Welcome to Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University

Department of Zoology

                                                           हेमवती नंदन बहुगुणा गढ़वाल विश्वविद्यालय(केंद्रीय विश्वविद्यालय)

                                           HEMVATI NANDAN BAHUGUNA GARHWAL UNIVERSITY( A Central University )

About Department

About the Department


Department Name: Department of Zoology


Introduction : This is a Post-Graduate department which has national recognition for its research activities in the field of Fisheries science and wildlife biology. Teaching is done in a very scientific manner with the help of smart class, LCD projectors, Overhead projectors, CCTV system and computer soft-wares. Students are enriched with holistic approach of education by imparting knowledge on life skills and   personality   development, environmental education and climate change implications, culture and moral values and indian traditional knowledge system. Regular educational field visits give an opportunity to student for getting hands on knowledge about the subject. Celebrations of Earth day, Himalaya Divas, Environment Day, wildlife week, Aids Day and organising educational and cultural programs are best practices of the department.

Distinctive Alumni of the Department:

  1. Dr Rajendra Dobhal, FNASc (Director General UCOST, Dehradun)

He passed his B Sc from BGR Campus Pauri. He had a distinct privilege to occupy the positions like CMD, NRDC, Director USERC, Director USAC, Senior Scientific Advisor Uttarakhand Biotechnology Board and Chairman of Sustainable development Forum, Uttarakhand. Dr Dobhal is an Intellectual Property professional trained from DST, GOI, Washington University, USA,etc. He is recipient of International Commonwealth Youth Silver Award, 2008 Mail: dg@ucost.in

  1. Sri Mahant Devendra Das (Darbar Sri Guru Ram Rai Ji Maharaj, Chairman, SGRR Education Mission Dehradun)

He passed his graduation in Zoology from BGR Campus Pauri Garhwal.He showed an ample commitment to work towards creating a vibrant future of SGRR Institution.Under his able chairmanship, the institution is running a medical college , SGRRITS and a state university.

e mail: info@sgrrits.org website: www.sgrr.its

  1. Dr Kumkum rautela (Director, Higher Education, Govt of Uttarakhand)

She was awarded degree of Doctor of Philosophy under the supervision of Prof A K Dobriyal from BGR Campus Pauri Garhwal. She has worked on Reproductive biology of some hillstream fishes and is an author of an international referred maturity index in fishes, “Dobriyal Index” kumkumrautela@gmail.com

  1. Prof R S Chauhan (Dean School of Aquaculture and Fisheries, GBPUAT, Pantnagar.)

He was awarded D Phil degree in regular mode under supervision of Prof S K Malhotra from BGR Campus Pauri Garhwal. He also worked as Director, Fisheries, Govt of Uttarakhand. His basic research work is on fish parasitology, later he switched over to fish culture and management Mail: rikhichauhan@rediffmail.com

  1. Prof S K Malhotra (Retired Professor and Head of Zoology Department, Allahabad University)

He did his D Sc from BGR Campus Pauri. Prof Malhotra is a well known Fish Parasitologist of India. Prof Malhotra is recipient of Golden Globe Award 2014, International Society of Biodiversity conservation Gold Medal award, 2012. He is Fellow of Helminthological Society of India.He is UGC Career Awardee, 1990 Mail: sandyversity@gmail.com

  1. Dr. Neeraj Kumar (Professor & Head Zoology Department, Meerut College, Meerut.)

He was awarded degree of Doctor of Philosophy under the supervision of Prof A K Dobriyal from BGR Campus Pauri Garhwal. Also worked as Assistant Professor in BGR Campus. He has worked on Diversity of Macro-zoobenthos and Limnology of various small stream in Garhwal region and has a good publications to his credit Mail: kumarn.inde@gmail.com

  1. Prof. K S Negi (Ex Deputy Director Uttarakhand Higher Education, Principal, Government PG College, Khanpur, Haridwar, Uttarakhand)

He was awarded degree of Doctor of Philosophy under the supervision of Prof A K Dobriyal from BGR Campus Pauri Garhwal. He has worked on Fish Biology and Limnology of River Mandakini and has a good publications to his credit mail ksnegi@gmail.com

  1. Dr Ashish Thapliyal (Professor of Biotechnology, Graphic Era University Dehradun)

He graduated from BGR Campus, Pauri Garhwal and now working as Professor and Head of Biotechnology Department in Graphic Era University, Dehradun. He guided several students for Ph D and is an authorith in the field of Biotechnology. He is also working as Trainer and volunteer “Save the girl child” for awareness campaign under PCPNDT Act Govt of Uttarakhand.



Last Updated on 13/03/2023