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Expert NameMr. Ravindra Nath Mishra
InstitutionArid Forest Research Institute
Telephone91 291 42549
Work Experience1. 1994 to present date: Working as Director, Arid Forest Research Institute, Jodhpur (Rajasthan) under the supervision of Director General, Indian Council of Forestry Research & Education (ICFRE), Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India. Presently conducting, supervising, coordinating forestry research on arid areas of Rajasthan, Gujarat, Punjab, Haryana and Dadra Nagar Haveli covering many areas. 2. 1990-94: Worked as Additional Commissioner in the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India, New Delhi and handled projects/schemes on all India basis for watershed management, soil and moisture conservation and horticulture development covering many fields. 3. 1975-90: Worked as Assistant Conservator of Forests, Deputy Conservator of Forests in the State Forest Department of Madhya Pradesh handling various administrative and management aspects of forestry, tribal development, etc. Prepared working plan of North Balaghat Forest Division covering silviculture,
QualificationsB.Sc. Zoology, Botany and Chemistry, Kanpur University, U.P., 1965-67. M.Sc. Botany, Gorakhpur University, U.P., 1967-69. Associate of Indian Forest College , All Forestry Subjects prescribed for Indian Forest Service Training, Indian Forest College, Now Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy, Dehra Dun, U.P., 1989-91.
Number of Publications23
Other Activities1. Member of National Environment Forest Academy. 2. Member of Tropical Ecology. 3. Member of Rotary International Club. 4. Member of Botanical Society of India. 5. Member of Soil Conservation Society of India.
Publications1. Mishra, R.N. 1996. Desert afforestation - Priority, Species Prospects. The Indian Forester, 122(11):973-979. Published by ICFRE, Dehradun (U.P.), India. 2. Mishra, R.N. and Chandra V., 1997. Trees of Rajasthan, Published by International Book Distributor, Dehradun (UP), India. 3. Mishra, R.N. et al (1996). Effect of substratum, storage temperature and orientation on percentage seed germination of Azadirachta indica A. Juss (Neem) Seed Research 24(1). Published by Ind. Assoc. of Seed Technology, IARI, New Delhi, India. 4. Consultancy Report on Combating Desertification submitted to the Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of India under National Forstry Action Programme. 5. Mishra, R.N. and Tomar, U.K. 1995. Biotechnology for Genetic Improvement of Neem-Neem News Letter II(1):22-25. Published by ICFRE, Dehradun (UP), India.
DisciplineNatural Resource Management
Last updated09/05/2007 11:45:00

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