Shardul Patil is the co- founder of the ecological architecture and rural community development firm, Design Jatra. His organization closely works with tribals of Palghar district, with natural farmers, with rural development practitioners and with architecture colleges, with an aim to spread awareness about tribal policies and sustainable construction techniques. Apart from this, he loves to travel. He constantly travels through rural Maharashtra and other tribal areas of the country. His ultimate aim is to travel the periphery of the country on foot.