Experts

Dr. Shaon Ray Chaudhury is a renowned microbiologist with the West Bengal University of Technology. He current work focuses of the applications of microbial biodiversity of East Kolkata Wetlands. shaon.raychaudhuri [at] gmail.com

Dr. Dhrubajyoti Ghosh is a Kolkata based ecologist credited with documenting the “wise use” aspects of East Kolkata Wetlands and playing a key role in having the wetlands being recognized as a wetland of international significance by the Ramsar Convention in 2002. ghoshdj.in [at] gmail.com

Bonani Kakkar is the President of People United for Better Living in Calcutta (PUBLIC), and NGO working on urban environment and active citizenship. public [at] cal2.vsnl.net.in

Mohit K. Ray is an environmental consultant with a passion for the documentation and preservation of water bodies in and around Kolkata. He is known for having conducted a count of ponds in the city of Kolkata using Google maps. mohitray [at] hotmail.com

Dr. Ashoke Ranjan Thakur is a senior scientist and currently serves as Vice Chancellor of West Bengal University of Technologythakur.He has worked with Dr. Shaon Ray Chaudhry on the microbial resource mapping of East Kolkata Wetlands. ashoke [at] gmail.com