Welcome to Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University

Department of Rural Technology

HEMVATI NANDAN BAHUGUNA GARHWAL UNIVERSITY

A Central University

Research

Major Areas of Research

  • Sustainable Rural Development
  • Natural Resource Management and Watershed Management
  • Climate Change, Vulnerability  and Adaptation
  • Innovative Technology and Mushroom cultivation

Major Areas for Consultancy Services

  • Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Management Plan
  • Social Impact Assessment

Extension Areas

  • Community Village Survey and Extension
  • Innovative and Appropriate Technology
  • Medicinal and Aromatic plant
  • Environmental awareness

Training Areas

  • Natural Resource Management and Watershed Development and Management
  • Climate Vulnerability Assessment
  • Socio-economic Assessment
  • Environmental Impact Assessment/ Environmental Management Plan

Infrastructural Facilities

  • Departmental library with approx. 2000 books and 04 national journals
  • Seminar hall with capacity of 50 seats
  • One ha area for field experimentation and demonstration
  • Automatic Weather Station (AWS)
  • Soil and Water Conservation Lab
  • Remote Sensing and GIS Lab
  • Mushroom Cultivation and Fruit Preservation Lab
  • Respirable Dust Samplers, Fine Particle sampler, Gaseous Pollutants sampler (Envirotech model) PM 2.5 and PM 10
  • ERDAS & ARCVIEW/ ARC GIS, GIS software

Technical Facilities
Laboratories

  • Soil and Water Analysis Lab
  • RS & GIS lab
  • Mushroom Cultivation/Mushroom Spawn Lab

 Equipments

  • Global Positing System(GPS)
  • Laminar flow
  • Hot Air Oven
  • Autoclave
  • Sieve Shaker
  • Double Distillation Unit 
  • UV - Spectrophotometer
  • Rotary Shaker
  • PH/ORP/Temperature Bench meter /Conductivity/TDS /DO meter
  • Surveying equipments
  • Dacicator
  • ArcGIS /ArcView and ERDAS

Collaborating Departments from University

  • Department of Forestry and Natural Resources
  • Department of Horticulture
  • Department of Geology
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Geography
  • Department of Adult  Continuing Education & Extension

Teaching Aids and Approaches

  • Use of OHPs and LCD for class room teaching
  • Field oriented training
  • Watershed Management Development Projects
  • Farmers’ field demonstration
  • Reputed Non Governmental Organizations
  • Seminars/Workshops and group discussions etc.

Placement of Students

  • In academics as Assistant Professor in Universities/ Private Institutes,
  • In State Govt. Agriculture and Horticulture Departments
  • In NGOs, as young professionals
  • In research, as Project fellow,  RA in National and regional research institutes such as GBPIHD Garhwal Unit, 

 

MAJOR CONSULTANCY PROJECTS

S. No.

Name of Project

Funding Agency

Year

Completed

     

1.

Formulation of EIA and EMP of Kotlibhel hydroelectric project stage – IA Uttarakhand

NHPC

2001-2002

2.

Formulation of EIA and EMP of Kotlibhel hydroelectric projects stage – IB in Uttarakhand

NHPC

2005-2006

4.

Formulation of EIA and EMP of Naitwar-Mori hydroelectric project, District. Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand

SJVNL

2005-2006

 

SEMINARS/SYMPOSIA AND WORKSHOP/TRAINING CONDUCTED

  • “World Environment Day Celebration” on 5 June 2019, Theme Beat Air Pollution. Jointly Organized by Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) and Department of Rural Technology, HNB Garhwal University Srinagar Garhwal, Chauras Campus, Uttarakhand.
  • Convener of Seven days training programme for Raj Mistri (Massanors) on Earthquake Resistant Low-Cost Housing System and Established a Demo unit in the Dept. Of Rural Technology, HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar Garhwal. Sponsored by Disaster Management Unit, , Govt. of Uttarakhand, 2008.
  • National Seminar on Land Use Management and Sustainable Development in U.P. Himalaya, 10- 12, June, 1998.
Last Updated on 31/10/2020