Dr. Paromita Ghosh | GBPNIHE

Dr. Paromita Ghosh

Scientist F

,Centre for Socio-Economic Development

Contact: (0592) 241041(O) Extension :64

Area of Specialization

Plant Science

Soil Science

Qualification

  • B.Sc. Hons.(Botany) from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, U.P. in 1992.
  • M.Sc. in Botany from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, U.P. in 1994.
  • Ph.D. (Botany) from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, U.P. in 1999.
  • Diploma(Export Management) from FICCI, Bangalore in 1997.

Expertise

Soil Microbial Ecology

Soil Nutrient Dynamics

Forest & Grassland Ecology

Restoration Ecology.

Work Experience

Scientist

Research & Development

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

29/08/2005-Till Date

Research Associate

Research & Development

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

15/11/2000-25/08/2005

S.R.F. (GATE)

Research & Development

Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, U.P.

29/09/1996-27/09/1999

J.R.F. (GATE)

Research & Development

Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, U.P.

28/09/1994-27/09/1996

Countries Visited

    Canada    Japan   

Awards / Recognition

JRF and SRF through GATE (UGC) - (1994-1999).

Fast Track Young Scientist, DST, Govt. of India (2005).

Young Scientist award in Botany by UCOST, Uttarakhand S&T (2006).

Alice J. Murphy outstanding achievement award for excellence in Research and Education, ISTE (2007).

Young Soil Conservationist Award-2008, for outstanding contributions in the field of Soil Microbiology conferred by Indian Association of Soil & Water Conservationists.

Bharat Jyoti Award 2012, for meritorious services, outstanding performance and a remarkable role conferred by India International Friendship Society, New Delhi.

Best Poster award, in Agricultural and Forestry Science section at the 100th Indian Science Congress, Kolkata, 3-7th January 2013.

Second prize in the category Oral presentation by Faculty at the National Seminar on Climate Change Education 2015, 18-20 December, 2015, at Uttarakhand Center for Climate Change, Kumaun University, SSJ Campus, Almora, Uttarakhand.

Academic Supervision

  • Status
  • Completed
  • Ongoing
  • Doctoral
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  • Post Graduation
  • M.Tech
    M.Phil
    MSc
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  • Bachelor
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  • Industrial Training
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Research Interests

Broad Subject Area Specialization Sector
Ecology Soil Nutrient Dynamics, Forest Ecology, Soil Microbial Ecology Soil Nutrient Dynamics, Forest Ecology, Soil Microbial Ecology, Restroration Ecology, Carbon Sequestration

Publications

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Skills

Technical Skills
  • Instruments : Kjeldahl digestion and distillation units, double beam spectrophotometer, atomic absorption spectrophotometer, bomb calorimeter, various types of centriifuge, PCR, oven, muffle furnace, fibre extraxtion, pHmeter, colorimeter, phase contrast microscope, basic microbial techniques, media preparation, all basic equipments related to soil and plant analysis.
  • Softwares : MS word, excel, SPSS statistical package, free living soil nematode isolation
Others
  • 1. Organize training and workshops on soil sampling and soil testing , rural livelihood packages like composting, Pine based forest products, poly technology. 2. Extension talks on different aspects of community development and livelihood 3.Participation in fairs, exhibitions and products to create science awareness among various stakeholders.

Extra curricular activities

  • Hobbies:    Singing, Debating, Elocution, Reading Classics and Novels
  • Sports:       Football, Throwball, Badminton, Tennis

Dr. Paromita Ghosh   paroghosh@rediffmail.com     pghosh@gbpihed.nic.in