Dr. Ankur Patwardhan is associated with various grass root level organizations, state and national level bodies working in the field of environmental awareness and conservation. As a Principal Investigator, he guided more than 50 projects in the public and private sector that are supported by various State, National and International agencies of repute such as Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change (MOEFCC, GOI), Department of Biotechnology (DBT, GOI), ISRO, State Forest Department, Elsevier Foundation, The Netherlands, Ruffords Small Grants, UK, to name a few. These include projects in the field of Research, Conservation & Consultancy projects.