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  1. Conducted one-day workshop, ‘Role of youth and students in biodiversity conservation’ with the NCBS and Forest Department Karnataka.
  2. Active participation in School in Herpetology conducted at Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru (2017).
  3. Conducted workshop in Student Conference in Conservation Science (SCCS), Bengaluru (2015, 2016, 2017).
  4. Conducted workshop in Young Ecologists Talk and Interact (YETI) for three years.
  5. Active participation in state level Maharashtra Sarpmitra Sammelan, Jalgaon (2017).
  6. Participated in the first Paryavaran Sahitya Sammelan, Jalgaon (2017).
  7. As a faculty attended School in Herpetology for consecutive five years (2010 to 2013) – a program sponsored by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.
  8. Attended Conservation Assessment and Management Plan (CAMP) workshops for amphibians and reptiles jointly organised by IUCN and Zoo Outreach Organization, Coimbatore (28 February to 4 March 2011).
  9. Attended a workshop, Amphibian Biodiversity Conservation organised by Durrell Wildlife Trust (UK) and Zoo-outreach Organisation, Coimbatore in Periyar Tiger Reserve, India (2008).
  10. In collaboration with Sahyadri Nisarga Mitra (a local NGO) conducted state level workshop on Conservation of Sea Turtles in Maharashtra (27 February 2005).
  11. In collaboration with Satpura Foundation, Amaravati and Department of Zoology, Amaravati University, Amaravati, Maharashtra conducted a Reptile Training Workshop in Melghat Tiger Reserve for the forest department personnel, students from Amaravati University and few NGO’s in that area. (6-8 February 2004).
  12. National Workshop on Information Technology in Biological Collections. Organised by National Chemical Laboratory, Pune (January 10-11, 2002).
  13. Invited talk to the participants of Refresher Course at Department of Environmental Science, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad (March 2009 to March 2016).
  14. Invited talks at various national and international seminars/conferences at Shivaji University, Mangalore University, Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Sant Gadge Baba Amaravati University, North Orissa University and various colleges.