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G.B. Pant National Institute
of
Himalayan Environment & Sustainable Development
formerly known as G.B. Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment & Development


Dr. Harshit Pant

Scientist-B

Group:  Biodiversity Conservation and Management (BCM), Ecosystem Services (ES) & Climate Change (CC)

Theme: Climate Change (CC)

Address: GBPNIHESD, Kosi-Katarmal, Almora, Uttarakhand, India

Phone:  (Code: +91-5962) 241041, 241154(O), Fax: 241014/241150, Moblie +91-9557010986


Qualification

Level

Year

Degree

University

Graduation

2006

B.Sc. (Zoology, Botany, Forestry)

D.S.B. Campus, Kumaun University, Nainital, Uttarakhand, India

Post Graduation

2008

M.Sc. (Forestry)

D.S.B. Campus, Kumaun University, Nainital, Uttarakhand, India

Doctoral

2014

Ph.D. (Forestry :Forest Ecology)

D.S.B. Campus, Kumaun University, Nainital, Uttarakhand, India


Employment

No.

Post

Place

From

To

Duties

1

Scientist

GBPNIHESD, Almora, Uttarakhand, India

23/03/2016

Till date

Research & Development

2
Himalayan Research Associate
GBPNIHESD, Almora, Uttarakhand, India
06.06.2014
22.03.2016
Assessment of Community Forests (Van Panchayts) in Uttarakhand
3
Senior Research Fellow
D.S.B. Campus, Kumaun University, Nainital, Uttarakhand, India
01.01.2013
05.06.2014
Genetic Diversity Assessment of Native MPTs in Uttarakhand
4
Senior Research Fellow
GBPUA&T, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand
June 2012
September 2012
Assessment of Forest Ecosystem Components Along the Altitudinal Gradient in Himalayan Region
5
Junior Research Fellow
GBPUAT, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand
December 2009
July 2010
Development of PBR (People’s Biodiversity Register) for Uttarakhand
6
Teaching personal/ Guest Faculty
D.S.B. Campus, Kumaun University, Nainital, Uttarakhand, India
2008
2014
Teaching Forestry and Environmental Sciences to Masters/ Graduate/ Graduate Honor’s Students

Research and Development – Experience & Expertise

Forest Ecology, Biomass and Carbon Sequestration, Ecosystem and Community Forest Meta-Analysis, Sustainable Mountain Development and Community Participation in Forest Management

Field / Demonstration Projects – Experience & Expertise

Nursery Development, Ecological Assessment, Capacity Building, Livelihood Enhancement and Management Studies
Good Communication and Statistical Skills

Countries Visited

Nepal

Awards & Recognisation



Academic Supervision

 

Doctoral

Post Graduation

Bachelor

Industrial Training

Completed

-

1

-

1

In Progress

-

-

-

-


Research Interests

No.

Broad Subject Area

Specialization

Sector

 1

Plant Science

1. Forest Ecology
2. Conservation Biology

1. Tree Physiology and Adaptation, Ecological Relations and Ecosystem Analysis
2. Plant Resource Conservation/Utilization, and Livelihood Enhancement, Management and Value Chain Development

 2

Networking

R&D Projects Development

Human Resource Development, Statistical Analysis


Extra curricular activities and Other Details:
Research Papers/Articles : 3, Book Chapter: 1
Participation in National and International Conferences/Seminars: 7
Sports : Badminton, Crossword Puzzles, Scrabble