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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. S. S. Samant

Scientist-F, Scientist In-charge (Himachal Unit)

Address: G.B.P.N.I.H.E.S.D., Himachal Unit, Mohal-Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, India

Phone:  (Code: +91-1902) 260208, 260313 Fax: 260207 Mobile: +91-9816316318


Qualification

Level

Year

Degree

University

Graduation

1982

B.Sc. (ZBC)

Kumaun University, Nainital, Uttarakhand

Post Graduation

1984

M.Sc. (Botany)

Kumaun University, Nainital, Uttarakhand

Doctoral

1988
Ph.D. Ph.D. (Botany)
Kumaun University, Nainital, Uttarakhand

Employment

No.

Post

Place

From

To

Duties

1

Scientist

GBPIHED, Almora, Uttarakhand

11/01/1991

Till date

R&D and Administration


Research and Development – Experience & Expertise

Biodiversity Inventory, Assessment, Valuation, Prioritization, Conservation, Conservation Education/Human Resource Development, Environmental Impact Assessment (Floristic Diversity, Medicinal Plants) and Watershed Management

Field / Demonstration Projects – Experience & Expertise

Biodiversity Conservation, Human Resource Development (Conservation)

Countries Visited

U.K. and Nepal

Awards & Recognisation

Prof. P. N. Mehra Memorial Young Scientist Award (2001), ICFRE, Dehradun Forest Conservation Award (2001-2002), Award of Excellence on Environmental Conservation (2008), First prize in team presentation in the Training Programme at ASCI, Hyderabad (2007), and 2nd prize for paper presentation in the National Seminar, Lucknow (2000).

Academic Supervision

 

Doctoral

Post Graduation

Bachelor

Industrial Training

Completed

7

3

-

-

In Progress

3

-

-


Research Interests

No.

Broad Subject Area

Specialization

Sector

 1

Biodiversity conservation & management

Biodiversity Conservation

Biodiversity

 2

Watershed Management

Biodiversity Conservation

Watershed

 3

Environmental Impact Analysis

Floristic diversity

Biodiversity and EIA

4

Medicinal Plants Conservation

Medicinal Plants

Medicinal Plants


Extra curricular activities:
Hobbies: Reading and Trekking
Sports: Cricket, Badminton and Table Tennis

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