Welcome Dr. Arvind Bijalwan to Journal of Plant and Environmental Research

Dr. Arvind Bijalwan

Assistant Professor (HRD scale)
Faculty area of Technical Forestry
Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM)
(Ministry of Environment & Forests, Govt. of India)

Biography & Research Interest

Welcome Dr. Arvind Bijalwan to Join the Editorial Board of Journal of Plant and Environmental Research. Dr. Arvind Bijalwan is an Assistant Professor (HRD scale) at Faculty area of Technical Forestry in Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM)(Ministry of Environment & Forests, Govt. of India).

– Ph.D. Forestry (Agro-forestry) from H.N.B. Garhwal University (A Central University) Srinagar Garhwal (Uttarakhand), India. Research Station: College of Forestry & Hill Agriculture, G. B. Pant Univ. of Ag. & Tech., Pantnagar, Uttarakhand, India. Thesis Entitled: “Productivity and Feasibility analysis of Traditional Agro-Forestry systems through Land Use Pattern in Mid-Hill situations of Garhwal Himalaya” Supervisor: Dr. C. M. Sharma, Professor, Department of Botany (Formerly in the Department of forestry), H.N.B. Garhwal University, Srinagar Garhwal (Uttarakhand).

NET Qualified in the year 2004, 2009, 2010 (three times)

-M.Sc. Forestry (Agro-Forestry) from Indira Gandhi Agriculture University, Raipur (Chattisgarh), India with an O.G.P.A. 8.52/10.00 (85.20%). (ICAR/JRF-All India Rank 3). Thesis Entitled : “Land use and Vegetation analysis of Dry Tropical Forest Ecosystem in Balamdi watershed Using Satellite Remote Sensing Techniques and GIS”. Major Advisor : Dr. S.L. Swamy, Sr. Scientist, Department of Forestry, IGAU,Raipur (Chattisgarh).

-B.Sc. (Forestry) a four years degree programme from Govind Ballave Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar (Uttarakhand), India (First Agriculture University of India and Harbinger of Green Revolution) with an O.G.P.A. 4.583/5.000 (83.74%). Elective: Forest Management.

 Awarded M.Sc. Agro-forestry degree with honour (85.2%) & secure top position
 Secured overall 3rd rank in the All India ICAR entrance examination conducted for the master programme in the year 2000.
 Secured overall 2nd rank in the examination conducted by G.B.Pant University of Agriculture & Technology ,Pantnagar for master programme in the year 2000.
 Awarded B.Sc. Forestry degree with honour (83.75%)
 Bronze Medal holder during B.Sc. Forestry programme


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