‘My time at IISc allowed me to forge enduring friendships’

Moving from serene Coorg to bustling Bangalore, Ranganayaki Mallur Krishnaswamy forged a career path unusual for women in her time. Born to a renowned veterinary doctor in Coorg in 1948, she finished her schooling in Pollibetta Taluk and later completed a Pre-University Course (PUC) in the small town of Virajpet, Karnataka. Despite the challenges of […]

‘In this Field, Every Day is a New Experience’

Parveen Kaswan is an officer in the Indian Forest Service, currently posted in Jaldapara National Park in West Bengal, home to one of the largest remaining populations of the Indian rhino (also called the greater one-horned rhino). Born in Mirjawali village, in the Hanumangarh district of Rajasthan, his journey to this position was circuitous. He […]