Dr. Amulya Ratan Jena completed his M.Sc. in Botany from the than pioneer Institute of Orissa Ravenshaw College, Cuttack. He did his Ph.D. from Sambalpur University in Life Sciences on the topic “Replication Bending Pattern of Chromosomes in some Indian Birds." His interest areas includes sustainable Environmental Science ,Biology and birds. He is one of the key members of IRNet promoting research among the young talents across the country.