Eklabya Sharma

Deputy Director General

Eklabya Sharma has over 35 years of experience in developing, managing, and implementing programmes on sustainable mountain development in the Hindu Kush Himalaya. His major contributions are in mountain ecosystem studies and ecosystem management, biodiversity conservation, climate change impact assessments, and adaptation and resilience.

Sharma is the recipient of many prestigious national and international awards including the Eminent Scientist Award from the Government of India and Excellence Award from the Government of Sikkim. He has authored more than 200 publications in eminent international journals.