BHARAT KI TITLIYAN: A PROJECT TO STANDARDISE HINDI NAMES OF INDIAN BUTTERFLIES

This page will provide a working list of standardised Hindi names of Indian butterflies, with the aim of popularising butterflies in native Indian languages. Your inputs, suggestions and recommendations will be very welcome by email once the working list is made available later in 2023. The current working group of the project includes:

Mr. Divakar Thombre (Secretary, National Butterfly Club, Mumbai; and Member, Butterfly Naming Committee, Biodiversity Board, Maharashtra Govt.)

Mr. Ratindra Pandey (Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh Tourism)

Mr. Rupak Dey, IFS (Uttar Pradesh Forest Department (Retired PCCF and HoFF), Lucknow)

Ms. Dhara Thakkar

Mr. Anand Pendharkar (SROUTS, Mumbai)

Mr. Rahul Kala (Dehra Dun)

Mr. Sanjay Sondhi (Trustee, Titli Trust, Dehra Dun)

Mr. Manish Kumar

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Dr. Raju Kasambe (Assistant Director - Education, Bombay Natural History Society, Mumbai; and Member, Butterfly Naming Committee, Biodiversity Board, Maharashtra Govt., Mumbai)

Dr. Krushnamegh Kunte (Associate Professor, National Centre for Biological Sciences - TIFR; and Trustee, Indian Foundation for Butterflies Trust, Bengaluru)

Please email us if you wish to join the core working group of this project.

 

Page citation

Anonymous. 2024. BHARAT KI TITLIYAN: A PROJECT TO STANDARDISE HINDI NAMES OF INDIAN BUTTERFLIES . In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 4.12. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.