Kalyan together with wife Anita founded Grassroots back in 1992. Recognised internationally
as social and environmental entrepreneurs through the Ashoka Network, they are constantly
engaged in the research and development of new technologies and ideas for improving
the lives of mountain communities. Kalyan oversees all areas of work and is particularly
responsible for the Eco-Restoration Efforts in the Gagas river basin and sharing
best practices across the Himalaya through the Partners in Change programme.