With Masters in Wildlife Biology and Doctorate in Forest Ecology & Environment, professional interests include Landscape Ecology, Conservation of Large Carnivores and Pheasants; Landscape Dynamic Modeling including Climate and Anthropogenic Effects, Conflict Resolution Mechanisms; Conservation Breeding and Reintroduction; Integration of Advance Technologies in Wildlife Research and Management, such as GPS/Satellite Telemetry, Wireless Sensor Applications and Un-manned Aircraft. Over the years, have gained research and conservation experiences on birds and mammals of the Western Himalaya and Shivalik-Terai Landscape, and more recently in the Central India on Tiger Reintroduction and Monitoring Project in Panna Tiger Reserve. These knowledge have resulted in over 25 research articles and 25 presentations in National and International Conferences/Symposia, in addition to several research reports and supervision of Masters Dissertations and Ph.D. theses.
Member of IUCN/Species Survival Commission, and is on the advisory committees for Conservation Breeding of Pheasants and Identification of Critical Wildlife Habitat in the state of Himachal Pradesh. In 2002, received the prestigious Distinguished Foreign Scholar Award by the US Regional Association of the International Association for Landscape Ecology and NASA-MSU Professional Enhancement Award by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and Michigan State University, USA.