REWARD OF TWO UGC MINOR RESEARCH PROJECTS:

    P.I. of  Projects 
under UGC minor research 
Program.        

 

     1.  [
Xth PLAN].F.
PSJ-010/03-04(ERO){ Project completed}

 

  Title of Project:    SCIENTIFIC
INVESTIGATION ON POT HERBS  [SAG]

                                             
USED BY TRIBALS AND OTHERS IN JHARKHAND –

                                              STATE  
.

 

2. [ XI th 
PLAN] .
F. PSJ-008/09-10(ERO) {Project completed}

           
   
Title of Project:     Scientific investigations of age-old nutrient base of 

                                                   
“Haria” (Rice beer)  to rejuvenate
it as a healthy

                                                    
beverage.
[Project completed]

3. [ XII th 
PLAN] .
F. PSJ-3/13-14(ERO) {Project work is in progress}

           
   
Title of Project:    Scientific investigations of less
known wild roots,

                                                 
tubers and wild Flower eaten as food supplement by

                                                 
ethnic communities in Jharkhand
Scientific

                                                  
investigations of age-old nutrient base of 

                4. CO-P.I.  in several UGC minor projects

              1).    PSJ005/03-04 (ERO) 
dtd.
12 March 2004.         

                 (2).  PSJ 009 /09-10 (ERO)  dtd. 8.10.2009.

 


Guidence of research work: 
Guided a research work for Ph.D  on the topic ‘Study of wild leafy vegetables used by
the Ethnic Communities os Santhal Pargana ,Jharkhand’
 
Reg.No.B/509/10 dtd. 16.6.10.                   

 

 

 

Institutions and places visited  for research /teaching /academic assignment
during the year with period, place and purposes

 


  1. CENTRE OF ADVANCED STUDIES IN PLANT
    PATHOLOGY, G.B. Pant University, Pantnagar,Uttaranchal. From Sept
    19 to Oct 12 1996, For Advance Training Course on  Recent Advances in Biology,
    Epidemology and Management of Diseases of Major Kharif Crops’
    .

 


  1. CENTRAL INSTITUTE OF FRESHWATER
    AQUACULTURE, Bhubneswar, from 22April to 28 April 1997 , For training in Aquatic
    Microbiology in Freshwater Aquaculture.

 


  1. THE UNIVERSITY OF BURDWAN, Burdwan,
    from 21-24 April 1999, for training on Electron Microscopy.

 


  1. THE INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE, Mumbai,
    from 19-20
    th Feb, 2003 for training on Digital Herbarium and
    Digital Data Base preparation [A National Workshop cum Seminar].

 

      5.   a. Orientation Course at Academic
Staff College
, Ranchi  , June
21-July 17 ’93.

            b. Refresher course  at 
ASC, Ranchi in
Env.
Sc.
,Dec. 12-30’ 94.

           
c.
Refresher course  at 
ASC, Ranchi in Botany ,Oct 3-Nov 14 ’97.

           
d.
Refresher course  at 
ASC, Ranchi in Botany ,
Dec. 11 -31 ’98.

           
e.
Refresher course 
at  ASC, Ranchi in
Life science. ,Sept 3-23 ‘ 2007.

     

       6.  BOTANICAL SURVEY OF INDIA, Ciombatore, from 17th to
24
th January  2011

                
for Botanical
Latin Workshop and Latin
language learninig. 
(
A National

                
Workshop
for Taxonomists )

 

      
7. 
National
Botanical Research Institute
,
Lucknow, from 5th to 14th

            December2011 for  Workshop on Methods and Approaches

            
in Plant Sytemetics.

 

       8.
 
BOTANICAL SURVEY OF INDIA, Kolkota, from 11th to 13th
January 
2013

                
for Botanical
Nomenclature course.(A National orkshop for Taxonomists )

 

Details of Publication and Paper presentation:-

      

1. a)
Inclusion of Sag of Chotanagpur as minor forest Produce.

    b) Essential oil extract as minor forest
produce of Chotanagpur from

         Pogostemon benghalensis.

                                         Papers presented at Three
Day  Seminar- cum Workshop on Augmentation
of Collection and Processing of Minor Forest produce
[Abstract published]
organized by  Gramya (A voluntary
organization) and Sponsored by Ministry of Rural Development at Ranchi  on August 23,24 & 25, 1999.

 

*2. Use of Achyranthes aspera as
an alternative to Meetha Soda(Baking Soda}.

            Paper published in Bio-Science
Research Bulletin,
Vol.16.No.2 ,2000 .

 

*3.  A checklist of some leafy vegetables
used by tribals in and around Ranchi.

                            Paper published in Zoos’
Print Journal,
Vol.16 , March 2001.

 

*4.
 A study on management and prevention of
malaria by herbs in Jharkhand.

     Paper published in Bulletin of Pure and
applied Sciences
,Vol.20A,No.2,2001.

 

*5. ‘Koraya’
Aushadhi hi nahin jeevan yapan ka sadhan bhee.

     Paper
published in  Chotanagpur Horticulture,Vol.20.No.
1-4, December, 2003

      pp. 32.

 

*6.  Medico-nutritional value of ‘Sag’ utilized by
Tribals and other Indigenous

      people 
of Panch Pargana area of Jharkhand.

      Paper produced in Silver jubilee
Symposium on Ethnobotany in

      New
Millennium organized by
National
Botanical Research Institute
, 

      Lucknow  On Jan. 12-14 ,2006.

 

7.  The Prospective use of Tribal
traditional knowledge in eradication of harmful

      Insects and Predator fishes from Fish
ponds
.

                          Paper
presented at  National Seminar on
the impact of Pollutants

      On Fishes and other Aquqtic life in
different water bodies
organized by Dept. 

      of 
Zoology , Jamshed
Pur Co-operative  College,Jamshed
Pur on 5
th –6th Feb.,06.

 

8.  A Traditional way of Fishing by Plants
around Dasam and Hundru falls in

      Jharkhand. 

                          Paper presented at National Conference on Recent Advances in

     Environmental Biotechnology for Forest and Bio-Diversity Management

     Organized by Ranchi Woman’s college ,Ranchi on 7-8 March, 2006.

 

9.
“Jeevantee”  A prospective golden crop
.

                          Paper presented at National
Seminar
on importance of Medicinal

       Plants Cultivation in promoting rural
Economy and supporting Rural Health Care

       System. Organised by Society for
Environment & Social Awareness,

       Jharkhand.on 11-12 March ,2006.

 

*10.  Study of some plants used as repllents
to some insects and animals in

       Jharkhand.

                            Paper
published in  Biospectra:Vol
I(I),Sept.2006,pp.123-126.

 

*11. An indignous way of mangement
of rat population by Bhelwa seed oil

      treatment in and around  Silli, Jharkhand state ,India.

                            Paper published in  Biospectra:2(1),Mar.2007,pp.139-141.

 

*12.Some water loving plants sold
as pot-herb (Sag) in the villge markets of Ranchi

      district.

                              Paper
published in  Biospectra:2(1),Mar.2007,pp.185-186.

 

*13. Some lessknown ‘Sag’ utilized
by the tribals and othersof PanchPargana area

      of  Jharkhand.

                                 Paper published in  Ethnobotany vol. 19., 2007, pp.
62-66.

 

14. A
study of endangered plants of ‘Gorkha Hill’ in the Ormanghi block of

      Jharkhand  and reasons behind it.

      Paper presented at International
Symposium
on Recent Advances in

      Contemporary Biology,Environmental Issues
and Sustainable Devlopment

      Organized by S.K.M.University ,Dumka
,Jharkhand on 29-30 September 2007.

 

*15.Identification and medicinal
value of some potherbs sold in dry form in hatts of

      Ranchi,Jharkhand, India.

                                    Paper
published in  Biospectra:2(2),Sept.2007,pp.
293-296.

 

*16. A study of endangered plants
of ‘Gorkha Hill’ in the Ormanghi block of

      Jharkhand .

                                      Paper published in  Biospectra:2(2),Sept.2007,pp. 347-349.

 

*17. Medicinal value
of some potherbs (Sag) consumed on the different auspicious

      occasions in Panch Pargana area of
Jharkhand.

                                      Paper published
in  Biospectra:3(1),Mar.2008,pp153-158.

 

18. Jharkhand  rajya ke Janjatiya chetron mein  matsya pragrahan hetu takniki

      gyan awon  padpiya nischetakon per ek adhyayan.

      Paper
presented at Rashtrya Sangoshthi on Machuara kendrit Matsya sansadhan

      Prabandhan.

                       Organized
by  Kendrya Matsyaki sikcha sansthan
,Barsova, Mumbai  

      and Birsa 
Krishi Viswavidyalya, Ranchi,Jharkhand on 11-12 April, 2008.

 

19.
Probable impact of Global warming on Plant biodiversity in Jharkhand.

      Paper presented at National Seminar
on Effects and Measures of Global

      Warming organized by Ramgarh College
,Ramgarh,Jharkhand on

      12-13 June, 2008.

 

 *20. A purview of odoriferous plants found around
Itchagarh hills in Ormanjhi

       block 
of Jharkhand.

                                   Paper published in  Ethnobotany  Vol.20’2008. pp.135-137.

 

*21. 
Probable impact of Global warming on Plant biodiversity in
Jharkhand.

                                   Paper published
in  Biospectra : 4(1),Mar.2009,pp.121-122.

 

 22. Study of some endangered plants
around ‘Zeeling Buru’ in the Murhu block of

       Jharkhand .

       Paper
presented at International Conference on Recent Trends in Life science

       Research vis-a vis Natural Resource Management,
Sustainable Devlopment

       and Human welfare organized by Vinoba Bhave
University,Hazaribag,

       Jharkhand on 27-29 June 2009.

 

23.  An ethno-zoological study of an
indigenous practice of Epilepsy-treatment by

       insectan medicines in the villges of
Angara block in Jharkhand.

        Paper presented at International Conference
on Recent Trends in Life science

       Research vis-a vis Natural Resource
Management, Sustainable Devlopment

       and Human welfare organized by Vinoba Bhave University,Hazaribag,

       Jharkhand on 27-29 June 2009.

 

*24. An insight in
to the ethnozoology of Panch Pargana area of Jharkhand, India.

                                       Paper
published in Journal  of Threatened
Taxa
(an online  

                                          Journal)  Vol.1(8) pp. 441-443.

 

25.  Traditional agro-management of rat
problem through Bhelwa oil in

       Panch Pargana area of Jharkhand.

       Paper presented at National Conference
on Plant Sciences:Diversity,Products

       & Environmental planning organized
by Marwari College ,Ranchi
,Jharkhand

        on 11-12 October, 2009.

 

*26. Identification of the adulterant plants being used ignorantly in rice

        
beer(Handia) making in
Jharkhand
.

                                        Paper published in  Biospectra : 5(2),Sept.2010,pp.
447-480.

 

*27.  Acheck list of some wild leafy vegetables
sold in the vegetable market in

        Dumka  town of Jharkhand.

                                      Paper
published in  Biospectra :
5(2),Sept.2010,pp. 473-476.

          

28.  Documentation of some plants with potent
nutritive properties used in Rice

         Beer 
(Handia) in Jharkhand
.

          Paper presented at 3rd  International Conference on
Bio-Resource

          Development & natural Resource
management for community upliftment.”at

          KGVK ,Gurukul Campus Rukka organized
by International Consortium of 

          contemporary Biologists,MSET,Ranchi
from 13
th -15th December 2010.

 

*29.  
Ethno botanical studies on some mosquito repellent herbs used by
tribals of

           Jharkhand to protect them from
Malaria.  

                                       Paper published in  Ethnobotany
vol. 22., 2010, pp 118-120.

 

30.  Survey and documentation of some mosquito
repellent plants used by tribes of  

        Jharkhand to protect
themselves from Malaria.

           Paper presented at National
Conference on
“The Exploration, Protection

           and Conservation of Biodiversity and
Traditional Knowledge” held on 4-5

           February,2011 organised by Department of
Botany, Gour Mahavidyalaya,

           Malda,  West Bengal.     

 

*31.  Investigation
of the mosquito repelling property of
Plectranthus-

         mollis
(Aiton)Spreng.

                                       Paper
published in  Biospectra :
6(1)March,2011,pp. 77-78.

 

*32. 
A report about the Sags (leaves) sold in dried form from the village
Haats

          around Dumka town.

                                     Paper published
in  Biospectra :
6(1)March,2011,pp. 189-192.

 

*33.  A
check list of medicinal plants used in making Rice beer (Handia) in

         Jharkhand.

                                       Paper published
in  Biospectra :
6(2),Sept.2011,pp. 185190.

 

*34. 
Documentation of some wild
flowers used as food supplement by the tribal

         and
others in Jharkhand
.

                                        Paper published
in  Biospectra :
6(2),Sept.2011,pp. 199202.

 

*35. 
Potential of some wild leafy
vegetables as natural source for

         supplementation of micronutrients in
vegetarian diets of Jharkhand area.

                                        Paper published
in  Biospectra :
6(2),Sept.2011,pp. 185190.
  

 

 *36.    A study of endangered plants of Itchagarh
Hill in the Ormanjhi block of

            Ranchi District in Jharkhand, India.

                                              Paper published in online journal  ZOO’s PRINT,

                                                     
Volume XXVI, Number 10,
 October 2011 ,p.p. 25-27.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

 

 

*37.   
Potential of some wild leafy vegetables as natural source for

           supplementation
of micronutrients in vegetarian diets of Santhal Pargana

           area of Jharkhand.

                                                 Paper published in online journal’ Indian
Journal

                                                     
Fundamental and Applied Life Science
,

                                                    
             Volume 2(3) July-Sept.2012 ,p.p. 65-67.
       

                                                                                                                      

38. The diversity of most often
encountered spiders in dense forest of Itchagarh hill.
      
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

                  Paper presented at National
Conference on
“Current scenario of biodiversity

            in India” held on 30 -31 January, 2013 organised by
Department of Botany 

            Dr. Baba sahib
Ambedkar Marathwada University ,
Aurangabad, 

            Maharashtra.

 

*39.  Study of leafy vegetables supplemented to malnutrition among tribals
in 

          Jharkhand.

            Paper published in  Ethnobotany
vol. 25., 2013, pp 135-138.

    

    
* 40
.  Stylosanthes
viscosa
SW. (FABACEAE): A NEW RECORD FOR INDIA

                Paper published in  Indian Journal of Plant Sciences ISSN: 23193824(Online) 
2014 Vol.3 (1) January-March,
  pp.82-85.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

                       

41.   Co-author in a regular Column “JANKARI
on Medicinal Plants used by Tribals

        of
Chotanagpur in the Fortnightly Magazine ‘JHARKHAND TODAY’ till

        2003. 
 

42.
Column writer in a regular Column “Green and Wild” on local flora and

       fauna
of  Jharkhand in the National newspaper “
The Telegraph” from year 

       2004 to 2006.

 

43. Many
articles published in magazines and News papers on Medicinal plants and

        animals till date.

 


 

                

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complex

                                                  
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