I am an amateur HAM radio enthusiast. I am a member of Angel of the North Amateur Radio Club.
I have obtained UK intermediate license from OfCOM / RSGB.
My HAM call signs are: 2E0IDH (Intermediate), M6PRD (Foundation).
I have been a member of Natural History Society of Northumbria (NHSN).
I am also part of Wildlife Conservation Group (WCG), Bangalore.
These societies work towards raising public awareness on nature, natural history, and conservation.
I have been a part of Bangalore Astronomical Society (BAS), Association of Bangalore Amateur Astronomers (ABAA). We work for the promotion of astronomy as a hobby as well as science.
I was chosen as one of the 'Outreach lead' for the 'Venus Transit' event in June 2012, by Vigyan Prasar, Department of Science & Technology, Government of India.
I organised 2012 & 2013 local editions of NASA's International Space Apps Challenge hackathon in Bangalore.
I have participated in courses on Astronomy and Astrophysics, Radio astronomy, Indian Astronomy and Mathematics conducted at MP Birla Institute of Fundamental Research, Bangalore.