Dr. K. Chandra Sekar | GBPNIHE

Dr. K. Chandra Sekar

Scientist F

,Centre for Biodiversity Conservation & Management

Contact: (0592) 241041(O) Extension :55

Area of Specialization

Plant Taxonomy (High Altitude)

Conservation Biology

Qualification

  • B.Sc. (BCZ) from Manonmanium Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu in 1998.
  • M.Sc. in Botany from Manonmanium Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu in 2000.
  • Ph.D. (Botany) from H.N.B. Garhwal University, Srinagar, Uttarakhand in 2005.
  • M.Phil.(Botany) from Madurai Kamraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu in 2001 .

Expertise

Plant Taxonomy (High Altitude)

Conservation Biology

Work Experience

Scientist

Floristic studies in Kumaon Himalaya

G.B. Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment and Sustainable Development

21/04/2008-Till Date

Preservation Assistant, Grade-I

Floristic survey of Greater Hyderabad

Botanical Survey of India, Deccan Circle, Hyderabad

01/11/2006-20/04/2008

Preservation Assistant, Grade-I

Survey, documentation of Floristic Diversity and maintenance of Botanical Museum

Botanical Survey of India, Western Circle, Pune

16/05/2005-31/10/2006

Senior Research Fellow

Population Assessment of Selected Multipurpose trees and Medicinal Plants in Kumaon Himalaya

G.B. Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment and Sustainable Development

25/06/2004-11/05/2005

Research Fellow

Assessment of Floristic Diversity in Pin Valley National Park, Lahaul-Spiti, Himachal Pradesh

Botanical Survey of India, Dehradun

25/06/2001-24/06/2004

Research Interests

Broad Subject Area Specialization Sector
Botany Plant Taxonomy High Altitude Regions of Western Himalaya
Botany Conservation Biology Kumaun Region of Uttarakhand

Publications

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Extra curricular activities

  • Hobbies:    Reading , Mountaineering
  • Sports:       Football

Dr. K. Chandra Sekar   kcsekar1312@rediffmail.com