Akshay Chettri

Akshay joined Kalpavriksh in 2019 after completing his Master’s degree in Natural Resources and Governance from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Hyderabad. He is currently involved with the Conservation and Livelihoods team on socio- environmental aspects of forest and wildlife conservation focussing on research and advocacy related to Protected Areas. His work on Protected Areas focuses on issues of displacement, wildlife diversion and the implementation of the Forest Rights Act. He is also currently engaged in a landscape level study in and around the Corbett Tiger Reserve. He likes trekking and nature walks, playing football, and has also developed an interest in bird-watching.