Dr. Harshit Pant | GBPNIHE

Dr. Harshit Pant

Scientist C

,Centre for Socio-Economic Development

Contact: (0592) 241041(O) Extension :85

Area of Specialization

Forest Ecology and Community Based Forest Management

Rural Skill Development

Qualification

  • Graduation in B.Sc.(Zoology, Botany, Forestry) from D.S.B. Campus, Kumaun University, Nainital, Uttarakhand in 2006
  • Post-Graduation in M.Sc. (Forestry) D.S.B. Campus, Kumaun University, Nainital, Uttarakhand in 2008.
  • Doctorate in Ph.D. (Forestry :Forest Ecology) from D.S.B. Campus, Kumaun University, Nainital, Uttarakhand in 2014.

Expertise

Forest Ecology

Forest management and Climate Change

Community based forest management

Work Experience

Scientist-C

R&D in Socio-Ecological Aspects

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

23/03/2016-Till Date

Himalayan Research Associate

Assessment of Community Forest

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

06/06/2014-22/03/2016

Senior Research Fellow

Genetic Diversity Assessment

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

01/01/2013-05/06/2014

Senior Research Fellow

Assessment of Forest Ecosystem Components

GBPUAT, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand

June 2012-Sep 2012

Junior Research Fellow

Development of PBR

GBPUAT, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand

Dec 2009-July 2010

Teaching Personnel

Forestry and Environmental Sciences

GBPUAT, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand

2008-2014

Countries Visited

    Bhutan    Nepal   

Awards / Recognition

Lifetime member of Indian Science Congress Association (L34335)

Academic Supervision

  • Status
  • Completed
  • Ongoing
  • Doctoral
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  • -
  • Post Graduation
  • M.Tech
    M.Phil
    MSc
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    -
    03
  • -
    -
    -
  • Bachelor
  • 01
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  • Industrial Training
  • -
  • -

Research Interests

Broad Subject Area Specialization Sector
Forest Ecology Forest management, Ecosystem services, Forest ecology, biomass and carbon sequestration, ecosystem and community forest meta-analysis. Rural
Climate Change Perception based analysis, sustainable mountain development. Rural
Socio-ecology Community based low cost interventions, community participation in forest management. Rural

Publications

Sl.No. Category Numbers
Peer Reviewed Papers 9
Paper in Book chapter 4
Popular article 10
Technical Manuals 3
Monographs 1
Policy Papers 5
Books 1
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Skills

Technical Skills
  • Instruments : GPS, Inclinometer, Densiometer and forestry instruments,CHNS etc.
  • Softwares : GPS, SPSS, STASTSTICA
Others
  • Forest Ecological assessment, Rural technological skills, Nursery development, Capacity building and Livelihood enhancement and management studies. Good communication and statistical skills.

Extra curricular activities

  • Hobbies:    Reading , Photography, Adventure sports
  • Sports:       Scrabble.

Dr. Harshit Pant   drharshitpant@gmail.com     harshit.pantj@gbpihed.nic.in