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Expert NameDr. Prabhat Hajra
TitleDirector
Division
InstitutionBotanical Survey of India
CityCalcutta, West Bengal
CountryIndia
Telephone91 33 2424922/4745288
Email
Work ExperienceI have undertaken several long and painstaking exploration tours to Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Arunachal Pradesh, Bhutan, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya and Sikkim, Jammu & Kashmir & Himachal Pradesh independently and with my senior officers. As an outcome of the studies I have published several research papers. I visited different scientific institutions in the USA and UK where work on Endangered Pland Species and Wildlife Management is being carried out and gained sufficient knowledge to conduct similar type of work in India. As a member of the Steering Committee of International Organisation of Plan Information (IOPI) Species Plantarum Project to produce World Flora, attended the first meeting at Madrid, Spain in September, 1995. Participated in the conference on Wetlands and Development at Selangor, Malaysia, held in October, 1995. At present as Head of a Premier Scientific Organisation of our country I am the scientific authority for research and edu
QualificationsM.Sc. Guahati University - 1970 - Botany B.Sc. (Hons.) Calcutta University - 1964 - Zoology B.Sc. Calcutta University - 1961 - Botany, Zoology, Anthropology.
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Other Activities1. Member of the National Committee of Biosphere Reserves, Ministry of Environment & Forests, New Delhi. 2. Member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of Regional Plant Resources Centre (5th June, 1995). 3. Research Advisory Committee, Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History (SACON), Coimbatore. 4. Member of the Res. Council, NBRI, Lucknow. 5. Res. Advisory Committee, Wild Life Inst., Dehra Dun.
Publications1. Threatened Plants of Gujarat and Rajasthan region. S.K. Jain and A.R.K. Sastry (ed.) Materials for a catalogue of Thereatened Plants of India 43-49. Calcutta (with M.J. Kothari). 2. Threatened Plants of Western Himalayas. In S.K. Jain and A.R.K. Sastry (ed.) Materials for a catalogue of Threatened Plants of India 49-61. Calcutta. 3. Botany of the Valley of Flowers National Park and its Environs in Bull. Bot. Sirv. India 29(1-4):129-175. 1987 (1989). 4. Distribution of vegetation types in Northwest Himalaya with brief remarks on phytogeography and floral resource conservation in Proceed. Ind. Acad. Sci. (Bot.) 100(4):263-267. 5. Botany of Kaziranga and Manas, Dehra Dun, 1995.
DisciplineNatural Resource Management
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