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Department of Zoology

HEMVATI NANDAN BAHUGUNA GARHWAL UNIVERSITY

A Central University

Research

Research

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Seminars / Workshops organized in the Department POST GRADUATE STUDENTS’ SEMINARS ORGANISED EACH YEAR AIDS AWARENESS SEMINAR ORGANISED EACH YEAR IN DECEMBER WILD LIFE WEEK CELEBRATED EACH YEAR IN OCTOBER

Research Projects Completed

  • Prof Dobriyal worked as Scientist Incharge in All India coordinated Ganga Basin project during 1984-85.
  • Ecological studies on the Ecology and productivity of river Nayar - DST Govt of India ( 1988-92) PI Dr. A K Dobriyal)
  • Ecology of limnofauna in the small streams and their importance to the village life in Garhwal Himalaya. UGC-(1988-91)PI Dr. A K Dobriyal
  • Conservation of Cheer pheasant in Garhwal Himalaya: Current status, distribution. Habitat ecology and behaviour. M O En. Project No 14/14/99/-ERS (2001-04)- PI Dr. M S Bisht,.
  • A study on Avifauna of Garhwal Himalaya: Distribution pattern and Bird vegetation associoation. UGC Project No 3/159- S2 (2001-04)- PI Dr. M S Bisht,

Research Projects ongoing in the Department

  • Study on Bird fauna of Habitats established with invasive vegetation in Garhwal Himalaya ( GBPIHED, Kosi, Almora- PI-Dr M S Bisht.
  • Management of Chukar Partidge ( U-COST)- PI Dr M S Bisht
  • Study on feeding ecology of Cheer pheasant. (UGC) PI Dr M S Bisht

Research achievements

Prof. A K Dobriyal – SPECIALIZATION- FISH BIOLOGY, AQUATIC BIODIVERSITY, BIOTECHNOLOGY
  • 148 Research papers are published in the National and International journals on Fish biology, limnology and aquatic biodiversity
  • 15 Research scholars have been awarded D.Phil. Degree of HNB Garhwal University under his supervision and 6 others are working for PhD Degree
  • Prof. Dobriyal has research collaboration with NBFGR, Lucknow,Agricultural University, Pantnagar and SBS Institute of Technology, Balawala, Dehradun.
  • A new index “Dobriyal Index” has been developed by him for the determination of sexual maturity in fish. Details are already available on internet in the “Dictionary of Ichthyology
  • Research experience of 31 years
Dr. M. S. Bisht SPECIALIZATION- AVIAN BIOLOGY AND BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION
    • Over 60 Research papers are published in the National and International journals on Reproductive biology and Biology of Pheasants.
    • 6 Research scholars have been awarded D.Phil. Degree of HNB Garhwal University and 1 M.Phil. degree of CDLU Sirsa, Haryana under hissupervision. Currently 3 scholars are working for D.Phil. Degree
    • Research experience of 25 years
  • Dr. C B Kotnala SPECIALIZATION- AQUATIC ECOLOGY
    • 19 Research papers are published in the National and International journals.

 

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Prof. A K Dobriyalhas following achievements in his academic career

  • Young scientist awardee (asian fisheries society, Indian branch)- 1987
  • Group exchange awardee (rotary foundation, usa)- 1993
  • scientist of the year awrdee (national environmental science academy)- 2002
  • Fellow of zoological society of india(1989)
  • fellow of society of biosciences india(1995)
  • fellow of inland fisheries society of india (2003-5)
  • ASEA Fisheries AWARD winner- 2006.
  • Fellow of Indian Academy of Environmental Sciences- 2005
  • Fellow of Action for Sustainable, Efficacious Development and Awareness,India.2006
  • Fellow of Applied and Natural Science Foundation, 2010
  • Paul Harris Fellow (Rotary Foundation)-2010
Last Updated on 14/02/2020