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Dr. Srinivas Acharya

Srinivas Acharya Name : Dr.   Srinivas Acharya
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : Ph.D. (Environmental Science), NET-UGC
Phone No. : 9437441556
E-mail ID : srinivasacharya06(at)gmail(dot)com
  • Environmental Pollution control
  • Biodiversity Conservation & Climate Change
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Instrumentation Techniques
  • Ecology
  • Eco-toxicology
  • EMS
  • Environmental Risk Assessment
  • Environmental Pollution & Control
  1. Guidance :
    1. MPhil Guidance:
      Sl No  Name of the Scholar Year of award of Degree Topic of MPhil Thesis Summary of the Research Outcome(In 100 Words)
    2. PhD Guidance:
      Sl No  Name of the Scholar Year of award of Degree Registration No Name of the Co-guide if any Fellowship received if any during research Topic of PhD Thesis Summary of the Research Outcome(In 100 Words)
  2. Journal Publications :
    1. International Publications:
      1 Samal A., Acharya S. and Pradhan C. (2019). Biochemical and toxicological effects of cadmium on Phaseolus vulgaris L. International Journal of Science and Research. 8(01): 302-306. Paper ID: ART20194047 Impact Factor (2018): 7.426 2019-20
      2 Pallavi Jali, Srinivas Acharya, Gyanranjan Mahalik, Anath Bandhu Das and Chinmay Pradhan (2019). Low dose cadmium (II) induced antifungal activity against blast disease in rice. Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology.105: 47-53. Impact Factor (2018): 2.65 2019-20
      3 Srinivas Acharya, Sarita Jayanti Das, Chinmay Pradhan, Rama Chandra Jena and Pradeep Kumar Chand (2017). Journal of Environmental Biology. ISSN: 2394-0379 (online) 38(6): 1397-1403. Journal of Environmental Biology. Impact Factor: 0.727; NAAS rating: 6.53 2017-18
      4 Jena S., Acharya S. and Mohapatra P.K. (2012). Variation in effects of four OP insecticides on photosynthetic pigment fluorescence of Chlorella vulgaris Beij. Ecotoxicology and Environmental safety. 80: 111-117. Impact Factor: 2.203 2012-13
      5 Khillar R., Acharya S. and Mohapatra P.K. (2010). Development of Tolerance Solanum melongena L. to field application of dimethoate. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 85(1):67-71. Impact Factor: 1.105 2010-11
    2. National Publications:
      1 Acharya S., Nath J. and Acharya D. (2019). Waste water treatment using smelter waste. Sabujima (ISSN 0972-8562). 27: 30-33. 2019-20
      2 Acharya S. (2010). Storm control system of Mangroves. Sabujima (ISSN 0972-8562), pp. 53-57. 2010-11
      3 Acharya S. (2013). Rhizophoraceae mangroves: An ethno-medicinal resource of coastal Odisha. Sabujima (ISSN 0972-8562). 21: 24-26. 2013-14
      4 Acharya S. and Mohapatra P.K. (2012). Distributions of Rhizophoraceae mangroves of inter tidal regions of Odisha coast, India. Plant Science Research, ISSN 0972-8546. 34 (1&2): 65-71. 2012-13
      5 Sethi B.K., Acharya S. and Sahoo S.L.(2010). Mushrooms: Mill Fillers or Killer Meals. Sabujima (ISSN 0972-8562), pp. 3-7. 2010-11
      6 Acharya S., Kar M. and Mohapatra P.K. (2010). Effect of Salinity on biochemical compounds and OJIP fluorescence kinetics of Rhizophora mucronata L. Plant Science Research, ISSN 0972-8546. 32 (1&2): 40-47. 2010-11
    3. Review Articles(State Level Publications):
  3. Conference Publication(Presented/Published in proceedings):



    1. Presented/Published in proceedings
      1 Acharya S. and Mohapatra P.K. (2013). Conservation and management strategies for the coastal heritage of Odisha: The mangroves of Bhitarkanika National park. Suraksha kabach. 18: 55-62.
      2 Acharya S., Chand S., Kar M. and Mohapatra P.K. (2010). A seminar proceeding entitled “Salinity induced alternations in growth and fluorescence responses of Rhizophora apiculata Bl.” in UGC-DRS SAP sponsored national seminar on Environmental stress impacts on plants, (ed.) Prof. H.K. Patra, 12.03.2010, Department of Botany, Utkal University.
      3 Acharya S. (2009). Waste Management of Pulp and Paper industry. In P.K. Mohapatra and M. Kar (eds): Proc. Natl. Sem. Recent Trends in Management of Industrial Wastes, P.G. Dept of Botany, Utkal University, Orissa. pp. 27-38.
      4 Mohapatra P.K., Nayak N. and Acharya S. (2009). Integrated pest management: a novel approach for sustainable agriculture. In A.K. Mohanty (ed): Proc. Natl. Sem. Novel approaches for Agricultural Pest Management, U.N. College (Auto), Orissa. pp. 6-13.
  1. Edited Books :
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  4. Research Books :
  1. Workshops:
    1 Certified grade A in UGC sponsored short term course on “Research Methodology” by Academic Staff College, Utkal University held from 06.07.2013 to 07.07.2013.
    2 Participated in Winter School 2012-13, a five day workshop on “Statistical Data Analysis” by Applied Statistics Unit of the Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, 21-25 January, 2013.
    3 Presented Paper entitled “Phytochemical screening and antimicrobial activity of different extracts of Bruguiera gymnorrhiza L. against some important human pathogens.” In the International (53rd AMI) Conference on “Microbial World: Recent Innovations and Future Trends” organized by KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha on 22nd – 25th November, 2012.
    4 Presented Paper entitled “Effect of Salinity on biochemical and OJIP fluorescence induction kinetics of Rhizophora apiculata Bl.” In International Conference on “Frontiers in Biological Research” at NIT, Rourkela, Odisha on 1st – 3rd October, 2010.
    5 Participated in the UGC Sponsored workshop for Research Scholars in Science Faculties on “Instrumentation and Statistical Methods in Scientific Research” from 9-14th November, 2009.
    6 Participated in training-cum-workshop on “Solid Waste Management” sponsored by Department of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India under NEAC, held at Department of Botany, Utkal University on 12th June, 2006.
  2. Seminars:
    1 Attended a seminar on "solid waste management" by NSS conducted by Dr. H. K. Patra, Dept. of Botany, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
    2 Participated a National Conference on “Biodiversity, Biotechnology and Bioinformatics: Innovative and emerging trends-2019” organized by PG Dept of Botany, Berhampur University on 22nd and 23rd February, 2019.
    3 Participated a National workshop on “Emerging Trends in Life Sciences for Sustainable Development” organized by Dept of Life Sciences, RDWU, Bhubaneswar on 8th and 9th February, 2019
    4 Participated in the 43rd annual conference of Orissa Botanical Society and national seminar on “Plants for sustainable development and clean environment” organized by Dept. of Botany, Centurian University, Bhubaneswar from December 23-24, 2018
    5 Participated in the 42nd annual conference of Orissa Botanical Society and national seminar on “Biotechnological Interventions for Environmental stress Management in plants and Microbes” organized by Dept. of Botany, Centurian University, Bhubaneswar from January 20-21, 2018.
    6 Participated in the national seminar on “Stress management in plants” at P. G. Department of Botany, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar sponsored by UGC, New Delhi under DRS- SAP-III Programme on March, 2017.
    7 Participated in the national seminar on “Role of plants in mitigation of environmental stress” at P. G. Department of Botany, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar sponsored by UGC, New Delhi under SAP (DRS-III) Programme on 31st March, 2016.
    8 Participated in UGC sponsored national seminar on “Climate Change and Concerns for Women in Odisha” organized by P.G. Department of Public Administration and Geology, Utkal University in collaboration with SANSRISTI: The Gender Resource Centre & Developmental Research, Bhubaneswar at Dept. of Geology on 4th March, 2016.
    9 Attended 99th annual conference of Indian Science Congress, 3-7 Jan, 2012, KIIT Campus, BBSR, Odisha.
    10 Participated in 81st annual session and conference of NASI, India held at University of Kerala, Thiruvanantapuram from November 24-26, 2011.
    11 Presented Poster in the UGC (DRS-SAP II) sponsored national seminar on “Biotechnology and Stress Management” at Department of Botany, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar in 16th March, 2011.
    12 Presented Poster containing a part of my research work in the 35th annual conference of Orissa Botanical Society organized by Deptt. of Botany, Chirst College, Cuttack from December 29-30, 2010.
    13 Attended First Odisha Environment Congress 2010 organized jointly Center for Environment and Development, Human Development Foundation and National Museum of Natural History, 22-24 December, 2010.
    14 Presented Poster containing a part of my research work in the 80th annual session of National Academy of Sciences from December 2-4, 2010 at Jaipur, Rajastan.
    15 Presented Poster entitled “Salinity induced alternations in growth and OJIP fluorescence responses of Rhizophora apiculata Bl.” In the national seminar on “Environmental Stress Impacts on Plants” at Department of Botany, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar in 2010.
    16 Attended a seminar on “Environmental Challenges of 21st century”, MARCH29 2007, Department of Botany, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
    17 Attended a national seminar on "Geoscience education & mineral development Souvenir & Abstracts” 11-12 March 2006, Department of Geology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Orrisa.
1 JRF and SRF under UGC-RFSMS scheme 2009-2014
2 UGC-NET LS in Environmental Science in June, 2012
3 Winner of best poster presentation in National Seminar by P.G. Department of Botany, Utkal University in 2009 & 2011.
4 NCC ‘A’ grade certified in 1999 during schooling.
  1. Teaching:
    1 Assistant Professor in Botany, M.Sc. Environmental Science, P.G. Department of Botany, Utkal University Bhubaneswae-751003 (Govt. of Odisha): (1st November 2014 to till date).
    2 Research Assistant (GIS & RS) in ISRO sponsored project “Wetland Inventory Mapping of India” in ORSAC, Bhubaneswar for 05 months.
    3 Ph.D. (Environmental Science) on the topic "A Study on growth and metabolic efficiency of Rhizophoraceae mangroves of Bhitarakanika (Orissa) subjected to abiotic stress": Eight years (2008- 2016).Continuing Research in the field of Biodiversity Conservation, Ecotoxicology, Environmental pollution.
  2. Important Activities:
  3. Research Projects Undertaken:
  4. Invited Lectures:
    1 Environmental Impact Assessment Resource Person 03/10/2018 Centre for Environmental Studies, Govt. of Odisha
    2 Ecology Visiting Faculty position 22/01/019 NISER, Bhubaneswar
  5. Administrative/Executive experience:
  6. Conference organized as Organizing Secretary:
    1 Local Organising Secretary, National Seminar National conference on Biotechnological intervention for environmental stress management in plants and microbes & 42 nd annual conference OBS (21 & 22 January,2018) . P.G Department of Botany, Utkal University, Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar-751004.
1 Life Member of National Environmental Science Academy (NESA, L.M. No. 1610), India.
2 Life Member of Odisha Botanical Society, Odisha, India.
3 Qualified DOEACC A Level (Advanced PG Diploma), DOEACC society, New Delhi in Computer Application in 2009