Mr. Hemant Kumar
Mr. Hemant Kumar
Assistant Professor


Department
Department of Forest Producuts and Utilization
Qualification
B.Sc(Forestry); M.Sc (Wood Science Tech.); NET;
Area of Specialization
Forest products & wood Technology,Wood Anatomy, Wood Seasoning, Forest Ecology Biodiversity & Conservation, NRM
Phone No
8799476977
E-mail
hemant.kumar@shiats.edu.in, hemant.kumar@shiats.edu.in

Educational Details
DegreeUniversity/BoardYear
NETICAR2009
M.ScF..R.I.U., Dehradun2008
B.ScC.S.A.U.A.&T, Kanpur2006


Professional Summary
  • Forestry graduate from CSAUA&T, Kanpur (2002-2006) and awarded by “Chancellor Gold Medal” for standing 1st Position in University during graduation. 
  • Complited Post Graduation from FOREST RESEARCH INSTITUTE, Dehradun with specialization in Wood Science & Technology.
  • 8 Years teaching, research & extension experience as Assistant Professor (Forest Products & Wood Tech.) in School of Forestry & Environment, SHIATS Allahabad in the regular scale (PB-3, 15600-39100+ 6000 AGP+ DA) w. e. f.  11th Nov. 2011.
  • Served in the capacity of Examiner in U.P Public Service Commission, SSC and various Universities Viz. BHU, CSAUA&T, Kanpur NDUA&T, Faizabad MJPRU Bareilly and DBRAU Agra and still continuing.
  • Organized ICAR sponsored short course Training program  .•Member in School Academic council for designing, modification and implementation of curriculum at UG & PG level.
  • 3.5 Years work experience as Sr. Manager (Production & Quality Assurance) in Solid wood furniture export house, a Multinational Company in Gurgaon (HR) w. e. f. 13th July. 2008 to Nov. 2011.
  • Six week certificate course of Advance Wood  Working  at I.W.S.T, Bangalore (An Indo-Italian joint Project)

Expertise

8 Years teaching, research & industrial experience in the field of Forest Products, Wood Technology,Wood Anatomy, Wood Seasoning, Forest Ecology & NRM. Working as Assistant Professor (Forest Products & Wood Tech.) in School of Forestry & Environment, SHIATS Allahabad in the regular scale (PB-3, 15600-39100+ 6000 AGP+ DA) w. e. f.  11th Nov. 2011. 


Publications

LIST OF RESEARCH PAPER PUBLISHED - (15)

  • Khali D.P, Kumar H. (2008) Particle boards of Enterolobium timbouva, Journal of Timber Development Association.54 (I); pp 1-4.
  • Tripathi M. K, B. Mehera, Kumar H (2013). Quantification of extreme weather events at Allahabad district of U.P, Current Advances in Agricultural Sciences.,5(2):225-229
  • Anand R.K, Dwivedi S.V. and Hemant Kumar (2013) Vidhya kshetra me sugandhiya padha khus ki kheti. Sonanchal krishi, 6(3), pp 9-13.
  •  Mohd. Sameer, S. Sen & Hemant Kumar (2014) Floristic diversity and utilization of some woody trees species of Allahabad (U.P), The Allahabad Farmer Vol. LXX (I); pp. 307-318.
  • M. K Tripathi, B. Mehera, Rajiv Umrao, Hemant Kumar And H. B Paliwal (2014) Impact of climate change on wheat (Triticum aestivum) productivity in late sown condition at Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, Current Advances in Agricultural Sciences.,6(1):16-19.
  • Hemant Kumar, Rajiv Umrao & M.K. Tripathi (2015) Varietal performance of Linseed (Linum usitatissimum) planted at different spacing under Teak (Tectona grandis) based Agroforestry system, Journal of International Academic Research for Multidisciplinary, 2(12):261-268.
  • Satyen Chhetri & Hemant Kumar (2015) Effect of planting position on rhizogenesis in Buddha belly bamboo (Bambusa ventricosa) under nursery condition, Journal of International Academic Research for Multidisciplinary.,2(12):284-289.
  • Ramchandra, Harsh Bodh Paliwal, Abhishek James, Hemant Kumar, Sameer Daniel and Rajiv Umrao (2015). Economic analysis of post-harvest losses in marketing of Major vegetables in Allahabad district of Uttar Pradesh” Journal of International Academic Research for Multidisciplinary. Impact factor 1.625, ISSN: 2320-5083, Volume 3(2). pp 203-211.
  • Hemant Kumar & Rajiv Umrao (2015). Career opportunities in wood science & technology, Employment News (11-17 July 2015), Vol- XL (15), pp 1 & 64.
  • Hemant Kumar, B. Mehera, S.B. Lal & Rajiv Umrao (2015). The potential of bamboo cultivation as a way forward in improving livelihood: a case study, In compendium of World Forestry Congress, held at Durban South Africa during 07-11 September 2015.
  • Chubamerenla Imchen, Somnath Sen, Hemant Kumar and Josiah Marak (2015). Effect of Different Pretreatment Method on Seed Germination of Gulmohar (Delonix regia) Trends in Biosciences 8(19), 5105-5110.
  • Elida michelle T. Sangma* and Hemant Kumar (2015). Effect of different growth regulators and potting media on macro-propagation and morphological appearance of bakul (Mimusops elengi L.) Trends in Biosciences 8(23), 6399-6407.
  • Mohd. Saad, Hemant Kumar and Rajiv Umrao (2016). Effect of the Different Growth Regulators on Vegetative Propagation of Buddha Belly Bamboo, Advances in Life Sciences 5(4), 1310-1314.
  • Prashant Kumar Pathak, Hemant Kumar, Gunjan Kumari And Halliru Bilyaminu (2016).Biomass production potential in different species of bamboo in central Uttar Pradesh, The Ecoscan, 10(1&2): 41-43.
  • Uma Kant Singh, Devi Singh, V. M. Prasad, Hemant Kumar and Rajiv Umrao (2016).Performance and capital use efficiency of Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia L.) genotypes in their production, Res. Environ. Life Sci. 9(6) 672-675.

LIST OF ABSTRACTS PUBLISHED - (15)

  • B. Mehera & Hemant Kumar (2012). Effect of different spacing on yield of Rauvolfia serpentine under teak based agroforestry system In: Abstracts of National Conference on “Forest, environment and climate change: Issues and challenges, held at GGU, Bilaspur during 30-31Janaury 2012, pp 138.
  • Anand R.K, Dwivedi S.V, Singh M.P, Hemant Kumar and Vidya Sagar (2013). Assessment of forest carbon stock in U.P. In :Abstracts of National Symposium on “Emerging Pollutants and Pathogens due to climate change: Challenges and risk reduction, held at NDUAT, Faizabad during 8-9 March 2013, pp 48-49
  • Hemant Kumar, B. Mehera, Rajiv Umrao, Manoj K. Tripathi  & Ratan K. Anand, (2014) Performance analysis of different rice varieties under teak based agroforestry system in Allahabad region, In :Abstracts of national Symposium on “Emerging Pollutants and Pathogens due to climate change: Challenges and risk reduction, held at NDUAT, Faizabad during 8-9 March 2013, pp 141.
  • Mehera B, S. B. Lal & Hemant Kumar (2014). Standardization of agro-techniques for cultivation of Sarpagandha (Rauvolfia serpentina) under Poplar (Populus deltoides), In compendium of World Congress on Agroforestry, held at New Delhi during 10-13 February 2014, pp 194-195.
  • Ratan Kumar Anand, Neelam Khare, Siya Ram, Hemant Kumar (2014). Buchanania lanzan: A threatened minor fruit tree suitable for agroforestry under Vindhyan region of Uttar Pradesh, India), In compendium of World Congress on Agroforestry, held at New Delhi during 10-13 February 2014, pp 121
  • Hemant Kumar, Neelam Khare, Rajiv Umrao, Ratan K. Anand, Manoj K. Tripathi (2014). Domestication of potential agroforestry fruit/oil tree Jaitoon (Olea cuspidata) for wasteland amelioration, In compendium of World Congress on Agroforestry, held at New Delhi during 10-13 February 2014, pp 241-242
  • Mehera B, S. B. Lal & Hemant Kumar (2014). Non-timber forest products based agroforestry for livelihood: a case study In compendium of World Congress on Agroforestry, held at New Delhi during 10-13 February 2014, pp 412
  • Hemant Kumar, Rajiv Umrao, M. K. Tripathi, B. Mehera and Neelam Khare (2014). Poplar based agroforestry system for livelihood enhancement, industrial timber production and environmental rehabilitation, In: Abstracts of “16th Indian Agricultural Scientists & Farmers Congress on Nano-biotechnological Approaches for Sustainable Agriculture & rural Development” organized by Research Institute of Bioved Research Society, Allahabad (22-23 February, 2014).pp-28
  • Hemant Kumar, Rajiv Umrao, Ramchandra, M. K. Tripathi, and Neeta. S. Kerketta (2014). Growth and ecological impacts of traditional agroforestry tree species in Allahabad region of U.P, India , In: Abstracts of “16th Indian Agricultural Scientists & Farmers Congress on Nano-biotechnological Approaches for Sustainable Agriculture & rural Development” organized by Research Institute of Bioved Research Society, Allahabad (22-23 February, 2014).pp-28
  • Hemant Kumar, B. Mehera, R.K. Anand, Rajiv Umrao and A.K. Singh (2014). The potential of bamboo cultivation as a way forward to climate change mitigation & improving livelihood: A case study In: Abstracts of ISTS-IUFRO Conference on “Sustainable Resource Management for Climate Change Mitigation and Social Securityheld at Chandigarh during 13-15 March 2014.
  • Jaiveer Singh Dhewa, Hemant Kumar, Prakash Singh (2014). Sustainability through conservation & balanced use of agricultural biodiversity, In: Abstracts of National Conference on “Harmony with nature in context of environmental issues and challenges of 21st century” held at MSU, Udaipur during 28-30 November, 2014, pp 131.
  • Hemant Kumar, Manoj Tripathi, Rajiv Umrao & H. B. Paliwal (2015). Agroforestry & forestry intervention: A viable option towards climate change mitigation, In: Abstracts of National Seminar on “Climate change and smart agriculture technologies held at RVSKVV, Gwalior during 13-14 June 2015, pp 78.
  • Hemant Kumar, Rajiv Umrao, H.P. Chaudhary, B. Mehera & R. K. Anand (2015). Improving Rural Livelihoods Ensuring Integrated Timber & NTFPs Marketing In: Abstracts of 3rd –Uttar Pradesh Agricultural Sciences Congress on “Strategic Governance & Technological Advancement for Sustainable Agriculture” held at SHIATS, Allahabad during 14-16 June 2015, pp 377.
  • Hemant Kumar, Rajiv Umrao, Neelam Khare & B. Mehera (2016) Adaptation potential of Bamboo under agroforestry: A case study In: Abstracts of national seminar on “Bamboo reserve management and advances in utilization option” held at IWST, Bangalore during 23rd -25th February 2016, pp 30.
  • Hemant Kumar, Rajiv Umrao & Neelam Khare (2016) Vulnerability of monoculture to climate change vis-à-vis agroforestry In: Abstracts of 4th –Uttar Pradesh Agricultural Sciences Congress on “Strategic Governance & Technological Advancement for Sustainable Agriculture” held at CSAUA & T, Kanpur during 02-04 March 2016, pp 192.

Conferences

WINTER SCHOOL/ SUMMER SCHOOL/ REFRESHER COURSE

Attended ICAR Sponsored 21days Winter School entitled “Managing Natural Resources for Sustainable Rural Livelihood Securityorganized at SHIATS, Allahabad during 18th November to 8th December, 2015

                                               

WORKSHOP / SEMINAR ATTENDED - (14)

  • Attended National Seminar on “Forest Resource Management”, organized  by Department of Forestry, C.S.A U.A & T, Kanpur  U.P. (15-17 November, 2003)
  • Attended National Seminar on “Recent advance and new inclination in biological sciences” organized by Society of Biological Sciences & Dept. of Biological Sciences, SHIATS, Allahabad U.P. (18th April, 2012).
  • Attended National workshop on “Propagation of Bamboo”, organized  by society of Allahabad foresters, school of Forestry and Environment  ,SHIATS, Allahabad  U.P. (13th  August, 2012)
  • Attended National workshop on “Environmental Pollution: A future challenges for Agriculture, Forestry and allied sciences”, organized by Dept. of Environmental Science, school of Forestry and Environment, SHIATS, Allahabad U.P. (11th October, 2012).
  •  Attended workshop on “Intellectual Property & Innovation Management in Knowledge Era” jointly organized by NRDC, New Delhi & SHIATS Allahabad U.P. (7th November, 2013).
  • Attended National Seminar on “Protected Cultivation of Horticultural Crops & Value Addition” organized by Dept. of Horticulture, SHIATS, Allahabad U.P. (29-30 November, 2013).
  • Presented Poster in “World Congress on Agroforestry 2014” jointly organized by ICRAF Kenia, Nairobi, ICAR & NRCAF, New Delhi (10th -14th February, 2014).
  • Attended “16th Indian Agricultural Scientists & Farmers Congress on Nano-biotechnological Approaches for Sustainable Agriculture & rural Development” organized by Research Institute of Bioved Research Society, Allahabad (22-23 February, 2014).
  • Attended National Workshop on “Forest Seed Science: Recent Advances and Challenges in Seed Research” organized by Forest Research Institute & ICFRE, Dehradun, U.K. (26-27 February, 2014).
  • Attended Training Program on “Developing Winning Research Proposals in Agriculture” jointly organized by National Academy of Agricultural Research Management (Hyderabad) & SHIATS, Allahabad. (12-13 June, 2014).
  • Attended All India women conference on “Climate Change issues & Challenges” organized by IWE, Allahabad. (26th July 2014)
  • ·Presented Poster in 13th Silviculture Conference 2014 on organized by Forest Research Institute & ICFRE, Dehradun, U.K. (24-28 November, 2014).
  • ·Attended National seminar on “GM crops: Challenges to the Environment & Health” jointly organized by University of Allahabad & Swadeshi Jagaran Manch, Allahabad (11th April 2015).
  • ·Presented Paper in National seminar on “Youth Ready for Climate Change Transformation” jointly organized by IIFM, Bhopal & DST, Govt. of India (28th -29th  July, 2015).
  • ·Attended International Workshop entitled “Monitor Forest Cover and Deforestation using Advanced Remote Sensing Techniques under UN-CECAR/INATE Framework in support of REDD+ MRV System” jointly organized by United Nations University Institute of the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-AAS) Tokyo, Japan, APN, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and University of Allahabad, at Allahabad (17th -18th May  2016).

Teaching Experience

5 Years

TEACHING /EXTENSION LOAD

(A) Teaching UG (B.Sc. Forestry)

S.N

Course Title

Credit Hours (T+P)

1

Forest Ecology Biodiversity & Conservation

3(2+1)

2

Wood Anatomy

2(1+1)

3

Wood science & Technology

3(2+1)

4

Wood Seasoning & Preservation

3(2+1)

5

Forest Utilization-I (Timber)

3(2+1)

6

Forest Utilization-II (NTFPs)

3(2+1)

7

Production & Marketing of Quality Planting Material (Partial) 

20 (0+20)

 

(B) Teaching PG (M.Sc. Forestry & M.Sc. Environmental Science)

S.N

Course Title

Credit Hours (T+P)

1

Advance Forest Ecology Biodiversity & Conservation

3(2+1)

2

Wood Based Industries

3(2+1)

3

Natural Resource Management

3(2+1)

4

Forest Mensuration

3(2+1)

5.

Fundamental of Ecology

3(2+1)

6.

Wildlife Ecology Biodiversity & Conservation

3(2+1)


Other

 

  • Reviewer of "Current World Environment"  An International journal.
  • Reviewer of "Research in Environment and Life Sciences"  An International journal
  • Appointed as Member for Tree Ambulance in SHIATS, University to Protect Trees in and around University Campus.
  • Life member of Indian Society of Soil & Water Conservationist, Dehradun, (U.K)
  • Life member of The Society of Agricultural Professionals, Kanpur, (U.P)

NUMBER OF STUDENTS SUPERVISED/GUIDED

M. Sc. Thesis:

S.N

Year

Students Name

Topic

Discipline

1

2012

Baber Iqbal

Study on tree diversity of District Allahabad

Forestry

2

2014

Rajiv Kumar Ranjan

Efficacy of Oat, Berseem & Lucerne under Subabul and poplar based agroforestry system

Agroforestry

3

2014

Deepika Bhadauria

Varietal performance of Linseed planted at different spacing under Teak based agroforestry system

Agroforestry

4

2015

Prashant Pathak

Studies on carbon sequestration potential of various species of Bamboo in central U.P

Forestry

5

2015

Sentira D. Sera

Effect of growth regulators and potting media on sprouting & rooting response of Salix alba under nursery condition

Forestry

6

2015

Elida M. T. Sangma

Effect of growth regulators and potting media on macro-propagation of Mimosopes elengii under nursery condition.

Forestry

7

2015

Mohd. Saad

Effect of growth regulators on rooting of Budha belly bamboo under nursery condition.

Forestry

8

2016

Thanglunmung Thomte

Standardization of technique for quality planting stock production of Pongamia pinnata

Forestry