Dr. Vir Singh

Educational Profile

D.Phil./ Ph.D. (Botany Ecology), 2007 - HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar, Uttarakhand, India
Ph.D. (Animal Nutrition), 1985, Major: Animal Nutrition; Minor: Biochemistry and Chemistry; OGPA 4.596/ 5.000) from the G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, India.
M.Sc. (Botany), 2006, with first division (68.35% marks) from MP Bhoj (Open) University, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India.
M.Sc.Ag. (Animal Nutrition), 1980, with first division (OGPA 4.208/ 5.000), Minor: Biochemistry - G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar, India
M.A. (Sociology), 2007 with first division (68.38% marks) from Indira Gandhi National Open University, India.
Diploma in Environmental Management Galilee College, Israel (currently the Galilee International Management Institute GIMI) in 2009 
B. Sc. Hons. (Zoology, Botany, and Chemistry) with first division (69.90% marks) from the Meerut University, Meerut, India.

Research Areas/ Specialisation/ Consultancy

Rangeland Ecology/ Mountain Agro Ecology

Teaching Experience

28 Years

Awards & Recognisation

ICIMOD Research Fellowship

Courses Teaching/ Taught To

Environmental Science, Environmental Physiology, Resource and Energy Conservation

Membership of Professional Societies

Thesis Guided

  • Akanksha Rastogi, 2008: Study of Treated Pulp Paper Mill Effluent at Different Distances in the Drainage Channel Outside Factory
  • Nanda Nautiyal, 2009: Use of Nanofiltration in the Mitigation of Arsenic Pollution in Water.
  • Prakash Seth, 2010: Study on Accumulation of Various Metals in Wheat Plants Irrigated with Pulp and Paper Mill Wastewater
  • Anil Kumar Shankhwar, 2010: Seasonal Variation in Physico-chemical and Biological Characteristics of Nainital Lake water
  • Monika, 2010: Study of Litter Decomposition and Nutrient Release from Agroforestry Trees
  • Prashansa Tamta, 2010: Carbon and Energy Audit of Wheat Crop Cultivated under Conventional and Organic Farming Systems
  • Zeba Khanam, 2011: Assessment of Groundwater Quality Affected by Effluent Discharge in Kichha Township
  • Kiran Rawat, 2011: Leaf Litter Decomposition of Selected Tree Species in Agroforestry System in the Himalayan Tarai Are

Institutional/ Administrative Experience

Coordinator Liberal Education (2005 - 2010)
Actg. Dean Student Welfare (2005 - 2010)
Public Information Officer (CBSH & DSW Section) 2005 - 2010
Director Communication (2011 till date)

Any Other

Research Papers Published/ Presented


Books Published/ Edited

  • Professor
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Residence: I/3/4, Phoolbagh, GBPUA&T, Pantnagar
  • Tel: +91-7500241416
  • E-mail: , drvirsingh@rediffmail.com

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