy at Department of Biology, University of Mazandaran, Babolsar, Iran. 14th to 16th April 2009.
Conferences/ Seminar and workshop organized:
Organized “XVII Annual Conference of Indian Association for Angiosperm Taxonomy and International Seminar on Changing Scenario in Angiosperm Systematics” held at Department of Botany, Shivaji University, Kolhapur, Maharashtra (19-21 November, 2007). (Organizing Secretary)