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Departmental Introduction:

Undergraduate course of environmental science has been started from July 1993. The Sevadal Education Society locate at East Nagpur started with Nursery Classes has now developed in to a well organized Sevadal Mahila Mahavidyalaya affiliated to Nagpur University. The Campus of the Institution is spread over an area of two acres and has idyllic surroundings in a rural setting. The campus is located on Umrer Road, Near Sakkardara Square, exactly in front of Government  Ayurvedic College. This is the first Woman Science College in Vidarbha region having the distinction of being separate and independent environmental science department affiliated to Nagpur University, it is a unique case in Nagpur University. The degree level course B.Sc. in Environmental Science aims at providing an understanding of various environmental systems and their interrelationships. The programme further aims at developing the skills for tackling various environmental problems through the topics like environmental pollution, monitoring, management, conservation and concept of sustainable development. 

 

Major Instruments and Equipments available:

S.No. Particulars Quantity
  1. 1

B.O.D incubator ( BTI)

1

  1. 2

Noise meter  (Lutron)

1

  1. 3

Reparable dust sampler

1

  1. 4

UV-Spectrophotometer

1

  1. 5

Spectrophotometer

1

  1. 6

Shaking machine

1

  1. 7

Muffle furnace Digital 9x4x4” BTI

1

  1. 8

Jar Test Apparatus

1

 

Teaching Staff:

S.No. Name Qualification Designation

1.

Dr. P.U. Meshram

M.Sc. Ph.D

Assist. Prof & Head

2.

Dr. S. L. Pal

M.Sc. Ph.D.

Assist. Prof.

3

Mrs. B.S. Tapase

M.Sc. Ph.D.

Assist. Prof.

 

Non-teaching Staff

Mr. Devesh N. Hatwar  Lab. Assistant.

 

Research Areas:

Water and wastewater analysis water quality monitoring and management, industrial wastewater and treatment, air quality monitoring and management, solid waste pollution and management, indoor air pollution and mitigation measures.

 

Research Project:

S.No. Title of the Project Funding Agency Principal Investigator / Co-Investigator
  1. 1

“Assessment and Evaluation of water distribution system through quality characterization and treatment of storage in Nagpur City”  (Completed)

UGC, Oct. 20, 2010

Rs. 1,30,000/-

Dr. P.U. Meshram

  1. 2

Enhancement  of Biogas Production In Cattle During Digestion Through Jatropha Curcus Oil Cake Amendment

UGC,

Dr. S.L. Pal

  1. 3

Detrimental Effects of Mining Effluent on Groundwater Qualities East Umrer, Vidarbha Maharashtra State

UGC, 1,20,000/-

Mrs. B.S. Tapase

 

Research Papers Published by Staff & Research Students in Last Five Years:

  • Dr. P U Meshram has published 29 research papers in National & International Journals.
  • Dr. S L Pal has published 01 research papers in National Journal.
  • Dr. Mrs. B S Tapase has published 07 research papers in National & International Journals.

 

Workshops / Seminars organized in last five years: NIL

 

Guest lecturers since 2011-2016

S. No. Name & Designation of Guest Lecturer Topic Date
  1. 1

A Guest Lecture was organized on 26th August 2011 for all the students and teachers of the college on the topic “Radiation and Environment” in association with Chemistry Department. Dr. B. C. Bhatt, senior scientist from Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai was invited as a guest speaker.

Radiation and Environment”

26th August 2011

  1. 2

Guest lecture of Mr. Kaustav Chatterjee, Head Operations, Reva Environ System Pvt. Ltd. and Founder of Green Vigil Foundation, was Organized on the eve of “World Ozone Day”, Sept. 16, 2013. Topic of his presentation was “  Ozone Day – The Concerns ”.

“  Ozone Day – The Concerns ”. 

 

Sept. 16, 2013.

  1. 3

    Guest lecture of Dr. Dilip Yardi, Retired Professor, Dept.  of Environmental Science, Dr. B.A.M. University, Aurangabad, organized on the occasion of “Wild Life Week” Dec.12, 2013. Topic of his presentation was “Role of wildlife in Environmental Protection”.

“Role of wildlife in Environmental Protection”.

 

Dec.12, 2013.

  1. 4

Guest lecture of Dr. D. G. Battalwar, Deputy Manager, Vidarbha Enviro Protection Ltd. Buttibori was organized on March 3, 2014. Topic of his presentation was “Air Quality Monitoring & Management”.

“Air Quality Monitoring & Management”.

 

March 3, 2014.

  1. 5

Guest lecture of Dr. Prashant Rajankar, Scientist, Maharashtra Remote Sensing Centre, Nagpur, was organized on April 2, 2014. Topic of his presentation was “Application of Remote Sensing & GIS Technology in field of Environmental Science”.

“Application of Remote Sensing & GIS Technology in field of Environmental Science”.

April 2, 2014.

  1. 6

Guest lecture of Dr. Marissa R. Jablonski, Professor, Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC), USA, was organized on April 19, 2014. Topic of her presentation was “Recent advancements and opportunities in Environmental Science”.

“Recent advancements and opportunities in Environmental Science”.

 

April 19, 2014.

  1. 7

Guest Lecture of Mr. Sanjay Karkare Assistant Director, Bombay Natural History Society, Nagpur was given presentation on  “Conservation and Protection of Wildlife” on the eve of ‘Wildlife Week’ celebrated on Oct.8, 2014.

“Conservation and Protection of Wildlife”

Oct.8, 2014.

  1. 8

Guest Lecture of Dr. P.R. Choudhary  General Manager Env. Sci. Division, Grass Roots Research & Creations, Novida, (UP)  was given presentation on  “Environmental Impact Assessment: Potential Solution for Sustainable development” on dated March 2nd 2015.

“Environmental Impact Assessment: Potential Solution for Sustainable development”

March 2nd 2015.

  1. 9

Guest Lecture of Dr. D.G. Battalwar, Deputy Manager, Environmental Section, CETP Buttibori was given presentation on  “Air Quality Monitoring  and Management” on dated March 7, 2015

“Air Quality Monitoring  and Management”

March 7, 2015

  1. 10

Guest Lecture of Dr. S.K. Goyal Head, EIRA Division, NEERI, Nagpur was given presentation on  “Understanding Environmental Impact Assessment …..for Better Tomorrow.” On dated April 4, 2015

“Understanding Environmental Impact Assessment …..for Better Tomorrow.”

April 4, 2015

  1. 11

Dept. of Environmental Science organized a talk on “The Ozone Layer- Earth’s Protective Umbrella” . On the eve of World Ozone Day on Sept. 16, 2015 Dr. J.S.Pandey, Chief Scientist & Head, Climate Change Division in National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Nagpur (Maharashtra), was a guest speaker.

“The Ozone Layer- Earth’s Protective Umbrella” .

Sept. 16, 2015

  1. 12

Dept. of Environmental Science organized a talk on “Role of wildlife in protecting the Environment with special emphases on Bird biodiversity”  on the eve of concluding program of Wild Life Week  Celebration on Oct. 10, 2015. Dr. Dilip Yardi, Retired Professor, Dept of Env. Sci., Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad (Maharashtra), was a Chief Guest.

“Role of wildlife in protecting the Environment with special emphases on Bird biodiversity” 

Oct. 10, 2015.

 

  1. 13

Dept. of Environmental Science organized a talk on “Environmental concern over the Smart Cities”  on Oct. 21, 2015, Dr. D. G. Battalwar, Manager, SMS Envocare Ltd, Nagpur (Maharashtra), was a Guest Speaker.

“Environmental concern over the Smart Cities” 

Oct. 21, 2015,

  1. 14

Dept. of Environmental Science organized a talk on “Key Factor of Water Management” recently. On the eve of “Water Conservation and Awareness Week” on March 28, 2016 Dr. Pawan Labhasetwar, Senior Principal Scientist and Head, Dept. of Water Technology and Management  Division in National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Nagpur, was a guest speaker.  

“Key Factor of Water Management” recently. On the eve of “Water Conservation and Awareness Week”

March 28, 2016

  1. 15

Dept. of Environmental Science organized a talk on “Vehicular Air Pollution and Role of Plantation in Mitigations”  on April 9, 2016, Dr. S.K. Goyal, Head, EIRA Division, NEERI, Nagpur was a Guest Speaker.

“Vehicular Air Pollution and Role of Plantation in Mitigations”

April 9, 2016,

 

Highlights of Department:

  • Global Society for Health & Educational Growth organized ‘Bharat Shiksha Ratan Award’ was awarded to Dr. P U. Meshram, Head, Env. Sci. Dept. on contribution on individual achievements & National Development in Environmental Sector on 22 Sept. 2014.
  • Result of M.Sc. II & IV (Semester) was declared 100 % during the last academic session; Miss. Ankita Kharabe is the topper. 
  • Miss. Rashmi Onkar, Mr. Amit Mishra, Mr. Swapnil Kamble have been awarded Ph.D degree in Environmental science Nagpur university, Nagpur.
  • Dr. P U Meshram has been nominated as a co-coordinator of BOS in environmental science at RTM Nagpur university, Nagpur.
  • Dr. P U Meshram is recognized as a PG teacher in environmental Science of Nagpur University, Nagpur.
  • Dr. S L Pal has been awarded best poster Presentation at international conference, Bangkok.
  • Dr. S L Pal is recognized as research supervisor in environmental science at Nagpur University, Nagpur with effect from 18-11-2010.
  • Dr. (Mrs.)Rubina Chaudhari , Associate Professor, dept. of environmental Science Devi Ahilyabai University, Indore, Dr. Mahendra Thakre chairman Gondwana University, Gondwana, Dr. Sanjay Thorat, Professor Dept of environmental science north Maharashtra university Jalgaon, Dr. A B Bhonsale, Associate Professor dept of environmental science SRTMU Nanded they have been visited as an external examiner for conducting PG practical examination.

 

Department Photos

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DEMONSTRATIONM OF ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYSIS

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LAB SETUP FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

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P.G Student Performing Practical

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U.G Student Performing Practical

 

CONTACT

Dr. P. U. Meshram
Assistant Professor and Head
Department of Environmental Science
Mob. No. 9890432005
Email: pravin2668@rediffmail.com

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