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शासकीय दूधाधारी बजरंग महिला स्नातकोत्तर महाविद्यालय, रायपुर छत्तीसगढ़ (स्वायत्तशासी संस्था)

Govt. Dudhadhari Bajrang Girls Postgraduate College,Raipur, Chhattisgarh (An Autonomous Institution)
Est. 1958 ,NAAC Accredited & Awarded status of a " College with Potential for Excellence " by the U.G.C

ZOOLOGY Department

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Department at a Glance

  • Year of establishment: 1958
  • Year of Post Graduation: 1971
  • Year of Recognition as Research Centre: 1989
  • Current set up No of post, no working etc.:
 

Sanctioned post

working

Professor

01

Nil

Asst. Professor

06

06

  • student enrolled 2020-21
  • First year: 282
  • Second year: 242
  • Third year: 263
  • MA I/II 35
  • MA III/IV 32

Current courses: B. Sc. (Biology/Biotechnology/Food Science)

  1. Sc. Zoology Ph. D. Zoology

Anything Notable from other content like notable alumna etc.

Alumnae

  1. Rekha Khedkar, MLA, Chikhali, Buldhana, Maharashtra
  2. Monika Thakur, Superintendent of Police, PTS Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh
  3. Shraddha Trivedi, Joint director finance, State finance service, Chhattisgarh
  4. Mitashree Mitra, Professor Anthropology, Pt. R.S.U. Raipur
  5. Renu Maheshwari, Professor in Zoology, Govt. Science College, Raipur
  6. Parmita Dubey, Professor in Zoology, Govt. Chhattisgarh College, Raipur
  7. Indu Mandrik, Asst. Prof. Zoology, Govt. Science College, Raipur
  8. Sheela Dubey, Asst. Prof. Zoology, Devendra nagar College, Raipur
  9. Maya Shedpure, Professor, Govt. D.B. Girls’ P.G. College, Raipur
  10. Manisha Garg, Asst. Prof. Zoology, Devendra nagar College, Raipur
  11. Richa Tikariha, Asst. Prof. Zoology, Govt. D.B. Girls’ P.G. College, Raipur
  12. Uma Gupta, Asst. Prof. Zoology, Govt. D.B. Girls’ P.G. College, Raipur
  13. Swati Sahu, Asst. Prof. Zoology, Govt. College, Abhanpur
  14. Bharti Kange, Government agriculture department, Dhamtari
  15. Beena Gadhpale, Fishery officer, Department of Fisheries, Chhattisgarh
  16. Shakti Trivedi, MATS University
  17. Nidhi Nag: State administration service
  18. Ruhi Tembhurkar, Range forest officer, State forest service, Chhattisgarh
  19. Rashmi Ram, SBI zone officer
  20. Rakhi Rao, SBI zone officer
  21. Rajeshwari Verma, Assistant professor, Govt. college, Bhilai 3, Chhattisgarh
  22. Neha Jain, Assistant professor, Central University, Bilaspur

Courses

  1. Sc. (Biology/Biotechnology/Food Science)
  2. Sc. Zoology Ph. D. Zoology

Faculty Profile

 

Name of the Teacher

Designation

Highest Qualification

Specialization

Contact No

Email Id

Dr. Ajit Hundet

Professor

M. Sc., Ph. D.

Ichthyology

7587155150

hundet.agit@gmail.com

Dr. Maya Shedpure

Professor

M. Sc., Ph. D.

Chronophysiology and Icthyology

9300202444

drmayajswl@gmail.com

Dr. K. K. Harris

Assistant Professor

M. Sc., Ph. D.

Ichthyology

9425508337

kkharis19@gmail.com

Dr. Richa Tikariya

Assistant Professor

M. Sc., Ph. D.

Ichthyology

9424200094

richamehta3@gmail.com

Mrs. Priya Dewangan

Assistant Professor

M.Sc.

Ichthyology

9098580603

priya@dbgirls.org

Ms. Uma Gupta

Assistant Professor

M.Sc.

Ichthyology

9826416342

uma@dbgirls.org

Student Achievements

State Young Scientist Award in Zoology by CGCOST

  • Richa Tikariha, 2004
  • Swati Sahu, 2006
  • Neha Jain, 2011

Best paper presentation award at National seminar

Richa Tikariha, 2001, National Symposium on Chronobiology, Gulbarga University. University Research Fellowship

Richa Tikariha, 2002, Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur

NET/SET/TOFL

Supriya Sharma: Selected in TOFEL Ruhi Tembhurker: GATE

Monika Thakur: NET Bharti Sahu: SET Gitika Pradhan: NET

Dharmika Agrawal: SET Meena Sahu: SET Tuleshwari Sahu: SET Harsha: SET

Participated in National workshop on immunology, 2011

  • Bharti Kange
  • Bharti Atthbhaiya
  • Shubhlaxmi Verma
  • Pinki Banerjee
  • Sonal Panda

Participated in Quiz in Wild Life Conservation celebration, 2012

  • Prerana Kar, got IInd position
  • Madhu Sahu, got IIIrd position
  • Suman Sahu, got IIIrd position

Participated “Best paper award” in National Science Day, 2012

  • Bharti Kange, got Ist position
  • Madhu Sahu, got IInd position

Research Projects

PRINCIPAL

INVESTIGAT OR

TYPE

SPONSORING AGENCY

TITLE

YEA R

Dr. Maya Shedpure

Major 3 Years

DST, New Delhi

Does pineal regulate circadian rhythm in air-gulping behaviour of the Indian walking catfish?

1998

Dr. Maya Shedpure

Minor 3 years

CGCOST, Raipur

Effect of fluoride on body weight gain, gonadosomatic index and ecophysiological variables in selected edible

fresh water fish

2008

Dr. K. K. Harris

Minor

2 years

UGC, New Delhi

Prevelence Of Obesity & Metabolic Syndrome in the

Raipur District of Chhattisgarh State

2010

Dr. K. K. Harris

Minor

18 Months

UGC, New Delhi

Diversity and ecology of spiders (arachnida: araneae) in

the Raipur District of Chhattisgarh State

2012

Dr. K. K. Harris

Minor 18

months

UGC, New Delhi

Diversity and ecology of spiders (arachnida: araneae) in

the Raipur District of Chhattisgarh State

2013

Dr. Maya Shedpure

Minor

2 year

UGC, Bhopal

Effect of magnetic field exposure on rhythmic profile of

vitellogenin and melatonin in Catfish

2015

 

Research Publications and Books


PAPERS PUBLISHED IN DIFFERENT JOURNALS

S.NO.

NAME

TOTAL

LAST 5 YEARS

1.

Dr. Ajit Hundet

11

03

2.

Dr. Maya Shedpure

36

08

3.

Dr. K. K. Harris

22

05

4.

Dr. Richa Tikariha

07

03

5.

Mrs. Priya Dewangan

02

02

BOOKS PUBLISHED

S.NO.

NAME

TOTAL

LAST 5 YEARS

1.

Dr. Ajit Hundet

01

01

2.

Dr. Maya Shedpure

05

nil

3.

Dr. Richa Tikariha

06

06

Research papers: Dr. Richa Tikariha

  1. Tikariha and Shedpure M. (2002): Effect of starvation on the characteristics of 24-h rhythm in surfacing activity of an Indian freshwater catfish, Clarias batrachus. Biological Rhythm Research, ISSN: 0929-1016 (print); 1744-4179 (web) 33:121-128.
  1. Tikariha and Shedpure M. (2006): Effect of phase delay and exogenous melatonin administraction on surfacing activity in an Indian walking catfish, Clarias batrachus. Journal of Parasitology and Applied Animal Biology, ISSN 0971-2208, 15(1&2): 1-10.
  1. Tikariha R. and Shedpure M. (2009): Surfacing activity rhythm in Clarias batrachus: Effect of different phases of annual reproductive cycle. Rhy. Res., ISSN: 0929-1016 (print); 1744- 4179 (web) 40(3): 223- 234.
  1. Tikariha, R., Shedpure, M., Jain, N., Karanjgaonkar, P. and Ratre, M. (2015). Rhythmic characteristic of air-breathing activity in a catfish: Role of exogenous Int. J. Pharmacol. Biol. Sci. Print ISSN: 0973-6808 Vol. 9 (3): 27-37.
  1. Karanjgaonkar, P. , Shedpure, M., Ratre, M., Tikariha, R., and Jain, N. (2015). Relationship between sleep-wake cycle and body mass index: a preliminary

Indian J. L. Sci. ISSN: 2277-1743 (Print), 2278-7879 (Online) 5(1): 102-105, 2015.

  1. Jain, , Shedpure, M., Tikariha R., Karanjgaonkar, P., Ratre, M. and Agniwanshi,
  1. (2015). Review article magnetic field effect on biological system. Indian J. L. Sci.

ISSN: 2277-1743 (Print), 2278-7879 (Online) 135-151, 2015.

Dr. Maya Shedpure

  1. Shedpure and Pati A. K. (1991). Motor activity rhythm and its response to thyroxine: Analysis of frequencies. Proc.2nd Asia and Ocenia society for Comparative Endocrinology. New Delhi, pp.290-291.
  2. Shedpure and Pati A. K. (1992). Metabolic response to melatonin in a freshwater catfish.

Neuroendocrinology Letters. 14, 400.

  1. Shedpure and Pati A. K. (1993). Melatonin-induced metabolic changes in a freshwater catfish.

Journal of Ravishankar University.6, 29-36.

  1. Shedpure M. and Pati A. K. (1994). Synchronization of infradian rhythm in eight physiological function with the circannual rhythm of reproduction in female Clarias Biological rhythm research. 25, 451- 463.
  2. Shedpure and Pati A. K. (1995). Circannual variation in the effect of melatonin and pinealectomy on erythropoiesis and intermediary metabolism in a catfish. J. Parasit. Appl. Anim. Biol. 4, 55-72.
  3. Shedpure and Pati A. K. (1995). Internal phase relationship between the high frequency rhythm in blood, serum and tissue variables and circannual rhythm of reproduction in male catfish, Clarias batrachus. Proc. Indian Nat. Sci. Acad. 61, 79-88.
  4. Shedpure M. and Pati A. K. (1995). Reproductive phase dependent annual variation in the effects of melatonin and pinealectomy, with or without iopanoic acid/cyproterone acetate, in the regulation of serum cholesterol in Clarias batrachus. Biological Rhythm 27, 58-71.
  5. *Shedpure and Pati A. K. (1995). The pineal gland: Structural and functional diversity: Indian J. Exp. Biol.33, 625-640.
  6. Shedpure M. and Pati A. K. (1996). Do thyroid and testis modulate the effects of pineal and melatonin on hemopoietic variables in Clarias batrachus. Biosci. 21, 797-808.
  7. Shedpure M. (1998). Effect of pineal and melatonin on total protein content in serum, liver and muscle tissues of Clarias batrachus: modulatory role of thyroid and testis. Biological Rhythm 30, 297-312.
  8. *Pati K. and Shedpure M. (1999). Temporal relationship between circannual reproductive cycle and infradian rhythms in physiologic functions in lower vertebrates. In Comparative Endocrinology and Reproduction. (K. P. Joy, C. Haldar, A. Krishna, eds.) Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, pp. 433-461.
  9. Shedpure M. (2000). The pineal gland and Biological In Chronophysiology (M.Shedpure, ed), Pt. R.S.U., Raipur, pp.182-200.
  10. Yadu Y. and Shedpure M. (2002). Pinealectomy does not modulate the characteristics of 24-h variation in air-gulping activity of Clarias batrachus. Biological Rhythm Research. 33, 141-150.
  11. Tikariha R. and Shedpure M. (2002). Effect of starvation on the characteristics of 24-h rhythm in surfacing activity of an Indian freshwater catfish, Clarias batrachus. Biological Rhythm Research. 33, 121-128.
  12. Yadu and Shedpure M. (2002). Effect of pinealectomy on re-entrainment of air gulping activity in Indian walking catfish, Clarias batrachus. Biological Rhythm Research. 33, 63-473.
  13. Sahu S. and Shedpure M. (2006). Air-breathing rhythm in Clarias batrachus (Linn.):Modulatory role of eyes, pineal and exogenous melatonin. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology. 44, 55-62.
  14. Tikariha and Shedpure M. (2006). Effect of phase daily and exogenous melatonin administration on surfacing activity in an Indian walking catfish, Clarias batrachus. Journal of Parasitology and Applied Animal Biology,15(1&2), 1-10.
  15. Sahu S. and Shedpure M. (2006). Effects of pinealectomy and/or enucleation on air- gulping activity rhythm in Clarias batrachus (Linn.). Proceedings, The Pineal Gland, Symp. in current trends in pineal research and 4th IPSG meeting 253-268.
  16. Tikariha R., Neha Jain and Shedpure M. (2006). Effects of exogenous melatonin on surfacing activity rhythm in Clarias batrachus (Linn.). exposed under constant light (LL) Proceedings, The Pineal Gland,Nat.Symp. in current trends in pineal research and 4th IPSG meeting 239-252.
  17. Tikariha R. and Shedpure M. (2008). Surfacing activity rhythm in Clarias batrachus: effect of different phases of annual reproductive Bio. Rhy. Res.40(3), 223-234.
  18. Maheshwari R., Jogi S. and Shedpure M. (2012). Identification of fishes of Mahanadi River, Dhamtari district, Chhattisgarh. A preliminary study of 14 fish species. Res. J. Lab to land.4 (13),4-7.
  1. Shedpure , Jain N. and Maheshwari R. (2012). Effect of magnetic field exposure under different photoperiod on hepatosomatic index (HSI) and histology of liver in an Indian catfish, Clarias batrachus. National Journal of Life Sciences.9(1), 77-82.
  2. Jain N. and Shedpure M. (2013). Effect of reproductive status, magnetic field exposure and photoperiod on temporal organization in air-gulping activity in Clarias batrachus. Biological Rhythm Research. 44(1), 63-72.
  3. Agniwanshi, S., Shedpure, and Jain, N. (2014). Effect of sodium fluoride on body weight gain and gonadosomatic index in freshwater catfishes. Jr. of Industrrial Control. 30(2), 339-343.
  4. Tikariha, , Shedpure, M., Jain, N., Karanjgaonkar, P.and Ratre, M. (2015). Rhythmic characteristic of air-breathing activity in a catfish: Role of exogenous melatonin. Int. J. Pharmacol. Bio. Sci. 9(3), 27-37.
  5. Karanjgaonkar, P., Shedpure,M., Ratre, M., Tikariha, R. and Jain, N. (2015). Relation between sleep-wake cycle and body mass index: a Preliminary study. Indian J .L. Sci.5(1), 102-105.
  6. Jain, N., Tikariha, R., Shedpure, M., Karanjgaonkar, P., Ratre, M. and Agniwanshi, S. (2015). Review article magnetic field effect on biological Indian J. L. Sci. 5(1): 135-151.
  7. Shedpure, , Karanjgaonkar, P and Ratre, M. (2016). Effect of light at night on melatonin rhythm in human volunteers. J. Environ. Res. Develop. 10(4): 693-699.
  8. Ratre, M.,Shedpure, M., and Karanjgaonkar, P. (2017). Effect of melatonin containing plant food on locomotor activity rhythm in a freshwater catfish, Clarias Adv. Pharmacol. Toxicol. 18(2): 61-70.
  9. Karanjgaonkar, , Shedpure,M. and Ratre, M. (2017). Relationship of chronotype to sleep quality and sleep habits in college students. Int. J. Pharmacol. Bio. Sci. 11(3): 63-76.
  10. Karanjgaonkar, P., Shedpure,M. and Ratre, M. (2018). Effect of bedtime on salivary melatonin rhythm in human female Biological Rhythm Research (Under publication)

Infrastructure

  1. Library : available for PG students
  1. No of books : 1500
  1. Internet facilities for staff and students : Available d ) Total of class rooms :03 for UG ,02 for PG
  2. Class rooms with ICT facility: 01
  1. Students’ laboratories: 02
  1. Research laboratories : 01
  1. No of laptop: 01
  1. No of computer: 02
  1. Smart classroom: 01

LIST OF INSTRUMENTS

S. NO.

NAME OF INSTRUMENT

1.

Rotary Microtome

2.

Centrifuge

3.

Digital Centrifuge

4.

Cryostat

6.

Spectrophotometer

7.

Digital Cell counter

8.

Electrophoresis Apparatus

9.

Digital Hemoglobinometer

10.

hemocytometer

11.

Hotair Oven

12.

Single Pan Balance

13.

Digital ph meter

14.

Over Head Projector

15.

Slide Projector

16.

Digital Colorimeter

17.

Binocular Microscope

18.

Trinocular Microscope

19.

Stereoscopic Binocular Microscope

20.

Blood Cell Counter

21.

Glucometer

22.

Digital Electronic Water Analyzer

23.

Computers/ Laptop

24.

Refrigerator

25.

Analytical Digital Balance

26.

Conductivity meter

27.

Analytical Weighing Scale

28.

Compound Microscope

29.

Dissecting Microscope

30.

DLP

31.

Laminar Air Flow

32.

Densitometer

33.

Kymograph

34.

Deep Freezer

35.

DG Pro System

36.

Chromatography Chamber

37.

Chronobiological Experimental Recorder

38.

Camera Lucida

39.

Smart Board with Visualizer

Departmental Events/ Activities

CONFERENCE/ SYMPOSIUM/ WORKSHOP ORGANIZED

Convener/ Organizing Secretary

Date

Title

Dr. Maya Shedpure

Jan. 27-28, 1997

National Symposium on Comparative

Endocrinology and Physiology

Dr. Maya Shedpure

Oct. 5-7, 2006

National Symposium on current trends in Pineal

Research

Dr. Maya Shedpure

Sept. 9-14, 2013

A hands on workshop on Instrumentation and Biotechniques

Dr. Maya Shedpure

Sept. 29-30, 2014

International Colloquium on Endocrinology and Physiology

Dr. Maya Shedpure

Jan. 6-10, 2020

National workshop on Operation and Maintenance of Opto Analytical Laboratory

Equipments

Guest lectures

  1. Tripti Nagariya, Gynaecological issues during adolescence. 1999
  2. Sudha Agrawal
  3. Hema Kulkarni
  4. Dhananjay Mishra
  5. Ajit Hundet
  6. Jayant Biswas
  7. Rohit Seth
  8. Renu Maheshwari, Biostatistics
  9. P. Nath

Activities

  1. Workshop on – Women Safety on Real and Virtual World – 27-08-2019 by Anubha Ashtikar
  2. Self-Defence Drill – 27-08-2019 by Upendra Pradhan (Marshal Art expert) Domestic Fire Safety Awareness program (Collaboration with Commerce Department) by Aditi Patel, December 2019
  3. Sustainable & Best Practice: Established Bio-Gas Plant (two units) at Hostel premises procurement by CREDA, Raipur

Field visit

  1. Science centre, Raipur 02.2019
  2. Fisheries department, Raipur
  3. Sericulture centre,

DRC Research Guide

Dr. Ajit Hundet

Designation: Head & Professor

  • Toxicology, histology, physiology

Dr. Maya Shedpure Designation: Professor

  • Chronobiology, Animal behaviour

Dr. K. K. Harris

Designation: Assistant professor

  • Phytochemistry, phytomedicine, Biochemistry

Dr. Richa Tikariha

Designation: Assistant professor

  • Chronobiology, Animal behaviour
  • VIDEO LECTURE/ PDFs/ PPTs UPLOADED IN CG-SCHOOL/ RUSA PORTAL OF

C.G. GOVT. FOR ALL CHHATTISGARH STUDENTS (PANDEMIC YEAR- 2019-20 AND 2020-21)

S.NO.

NAME

VIDEO

LECTURE

PDF

PPT

1.

Dr. Ajit Hundet

nil

192

13

2.

Dr. Maya Shedpure

nil

15

06

3.

Dr. K. K. Harris

nil

10

03

4.

Mrs. Priya Dewangan

17

04

nil

5.

Ms. Uma Gupta

22

O4

nil

6.

Dr. Richa Tikariha

03

04

02

EVALUATION AND VIVA OF Ph.D. THESIS BY DEPARTMENT IN LAST 5 YEARS

S.NO.

NAME OF PROFESSOR

NO. OF THESIS

VIVA

1.

Dr. Ajit Hundet

02

01

2.

Dr. Maya Shedpure