Awards and Achievements


  • Arjuna Award, Department of Sports, Govt. of India, 1981
  • Gold Medal, Directorate of Higher Education, Govt. of U.P., 1985
  • Late Sunil Chandra Fellowship 2000
  • Late Sunil Chandra Fellowship 2004
  • Environment Award for 2005, Himalayan Environment Trust, New Delhi

Mountaineering Qualifications & Achievements

YearCourseExpeditionName of the peakHeightSummiter
1978BasicBaby Shivling5606 M
1980AdvanceKala Nag6387 M
1981IMF CampThelu6000 M
1981Nanda DeviNanda Devi7817 M
1982IMF CampGangotri I6672 M
1983IMF CampMana7273 M
1984EverestEverest8848 M


  • Life Member, Indian Mountaineering Foundation, New Delhi
  • Life Member, Himalayan Club, Mumbai
  • Life Member, PAHAR, Nainital
  • Working Group, Time Bound Development & Uttarakhand, Vision 2020, Forest & Rural Dev. Dept., Govt. of U.A. 2001
  • Steering Committee of National Biodiversity Strategy & Action Plan, U.K. 2001
  • Steering Committee of National Biodiversity Strategy & Action Plan, U.K. 2002
  • Honorary Wild Life Warden, Uttarkashi, U.K. 2002-03
  • State Wild Life Advisory Board, U.K. 2002-03
  • Honorary Wild Life Warden, Uttarkashi, U.K. 2004-05

Other Activities

  • Organized National Environment Awareness Campaign of Ministry of Environment & Forests, Govt. of India, from 1993-94 to 2003-04
  • Represented district Uttarkashi in March of Nation Program 14/15 Aug. 1997 in the Golden Jubilee year of India’s Independence, New Delhi
  • Member Lok Adalat, Uttarkashi, 1997
  • Member Divisional Committee of Joint Forest Management, Uttarkashi, 1999-2000
  • Led the contingent of Indian Youths for International Youth Cross Cultural Mountain Conservation 2001, Matsumotu, Japan
  • Participated in Rotary International Study Exchange Program, California, U.S.A. in 1991
  • Participated in SARD Mountain Conference, Switzerland 2004
  • Participated in many National & International Conferences, Seminars