Research Interests: Indigenous Ecological Knowledge, Tribal Studies, Gender and Environment, Natural Resource Management and Environmental Impact Assessment



Doctor of Philosophy, Martin Luther Christian University, Meghalaya, 2020

Certificate in Humanitarian Response to Conflict and Disaster, Harvard University, USA, 2019

Certificate in Environmental Protection and Sustainability, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, 2019


Selected Publications:


  1. Birds as Bioindicators of Traditional Weather Forecasting among the Sumi Tribe of Nagaland, India. Asian Journal of Environment & Ecology 7(4): 1-7, 2018; Article no. AJEE.45208 ISSN: 2456-690X
  2. Ethnomedicinal Plants of Sumi Nagas in Zunheboto District, Nagaland, Northeast India. Acta Scientific Pharmaceutical Sciences Volume 2 Issue 8 August 2018
  3. Flora-based Indicators of Traditional Weather Prediction among the Sumi Tribe of Nagaland, Northeast India. Acta Scientific Agriculture (ISSN: 2581-365X) Volume 2 Issue 12 December 2018
  4. Ethno ecological knowledge of the Sumi tribe of Nagaland: Insects as bio-indicators of weather prediction. International Journal of Multidisciplinary and Current Research 2018. ISSN: 2321-3124


Work Experience:

  • Post Doctoral Fellow, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar, (2020 to Present)