Dr. Yashpal Singh

Dr. Yashpal Singh

2/364, Vishal Khand,

Gomti Nagar, Lucknow.

(M) +91 9415084017.

Email- yashpals@rediffmail.com



Chairman, The Wealthy Waste School India

Expert Assessor, Quality Council of India (NABET)

Member, Advisory Committee, ENVIS, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh.

Advisor, Uttar Pradesh Sugar Mills Association (UPSMA, Lucknow

Advisor, All India Distillers Association (AIDA), New Delhi

Advisor, India Pesticides Limited, Lucknow

Free Lance Environmental Counsellor


Member Expert Appraisal Committee, MoEF & CC, Govt. India.

Director, Environment to the Government of Uttar Pradesh

Secretary, State Environmental Appraisal Committee constituted by the Government of India under the E.P. Act of 1986,

State Nodal Officer Climate Change program in U.P.

Member, U.P.State Committee, W.W.F. India

Member Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board

Member, Cess Appellate Authority, U.P

Member, State Ganga River Basin Committee U.P.

Chairman Research Advisory Committee, constituted by the Govt. of U.P.

Expert Assessor, Quality Council of India (NABET)

Principal Advisor, Env. DAS India Pvt. Limited, Lucknow

Advisor, Reliance Cementation, Mumbai

Advisor, Small Tanners Association, Kanpur

Advisor, Alps Industries Pvt. Limited, Ghaziabad

Worked as Director, Environment to the Government of Uttar Pradesh, India, under deputation from the U.P.Pollution Control Board since 2006. Also worked with the U.P. Pollution Control Board from 1980 to 2006 and July 2011 to October 2011. Chief Environment Officer since 1996.
Ph.D. on Biological indicators of water pollution. The Shannon Index of diversity as an indicator of water pollution was worked for the first time in the country on Benthic algal communities.  The Thesis has been published as a Book entitled Algal Indicators of Water Pollution. Post graduate in Plant Sciences.

Visited Netherlands, Germany, France, England, Scotland, Philippines and the United States under various programmes.
The key areas of work experience span over thirty six years in Environment and Ecology including Implementation of Pollution Control Laws, Water and Air Pollution Control Technologies, Water and waste water analysis, Air quality monitoring, Aquatic ecology and taxonomy, Species Diversity, Life Sciences, Environmental Impact Assessments, Climate Change and Clean Development Mechanism, Hazardous waste management, Pollution charges and other economic instruments, Management Development, Administration, Environment Education, Environmental awareness, Guest Faculty lecturing assignments and writings on various facets of Environmental Management, Environmental films.

Also been formally trained in: Waste Water Treatment, Unit Operations and Process from National Environmental Engineering Research Institute, Nagpur, India.

Water Pollution Monitoring and Management, from International Institute for Hydraulics and Environmental Engineering, Delft, Netherlands
Environmental Impact Assessment from Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad.

Clean Development Mechanism from the Administrative Staff College Of India, Hyderabad.

Environmental Management from Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad and The National Environmental Engineering Research Institute, Nagpur
Air Pollution Control Technologies from E.T.S. Inc., Roanoke, VA, U.S.A.
Green productivity from Asian Productivity Organization, Manila, Philippines
Economic Evaluation of Environmental Impacts from the Indira Gandhi Institute for Development Research, Mumbai, India
Economic aspects of Environmental Quality assurance from O.E.C.D., Paris.
Hazardous Waste Treatment and Disposal Facilities from G.T.Z, Bangalore.
Management from the Institute of Management Development, Government of U.P. in
Have also had the opportunity to have authored more than 50 publications on various aspects of ecology, taxonomy, waste management and environment. Currently editing a quarterly Journal “Green”, being published by the Directorate of Environment, U.P.  Presently editing the ENV Das India Newsletter.

Also authoring a web site at wealthywaste.com which deals with important environmental concerns with special emphasis to generating wealth from waste.

Researched, written the Script and Commentary for 05 films on environment and Nature Conservation in addition to directing three films including those on the Asian Elephant, filmed at Corbett, on the role of water on the breeding activities of wetland avian fauna, filmed at Bharatpur and on the natural history and ecology of the Asiatic Lions filmed at the Gir Forest. The films can be viewed at the ‘Srimaacommunications’ Channel at youtube.