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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. Shyamal Kumar Nandi

Scientist-G

Group Head:  Biotechnological Applications (BTA) & Environmental Physiology (EP)

Address: G.B.P.N.I.H.E.S.D., Kosi-Katarmal, Almora, Uttarakhand, India

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


Qualification

Level

Year

Degree

University

Graduation

1979

B.Sc. (Botany)

Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal

Post Graduation

1983

M.Sc. (Plant Physiology)

G.B.P.U.A.&.T., Pantnagar, Uttarakhand

Doctoral

1988
Ph.D. (Plant Cell Biology)
The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

Employment

No.

Post

Place

From

To

Duties

1

Scientist

G.B.P.I.H.E.D., Almora, Uttarakhand

04/2005

Till date

R&D and Administration

2

Professor & Head

Kumaun University, Nainital, Uttarakhand

09/2004

04/2005

R&D, Teaching and Administration

3

Scientist

G.B.P.I.H.E.D., Almora, Uttarakhand

01/1993

09/2004

R&D and Administration

4
Scientist
I.H.B.T., Palampur, Himachal Pradesh
07/1989
01/1993
R&D
5
Pool Officer
G.B.P.U.A.&.T., Pantnagar, Uttarakhand
11/1988
07/1989
R&D and Teaching

Research and Development – Experience & Expertise

Medicinal & Aromatic Plants, Plantation crops, Forestry and Fodder species with focus on Plant Physiology, Biochemistry and Biotechnology; PI & Co-PI of several completed & on-going external funded (DBT, DST, UCOST) projects; Published over 85 research papers in International & National journals of repute

Field / Demonstration Projects – Experience & Expertise

Medicinal & Aromatic Plants, Plantation crops, Forestry and Fodder species (In various sectors mentioned below)

Countries Visited

Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Singapore, The Netherlands

Awards & Recognisation

Recipient of Junior Fellowship Award (1980-83) by ICAR; Recipient of Australian National University Merit Fellowship (1983-88); Vishisth Vaigyanik Puraskar (1996-97) by MoEF, Government of India, New Delhi; ICFRE Cash Award (1996-97) on Forest Conservation by ICFRE, Dehradun; Ms Rambha Khetwal Nyaas Vishisht Award, Bageshwar (2009); Member of the National Academy of Sciences, India ans several other Professional Socities

Academic Supervision

 

Doctoral

Post Graduation

Bachelor

Industrial Training

Completed

6

2

1

10

In Progress

2

2

-

-


Research Interests

No.

Broad Subject Area

Specialization

Sector

 1

Botany

Plant Physiology & Biochemistry

Plant Growth Substances, Bioprospecting, Ion Uptake

 2

Biotechnology

Plant Tissue Culture

Plant Propagation, Cell Culture

 

 

Plant Molecular Biology

Molecular Markers, Genetic Characterization

Extra curricular activities:
Hobbies: Gardening, Listening to Music
Sports: Cricket, Badminton, Table Tennis & Carom

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