Fellows: 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016

Anup Acharya | Sikkim | 2017

Anup is from Sikkim and has completed his M.Sc. in Zoology. He was also a member of the Photographic Society of Sikkim and is looking after the wildlife department of the Society. He has done research on traditional knowledge of the Dzumsa system of conservation. He is interested in cricket and volleyball. Anup’s interest in traditional practices and restoring, preserving the disappearing traditions around him is what brought him to Green Hub. Anup has a good understanding of the ground situation and wants to use his skills for conservation work.  Anup has a very amiable nature and always there to support the work of Green Hub. 

Films

Photos

1/5
 

Arghadeep Baruah | Assam | 2017

Arghadeep is from Assam and has done his Masters in Mass Communication from Assam University, Silchar.  Argha worked with ATREE during his fellowship and post that on the healing forests project. Arghadeep is an amazingly talented singer and has his own band ‘Bottle Rockets’ which is making quite a name for itself.  Argha is  also a popular youth icon of Assam now, having successfully starred in the critically acclaimed feature film ‘Aamis’ where he played the lead role. What makes Argha stand out is his deep commitment to environment and social change. His approach to everything is with depth, and perseverance. He remains an active and involved member of the Green Hub alumni community. He loves singing, watching movies, reading and is also interested in cricket, football and taekwondo.

Films

Photos

1/7
 

Chandan Patro | Arunachal Pradesh | 2017

Chandan is from Seijusa, Pakke in Arunachal Pradesh. He is part of the forest patrolling team in Pakke Tiger Reserve.  Chandan joined Green Hub to learn photography and help document the biodiversity fo Pakke and the activities of the forest department related to patrolling, anti poaching and conservation.  While in Pakke he got an opportunity to train in 360 camera and assist filmmaker Ram Alluri for a National Geographic project called ‘Pakke in 360’. He along with his team mate paro Natung also got selected to present their film ‘Protecting Paradise’ in Nature in Focus 2017. 

Films

Photos

1/4
 

Debashish Nandi | Assam | 2017

Debashish is from Dhemaji, Assam  While he completed his graduation in statistics from Darrang College, Tezpur, his heart was always in photography, arts and filmmaking. He is a talented illustrator, photographer and filmmaker. Debashish pursues everything with depth  and loves to push the boundaries of creative approaches.  After his stint at Green Hub he got an opportunity to work with Srishti Films which is part of Srishti  Institute of Art, Design and Technology in Bangalore. He worked there for two years traveling extensively across India, and making more than 50 short films. Currently he is freelancing and working on his own project on the River Brahmaputra. He is an active and involved member of the Green Hub Alumni. 

Films

Photos

1/6
 

Manas Pratim Sharma | Assam | 2017

Manas is from Tinsukia, Assam and has completed his bachelors. He has been working with several NGOs like Childline, NEADS, Surjudaya and Prastuti. Manas is very attached to the Dibru Saikhowa landscape and was  running a program called Save Dibru Saikhowa. Manas feels intensely for wildlife and wants to work on wildlife conservation. He is  talented with the camera as well as editing, and wants to use that for telling stories from the ground. During the fellowship he filmed in Pakke and  Zemithang. Currently he is working with Green Hub on ‘Pitch 100 stories’ project. He loves listening to music and reading. 

Films

Photos

1/6
 

T.P Mordecai | Manipur | 2017

Mordecai belongs to the Rongmei tribe and is from Azuram village in Tamenglong District of Manipur. He did his  BSW from IGNOU. Prior to Green Hub he worked with the NGO ADRA. 
Mordecai was determined to work in his area and with his community. Post the fellowship he was engaged by The Corbett Foundation to work on wildlife conservation. He continues to work with them and the forest department. Mordecai also started ‘Tamenglong for Conservation’ and the Rainforest Club. Mordecai wants to use photography and videography as strong  tools for spreading awareness among his community. He is interested in music, writing, travelling and watching movies.

Films

Photos

1/6
 

Parixit Kafley | Assam | 2017

Parixit is an executive member of the organization Nature Bonyapran of Sonitpur East in Assam. He is also trained in handling rescue operations and mitigation of Human Animal Conflict in centers like CWRC and CBRC. He has made various checklists of Lepidoptera. He has also published various articles which focus on environmental issues. He is interested in dance, singing, trekking and fishing. He is also trained in traditional martial arts under the Shaolin Monastery of Shong Shan, China. Parixit thinks video documentation can be a strong tool to highlight the cause of the environment.

Films

Photos

1/5
 

Paro Natung | Arunachal Pradesh | 2017

Paro is from Darlong Village in Pakke, Arunachal Pradesh and a Nyshi. He is part of the forest patrolling team in  Pakke Tiger Reserve. He worked  on installation of camera traps and  was also an assistant on the clouded leopard survey conducted there. At Green Hub Paro worked hard to learn the camera and editing. You could see him spending all night in from of the computer picking up the nuances. Paro’s dream project is ‘Pakke in macro’. Post the fellowship he got an opportunity to learn 360 camera from filmmaker Ram Alluri for a National Geographic project ‘Pakke in 360’ . Along with his teammate Chandan, Paro was selected to make a presentation in Nature in Focus 2017. 

Films

Photos

1/6
 

Pemba | Arunachal Pradesh | 2017

Pemba is from Socktem in Zemithang circle, Tawang  district, Arunachal Pradesh. He is a Monpa. He is working with a wildlife researcher from  WWF  as a  field-assistant since the last two years . He is interested in cricket, volleyball and loves watching Discovery Channel. During the fellowship Pemba filmed the biodiversity in Zemithang and managed to get a lovely shot of the Red Panda. He also filmed the Black Necked Crane the same year. Pemba feels deeply for wildlife conservation and wants to work with his community on preserving biodiversity and also explore sustainable livelihoods. 

Films

Photos

1/5
 

Promod Saikia | Assam | 2017

Promod is from Tezpur Assam and studied in Tezpur college. He is a self taught photographer and was working with a studio in Tezpur prior to joining Green Hub. He has a keen interest in photography, football and cricket. He loves nature and wants to pursue  photography and filmmaking as a profession. In his free time he also takes up wedding photography. During the fellowship Promod filmed with UNESCO C2C-WII for world heritage sites. He covered the fish and paddy cultivation of the Apatani tribe in Arunachal Pradesh, and also went for field trips to Balpakram plateau in Meghalaya and Keibul lamjao National Park in Manipur. Promod continues to freelance and also works closely with Green Hub.His film on human elephant conflict, along with Sunil Gurung,   won the first prize in a film festival in Kolkata in 2020. Promod has a warm personality and a quirky sense of humor. 

Films

Photos

1/5
 
 

Sangeeta Kumari | Assam | 2017

Sangeeta is from Rupajali, Assam and has completed her graduation in education and politics from Rangapara College.  She has worked with NGOs such as North East Network and Pajra and aspires to become a teacher. Sangeeta joined Green Hub to learn photography and videography, with the idea of working with her community. Since completing the Fellowship Sangeeta has been working with government schemes related to the PDS. She loves listening to music.