Prakriti Research Fellowship
Prakriti Research Fellowship is a small grants programme initiated to support nature conservation research and action with a focus to create a direct tangible long-term impact on nature conservation in India. The fellowship aims to provide seed money for strong on-ground work done by individuals, teams, and small NGOs in this field from various Industry partners. Prakriti Research Fellowship has been started by CARPE in collaboration with Grind Master Machines Pvt. Ltd. to support nature conservation research and action in India.
2022 - the 4th year of the fellowship recently concluded with excellent projects by 5 Fellows and 1 Incubator. The subjects and regions covered by the Fellowship were diverse Calcutta, Uttara Kannada, Gujarat, Meghalaya, Aurangabad and Bundelkhand. 2022 was also the first year for the PRF to extend its support in form of Incubation for one of the past fellows.Read the 2022 PRF Summary Report
The broad themes under which the Fellowship is provided are:
- Conservation of Important Habitats
- Conservation of Threatened Species
- Conservation of Urban ecology
PRF is steered by CARPE Team with a Committee comprising of experts Dr. Bahar Baviskar and Mrs. Prerna Agarwal alongwith other reviewers.