Alert : Javascript is disabled. To View this Website, Please Enable Your Browser's Javascript...

Dr. Chinmay Pradhan

Chinmay Pradhan Name : Dr.   Chinmay Pradhan
Designation : Reader & HEAD
Qualification : M.Sc, M.Phil & Ph.D
Phone No. : +91-9861013699, +91-9438676755
E-mail ID : chinmay(dot)uubot(at)gmail(dot)com, chinmay_pr(at)yahoo(dot)com
  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Microbiology
  • Environmental Stress Physiology
  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
    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
  2. Journal Publications :
    1. International Publications:
    2. National Publications:

      International Publications:

      1. Jena , P., Pradhan, C. and Patra, H.K.(2016) Effects of Chelate-Assisted Chromium (Cr+6) on Growth, and Chromium Bioaccumulation in Paragrass (Brachiaria muticaStapf). Journal of Plant Physiology & Pathology.  4(4): ( Accepted) DOI: 10.4172/2329-955X.1000158
      2. Hota,T., Pradhan, C. and Rout, G.R. (2016) Physiological and biochemical characterization of Sesamum germplasm tolerant to NaCl. Journal of Applied Biology and Biotechnology. 4(5): 014-025. DOI 10.7324/JAAB.2016.40503. ISSN : 2455-7005 and e-ISSN: 2347-212X.
      3. Panda, E., Pradhan, C and Das, A.B. (2016) Variations in phytoconstituents and antimicrobial activities in ecotypes of Oxalis corniculata (L.) and Oxalis debilis (Kunth.). International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. ISSN :0975-1491. 8(10) : 270-275
      4. Jena, P., Pradhan, C. and Patra, H.K.(2016) Cr+6-induced growth, biochemical alterations and Chromium bioaccumulation in Cassia tora (L.) Annals of Plant sciences. ISSN: 2287-688X 5(7): 1368-1373 .
      5. Pradhan, M., Sahoo, S.K., Mohanty, S. and Pradhan, C. (2016) Isolation of P- solubilizing bacteria from acid soils of Odisha with ability to solubilize inorganic phosphates. International Journal of Microbiology Research: ISSN: 0975-5276, E-ISSN: 0975-9174. 4(4): 747-753.
      6. Jali, P., Das, A .B. and Pradhan, C. (2015) Physiological and Biochemical Changess to             Low Doses of Cadmium in Two Important Varieties of Oryza sativa of           Odisha, India. International Journal of Science and Research          (IJSR). ISSN: (Online): 2319-7064. 4(3): 928-934.
      7. Das, A.B, Das, A., Pradhan, C. and Naskar,S.K(2015) Genotypic variations of ten Indian cultivars of Colocasia esculenta var. antiquorom Schott. Evident by chromosomal and RAPD markers. Caryologia: International Journal of Cytology, Cytosystematics and Cytogenetics, 68(1), 44-54. DOI- 10.1080/00087114.2015.1013335
      8. Samantaray, S., Das ,S., Mohanty, R.C., Mohanty, M. and Pradhan, C. (2015) Antioxidative         Enzyme Response and Proline Biosynthesis in Two Cultivars of Indian           Wild Rice under Hexavalent Chromium Stress. International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR). ISSN: (Online): 2319-7064.4(1) 2754-2758. 
      9. Das, S., Samantaray, S., Mohanty, R.C., Mohanty, M. and Pradhan, C.(2015) A Comparative In Vitro Study on Biochemical Alterations in Two Cultivars of Black Gram to Nickel Stress.       (InternationalJournal of Science and Research IJSR). ISSN: (Online): 2319-7064 : 4(1) 2780-2783.
      10. Parida,C., Dash, S.K , Pradhan,C.,and Das, S.C. (2015)Dielectric Response of Luffa Fiber - Reinforced Resorcinol Formaldehyde Composites. American Journal of                Materials Science. ISSN: 2162-9382 (Print), 2162-8424 (eISSN) 5(1): 1-8.  DOI: 10.5923/j.materials.20150501.01.
      11. Mohanty, M., Pradhan, C.and Patra, H. K. (2015) Chromium translocation, concentration and its phytotoxic impacts in invivo grown seedlings of Sesbania sesban Acta Biologica Hungarica. ISSN: 02365383 (Print),1588256 X (Online) DOI:10.1556  / ABiol.66.2015.1.7: 66(1): 80–92.
      12. Parida,C., Pradhan,C., Dash, S.K and Das, S.C. (2015) Dynamic Mechanical Behavior of Luffa cylindrica Fiber-Resorcinol Composites. Open Journal of Composite Materials. ISSN: 2164-5612 (Print), 2164-5655 (On line).5: 22-29.
      13. Parida, C., Dash, S.K and Pradhan,C. (2015) FTIR and Raman Studies of Cellulose Fibers of Luffa cylindrical. Open Journal of Composite Materials. ISSN: 2164-5612 (Print), 2164-5655 (On line).5:5-10.
      14. Samantaray, S., Das ,S., Mohanty, R.C., Mohanty, M. and Pradhan, C. (2015) Altered Germination Index and Chlorophyll Biosynthesis in Seedlings of Wild Cultivars in Response to Hexavalent Chromium Stress. ISSN 2278 – 5469 EISSN 2278-5450.  27(97), 27-35.
      15. Das, S., Samantaray, S., Mohanty, R.C., Mohanty, M. and Pradhan, C. (2015). Photosynthetic response and proline bioaccumulation inblack gram induced by Nickel stress. Discovery.  ISSN 2278 – 5469 EISSN 2278 – 5450.  27(97), 36-42.
      16. Ghosh,T., Das,A.B.,Jena, B. and Pradhan, C. (2015) Antimicrobial effect of silver zinc oxide (Ag-ZnO) nanocomposite particles. Frontiers in Life Science. DOI:10.1080/21553769. 2013.765811. ISSN: 2155-3769 (Print), 8(1):47-54
      17. Jali, P., Das, A .B. and Pradhan, C. (2014) A Comparative Analysis of Physiological and Biochemical Responses to Low Doses of Cadmium in Two Important Varieties of Oryza sativa of Odisha, India. International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR). ISSN: (Online): 2319-7064. 3(12) : 1920-192.
      18. Mohanty, M. and Pradhan, C. (2014) Phytoconstituent Analysis and Comparative Bioefficacy Assessment of Breadfruit Leaf and Fruit Extracts for Antipathogenic Potentiality. American Journal of Phytomedicine and Clinical Therapeutics. ISSN : 2321-2748. 2(1): 077- 087.
      19. Mohanty, P., Rout, J.R., Pradhan C. and Shaoo, S.L. (2013) Morphological and biochemical responses of Aegiceras corniculatum to salinity stress. Journal of Stress Physiology and Biochemistry. ISSN : 1997-08389 (3):366-375.
      20. Pradhan, C., Mohanty, M., Rout, A., Das, A.B., Satapathy K.B. and Patra H.K. (2013) Phytoconstituent screening and comparative assessment of antimicrobial potentiality of Artocarpus altilis fruit extracts. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. ISSN :0975-1491.5(3): 840-843.
      21. Pradhan, C., Mohanty, M. and Rout, A. (2013) Assessment of the Antibacterial Potential of Breadfruit Leaf extracts against Pathogenic Bacteria. International Journal of Pharmacy. ISSN : 2249-1848. 3(2): 374-379.
      22. Pradhan, C. Mohanty, M. and Rout, A. (2013) Phytochemical screening and bioefficacy assessment of Artocarpus altilis leaf extracts for antimicrobial activity. Frontiers in Life Science. DOI:10.1080/21553769. 2013.765811. ISSN: 2155-3769 (Print), 2155-3777 (Online). 6(3–4): 71–76.
      23. Mishra, S., Mohanty, M., Pradhan, C., Patra, H. K., Das, R. and Sahoo, S. L. (2013) Physicochemical assessment  of  paper  mill  effluent  and  its  heavy  metal remediation  using  aquatic  macrophytes  –  a  case  study  at  JK  paper  mill, Rayagada, India. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. ISSN:  0167-6369 185(5): 4347-4359.
      24. Kanungo S., Pradhan C., Sahoo S.L., Sahu R.K. (2012) Role of auxins in the in vitro rooting and micropropagation of Holarrhena antidysenterica Wall., a woody aromatic medicinal plant, through nodal explants from mature trees. Journal of Medicinal Plant Research. ISSN: 1996-08756(31):4660-4666.DOI10.5897/JMPR12.171.
      25. Swain S.S., Sahu, L., Pal, A., Barik, D., Pradhan, C. and Chand, P.K. (2012) Hairy root cultures of butterfly pea (Clitoria ternatea) : Agrobacterium x plant factors influencing transformation. World Journal of Microbiology & Biotechnology ISSN: 0959-3993. 28:729–739.
      26. Das, A.B, Jena, S., Pradhan, C. and Chand, P.K. (2011) Genetic variability among male populations of a minor mangrove Excoecaria agallocha as evident by chromosome morphology and DNA markers. The Nucleus ISSN: 0029-568X 54(1):39–47.
      27. Pattnaik S., Pradhan C., Naik S. K., Chand P.K. (2000) Shoot Organogenesis and Plant-let Regeneration from Hypocotyl-derived cell suspension of a Tree Legume Dalbergia sissoo In Vitro Cell. Dev. Biol.-Plant ISSN: 1054-5476 .36: 407-411.
      28. C, Pattnaik . S., Chand , P. K. (1998) Rapid in vitro Propagation of East Indian Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia Roxb.) trough High Frequency Shoot Proliferation from Cotyledonary Nodes. J. Plant Biochemistry & Biotechnology.ISSN: 0971-7811.7: 61-64.
      29. Pradhan C., Kar S, Pattnaik S. , Chand P. K. (1998) Propagation of Dalbergia sissoothrough in vitro shoot proliferation from cotyledonary nodes. Plant Cell Reports. ISSN: 0721-7714 .18: 122-126.
      30. Pradhan C., Pattnaik s., Dwari M., Chand P. K. (1998) Efficient plant regeneration from cell suspension-derived callus of East Indian Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia). Plant Cell Reports.1 ISSN: 0721-7714. 8:138-142.



      National Publications:

      1. Ghosh, T., Pradhan, C., and Das, A.B. (2015) Genotypic response of high-yielding lowland rice varieties of Odisha to cadmium. Plant Science Research. ISSN: 0972-8546: 37(1&2):60-64
      2. Jagatee, S., Pradhan, C., Dash, P.K.,Sahoo, S.L. and Mohanty, R.C(2015) Optimization for saccharifcation of sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) flour for enhanced ethanol production. International Journal of Science, Technology & Management (IJSTM). ISSN (online): 2394-1537: 4(1) : 67-76.
      3. Nayak, R., Panda, A.,Pradhan, C., Samanta, L. and Sahoo, S.L. (2015) Characterization of antioxidant potential of Abutilon Indicum and Paederia Foetida L. International Journal of Science, Technology & Management (IJSTM). ISSN (online): 2394-1537 : 4(4) : 95-104.
      4. Lipsa, Mohanty M., Patra H. K. and Pradhan, C. (2014) Cadmium and chromium induced physiological changes in sesban seedlings. Plant Science Research. 36(1&2): 43-47.
      5. Mathan, J., Mohanty, M., Pradhan, C. and Patra, H. K. (2014) Toxicological changes in rice under nickel stress. Biolife. ISSN:2320-4257. 2(1).
      6. Mishra, M., Pradhan,C. and Satapathy, K.B. (2014)Decontamination of Lead from aquatic environment by exploitation of floating macrophyte Azolla microphylla IOSR Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology (IOSR-JESTFT) ISSN: 2319-2402 (On line), 2319-2399(Print). 8(12): 17-23.
      7. Nayak J., Mathan J., Mohanty M. and Pradhan C. (2014) An in vitro hydroponic study on Physiological and Biochemical responses of Indian wild Rice to varying doses of Hexavalent Chromium. International Research Journal of Environment Sciences. ISSN 2319–1414. 3(11): 20-28.
      8. Pradhan C., Das A.B (2012) Variation in karyotype and DNA markers in different ecotypes of mangrove associate, Suaeda nudiflora (Willd.) Moq. From Bhitarkanika,Odisha. Plant Science Research. 34:72-78.
      9. Swain, S.S., Pal, A., Sahu, L.,Pradhan, C., Barik, D.P., Chand, P.K. (2010) Nutrient-alginate encapsulated nodal explants of butterfly pea (Clitoria ternatea ) as synseeds for germplasm conservation and exchange. Plant Science Research.32:48-55.

      Review Articles:

      1. Pradhan, C., Rath, J. and Mohanty M.(2013) Quorum sensing. Biohelica. 3 (1&2): 17-22.
      2. Pradhan, C.,and Mohanty M. (2015) A Review on Phytochemistry, Bio-Efficacy, Medicinal and Ethno-Pharmaceutical Importance of Artocarpus altilis. International Journal of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Research.3(1): 219-231.
    3. Review Articles:
  3. Conference Publication(Presented/Published in proceedings):
    1. Nayak, B.K., Pradhan, C., Behera N. (2011) Microbiology of Atmosphere at Chlor alkali Plant Site, Ganjam, Orissa. Biotechnology and Stress Management. H.K.Patra,(Ed),pp141-148.
    2. Mohanty, M.K., Singh, C. and Pradhan, C. (2011) Microalgae as a prospect of biodiesel               Proceedings of the National Seminar on “Biofuel : its     promises and       prospects in          fuel security” (BIPAP-2011). 24th February, 2011 at P.G. Dept. of Environmental Science, Fakir Mohan University, Balasore, Odisha  pp.29-33.
    3. Pradhan C.: Plant tissue culture to combat stress for enhanced food production. Biotechnology and  Stress   Management. H.K.Patra,(Ed),pp 15-30 (2012).
    4. Hota, T., Pradhan, C. (2016) Screening of Sesamum germplasms for Salinity Stress. Plant Genomics and Biotechnology, Challenges and Opportunities in 21st  Century. K. C Samal and G.R Rout (Ed), pp  157-172.

    Papers presented in conferences, seminars, workshops, symposia:


    Title of the Paper Presented

    Title of conference/


    Date of the Event

    Organized By


    Nutrient-Alginate Encapsulated Nodal Explants of Butterfly Pea (Clitoria ternatea L.) as Synseeds for Germplasm Conservation and Exchange.

    10th Orissa Bigyan Congress


    O.U.A.T & Orissa Environmental Society


    The present and future of Biodiversity Conservation

    34th Annual Conference of Orissa Botanical Society & UGC sponsored National Seminar

    December26-27, 2009

    Banki Autonomous College, Banki


    Nutrient-Alginate Encapsulated.......... Conservation and Exchange.

    35th Annual Conference of Orissa Botanical Society


    Department of Botany, Christ College, Cuttack


    Plant Biotechnology and Enhanced Food Production

    U.G.C Sponsored National Seminar on India needs another green revolution to avert imminent food crisis

    November 13-14, 2011

    Department of Botany Chitalo Mahavidyalaya, Jajpur, Odisha


    Role of PGPR in Bioremediation of Contaminated Soil

    National Seminar on “Trends in microbial bioremediation of contaminated soil”

    September 24-25, 2011

    O.U.A.T, Bhubaneswar


    Role of auxins..........matures trees

    36th Annual Conference of Orissa Botanical Society

    December28-29, 2011

    Department of Botany,Talcher Autonomous College, Talcher


    Phytochemical Screening........Antimicrobial Activity

    National Seminar on “Utilization of Microbes for Sustainable Develpoment”.

    December14-15, 2012

    O.U.A.T, Bhubaneswar


    Carcinogenic.............. on Allium cepa L.

    37th Annual Conference of Orissa Botanical Society & P. Parija Memorial National Conference on Recent Advances in Plant Biotechnology.

    December22-23, 2012

    Ravenshaw University, Cuttack


    Genetic variation of ............... RAPD markers

    99th  Indian Science Congress

    January 3-7, 2012

    KIIT University, Bhubaneswar


    Toxicological changes in Rice under Nickel Sterss.

    101th  Indian Science Congress

    February3-7, 2014

    University of Jammu


    Phytoconstituent analysis and antimicrobial bioefficacy assessment of Atrocarpus altilis: A comparative study for leaf and fruit extract.

    7th annual Convention of ABAP & International Conference on Plant Biotechnology, Molecular Medicine & Human Health

    October 18-20, 2013

    Department of Genetics, University of Delhi, South Campus, New Delhi


    Antimicrobial effect ..............nano-composite particles.

    National Seminar on   “ Exploitation of Microbes for Social Welfare”.

    December25, 2013

    O.U.A.T, Bhubaneswar


    Toxicological changes in rice under nickel stress

    38th Annual Conference of Orissa Botanical Society & UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Conservation and Utilization of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants through Biotechnological Approaches.

    February 23-24, 2014

    Department of Botany U.N Autonomous College of Sc. & Tech., Adaspur, Cuttack


    Morpho-biometric changes and biochemical alternations in sesban as a strategy for phytoremediation of heavy metal stress

    National Conference on Plant Physiology “ Frontiers of Plant Physiology Research: Food Security and Environmental Challenges”.

    November23-25, 2014

    Department of Plant Physiology,O.U.A.T,Bhubaneswar in association with Indian Society for Plant Physiology, Nwe Delhi.


    Phytochemical analysis and antimicrobial potential of the Bark Extract of Adenanthera pavoniana L.

    National Conference on “ Biodiversity Assessment , Monitoring and Conservation: Application of Biotechnological Tools & 39th Annual Conference of Orissa Botanical Society.

    February 22-23, 2015

    Regional Plant Resource Centre. Bhubaneswar

    Invited Lectures:


    Title of the Paper Presented

    Title of conference/seminar

    Date of the Event

    Organized By


    Molecular Markers for hybridity testing

    Departmentmental Seminar


    R.D Women’s Autonomous College, Bhubaneswar


    DNA- Finger Printing

    UGC Sponsored Seminar


    Nayagarh Autonomous College, Nayagarh


    Aspect of Plant Biotechnology

    Departmentmental Seminar


    Rajsunakhala College, Rajsunakhala


    Molecular markers

    Annual Departmentmental Seminar


    S. B Women’s College, Cuttack


    Transgenic Plants

    College Seminar



    Banki Autonomous College, Banki


    Evolutionary trends among Pteridophytes

    University Guest Lecture

    02/08/2014 & 03/08/2014

    North Orissa University,  Baripada


    Application of Biotechnology in Medicine

    Resource Person in In-service Training Programme


    DAV Public School Unit-8, Bhubaneswar

  1. Edited Books :
    1 Biswasi,S.P, Mohanty, M., Pradhan,C.and Satapathy, K.B. (2014) Phytoremediation of Aqueous Solutions Contaminated with Nickel (Ni) by Exploitation of Azolla microphylla Kaulf &Salvinia molesta Mitchell: A Novel Bioseparation Process for Waste Water Treatment. Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology.Pramanik, K. and Patra, J.K. (Eds.). 289-298.
    2 Pradhan, C. and Mohanty, M. (2013)Submergence stress tolerance in crop plants. In: Molecular Stress Physiology of Plants, Rout, Gyana Ranjan; Das, Anath Bandhu (Eds.). 430 pp. ISBN 978-81-322-0806-8. DOI 10.1007/978-81-322-0807-5_14. pp. 331-357.
    3 Rout, G.R. and Pradhan, C. (2012) Somatic embryogenesis and its application. Plant tissueculture: Totipotency to transgenic. H.P. Sharma,(Ed).pp57-78.
  2. Text Books :
  3. Book Chapters :
  4. Research Books :
1 Qualified CSIR (NET) in1999.
2 Received Govt. Merit Scholarships at class III, V and VII. Also received National Merit Scholarship in 10th class, +2 science, +3 Science and in M.Sc.
3 President scout award at 9th class in 1988.
4 First prize for short poem competition and recipients of awards in various competitions like elocution, debate, quiz and song.
5 Seminar Secretary of Parijatak, during M.Sc. study in 1996.
6 Award of DBT-JRF in 1996.
7 Best Seminar Presentation Award, ParijatakSeminar,P.G. Dept. of Botany, Utkal University, 1996.
8 B.K. Nanda Memorial award for best poster presentation at Annual Conference of OBS, 1998.
  1. Teaching:
  2. Important Activities:
  3. Research Projects Undertaken:
  4. Invited Lectures:
  5. Administrative/Executive experience:
  6. Conference organized as Organizing Secretary: