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Desert Ecology Fellowship

In September 1992, the Ministry of Environment & Forests provided a one-time endowment of Rupees 6 lakh to institute a Desert Ecology Fellowship at the University of Jodhpur in recognition of the Bishnoi community’s contribution to nature conservation and to encourage studies in this field. The fellowship carries a monthly stipend of Rupees 3,500 and a contingency grant of Rupees 1,000 per month.

Ministry of Environment & Forest has provided a one time endowment of Rs.6.00 lacs on September 1992 for instituting Desert Ecology Fellowship at the University of Jodhpur in recognition of the Bishnoi community’s Contribution to nature conservation and to encourage studies on Desert Ecology. The Award carries a monthly fellowship of Rs.3500/- and a contingency grant of Rs.1000/- per month.