Dr. Uma Sharma, M.Sc. and Ph. D. (Environmental Science), Specializes in environment and Sustainable development with over 7 years of experience in research work with tribes of Left wing (Naxal) affected district Narayanpur of the Chhattisgarh State. She has worked with them as a researcher since 2oo6. She is strong advocate of Biodiversity and has presented many research papers of sustainable development and tribal issues at the National seminars. She is Winner of Best environmental conservationist of the year 2013 from International N.G.O. Bioved Society, Allahabad. She is life time member of Vigyan Parisad, Allahabad, Bioved Society Allahabad, Institute of Applied Sciences, Allahabad, Hindustani Academy, Allahabad, Convener of Girls Study Circle of Ram Krishna Math & Mission Allahabad. She is presently working as Asst. Professor Navyug Mahavidyalaya, Madhupur of the district Jaunpur (U.P.), India.