Profile of Dr. Sewali Pathak, M.Sc., M. Phil., Ph.d

 

Dr. SEWALI PATHAK

  1. Date of birth                                               :           01-02-72
  2. Present status of post                                  :           Assistant Professor
  3. Date of joining                                             :           28-06-2006
  4. General Qualification                                     :           M.Sc. in Zoology, Specialization Fish and

                                                                                                       Fishery Biology, 2000

  1. Additional Qualification                              :           M. Phil in Zoology, 2008, Ph. D, 2015

  

Topic of the Dissertation in M. Phil                            :           A STUDY OF FISH DIVERSITY AND ITS ECONOMIC

                                                                                    EVALUATION THROUGH MARKET SURVEY IN BIJNI

                                                                                    AREA DURING PRE-MONSOON SEASON UNDER

                                                                                    MANAS BIOSPHERE RESERVE

                                                                                                 

 Topic of the Thesis in Ph. D                           :         INVENTORY AND STUDIES ON ICHTHYOSPECIES 

                                                                              DIVERSITY IN CHIRANG DISTRICT OF ASSAM

                             

 7. Extra Qualification                                     :           B.Ed in 2005 and Hindi Prabin, 1991                                                                   

 

  1. Number of career advance courses taken           

 

            (a)  Orientation –                                 :          OP-103 (28th January to 24th February, 2015)

            (b)  Refresher –                                    :          Nil

            (c)  Other course -                                           :          Faculty Development Programme (FDP) on       

                                                                                                Entrepreneurship from 19-02-2007 to 02-03-2007

                                                                                                Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship (IIE), Ghy-29

                                                                         

(c) Research activities –                     :           Minor research project (Completed) on

                                                                                    “A Study of Fish Diversity and its Economic

                                                                                    Evaluation through Market Survey in  

                                                                                    Chirang District (BTAD) of Assam”, 2010-2011.

 

                                                                                    :         Project on “Sensitization on Biodiversity and Climate         

                                                                                   Change”, sponsored by ASTEC, 2014-15(completed)

 

(d)  Publications –                         

1. Published research article in Souvenir ‘1st BTC AREA MATSYA UTSAV, 2009’, “Present status of local fish fauna in Chirang district, under BTAD”, Edt.  Sri Mukut Kumar Sarmah, Department of Fisheries, Kokrajhar, BTC, 783370 

  1. Post modernism & feminist studies, 2nd Issue, 2009-10, Women Awareness cell, Bijni College, Edt. N. Das

3. “Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University and Bijni College” Edt. Punam Basumatary, 35th Issue, 2011-12, Bijni College Annual Megazine

4.  “Ornamental fish biodiversity and their economic Prospects in Chirang District of Assam”, In Pragnya,

I. C.  Deka, Bijni College, June, 2013, ISBN-978-81-922997-3-0

5. “Study of Loaches under the family of Balitoridae & Cobitidae and their conservation status in Chirang District of Assam, “Biodiversity threats & Conservation” V-II: 8, 2014, Edt. Dr. MS. Sheikh, ISBN: 978-93-81563-48-9

6.“A brief information of fishes in Chirang District of Assam”, 50 year Souvenir, Golden Jubilee celebration 1965-2015, Amguri HS School, Chirang, BTAD, Assam, L. K Offset, BOC Gate, North Bongaigaon, Edt. Ananda Prasad Mushahary

7. “Scientific temper and superstitions” Edt. Punkha Basumatary, 37th Issue, 2015-16, Bijni College Annual Megazine

 (e) Published Research Papers:

                   

1.         Ichthyofaunal diversity and prospects of Ornamental fishes with their conservation status in Chirang district, Assam, AQUACULT vol. 14(1 & 2), 1-10, 2013.

 

2.         Fishes of the genus Olyra MʹClelland (Teleostei: Bagridae) from Indo-Bhutan Hill    

Streams of Assam, India, Journal of Applied and Natural Science 5(1): 177-181(2013).

 

3.         Occurrence of the genus Amblyceps Blyth (Teleostei: Amblycipitidae) from the Indo-Bhutan streams of the Brahmaputra drainage of Assam, India, Journal of Applied and Natural Science 6(1): 177-181(2014).

 

4.         Study of Loaches under the family of Balitoridae and Cobitidae and their conservation status   in Chirang district of Assam, India, Biodiversity Conservation, V- II, Chapter-X, 2014. In (ed.) Dr. M. S. Sheikh, Nabajyoti College, Kalgasia, Global Publishing House India, Visakhapatnam-2, AP, India. ISBN: 978-93-81563-48-9.

 

5.         Record of Pillaia indica Yazdani 1972, an endangered earthworm eel (Teleostei:Chaudhuriidae)

from the streams of Brahmaputra drainage in Northeast India,

Journal of Research in Biology (2014), 4(5):1365- 1370.

 

Papers sent for publication:

1.         Description of Glyptothorax striatus MʹClelland 1842, a new occurrence record of sisorid catfish (Teleostei: Siluriformes) with G. telchitta (Hamilton) and G. botius (Hamilton) from the stream environment of Brahmaputra basin of Northeast India, Journal of Threatened Taxa, 2015

 

2.         New occurrences record of catfishes of genus Pseudolaguvia (Teleostei: Sisoridae) from the

Assam-Bhutan stream of Brahmaputra drainages in Northeast India,

Journal of Threatened Taxa, 2015

 

3.         Diversity of Cyprinid Barbs of Genus Pethia and Puntius (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) in

Chirang District of Assam, India, Journal of Tropical Zoology, Gauhati University, 2015

 

  1.         Habitat inventory and Fishery potential of hill stream fishes in the Indo-Bhutan region of the Chirang

District of Assam, India, Proceedings of ‘Aquaculture in Northeast Region: Realities, Potential and Challenge, Department of Fishery Science, St. Anthony’s College, Shillong-793001, Meghalaya, 2015

   Extra activities:                              

Coordinator of Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University Study Centr Bijni College, Chirang, 783390,   2008-2014

Coordinator of National Children’s Science             Congress   in Chirang District (DOC), 2011

Coordinator of “Bharat Jana Vijyan jyatra (BJVJ)”              in Chirang district, 2010-15

Coordinator of National Children’s Science Congress in Chirang District (DOC), 2015  

Member of “Women Awareness Cell” in Bijni College, Bijni, 2008-2015

Member of “Assam Science Society” Guwahati, 2015

Guest Lecturer in Chandubi festival workshop on “Ornamental fishes and its Prospects” organized by B. Booruah College, sponsored by ASTEC, 2nd January’ 2015

Fish Taxonomy Expert of the project on “Fish diversity in Brahmaputra Basin of Assam” under the NGO ‘Dolphin Foundation’, Guwahati, Sponsored by Assam Biodiversity Board, 2015                                                                     

Guest faculty of Pandu College for MSc (Zoology) course, 2015                                                              

Guest Lecturer on ‘Fish awareness camp’ in Manikpur Dev. Block organized by District Fishery Dev. Officer, Bongaigaon, 30-05-2014

Consultant for preparation of Vision documents on Fishery Resources of Bongaigaon District, Fishery Development office, Govt. of Assam, 12-06-2014

Member of Editorial Board, Souvenir & Abstract, National Seminar on “The life and works of Lakshminath Bezbaroa” in Bijni College, Bijni, 26th -27th June, 2015

 

 

 

 

  1.   Details of Seminar/Workshop/Conference attended as Participant/Resource

    Person

 

Program

 

Institution

 

Sponsored by

 

Level

 

Period

Paper Presided/Participation

 

Topic

 

Seminar

 

Bijni College, Bijni

 

UGC

 

 

National level

27th & 28th September, 2007

Paper presented on “Post modernism and  feminist study”

Post Modernism In the Indian Contex

 

 

 

Seminar

 

 

Arya Vidyapith College, Guwahati

 

 

UGC(NERO) & ZSI

 

 

National level

 

 

18th & 19th September, 2009

Paper presented on “Fish diversity in Bijni area during pre-monsoon period through market survey”

 

Biodiversity Spectrum of North east India

 

Workshop cum Seminar

Basic Trainning Centre, Kokrajhar

 Fishery Department, BTC & State, Kokrajhar

 

State level

12th & 13th December, 2009

 

 

Participant

1st BTC AREA MATSYA UTSAV, 2009”

 

 

Workshop

 

Bijni College, Bijni

National Science & Technology, IIE, Ghy-29

 

State level

 

 

14th, 15th & 16th May, 2008.

 

 

Participant

 

Entrepreneurial Awareness Camp

 

 

Seminar

 

 

Mangaldai College,Darong.

 

 

UGC(NERO) & ZSI

 

National

level

 

10th & 11th February , 2010

Paper Presented on “Study of fish diversity in Chirang Dist. Under BTAD , Assam

 

Biodiversity of North east India & its Future Concern 

Workshop

Bijni College, Bijni

IQAC,Bijni College

National level

5th January, 2011

Participant

Research Methodology

 

Seminar

 

Gauhati University

Assam Science society and Gauhati University

 

National level

15th February , 2011

Paper Presented on “ Diversity of fish fauna of Kalpani Beel in Chirang District “

55th Annual Technical Session (Recent research on all discipline)

 

Seminar

 

Cotton College, Guwahati

 

UGC(NERO) & BSI

 

National level

 

18th & 19th February, 2011

 

Participant

Plant Resources Management and Conservation Strategies in North East Region

 

Workshop

 

Bijni College, Bijni

 

A.C.T.A, Zone-13

 

Zonal level

 

3rd June, 2011

 

Participant

Academic performance Indicator and its parameters

 

Workshop

 

Cotton College, Guwahati

 

Assam Science Technology & Environment Council

 

Zonal level

 

16th May,2011

 

Participant

Zonal level Resource Persons’ Trainning of National Children’s Science Congress

 

 

 

Seminar

 

 

Birjhora Mahavidyalaya, Bongaigaon

 

 

UGC(NERO) & CSIR

 

 

National level

 

 

30th & 31st January, 2012

Paper presented on “Ornamental fish biodiversity and their conservation status in Chirang district of Assam”

Recent Research Thrust in Biodiversity Conservation-North East India: A hotspot of Biodiversity

20th NCSC

2012

Bijni College

       ASTEC

District level

30th September

2012

Participant

 energy conservation

Seminar

Nabajyoti college, Kalgachia

UGC(NERO) & ZSI

National level

22nd -23rd

May, 2013

Paper presented on

“Study of Loaches under the family of Balitoridae and Cobitidae and their conservation status in Chirang District of Assam, India

Emergent Conservation of Biodiversity : Void of sustainable vision is a threat to mankind

 

 

   

Program

 

Institution

 

Sponsored by

 

Level

 

Period

Paper Presided

/Participation

 

Topic

Seminar

Bijni College

UGC

National

level

28th -29th June, 2013

Paper on

 “Bhupen

Hazarika, a rare musician and cultural icon in world history”

Life and Music of

Ganasilpi Bhupen

Hazarika

Workshop

Srimanta Sankardeva Kalakshetra,

Guwahati

NCSC & BJVJ

(ASTEC)

National

level

4th & 5th August, 2013

Participant

7th National

 Teachers’ Science

 Congress Orientation

Workshop

Phanidhar Datta Seminar Hall, GU

Rangia College & Dispur

 College

National

level

14th -15th February,

2014

Participant

National workshop

 on college

 development challenges and

opportunities

Workshop

University of Science & Technology, Meghalaya

RIST(Regional Institute of

 Science &

 Technology)

State Level

3rd May, 2014

Participant

Junior College

 Principal’s Meet-

2014

Workshop

IQAC, Gossaigaon College

UGC

National

level

14th -15th May, 2014

Participant

Research Methodology and

Its application in

Research work

Workshop

Institute of Engineers, Panbazar, Guwahati

ASTEC & DST

State level

4th September

2014

Participant

Sensitization on

 biodiversity and

 climate change

22nd NCSC

Silpagram, Guwahati

  ASTEC

State

level

16th -19th

October,

2014

Participant

Understanding

Weather and

 climate

Workshop

Manipur University

NBFGR, LUCKNOW

National

level

22nd -26th

September,

2014

Participant

Freshwater Fish

Taxonomy

Workshop

Gauhati University

NFDB, Hydarabad

National

level

27th- 28th

October, 2014

Participant

Prospect, Potential…

Beel fisheries sector of northeast India

Workshop

USTM, 9th

 Mile

RIST

Regional level

5th January,

2015

Participant

Infrastructure Development &

Image Building of HS Schools & JC of NE

 Region

Workshop

B. Barooah

college

Bio-Tech Hub

Regional

27thJanuary, 2015

Resource person

Fish taxonomy:

Hands on Training

Seminar

UGC

Gosaigaon college

International

2nd-4th Feb.

2015

Jointly: Witch Hunting

Women empowerment issue

Workshop

ASTEC

Bijni college

District

level

24th March, 2015

Coordinator

Sensitization on

 Biodiversity &

 climate change

Workshop

Kalakshetra, Guwahati

ASTEC & DST

State level

2nd-4th July,

2015

Participant

Biodiversity and

Climate Change

Summer Workshop

(Hands on Training)

Gauhati University

GJCC, Dept. of

Zoology, GU

State level

6th-12th July, 2015

Participant

Techniques in

Biochemistry and

 Molecular Biology

Seminar

St. Anthony’s College,

Shillong

UGC

National

level

25th-26th August, 2015

Paper on

“Habitat Inventory and potential of hiil stream fishes in Chirang dist.

 

Aquaculture &

 fishery Potentiality

in northeast