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Chicago, IL, 60659
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15 to 25 lakhs per annum in Indian currency
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May 21, 2020

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CURRICULUM VITAE

RESEARCH INTEREST

Community ecology aspects of Himalayan and other alpines across the globe, krumholtz zones and treeline ecosystems.

Soil biological (Physical, Chemical and Biological) attributes for tackling pollution and bioremediation.

Decomposition/degradation pattern analysis of soil and various pollutants.

Biodiversity exploration and conservation of ecological indicators.

WORK AT PRESENT ENGAGED IN

Presently working as Assistant Professor – Microbiology (B. Sc.), SSDPC Girl’s Degree College, Opp. Nehru Stadium, Roorkee-247667, Uttarakhand, India.

Earlier worked as Head, Tissue Culture Division/Teaching-cum-Research Personnel (Ecology), College of Forestry and Hill Agriculture, Uttarakhand University of Horticulture and Forestry (UUHF), Ranichauri-249199, Tehri Garhwal, Uttarakhand, India

Taught B.Sc. Forestry degree students and developed tissue culture techniques of three horticultural crops viz., Begonia tuberosa, Gentiana kurrooa and Gerberra sps.

Earlier worked as Head, Natural Resource Management/Teaching-cum-Research Personnel (Elementary Biology), College of Horticulture and Hill Agriculture, Uttarakhand University of Horticulture and Forestry (UUHF), Bharsar, Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand, India

Taught B.Sc. Horticulture degree students and developed the basic soil structure data of different terrains in the college campus.

Submitted four research and development proposals to Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Department of Science and Technology (DST) and Ministry of Science and Technology (MST) and State Medicinal Plants Board (SMPB) entitled:

PRODUCTION ASSESSMENT, DECOMPOSITION PATTERNS AND NUTRIENTS CYCLING OF A TREELINE ECOSYSTEM IN NORTH-WEST HIMALAYA, Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India (BIOTECHNOLOGY CAREER ADVANCEMENT AND RE-ORIENTATION PROGRAMME FOR WOMEN SCIENTISTS).

AN ATTEMPT TO BUILD UP WOMEN ENTREPRENUERSHIP IN NORTH JHANDICHAURE, KOTDWARA, UTTARAKHAND, INDIA. Ministry of Science & Technology, Department of Science & Technology (Swarna-Jayanti Fellowships 2010-11).

TO DEVELOP STATE LEVEL MEDICINAL PLANT CONSERVATION AND SUSTAINABLE USE STRATEGIES IN UTTARAKHAND. (SMPB, Uttarakhand, India, Study-01, 2010).

TO IDENTIFY MEDICINAL AND AROMATIC PLANTS (MAPS) SUITABLE FOR CULTIVATION AND INCLUSION IN AFFORESTATION AND INCOME GENERATION PROGRAMMES IN THE STATE OF UTTARAKHAND. (SMPB, Uttarakhand, India, Study-05, 2010).

ADMINISTRATIVE SKILLS

Served as Assistant Registrar at College of Horticulture and Hill Agriculture, Uttarakhand University of Horticulture and Forestry (UUHF), Bharsar, Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand, India for the academic session 2012-2013.

Served as Warden (Girl’s hostel) at College of Horticulture and Hill Agriculture, Uttarakhand University of Horticulture and Forestry (UUHF), Bharsar, Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand, India for the academic session 2012-2013.

Served as OIC of various departments at College of Horticulture and Hill Agriculture, Uttarakhand University of Horticulture and Forestry (UUHF), Bharsar, Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand, India for the academic session 2012-2013.

Served as Head, Tissue Culture Division/Teaching-cum-Research Personnel (Ecology), College of Forestry and Hill Agriculture, Uttarakhand University of Horticulture and Forestry (UUHF), Ranichauri-249199, Tehri Garhwal, Uttarakhand, India.

PERSONAL MINUTIAE

Father’s name Mr. B. S. Rawat

Mother’s name Ms. Parvati Rawat

Date of Birth 25th November 1978

Sex Female

Marital Status Married

Nationality Indian

Mailing address W/O Dr. Vikram V. Dabhade

Deptt. Of Metallurgical and Material Science

IIT Roorkee-247667, Uttarakhand, India

EDUCATIONAL CREDENTIALS

D. Phil. in Ecology (Science): 2010, HAPPRC, HNB Garhwal University Srinagar (A Central University), Srinagar Garhwal-246174, Uttarakhand, India.

M. Phil.: 2004 (Environmental Plant Physiology)–HAPPRC, HNB Garhwal University Srinagar (A Central University), Srinagar Garhwal-246174, Uttarakhand, India.

Masters: 2002 (Botany)-HNB Garhwal University Srinagar (A Central University), Srinagar Garhwal-246174, Uttarakhand, India.

Graduation: 2000 (Zoology, Botany, Chemistry)–HNB Garhwal University Srinagar (A Central University), Srinagar Garhwal - 246174, Uttarakhand, India.

X11th: (1997); Xth: (1994), C.B.S.E. Board.

D. PHIL. in ECOLOGY (SCIENCE)

Registered from High Altitude Plant Physiology Research Center, Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna (HNB) Garhwal University Srinagar (A Central University), Srinagar Garhwal – 246174, Uttarakhand, India. Entitled “Assessment of Productivity, Rate of Decomposition and Nutrient cycling of an alpine grazing land in Western Himalaya”. Degree awarded on 15th May 2010.

PUBLICATIONS (ORAL PRESENTATIONS/ABSTRACTS/PAPERS)

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

1.Rawat, N., Sharma, G., Nautiyal, M. C. and Nautiyal, A. R. 2010. Conservation Prioritization for High Altitude MAPs. An International Conference on Challenging and Emerging Dimensions in Medicinal/Herbal Plants and their Products: A Global Prospective.26-28 November, Chennai Trade Centre, Chennai, India.

2.International Tropical Ecology Congress 2007 (2nd-5th Dec, 2007). Entitled: “Rate of litter decomposition and nutrient's release from different litter forms in an alpine ecosystem of North-West Himalaya”. Neelam Rawat, B. P. Nautiyal and M. C. Nautiyal. Organized by Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University, Srinagar, Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand, India and International Society for Tropical Ecology.

3.“Lesser known ethno-medicinal plants of Okhimath block, Uttaranchal-their abundance, distribution and conservation issues” (22-24 June, 2006). Organized by Department of Environment Biology, University of Delhi, entitled "Perilla frutescence (Linn.): A lesser known valuable medicinal and aromatic plant of Uttaranchal". Poonam Bisht, Neelam Rawat and Gunjan Sharma.

ABSTRACTS

1. “Potential consequences of climate change on the alpine vegetation of the Himalaya”. IIIrd Uttarakhand State Science and Technology Congress, IIT, Roorkee, Uttarakhand, 2008. Ashish Kumar Chaturvedi, Neelam Rawat, R. K. Vashistha, P. Prasad, B. P. Nautiyal and M. C. Nautiyal.

2.“Lesser known ethno-medicinal plants of Okhimath block, Uttaranchal-their abundance, distribution and conservation issues” (22-24 June, 2006). Organized by Department of Environment Biology, University of Delhi, entitled "Perilla frutescence (Linn.): A lesser known valuable medicinal and aromatic plant of Uttaranchal". Poonam Bisht, Neelam Rawat and Gunjan Sharma.

3.“Domesticating Some Important Medicinal Plants of Garhwal Himalaya for Diversification of Cultivation”. National Conference on Medicinal Plants of Himalayas–Traditional Uses and Conservation Issues (19-21 Feb. 2009). Organized by Society for Conservation and Resource Development of Medicinal Plants (SMP), New Delhi and High Altitude Plant Physiology Research Centre (HAPPRC) H. N. B. Garhwal University, Srinagar, Uttarakhand. Rajiv K. Vashistha, Ashish K. Chaturvedi, Neelam Rawat, B.P. Nautiyal and M. C. Nautiyal.

4.“Effect of CO2 Enrichment on Photosynthetic Behavior of Podophyllum hexandrum Royle, an Endangered Medicinal Herb”. National Conference on Medicinal Plants of Himalayas–Traditional Uses and Conservation Issues (19-21 Feb. 2009). Organized by Society for Conservation and Resource Development of Medicinal Plants (SMP), New Delhi and High Altitude Plant Physiology Research Centre (HAPPRC) H. N. B. Garhwal University, Srinagar, Uttarakhand. Ashish K. Chaturvedi, Rajiv K. Vashistha, Neelam Rawat, P. Prasad and M. C. Nautiyal.

5.Vegetative propagation in Two Medicinal and Aromatic Herbs Angelica glauca Edgew. and Angelica archangelica Linn. of Western Himalaya. National Conference on Medicinal Plants of Himalayas–Traditional Uses and Conservation Issues” (19-21 Feb. 2009). Organized by Society for Conservation and Resource Development of Medicinal Plants (SMP), New Delhi and High Altitude Plant Physiology Research Centre (HAPPRC) H. N. B. Garhwal University, Srinagar, Uttarakhand. Rajiv K. Vashistha, Ashish K. Chaturvedi, Neelam Rawat, B. P. Nautiyal and M. C. Nautiyal.

6.“Medicinal plants conservation designs needs to anticipate climate change” (24-25 March. 2009). Organized by Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi; Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi and School of Earth Sciences and Natural Resource Management, Mizoram University, Aizawl, India. Ashish K. Chaturvedi, Rajiv K. Vashistha, Neelam Rawat, P. Prasad, B. P. Nautiyal and M. C. Nautiyal.

7.“Value added dye yielding forest produce of Garhwal Himalaya” (24-25 March. 2009). Organized by Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi; Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi and School of Earth Sciences and Natural Resource Management, Mizoram University, Aizawl, India. Gunjan Sharma, Poonam Bisht, Neelam Rawat, Chetna Bisht, Mamta Purohit, Neha Tiwari and B. P. Nautiyal.

8.“Role of academic institutions for conservation and commercialization of MAPs in Garhwal Himalaya” (24-25 March. 2009). Organized by Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi; Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi and School of Earth Sciences and Natural Resource Management, Mizoram University, Aizawl, India. Mamta Purohit, Neha Tiwari, Chetna Bisht, Poonam Bisht, Neelam Rawat, Gunjan Sharma and B. P. Nautiyal.

9.“Himalayan alpines: Call for global ecological appraisal” (24-25 March. 2009). Organized by Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi; Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi and School of Earth Sciences and Natural Resource Management, Mizoram University, Aizawl, India. Neelam Rawat, Gunjan Sharma, Poonam Bisht, Chetna Bisht, Mamta Purohit, Neha Tiwari and B. P. Nautiyal.

10.“Geomorphological appraisal: Urgency with special reference to Garhwal” (24-25 March. 2009). Organized by Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi; Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi and School of Earth Sciences and Natural Resource Management, Mizoram University, Aizawl, India. Neelam Rawat, Ashish K. Chaturvedi, R. K. Vashistha and B. P. Nautiyal.

11.“Himalaya: Abode for gradient medicinal plant” (24-25 March. 2009). Organized by Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi; Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi and School of Earth Sciences and Natural Resource Management, Mizoram University, Aizawl, India. Poonam Bisht, Neelam Rawat, Gunjan Sharma, Chetna Bisht, Mamta Purohit, Neha Tiwari and B. P. Nautiyal.

12.“Taste of spices: Lasting or Diminishing” (24-25 March. 2009). Organized by Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi; Department of Biotechnology, New Delhi and School of Earth Sciences and Natural Resource Management, Mizoram University, Aizawl, India. Poonam Bisht, Neelam Rawat, Gunjan Sharma, P. Prasad and B. P. Nautiyal.

PAPERS PUBLISHED

1.Rawat, N., Nautiyal, B. P. and Nautiyal, M. C. “Annual nutrients budget for the protected and unprotected areas of an alpine expanse in North–West Himalaya”. The Environmentalist 30: 54-66, DOI 10.1007/s10669-009-9243-3.

2.Rawat, N., Nautiyal, B. P. and Nautiyal, M. C. “Rate of litter decomposition and nutrient release from different litter forms in an alpine ecosystem of North-West Himalaya”. The Environmentalist, 30 (3): 279-288, DOI10.1007/s10669-010-9275-8.

3.Rawat, N., Nautiyal, B. P. and Nautiyal, M. C. 2009. “Litter production pattern and nutrients discharge from decomposing litter in an Himalayan alpine ecosystem”. New York Science Journal. 2 (6): 54-67.

4.Rawat, N., Sharma, G., Pratti, P and Nautiyal, A. R. 2009. “Study on accountable factors for physiological and biochemical variations in normal and variant Cinnamomum tamala (Nees and Eberm) seedlings”. Nature and Science 7 (11): 58-64.

5.Nautiyal. P., Nautiyal, M. C., Khanduri, V. P. and Rawat, N. 2009. “Floral biology of Aconitum heterophyllum Wall: A critically endangered alpine medicinal plant of Himalaya, India”. Turkish Journal of Botany. 33: 13-20. (Impact Factor – 1.6).

6.Nautiyal, B. P., Nautiyal, M. C., Rawat, N. and Nautiyal, A. R. 2009. “Reproductive biology and breeding system of Aconitum balfourii (Benth) Muk: A high altitude endangered medicinal plant of Garhwal Himalaya, India”. Research Journal of Medicinal Plants. 3 (2): 61-68.

7.Vashistha, R. K., Rawat, N., Chaturvedi, A. K., Nautiyal, B. P., Pratti, P. and Nautiyal, M. C. 2009. “An exploration on the phenology of different growth forms of North-West Himalaya. New York Science Journal. 2 (6): 29-42.

8.Chaturvedi, A. K., Vashistha, R. K., Rawat, N., Pratti, P. and Nautiyal, M. C. 2009. “Effect of CO2 Enrichment on Photosynthetic Behavior of Podophyllum Hexandrum Royle, an Endangered Medicinal Herb. Journal of American Science 5 (5): 113–118.

9.Vashistha, R. K., Rawat, N., Chaturvedi, A. K., Nautiyal, B. P. and Nautiyal, M. C. “Plant Growth Forms and Life Form Analysis of Grazed Versus Ungrazed Expanses in an Alpine Ecosystem of Tungnath in North-West Himalaya, India”. Journal of Forestry Research (Impact Factor – 0.78).

10.Vashistha, R. K., Rawat, N., Chaturvedi, A. K., Nautiyal, B. P. and Nautiyal, M. C. “Phyto-structure of diverse growth forms in an alpine ecosystem of North-West Himalaya”. Plant Biosystems (Impact Factor – 0.74).

11.Rawat, N., Vashistha, R. K., Nautiyal, Chaturvedi, A. K., B. P. and Nautiyal, M. C. 2008. Carbon and nutrients cycling in an alpine ecosystem of North-West Himalaya, India. Ecological Research (Impact Factor - 1.567).

ACCEPTED

1.Rawat, N., Nautiyal, B. P. and Nautiyal, M. C. 2008. “Phyto-association of different growth forms in the protected and unprotected areas of an alpine territory of North-West Himalaya”. In: Biodiversity conservation and its environmental implications in Himalayan perspective, Edited by B. P. Bhatt, Dariyaganj, New Delhi.

2.Chaturvedi, A. K., Rawat, N., Vashistha, R. K., Prasad, P., Nautiyal, B. P. and Nautiyal, M. C. 2008. “Potential consequences of climate change on the alpine vegetation of the Himalaya”. In: Biodiversity conservation and its environmental implications in Himalayan perspective, Edited by B. P. Bhatt, Dariyaganj, New Delhi.

3.Rawat, N., Vashistha, R. K., Chaturvedi, A. K., Nautiyal, B. P. and Nautiyal, M. C. Aboveground litter decay rates and nutrients liberate in an alpine ecosystem of North-West Himalaya. Applied Vegetation Science.

COMMUNICATED

1.Rawat, N., Vashistha, R. K., Chaturvedi, A. K., Nautiyal, B. P. and Nautiyal, M. C. A morphological classification of different plant species with special reference to the alpine flora of Tungnath, North – West Himalaya. The Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society.

2.Rawat, N., Nautiyal, B. P. and Nautiyal, M. C. “An understanding of the structural and production budding dynamics of an alpine meadow in North-West Himalaya”. Canadian Journal of earth Sciences.

3.Rawat, N., Nautiyal, B. P. and Nautiyal, M. C. “Vegetational heterogeneity of different growth forms in an alpine ecosystem of North-West Himalaya”. Annals of Forest Science.

4.Rawat, N., Vashistha, R. K., Chaturvedi, A. K., Nautiyal, B. P. and Nautiyal, M. C. “Productivity potential dynamics with special reference to different growth forms in an alpine ecosystem of North–West Himalaya”. Forest Ecology and Management.

5.Rawat, N., Vashistha, R. K., Chaturvedi, A. K., Nautiyal, B. P. and Nautiyal, M. C. “Belowground disintegration rates and nutrients liberate of discrete growth forms in a Himalayan alpine ecosystem”. Environmental and Experimental Botany.

WORKSHOPS/SEMINARS/TRAINING PROGRAMMES ATTENDED

NATIONAL

Participation in Symposium on Himalayan Biodiversity- Issues and Options for Priority Research (March, 27-28) 2006). Organized by GBPIHED, Kosi Katarmal Almora Uttaranchal.

Participation in “Uttaranchal herbal expo” (Dec. 24-27 2005). Dehradun Uttaranchal.

Participation in “Uttaranchal herbal expo” (March 13-18 2007). Dehradun Uttarakhand.

Participated in “IIIrd Uttarakhand State Science and Technology Congress” (10-11 November, 2008). Organized by IIT Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India.

Participation in “National Conference on Medicinal Plants of Himalayas–Traditional Uses and Conservation Issues” (19-21 February 2009). Organized by Society for Conservation and Resource Development of Medicinal Plants (SMP), New Delhi and High Altitude Plant Physiology Research Centre (HAPPRC) H. N. B. Garhwal University, Srinagar, Uttarakhand.

Participation in National seminar on “The freedom of Man and his attitude towards environment contemporary challenges and moral strategies” (12–14 February 2009). Organized by Department of Philosophy, HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar, Indian Council of Philosophical Research, New Delhi and Uttarakhand State Council for Science and Technology, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India.

Participation in three days workshop on “Motivation, Cultivation and Marketing Strategy for Aromatic and Medicinal Plants” (5–7 October 2009). Organized by High Altitude Plant Physiology Research Centre, HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar and UPASAC (AGIVIKA PROGRAMME), District–Chamoli, Uttarakhand, India.

INTERNATIONAL

Participated in International seminar on “Forests, Forest Products and Services: Research, Development and Challenges Ahead” (1st-3rd November, 2006). Organized by Department of Forestry HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar (Garhwal), Uttarakhand.

Participated in International seminar on “biogeography and Biodiversity” (3-4 May, 2007). Organized by Department of Geography, HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar (Garhwal), Uttarakhand.

Participated in “International Tropical Ecology Congress 2007” (2nd Dec.-5th Dec, 2007). Organized by Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University, Srinagar, Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand, India and International Society for Tropical Ecology.

RESEARCH WORK ACCOMPLISHED (EXPERIENCE)

6 years experience of handling latest techniques/instruments related to Plant physiology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Ecology, Soil and Plant Biology.

Taught B. Sc. Horticulture degree students in the academic year 2012-13 at Bharsar campus, UUHF, Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand, India.

Worked as Junior Research Fellow (August 2006–March 2007) in NMPB, New Delhi, sponsored project entitled–"Agrotechnology, Cultivation and Demonstration of some High Altitude medicinal plant species of Garhwal Himalaya, namely Aconitum falconeri, Hypericum perforatum, Carum carvi, Angelica glauca, Hippopae rhamnoids and Orchis dactylorhiza". HAPPRC, HNBGU Srinagar (A Central University), Srinagar (Garhwal)-246174, Uttarakhand, India.

Worked as Junior Research Fellow (March 2007–March 2009) and Senior Research Fellow (March 2009-September 2010) in MoEF, New Delhi, sponsored project entitled–"Vulnerability assessment, Nutrient pool and vegetation response of alpine ecosystem to climate change in Himalaya, India". HAPPRC, HNBGU Srinagar (A Central University), Srinagar (Garhwal)-246174, Uttarakhand, India.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

6 years experience of teaching M. Phil., P.G. Diploma and National & International short-term course classes.

1.5 years experience of teaching degree students in government sector of Uttarakhand.

REFERENCES

Prof. M. C. Nautiyal

Director

High Altitude Plant Physiology Research Centre (HAPPRC)

Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University Srinagar (A Central University)

Post box No. – 14

Srinagar Garhwal – 246174, Uttarakhand, India

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Prof. A. R. Nautiyal, High Altitude Plant Physiology Research Centre (HAPPRC)

Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University Srinagar (A Central University)

Post box No. – 14, Srinagar Garhwal – 246174, Uttarakhand, India

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Dr. P. Pratti Prasad, Associate Reader

High Altitude Plant Physiology Research Centre (HAPPRC)

Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University Srinagar (A Central University)

Post box No. – 14, Srinagar Garhwal – 246174, Uttarakhand, India

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Dr. B. P. Nautiyal,

Head and Associate Professor

Department of Horticulture, Aromatic and Medicinal Plants (HAMP)

School of Environmental Sciences (ES) and Natural Resource Management (NRM)

Mizoram University, Tanhril, Aizwal, Mizoram – 796009, India

E-mail ID – bhagwatinautiyal@ gmail.com/addc20@r.postjobfree.com

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Place: Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India (NEELAM RAWAT)

Dr. NEELAM RAWAT DABHADE

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (MICROBIOLOGY), SSDPC GIRL’S PG COLLEGE

OPPOSITE NEHRU STADIUM, ROORKEE-247667, UTTARAKHAND, INDIA

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