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1. Prof. (Dr.) Jagmohan Singh Rana

Hon,ble Member UKPSC

(27-10-2017 to till date)

Born on 01 May, 1965 in Uttarakhand

Solitaire Residency, Flat No. 505,

54, E.C. Road, Dehradun - 248001

 Email: ranajms@gmail.com 

Pre-doctoral:

  • B.Sc. (Physics, Maths, Chemistry) Degree with 1st division in 1983 and M.Sc. (Physics with Specialization in electronics) Degree with 1st division in 1985 from Garhwal University.
  • Selected as JRF of DST (Govt of India) and subsequently SRF of CSIR (Govt of India) to work towards the research in Particle Physics and teaching Physics to UG/PG Students at Physics Department, Kumaun University, Nainital from 1985 to 1992.
  • Ph.D. degree (with Excellent Reports) in Theoretical High Energy Particle Physics from Kumaun University in the year 1992.

Post-Doctoral:

  • Research Associate of University Grants Commission (Govt. of India) to work towards research in HEP Physics and teaching Physics to UG/PG students at Physics Department, Kumaun University, Nainital from 1992 to 1994.
    • DAAD (German Academic Exchange Programme, Govt. of Germany) Post-doctoral fellow at University of Kaiserslautern, Germany from 1996 to 1998.
    • Associate of International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste (Italy) Under the aegis of UNESCO and International atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) from 1999 to 2004.

Employment Details:

  1. JRF and SRF of DST and CSIR, Govt. of India, Research Associate of University Grants Commission (Govt. of India) and Lecturer in Physics (temporary) at Physics Department, Kumaun University, Nainital from Nov. 1985 to Feb. 1994.
  2. Lecturer in Physics (Permanent), Physics Department, Garhwal University form Feb. 1994 to Feb. 2003.
  3. Scientist 'C', SASE (DRDO, Ministry of Defense, Govt. of India) from 1994 to 1995.
  4. Reader/Associate Professor in Physics, Physics Department, HNB Garhwal University from Feb. 2003 to Feb. 2009.
  5. Professor in Physics, Physics Department, HNB Garhwal University from Feb. 2009 to Continue.
  6. Director (18,200 – 22,000), Uttarakhand State Biotechnology Department (Ministry of Science and Technology Govt. of Uttarakhand) from Jan. 2010 to Jun. 2013.
  7. Member, Uttarakhand Public Service Commission, from Oct. 2017 - onwards.

Experience:

A. Teaching Activities:

(i)    31 year's experience of Teaching Physics at Graduate/Post Graduate level in various Universities in India and abroad.

(ii)  10 year's experience of teaching different Physics courses at pre-Ph.D./research level in various Universities/Institutes in India and Abroad.

B.  Research Activities: Actively engaged in research from last almost Thirty-two (32) years in the following fields:

(a) Theoretical High Energy Particle Physics: Has made significant contributions on various topics in quantum field theory, monopoles and dyons, GUT’S, Supersymmetry, D-branes and String theory, Quantum spin tunneling and Phase transitions etc.

(b) Particle Physics Phenomenology: Worked on various aspects of quark models and non-perturbative Quantum Chromodynamics, Constituent chiral quark model, flavor mixing and chiral symmetry breaking. Fermion mass matrices and CP-violation, various issues on Proton Spin Problem including Multi-quark states in QCD.

(C) Material Science: Synthesis and characterization of various conducting and non-conducting polymers and other materials. Swift heavy Ion energetics and Ion-Beam induced modifications in solids.

C. Research Supervision/Guidance:

  1. Four students have been awarded Ph.D. from HNB Garhwal (Central) University.
  2. One student (worked at Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun) has been awarded Ph.D. from Saurastra University, Rajkot (Gujrat).
  3. One Student is registered for Ph.D. in Physics (material Science) from HNB Garhwal (Central) University.
  4. Supervised and guided a large number of M.Sc. students for their dissertation in each academic Sessions of the HNB Garhwal University form 1994 onwards. 

D. Conference/Seminars/Symposia/Workshop:

Organized/attended/participated/delivered talks/chaired technical sessions in more than sixty (60) International/National conferences/seminars/symposia/workshops in India and abroad. Participated/presented talks in more than Twenty-one (21) International/ National level special training programme/schools organized by various institutions in India and abroad. Organized several training programme for students, teachers, researchers different fields of biotechnology as well as for progressive farmers of Uttarakhand State. Conceptualized and supervised more than Thirty-seven (37) Research Projects in different branches of biotechnology. Established MOU with several National/International Institutions working in different fields of biotechnology. Organized several conferences/Seminars/workshops as well as delivered talks in such programme organized by various other reputed institutions. Worked for science popularization through popular talks/lectures, articles, exhibitions, radio talks etc.    

Administrative Experience:

(i)Worked as Proctor, NSS programme officer, Asst. Dean Student Welfare of HNB Garhwal University for several academic years from 1994 onwards.

(ii)Chief Election Officer, Election Officer for student union elections of HNB Garhwal University, SRT Campus in different academic Sessions.

(iii)Incharge of student union of HNB Garhwal University, SRT Campus in different academic Sessions.

(iv)Member of Student Guiding and Counselling Cell, campus sports council, campus purchase committee, campus development committee, examination committee as well as incharge/member to many other committees formed by university from time to time.

(v) Incharge Group Head to Snow Physics Division at SASE (DRDO, Ministry of Defense, Govt. of India) Manali.

(vi)Director, Uttarakhand State Biotechnology Department (Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of Uttarakhand) 2010 to 2013.

(vii)Member Uttarakhand Public Service Commission from Oct. 27, 2017 onwards.

Publications:

Research Papers: Published more than Seventy-three (73) research papers in the Journals of international repute. Most of these publications have been widely referred, quoted and cited by various researchers/Scientists, globally.  

Books/Monographs/Compendium:

Authored/edited Twelve (12) books (mostly assigned with ISBN), Prepared Eighteen (18) training manuals and Five (5) technical reports. Also published several popular articles in different magazines, community radio talks etc.

Honours & awards:

  1. Associateship of International center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Italy, Under the aegis of UNESCO and International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) from 1999 to 2004.
  2. DAAD (German Academic Exchange Programme, Govt. of Germany) Post-doctoral fellowship to work at University of Kaiserslautern, Germany from 1996 to 1998.
  3. Abdus Salam Fellowship by AS-ICTP, Trieste (Italy) in 2004.
  4. Research Associate of University Grants Commission, (Govt. of India).
  5. JRF and SRF of DST/CSIR, (Govt. of India).

Fellow/ Member of Academic Institutions:

  1. Associate of AS-ICTP, Trieste (Italy).
    1. Fellow of SIIP (India).
    2. Subject expert to various state Public Service Commissions Universities/Colleges Selection Committees, Selection Boards etc.
    3. Member to various academic bodies of different Universities/Institutions/ organizations in India and abroad.

Memberships of scientific organizations:

  1. IAPT (Indian Association of Physics Teachers)
    1. IAGRG (Indian Association for General Relativity and Gravitation)
    2. Einstein Foundation International.
    3. SNTS (Solid State Nuclear Track Society), Indian Science Congress etc.
    4. District Coordinator UCOST, Govt. of Uttarakhand

Other significant Contributions:

            Associated with several scientific bodies/ Associations within country and abroad. Visited and delivered talks in various Universities/Institutions within India and Abroad. Closely associated with different Institutions/Organizations working for science popularization, Environment Conservation, Sanitation & Hygiene, Wild-life Protection and many others working for Socio-Politico-Economic-Scientific development of society at grass-root level.

 

 

 

 

Pramod Kumar Joshi

Hon’ble Member UKPSC                                                                                

(15-05-2020 to till date)

Born on 01 November, 1959

Educational Qualification:

  1. B.Sc. (Physics, Chemistry, Math) Degree with 1st division in 1979
  2. M.A. (Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archeology) Degree with 1st division in 1981
  3. M.A. (Philosophy) Degree with 1st division in 1983

Employment Details

  1. Employment Officer, Distt. Employment Office, Bulland Shaher, 1981 Batch (20-12-1983  to 10-06-1986)
  2. Karya Adhikari/Addl. Chief Executive Officer, Zila Parishad, Mathura, 1984 Batch (11-06-1986 to 05-04-1990)
  3. U.P. Finance and Accounts Service, 1986 Batch (06-04-1990 to     31-10-2020)
  4. Treasury Officer, Narendra Nagar, Tehri Garhwal (20-07-1990 to  08-10-1997)
  5. Sr. Treasury Officer, Narendra Nagar, Tehri Garhwal, Addl. Charge, Chief Accounts Officer DRDA, Accounts Officer, Education and Distt. Audit Officer (09-10-1997 to 03-11-2001)
  6. Finance Controller Irrigation, Govt. Of U.K., Addl. Charge Finance Controller, Food and Civil Supply Deptt. (05-11-2001 to 28-09-2008)
  7. Finance Controller PWD, Addl. Charge Finance Controller, Education, Finance Controller Uttarakhand Technical University (29-09-2008 to 01-01-2015)
  8. Finance Controller, Disaster Management, Chief General Manager (Finance) BRIDCUL
  9. Director (Finance), Medical, Health and Family Welfare (28-12-2014 to 31-12-2016)
  10. Finance Controller PWD, Addl. Charge, Finance Controller AYUSH, Uttarakhand Metro Rail Project, Uttarakhand Swajal Project. CGM (F) BRIDCUL & Director (Finance) Uttarakhand Jal Nigam and Jal Sansthan (01-01-2017 to 31-10-2019)

 

 

Name 

 Father Name

 Date of Birth

 Educational Qualification

Present Status

Dr. Ravi Datt Godiyal

 Shri Madan Mohan Godiyal

31th October 1965

M.Sc. (Physics), D.Phil.

 Member Uttarakhand Public Service Commission

Nationality

Indian

Official Address

Uttarakhand Public Service Commission Ayog Bhawan, P.O.-Gurukul Kangri, Haridwar- 249404

Telephone No.

01334-244143 Ext.106

Mobile No.

8755551483

Email

ravidatt31@rediffmail.com

Permanent Address

75, THDC, Colony, Behind Surkandadavi Mandir, Dehrakhas, Patel Nagar Dehradun – 248001, Uttarakhand, India

 

Educational Qualification 

Degree

Boards/University

Year

Division

 

  1. D. Phil (Physics)

 

HNB, Garhwal University, Srinagar, Garhwal, UK

 

1995

 

NA

  1. M.Sc. (Physics)

HNB, Garhwal University, Srinagar, Garhwal, UK

1987

I

  1. B.Sc. (Physics, Chemistry, Maths)

HNB, Garhwal University, Srinagar, Garhwal, UK

1985

I

  1. Intermediate

UP, Board, Allahabad, UP

1983

I

  1. High School

UP, Board, Allahabad, UP

1981

I

 

Previous Position Held

Scientist EII

In-Charge Paper Testing Laboratory and Energy Management Division

Central Pulp and Paper Research Institute, Saharanpur, UP, INDIA

 Area of Specialization

Identification and Characterization of Fibres, Composition of Fibres in Pulp, Paper and Paperboard, Paper Testing (Chemical, Physical, Mechanical and Surface Parameters) of various grades of Paper, Paperboards and Corrugated Boards. 

Summary of Previous Profession

  1. A.     Administrative Experience:
  2. Scientist in PCPB Division and Paper Testing Laboratory & Energy Management Division from 1995 to July 2017
  3. In-charge Library and Documentation Division, CPPRI, Saharanpur from April 2010 to 18th May, 2020
  4. In-charge Paper Testing Laboratory and Energy Management Division at CPPRI, Saharanpur from August 2017- 18th May, 2020
  5. In-charge IT cell of Institute from August 2017- 18th May, 2020
  1. B.     Experience in Scientific Research field: 32 Years

              I.   Nuclear Physics:                         3 Year (Dec. 1987 to March1991)  as Research Scholar

             II.    Pulp and Paper Research:         29 Year (April 1991 to May 2020)

Joined CPPRI in April. 1991 and have worked at various levels starting from SSA, Scientist-B, Scientist-C, Scientist E-I and Scientist EII

  • 4th April 1991 to 30th March1994 as S.S.A. in PCPB Division of CPPRI, SRE, UP.
  • 10th April 1995 - 4th January 1999 as S.S.A. in PCPB Division of CPPRI, SRE, UP.
  • 5th January 1999 - 7th January 2004 as Scientist B, in PCPB Division of CPPRI, SRE, UP.
  • 8th January 2004 - 7th January 2009 as Scientist C, in PCPB Division of CPPRI, SRE, UP.
  • 8th January 2009 - 7th January 2014 as Scientist E-I in PCPB Division CPPRI, SRE, UP
  • 8th January 2014 – 18th May, 2020   as Scientist E-II, in Paper Testing Laboratory and Energy Management Division of CPPRI, SRE, U.P.
  1. C.     Professional Experience:
  2. More than 29 years professional research experience at Central Pulp and Paper Research Institute, Saharanpur in the field of pulp and paper particularly in Chemical Analysis of raw material, Fibre Morphology, Fibre Furnish, Refining variables for different Raw Materials, Analysis of Paper, Paper Testing of Paper and Paperboard, Instrumental Analysis for Identification of fibres in Pulp, Paper and Paperboard at high magnification using  SEM with EDAX, Fibre Identification and Characterization of different raw materials using Motorized Research Microscope with Image Analysis Software and Preparation of micro/nano fibrillated cellulose(NFC) materials using Microfluidizer LN20

D.     Research Problems Pursued:

Research problems addressed on up-gradation of agro-residue materials (Rice Straw, Wheat Straw, Bagasse and Grasses etc) by pre-treatment methods. Up-gradation of agro-chemical pulps by fractionation methods. Responses of less and more fibrous and non-fibrous component of agro-residue pulps. Effect of refining variables on the development of mechanical strength of agro-residue fibers. Improvement of paper quality and trouble shooting.

Professional Training in India and Abroad

 

 

a). Training in Abroad:

  1. Training in “New techniques developed for the study of Internal and Cross-sectional structure of pulp fiber in SEM and CLSM and Zero span tensile strength of wet-web", under the supervision of Dr. R. S. Seth at PAPRICAN, Vancouver, CANADA for two months in 1994.
  2. 2.   Training in “Understanding and control of pitch and deposits in papermaking” at Centre Technique du Papier (CTP), Grenoble, France for three months in 2005
  3. 3.   1st International study tour under UNIDO project “Development and Adoption of Appropriate Technologies for Enhancing Productivities in the Paper and Pulp Sector” to Norway and Sweden for 10 days in 2017 
  4. 4.      2nd International study tour under UNIDO project “Development and Adoption of Appropriate Technologies for Enhancing Productivities in the Paper and Pulp Sector” to Canada for 15 days in 2018

b). Training in India:

 Successfully completed the ANSI – RAB (USA) accredited and IATCA approved Quality Management System Lead Auditor Training Course (ISO-9001: 2000) in 2002 

  1. Trained as lead Auditor on ISO 9001 Implementation in 2002 
  2. Trained as Technical Manager for Implementation ISO/IEC 17025 :2017 General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories at Indian Rubber Manufacturers Research Association, Mumbai in 2018 
  3. Hands on Training on Electron Microscope, National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi in 2018

Research Guidance

  1. Mrs. Nidhi Sharma, JRF     -- Ph.D. Thesis submitted (June 2020)
  2. Mr. Kanishka Salwan, JRF – Pursuing Ph.D. from March 2018

Professional Membership

Active Member of Indian Pulp and Paper Technical Association (IPPTA)

 Patent Filed

1. Development of anti-tarnish paper for Silver ware - Patent filed for the coating formulation developed by   TK Roy, SV Subrahmanyam & RD Godiyal -1998

2. PDN filed in “An innovative process to refine the bamboo pulp for improvement of paper formation and strength properties” by BP Thapliyal, RD Godiyal and Sanjay Tyagi - 2020

Professional Achievements 

  • As Technical Manager initiated various activities like Laboratories Quality Procedure Manual and Quality Manual of CPPRI for NABL accreditation of Paper Testing Laboratory of the Institute.
  • Pre-Dispatch Inspection (PDI) of Paper Mills and Paper Convertor premises under GeM procurement of paper products
  • Development of friction paper for clutch plate in two-wheeler 

Publications

  • 55 Publications in National and International Journals/Conference/Workshop/Symposium      
  • 12 List of Research/Technical Reports                  

Additional Professional Activities in Previous Service

  • Over a period of 29 years, worked on various R&D projects, consultancy assignments and provided technical expert services in the field of fibre characterization to Govt. agencies like Bureau of Indian Standard (BIS), SPMCIL, Security Printing Press, State Text Boards, Central Excise and Custom Departments, Revenue Intelligence and Pulp and Paper industries.
  • Technical / Consultancy Services in Paper Testing
  • Organized various training programmes at different levels for industry professionals. 
  • Teaching as faculty member for M.Sc. (Cellulose and Paper Technology) students during their courses at CPPRI, Saharanpur. 
  • Successfully completed various projects sponsored by UNDP, UNIDO, DST, Government of India and various pulp and paper mill associations sponsored projects.
  • Participation and organization of various National and International workshop oraganised by the Institute at CPPRI and various part of India.
  • As member for compilation and editing of Annual Report (Hindi Version) of the Institute
  • Member of the various committees constituted by Director
  • Deputed as External Examiner for M.Tech. and Ph.D. Scholars in Dept. of Paper Technology, IIT-Roorkee

Worked as Project Leader and Team Member in National/ International Projects

  • Development of Fibre Length Counter – DST, New Delhi -1998 as team member
  • Preparation of monograph of different fibrous raw material used by Indian Paper Industry - Development Council for Pulp, Paper and Allied Industry (DCPPAI)/ Govt of India. – 2002 as team member
  • Bio-technological Application of Enzymes for Making Paper Pulp from Green Jute/Kenaf    - IJO, Bangladesh /UNIDO – 2006 as team member
  • Setting up 5000 TPY Kenaf Bast Fibre Pulp Mill in Myanmar – M/s Skymoon, Singapore and Govt. of Myanmar – 2006 as team member
  • Feasibility Studies of Utilization of Kenaf Fibre as Potentioal Material for Pulp and Paper Manufacturing – FRIM and UPM Malaysia. – 2008 as team member
  • Laboratory Pulping and Bleaching Trials of Canadian Wheat Straw –Prairie Pulp & Paper Inc. Canada - 2011 as team member
  • Setting up of Paper Board and Specialty Paper Testing Facilities at CPPRI- 2017 as Project Leader and team member
  • Study on preparation of cellulose Micro/Nano Fibrils and their potential in Papermaking (Joint Project IPMA-ACIRD-CPPRI) - 2019 as Project Leader
  • Development of friction paper for clutch plate in two-wheeler for RICO auto Industry limited, Gurugram -2019 as Project Leader
  • Capacity building and up-gradation of Infrastructure for Inter Laboratory Comparison/Calibration of Paper Testing Facilities (RSC-DCPPAI sponsored project) – (2017-2020) as Project Leader
  • Strengthening of CPPRI Library to provide quality services to Indian paper Industry – (2018-2020) as Project Leader
  • “Development and Adoption of Appropriate Technologies for Enhancing Productivities in the Paper and Pulp Sector” (UNIDO project) -2019 as team member

 Participation in Social Activities

Founding Member of Dev Bhumi Vikas Sagthan, Uttarakhand.Participated in various activities like social, cultural and environmental areas, organized in Uttarakhand.

Hobbies

Reading, Travelling, Social and Environmental activities