Centre for Integrative Conservation, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Menglun, Mengla, Yunnan 666303, P.R. China. B.Sc., 2002 (Allahabad University, India), M.Sc., 2004 (Banaras Hindu University, India), Ph.D., 2010 (Banaras Hindu University, India), Employment: Senior Research Fellow, MoEn Project, India (2008-2011), CSIR-Research Associate, India (2012-2015), Postdoctoral Researcher, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China (2016-2018). Other Recognition: Life-member of International Society for Tropical Ecology, Life member of the International Science, Congress Association (ISCA), Membership No. is L26621, Fellow of the International Society for Tropical Ecology (FTE), Associate Editor, Climate Change & Environmental Sustainability.