Dissertations

Our grants strongly encourage research institutions and senior scientists to train and mentor students in the field in order for them to obtain their Master’s degrees. Three students have successfully submitted their dissertations to their respective universities:-

Miss. Sayli Suresh Sawant affiliated to Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology & Natural History, Coimbatore – MSc. thesis, Forest Research Institute, Dehradun for “Occurrence of Serpent Eagles in North and Middle Andaman Islands”. Supervisor: Dr. Shirish Manchi, SACON.

Mr. Nishant Kumar affiliated to Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun, Uttarakhand – MSc thesis, Saurashtra University. ‘’A Study of Resource Selection by Black Kites Milvus migrans in the Urban Landscape of National Capital Region, India.’’ Supervisors: Dr. Y. Jhala & Dr. Qamar Qureshi, WII.

Ms. Megha Rao affiliated to Wildlife Research & Conservation Society, Pune, Maharashtra – MSc. thesis Pondicherry University. ‘’Nest site selection of Heteroglaux blewitti, in Khandwa District of Madhya Pradesh, India.’’ Supervisor: Dr. Prachi Mehta, WRCS.

Ms. Ridhi R. Chandarana affiliated to Wildlife Research & Conservation Society, Pune, Maharashtra – MSc. thesis, Pondicherry University. ‘’Assessing the Diet of the Forest Owlet Heteroglaux blewitti through pellet analysis in Khandwa district of Madhya Pradesh, India.’’ Supervisor: Dr. Prachi Mehta, WRCS.