Yogesh studied at Banaras Hindu University. In 1988 Yogesh became a Doctor of Philosophy.
Research fellow Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, 1985-1986, Central Council of Research in Ayurveda and Siddha, New Delhi, India, 1986-1989; research associate Council Scientific and Industrial Research, 1990-1991, University Grants Commission, New Delhi, 1992; scientist South Dakota Arid Forest Research Institute, Jodhpur, India, 1992-1997, scientist Southeast India, since 1998; Editorial board, referee Indian Journal of Environtl. Sciences, Indian Journal of Environtl. Pollution and Ecoplanning, Advances in Plant Sciences, New Agriculturist, Bioved.
Society of Environtl. Scis.
Center for Minor Forest Produce
Kendriya Sachivalaya Hindi Parisad
Thar Gyan Vigyan Parisad
Bioved Research Society
Society of Indian Foresters
Academy of Plant Scis.
The Arid Zone Research Association of India
National Academy of Sci.
Indian Sci. Congress Association
Institution of Chemists
New York Academy Sci.
Southeast Asian NTFP Network
AFRI Scientists Association (vice president 1996-98, president 1999?Co)
1996 - 1998
Banaras Hindu University Alumni Association (executive 1995?Co)
Research Associates Association (executive 1991-92)
1991 - 1992
Association Carbohydrate Chemists and Technologists
United Writer's Association
Yogesh married to Madhuri Pathak on June 14, 1982.