Department of Forestry and Biodiversity

  

Department Faculties

  

Dr. Thiru Selvan

Name: Dr. Thiru Selvan
Date of Birth : 11/08/1971
Phone number's : +91-8974236218
E-mail's : tselvan[at]tripurauniv.in
Academic Qualifications : M.Sc. (Forestry) , Ph.D. (Forestry).
Present Designation/position : Assistant Professor
Topics Taught : Core Forestry Subjects which include Silviculture,Forest management, orest mensuration, ForestEcology and Biodiversity Conservation, ildlife Management,Tree Improvement, Nursery practices,Policy and Legal Issues, Forest Soils, their nservation and Watershed management.

Publications (year wise) :

Papers published in Indian Journals :

  1. Singh, D.; Kumar, R. and ThiruSelvan, 1997. Interspecific Hybridization between Plums and Apricots to Develop Plumcots/Cotplums. J. Tree Sci. 16(2): 96-100
  2. Kumar, R.; Lal, R.; Singh, D. and ThiruSelvan 1997. Cytological investigations on some Salicina and Domestica plums (Prunus sp.). J. Tree Sci. 16(2): 123-124.
  3. ThiruSelvan; Singh, N. B. and Sarswat, C. V. and 1999. Genetic Improvement of Bamboos in India: Present Status and Future Strategies. In: Advances in Hort. and Forestry, Singh, S. P. (Ed.) 6: 193-231
  4. Tripathi, K. P.; Tripathi, S.; Selvan, T.; Kumar, K.; Mehrotra, S. and Pushpangandan, P. 2004. Community structure and species diversity of Saddle Peak forests in Andaman Island. Tropical Ecology 45(2): 241-250.
  5. ThiruSelvan and Singh, N. B. 2004. Genetic Divergence for Growth and Fodder Characteristics in DendrocalamushamiltoniiNeesetArn. ex Munro. J. of Non-Timber Forest Products 11(4): 319-326.
  6. Kumar, K.; Tripathi, S.; ThiruSelvan; Bala, B. S.; Tripathi, K. P.; Jayaraj, R. S. C.; Mehrotra, S. and Pushpangandan, P. 2005. Ethnobotanical Studies on Plant Communities of Andaman Forests and their Indinenous Uses. J. of Non-Timber Forest Products 12(2): 104-112.
  7. Ramakantha, V.; ThiruSelvan and Daniels, R. J. R. 2005. Birds of Coimbatore Urban Area, India. Tiger Paper 32(4): 1-5.
  8. Kaushal Kumar; Kumar, B.; ThiruSelvan; Sajibala, B.; Jairaj, R.S.C.; Mehrotra, S.; Pushpangadan, P. 2006 Ethnobotanical heritage of Nicobrese tribe. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 30(2): 331-348.

Papers published in International Journals :

  1. Kumar, K.; Singh, K. K.; Kumar, B.; ThiruSelvan and Bala, B. S. 2001. Use of Medicinal Plants by the Settlers of Great Nicobar Island (India). J. Trop. Med. Plants. 2(2): 235-238.
  2. Kumar, K.; Singh, K. K.; Kumar, B.; ThiruSelvan; Jayaraj, R. S. C. and Pushpangandan, P. 2002. Use of Medicinal Plants in Katchal Island. J. Trop. Med. Plants. 3(2): 223-225.

Papers published in Magazines:

  1. ThiruSelvan 2005. Biotechnology in Forestry: current innovations and future trends. Santaroma XIX: 1-3.
  2. ThiruSelvan 2005. Intellectual property rights. Santaroma XIX: 19-21.
  3. ThiruSelvan 2005. Top ten advances in forestry. Santaroma XIX: 51-52.

Articles / Chapters published in Books:

  1. Chauhan, P. S.; Singh, N. and ThiruSelvan 2005. In Vitro Propagation Techniques in Acacia catechuWilld. - An Important Agroforestry Tree. In: Agroforestry in the 21st Century (Chauhan, S.K.; Gill, S.S.; Sharma, S.C. & Chauhan, R. eds.)Agrotech Books, Udaipur, India.

Papers presented in Seminars / Conferences / Symposium / Congress:

  1. ThiruSelvan and Singh, N. B. 1996. Screening of Improved Strains of Dendrocalamushamiltonii for Rehabilitation of Degraded Lands. Paper presented at International UHF-IUFRO Conf. 6-12 Oct., 1996. Solan, HP, India.
  2. Tripathi, K. P.; Tripathi, S.; ThiruSelvan; Kumar, K.; Singh, K. K.; Mehrotra, S. and Pushpangandan, P. 2002. Taxonomical and Phytosociological studies of Saddle Peak Forests of Andaman Island. In: Proceedings of the National Seminar on Taxonomy in the Study and Conservation of Plant Diversity-A National Priority held on 5-9th October, 2002 at NBRI, Lucknow.
  3. Kumar, K.; Singh, K. K.; Tripathi, S.; ThiruSelvan; Bala, B. S. Kumar, B.; Tripathi, K. P.; Jayaraj, R. S. C. Mehrotra, S. and Pushpangandan, P. 2003. Studies on Plant Based Healthcare System in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. In: Proceedings of the 2nd World Congress on Biotechnological Developments of Herbal Medicine held on 20-22nd February, 2003, Lucknow. p 92.
  4. Chauhan, P. S.; Singh, N. and ThiruSelvan 2003. In Vitro Propagation Techniques in Acacia catechuWilld. - An Important Agroforestry Tree. In: Proceedings of the National Symposium on Agroforestry in the 21st Century held on 11-14th February, 2003 at PAU Ludhiana. Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, PAU, Ludhiana. pp55.

Refreshers Course, Seminars /Workshops and Symposium Organized:

Sl. No. Name of the Event Organised by Year
1 Two Weeks General Refresher Course for in-service Range Forest Officers Eastern Forest Rangers' College, Kurseong 17.08.2009 to 28.08.2009
2 Two Weeks Wildlife Management Course for Range Forest Officers Eastern Forest Rangers' College, Kurseong 09.11.2009 to 20.11.2009
3 Two Weeks Computer Application Course for in-service Range Forest Officers Eastern Forest Rangers' College, Kurseong 07.12.2009 to 18.12.2009
4 Two Weeks General Refresher Course for Range Forest Officers Eastern Forest Rangers' College, Kurseong 08.02.2010 to 19.02.2010
5 Two Weeks Computer Application Course for in-service Range Forest Officers Eastern Forest Rangers' College, Kurseong 13.09.2010 to 24.09.2010
6 Two Weeks Wildlife Management Course for Range Forest Officers Eastern Forest Rangers' College, Kurseong 15.112010 to 26.11.2010
7 Theme Based Workshop on Soil Conservation and Watershed Management Eastern Forest Rangers' College, Kurseong 06.12.2010 to 10.12.2010
8 Two Weeks General Refresher Course for in-service Range Forest Officers Eastern Forest Rangers' College, Kurseong 14.02.2011 to25.02.2011
9 Two Weeks Computer Application Course for in-service Forest Range Officers Eastern Forest Rangers' College, Kurseong 05.09.2011 to 16.09.2011
10 Theme Based Workshop on Policy & Legal Issues in Forestry for in-service FROs Eastern Forest Rangers' College, Kurseong 26.09.2011 to 30.09.2011

Seminars / Training/ Workshops Participated:

Sl. No. Seminars Organised by Year
1 Isolation, Identification and Application of Biofertilizers in Forest Nurseries and Plantations IFGTB, Coimbatore 27th Feb., 2006
2 Sensitization course on GPS FSI, Dehradun 6-8th Mar., 2006
3 Inventory Techniques, Image processing and GIS Applications in Forestry FSI, Dehradun 11-22nd Dec., 2006
4 GPS in Forest Surveys and Demarcation FSI, Dehradun 11-15th Jun., 2007
5 General Refresher Courses for in-service Forest Range Officers CASFOS, Burnihut 18-30th Jan., 2009
6 One Week course on Direct Trainer Skills Administrative Training Institute, Mysore, Karnataka, India 03-07th Jan., 2011
7 One Week course on Design of Training Administrative Training Institute, Mysore, Karnataka, India 17-21st Jan., 2011
8 General Refresher Courses for in-service Forest Range Officers EFRC, Kurseong 10 - 21st Oct., 2011
9 Two Weeks Training on NME-ICT- Saksham-IT Champion Microsoft and MHRD, Govt. of India at Tripura University, Agartala, Tripura 21st -01st Dec, 2011

Membership/Positions in Learned Academic Bodies/Organisations:

  • Life Member, Indian Society of Tree Scientists.
  • Committee Member, International Organisation for Protection and Welfare of Squirrels, Canada.
  • Member, Mountain forum Network, Lima, Peru.
  • Member, Survival International, UK.

Reaserch Projects:

Title of the Project Funding Agency Amount Involved (Rs. in lacs) Duration Status
Environmental Impact assessment- evaluation, monitoring and planning of the limestone deposits of Sirmaur area of Himachal Pradesh, India DST -- 2 Years Completed
Aeroallergence and human health aerobiological studies DBT, GOI -- 2 Years Completed
" Coordinated study on cultural practices, management and utilization of Acacia catechu ICFRE -- 2 Years Completed
Genetic Improvement of Dalbergiasissoo in Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh, India ICFRE -- 2 Years Completed
Bioprospecting of biodiversity conservation of medicinal plants and development of plant based health care systems in Andaman and Nicobar Islands DST -- 2 Years Completed
In situ and ex situ conservation of Medicinal Plants in Little Andaman Medicinal Plant Board -- 2 Years Completed
Insitu conservation of Medicinal Plants in North Andaman Medicinal Plant Board -- 2 Years Completed

Scholarship/Award/Recognitions:

Sl. No. Scholarship/Award/Recognition Body Year
1 University Ph. D. Merit Scholarship Dr Y S Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry 1997
2 ICAR- NET Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi 1999-2000

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