Sanjeet Kumar

Ambika Prasad Research Foundation

Dr. Sanjeet Kumar, Ph.D., DELF, is a Founder & CEO of Ambika Prasad Research Foundation, India; Zonal Head, Sustainable Biodiversity Committee, Odisha Wildlife Hub, Odisha, India. His current research is focused on status, taxonomy, diversity, phytochemistry and antimicrobial activity of medicinal plants; population analysis and restoration of rare, endangered and threatened plant species; wetlands ecosystems and their biowealth; various management practices in protected areas particularly in Biosphere reserve and breeding habitat of Tigers; establishment of relation between flora and fauna and restoration of medicinal plants found in riverine ecology. He has 10 years of research experiences on medicinal plants and on rare, endangered & threatened taxa. Dr. Kumar has completed his PhD in Biotechnology from Ravenshaw University, India on Ethnobotanical, Nutritional and Antimicrobial values of selected wild Dioscorea species of Similipal Biosphere Reserve, India. He has added 4 new orchid species to the floral wealth of Manipur and 3 plant species new from India. He has completed DELF from Alliance Francaise du Bengal, Republique Francaise. He is about 80 publications in the journals of National and International repute and many popular articles on Medicinal plants. He has written 12 Books on medicinal plants & plant diversity.