About Author

Dr. Sarika P (Admission No.14-PGDOH-0027) graduated in veterinary sciences from the College of Veterinary and Aninal Sciences, Mannuthy, Thrissur in the year 1995 and presently working in Animal Husbandry Department of Kerala state in 1996. Apart from being a clinician she holds her interest in extension activities and administrative work. Her keen topic of interest is to assure environmental health and holds herself to be responsible in attaining the aim. She has chosen to conduct a study on the Impact of chinaclay mining of Madayipara hill on the environment of Madayi. The work intends to find out the impact the mining process has on the biodiversity and health of man in the area. By understanding the impacts the study aims to apply the principles of one health concept to tackle the issue. The study is being conducted under the guidance of Dr. Anil K.S.Prof and Head, University Livestockfarm and Fodder research & Development Scheme,Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Mannuthy, Thrissur and would be co-guided by Dr Jaffar Palot, Assistant Zoologist, Zoological Survey of India, Western ghats Regional centre, Calicut.