Vice Chancellor’s Message

Prof (Dr). R.C. Joshi
Dr. Lok Man S. Palni
Ph.D (1980; University of Wales, U.K).;
FNASc, FAAS, FNA, FISPM, PDF (ANU, Canberra)
Vice Chancellor
Graphic Era University
 

 

Profile of Dr. Lok Man S. Palni

 

Prof.(Dr) Palni has distinguished teaching, administrative and research career spanning around 44 years. His broad area of interest is Plant Science (plant growth substances, plant tissue culture, plant-microbe interactions, biodiversity conservation). He is also involved in science & society programs and issues related to Indian Himalayan Region. He has been the founder Director of State Biotechnology Program of Govt. of Uttarakhand, Uttarakhand Science Education and Research Centre (USERC), and Founder Head of Biotechnology Division of IHBT (CSIR), Palampur, H.P. Professor Palni has been the Director of G.B. Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment & Sustainable Development, Almora. He has also served as Lecturer in Kumaun University, Nainital, and as Research Faculty in the Australian National University, Canberra. He has approx 350 publications including several edited or authored books to his credit (h-index:38; i10 index:99; impact factor range 0-23.3), and has supervised 24 Ph.D. scholars in India & Australia . Prof. Palni is Elected Fellow of INSA, NAAS, NASI & International Society of Plant Morphologists, and a member of New York Academy of Sciences. He was one of the lead authors of 1st assessment of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services (IPBES) on pollination, and is currently review editor of another IPBES assessment.

He has received several national and international awards, and has been a member/team leader/coordinator of numerous national and international projects.

 Prof. Palni has been a member of the following:

  • Indian Delegation to the Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 10 at Nagoya, Japan; COP 11 at Hyderabad, India)
  • High powered Scientific Advisory Committee of the Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India
  • Task Force member/chairman of various committees of the Planning Commission, DST, DBT, MoEF&CC, UNDP-SGP, NASI and INSA
  • Member of the Society of national institutions like SACON and DBT institute at Imphal
  • Member/Chairman of Scientific Advisory Committees of several organizations and institutions, etc.

 

 

 

 

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