Name:
 Dr. (Ms) Rachna Pande
eMail: rachna.ento@gmail.com
 Designation
Scientist (Entomology)
 Qualification
PhD, Agricultural Entomology -Apiculture
Contact Address :ICAR Central Institute for Cotton Research, Nagpur - Maharashtra
Mobile no.      9402830104

 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION

    S. No. Degree Awarded Institution Place Year Field of Study
    1.  MSc (Ag), Entomology GBPUA&T, Pantnagar 2006 Agri. Entomology
    2. PhD, Entomology GBPUA&T, Pantnagar 2009 Agri. Entomology
    Specialization- Apiculture
    3. National Eligibility Test ASRB, New Delhi 2008 Agri. Entomology Qualified
    4. Agriculture Research Services ASRB, NEW Delhi 2009 Agri. Entomology Qualified and All India 5th Rank Holder

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

Institution Place Position From (Date) To (date)
ICAR Central Institute for Cotton Research, Nagpur  , Maharashtra Scientist
Basic 25610- grade pay -7000
22nd June 2016 Till date
ICAR Research complex for North Eastern Hilly Region, Barapani Scientist
Basic 19500- grade pay -6000
16 November 2010 21st June 2016
ICAR Research complex for North Eastern Hilly Region, Nagaland Centre Scientist
Basic 19500- grade pay -6000
3rd June 2010 – 15, November, 2010
ICAR Research complex for North Eastern Hilly Region, Barapani Scientist
Basic 19500- grade pay -6000
Posted from NAARM, Hyderabad 24.4.2010 2 June 2010
National Academy of Agriculture Research Management, Hyderabad (ICAR) Scientist Trainee
 in the batch- 89th FOCARS (Foundation Course of Agricultural Research services)
15th December, 2009- 13th April 2010 Got posting at ICAR RC NEHR, Barapani
G. B. P. U. A&T., Pantnagar Teaching Personnal August, 2009  12, December 2010
AICRP on Honey bee Assistant under earn while you learn programme June 2007 to June 2009 June 2009
All India coordinated project on Soybean at G. B. P. U. A&T., Pantnagar Graduate Teaching Research Assistant January 2005-May 2006
For Total period 1.5 yrs during MSc(Ag.) programme
May, 2006

 

PROJECTS COMPLETED

Institute funded
  • Pollinator diversity and pollination biology of native bees in cucurbits at mid-hills of Meghalaya
  • Bio-rational management of stem borer (Chilo partellus)  and cob borer (Stenachroia elongella) in maize
Externally funded
  • Screening of rice and maize genotype for biotic stress tolerance under National Initiative on Climate Resilient Agriculture (NICRA)
  • Impact of climate change on potential pollinators (Honey bee) at mid hills of Meghalaya under National Initiative on Climate Resilient Agriculture (NICRA)
  • Scientific beekeeping development in Meghalaya under TSP
  • Establishment of Beekeeping Demonstration Unit under TSP
  • Network Project on Organic Farming

TEACHING

  • Academic Counsellor for beekeeping courses Course I (OAPI -011) Course II (OAPI -012)  Course III (OAPI -013) (beekeeping) under Indira Gandhi national Open University (IGNOU)
  •  Acted as course leader and as course associate for M.Sc. Course and Ph.D. Course of Entomology in Central Agricultural University CPGS umiam Meghalaya
  • Student Guided  - 03
  • Training Conducted - 04

PUBLICATION / CONFERENCE ATTENDED


Publications:
  • Research paper: 22
  • Book chapters:07
  • Poplar articles:05
  • Hindi article:03
  • Manual/bulletin: 04
Abstract in conference
  • International: 04
  • National: 23
  • Leaflet: 01
  • Training/symposia/conference/meetings attended: 10
  • Oral presentations: 06
  • Poster presentations: 01

MEMBERSHIP OF SOCIETIES

  • Lifetime  member of Doctors Krishi Evam Baghwani vikas sanstha, Lucknow,
  • Life member of Indian Society of Hill Farming, ICAR RC for NEH Region, Umiam, India
  • Life time member of Entomological Society of India, New Delhi .

 

Last updated on 13:01:2017