|Political and Related Activities: General Secretary, University Teacher`s Association, Allahabad, 1971-73; President, University Teachers`Assocation, Allahabad., 1987-90; Firm believer in the Concept of sustainable consumption; spiritual and human values of Indian Culture; vigorously undertook the campaign against foreign infiltrators and the ISI; a strong advocate of a modern, strong nuclear and `debt free India`; was Incharge of Youth Wing of B.J.S. arrested, in 1948 for offering Satyagraha for removing ban on R.S.S. and later participated in several B.J.S. movements and jailed several times; participated in J.P. movement as incharge of youths in U.P.; detained under M.I.S.A. during Emergency from 26 June 1975 to March 1977; opposed vigorously the transfer of Teen Bigha to Bangladesh, as President of B.J.P. undertook Ekta Yatra from Kanyakumari to Srinagar highlight the Pakistan engineered terrorism in Kashmir and hoisted National Flag at Lal Chowk, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir on the Republic Day, 1992.
Participation in International Conferences: Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Conference in 1977 and 1991; (i) The European Hindu Conference held at Frankfurt, Germany, 1991; (ii) International Youth Conference held at Chicago in 1993 to mark 100th Anniversary of Swami Vivekanand’s Address to the Parliament of Religions; (iii) International Seminar on Science and Religion held at Washington in 1993; (iv) Vishwa Hindu Mahasangh Conference at Varanasi in 1993; (v) World Hindu Conference in Durban, South Africa in 1995; (vi) Global Vision 2000 International Conference held in U.S.A.; (vii) European Science Congress, 2002; (viii) European Research Council at Brussels in 2002 and (ix) Commonwealth Science Council Ministerial Gathering, South Africa, June, 2002; (x) UNESCO Conference on Education for All – Nepal All- Nigeria addressed Commonwealth Science Council Ministerial Gathering at South Africa, 2002; (xi) UNESCO Sponsored International Conference on `Dialogue Among Civilizations` held at Delhi in 2003; (xii) UNESCO Conference on ‘Education for All – 2003’ held at New Delhi; (xiii) Third World Academy Conference, New Delhi; (xiv) Climate Change Conference, New Delhi; (xv) International Conference on Mapping, Bangkok and London; representedIndia at Global Dharma Conference at New Jersey, USA in 2003 to mark the 100th anniversary of the Mahasamadhi of Swami Vivekananda; represented India at the UNESCO Conference held in China, Paris and Egypt (Bioethics); (xvi) International Conference on “Sanskrit in Asia: Unity in Diversity” held at Bangkok (Thailand) on 23rd June, 2005; (xvii) International Conference on “Dialogue of Cultures and Civilizations in the Global World” held at St. Petersburg on 24-25 May, 2007; (xviii) Member of Indian Parliamentary Delegation to Copenhagen Conference on Climate Change 2009; (xix) Participated in the 10th International Likhachov Scientific Conference on “Dialogue of Cultures and Partnership of Civilizations: The Making of Global Culture” held at St. Petersburg on May 13-14, 2010. Included to the Conference organising Committee as an honorary member.
Delivered lectures on, (i) Science and Religion in Frankfurt, Germany, 1991; (ii) Science and Indian Philosophy, Durban, 1995; (iii) Cultural Policies for Development at the International Governmental Conference, Stockholm, 1998 (his address was read); (iv) Second Parliament of Science, Religion and Philosophy at the World Philosopher Meet on Science, Spirituality and Development, Geneva, 1998; (v) 8th Bose-Einstein Lecture on Science, Technology and Environment in 1998; (vi) Sustainable Consumption at Bonn University, Germany 2000; St. Petersburg, 2000; Brazil Academy of Science, Rio-de-Janerio, 2000-2001; (vii) UNESCO Conference, Paris; and (viii) World Conference on Science at Budapest, Germany, led Indian delegation to, (a) G-77 Conference, Cuba; (b) UN Conference on Women, UNO; and (c) UN Summit on Children, New York, 2002.
Awards and Honours: Awarded (i) Jawaharlal Nehru Award by the Indian Science Conference, 1999; (ii) Nicolay Rerikh Medal for his contribution in the sphere of Ecology by the International Academy of Ecology, Man and Nature Protection Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia; (iii) National Citizens Award India, 2001; (iv) Friendship Medal by the President of Mongolia in July, 2002 for his contribution towards development of relationship between India and Mongolia; and (v) Life Time Award by the Indian Science Congress, 2004; Conferred (i) Degree of D.Sc. (Honoris Causa) by the Universities of Kanpur, Gorakhpur, Banaras and Kurukshetra and (ii) Degree of Mahamahopadhyay (Honoris Causa) by Tirupati Sanskrit Vidyapeetha (Deemed University) and by Sampuranand Sanskrit Vidyapeetha; Fellow, Vigyan Parishad and honoured by the National Academy of Science (India) as an external fellow; elected fellow of Russian National Academy of Natural Sciences in 2001; elected as Honorary Academician on Ecology Section by International Academy of Ecology, Man and Nature Protection Sciences, Russian Federation; Convenor, Forum of Parliamentarians on TRIPPS and GATT; his main interest is the study of ‘science and universal consciousness’, integral humanism and issues related to sustainable consumption, and idea which has become a live issue globally; Best Parliamentarian Award (Lok Sabha) for the year 2009.