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Full Name : GHAN SHYAM SOLANKI ( G.S.Solanki)
Address for correspondence: Department of Zoology

Mizoram University, Tanhril Campus


Aizawl, Mizoram 769 009, India

E-mail : gssolanki02@yahoo.co.in


Academic Qualifications : M.Sc. (Zoology) Agra University, Agra

Ph.D. (Zoology) Saurashtra University, Rajkot

Field of specialization : Animal Ecology, Wildlife Management, Biodiversity

Conservation, and Natural Resource utilization.


Academic experience gained : Teaching Experience – Fifteen years

Research experience : Twenty five years


Research supervision : (a) No of UG/PGdissertations guided : 9

(b) No. of students awarded Ph.D. : 02

(c) No. of student registered for Ph.D : 03
Number of ResearchPublications: 64

Number of seminar/symposia/conferences attended : National – 21, International – 10

Research Projects Supervised : Three as PI and one as Co-PI


PR0FESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP AND OTHER DISTINCTIONS


PR0FESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP AND OTHER DISTINCTIONS


Fellowships: Research Fellowship: 1980-86 (UGC & state Govt.)

Research Associate ship: 1987-91 (UGC), 1991-1996 (ICAR)
Visiting Fellowship : SERC visiting Fellowship,1999 (sponsored by DST, Govt. of India)

Fellow of prestigious academic societies: Fellow, Academy of Zoology (FAZ)

Fellow, Zoological Society of India (FZSI)

Fellow, Nature Conservators (India) (FNC))


Member, Professional /Academic Societies in India:
a. Indian Science Congress, Calcutta

b. Academy of Zoology, Agra

c.The Arid Zone Research Association of India, Jodhpur

d. National Institute of Ecology, New Delhi

e. Bombay Natural History Society, Mumbai

f. Zoo Outreach organization, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.

g. Zoological society of India, Bodh-Gaya,Bihar.

h. Nature Conservators (India), Muzaffarnagar, U.P.


Member of International Society: (1) International Primatological Society, USA

(2) South East Asia Primate Association, Indonesia

(3) IUCN/ Species Survival Commission, Switzerland

(4)IPS- Community Assistance task force committee, USA


Award of distinction: (1) "Promising Zoologist Gold Medal" awarded by ZSI, 2000

(2) “Prof. D. K. Belsare Gold Medal” award by ZSI, 2006


International Recognition: (i) Marquis Who’s who in the world, 2000 (USA)

(ii) International Biographical Centre Cambridge, 2000

(iii) Marques Who’s Who in Asia ,2006 (USA)
Member steering committee: Department of Biotechnology, Mizoram University.
Member, Board of Post-graduate studies: Department of Forest Ecology, Biodiversity &

Environmental Science, Mizoram university.


Member, School of Life Science: Mizoram University.
Member, Editorial Board: (i) National J. Life science, Satna, M.P.

(ii) Flora & Fauna, Jhansi.


Foreign Countries Visited : Italy, Bangladesh, Nepal

Visiting Fellowship : SERC visiting Fellowship,1999 (sponsored by DST, Govt. of India)


Fellow of prestigious national academic societies: Three

Fellow, Academy of Zoology (FAZ), Fellow, Zoological Society of India (FZSI)

Fellow, Nature Conservator s (India) (FNC)

It is certified that the particulars given above are true to the best of my knowledge.

G.S.Solanki

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

Books : 1


1. Guide to South Asian Primates for teachers and students of all ages.

Complied & Edited by S. Sally and S. Molur. Published by Zoo outreach and South

Asian Primate Specialist Group, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. 2007

Ph.D. Thesis


  1. Solanki,G.S. (1987) : Studies on Desertification : Ecology of goat populations of arid

to marginal semi-arid regions of Western India. Submitted to Saurashtra University,

Rajkot, Gujarat, India




Ph.D.Thesis guided: 2

1. Stdies on ecological and behavioural aspects of capped langur, Trachypithecus pileatus (Blyth,1843) in pakhui wildlife sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh. Awared by NEHU, shillong (2005)




  1. Ethnozoological studies on Nyshi, Apatani, and Monpa tribes of Arunachal Pradesh.

Awarded by NEHU, Shillong (2006)

Dissertations guided


  1. Ecological studies on elephants in Pakhui Wildlife sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh. Submitted for Part fulfillment of Bachelor Degree in Forestry, 1999




  1. Studies on feeding ecology of Mithun (Bos frontalis) in Nagaland. Submitted for Part fulfillment of Bachelor Degree in Forestry , 2000




  1. Studies of spiders in and around NERIST campus, Arunachal Pradesh. Submitted for

Part fulfillment of Bachelor Degree in Forestry,2001.


  1. Ethno zoological studies of Nishi tribe in Arunachal Pradesh. Submitted for

Part fulfillment of Bachelor Degree in Forestry,2001.


  1. The Application of Remote sensing in Forestry-Forest Mapping of the Doimara

Reserve Forest. Submitted for Part fulfillment of Bachelor Degree in Forestry,2002.


  1. Morphometric study of Asia Elephants. Submitted for Part fulfillment of Bachelor

Degree in Forestry, 2003.
7. Ethnology and Management Practices of Mithun ( Bos frontalis) by Adi tribe of

Arunachal Pradesh. Submitted for Part fulfillment of Bachelor Degree in Forestry,

2004.
8. Studies on impact of disturbances on the secondary productivity of forest ecosystem

with special reference to surface, subsurface, litter insects and other non-insect groups.

Submitted to fulfillment of M.Sc. degree in Forest Ecology, Biodiversity &

Environmental science. 2006


9. Water quality analysis of spring water/stream water in eastern Aizawl city.

Submitted to fulfillment of M.Sc. degree in Forest Ecology, Biodiversity &

Environmental science. 2006
Participated in preparation of technical reports (Unpublished).
1. MAN AND BIOSPHERE (MAB) project on grazing land of western India. Submitted

to Department of Environment, Govt. Of India.


2. Environmental biology based programme on DESRTIFICATION. Submitted to

University Grants Commission, New Delhi.


3. Ecology of Wildlife in Gir Wildlife Sanctuary. Submitted to University Grants

Commission, New Delhi.


4. Evaluation of tree plantation for control of salinity and water table. Submitted to

National Wasteland Development Board, New Delhi.



Project Reports as Principal Investigator

1. Habitat Evaluation and Ecological studies on some wildlife species in Pakhui wildlife sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh. Ist Annual & Review Report 2000-2001. Submitted to Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India, New Delhi. Pp 25.


2. Habitat Evaluation and Ecological studies on some wildlife species in Pakhui wildlife sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh. 2nd Annual & Review Report 2001-2002. Submitted to the Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India. Pp 35.
3. Habitat Evaluation and Ecological studies on some wildlife species in Pakhui wildlife sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh. 3rd Annual & Review Report 2002-2003. Submitted to the Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India.
4. Habitat Evaluation and Ecological studies on some wildlife species in Pakhui wildlife sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh. 4th Annual & Review Report 2003-2004. Submitted to the Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India.
5. Diversity of use pattern of faunal resources in tribal communities in Arunachal Pradesh. 1st Annual Report 2002-2003. Submitted to G.B. Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development, Almora. Pp.24

6. Diversity of use pattern of faunal resources in tribal communities in Arunachal Pradesh. 2nd Annual Report 2003-2004. Submitted to G.B. Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development, Almora. Pp.34


7. Diversity of use pattern of faunal resources in tribal communities in Arunachal Pradesh. 3rd Annual Report 2004-2005. Submitted to G.B. Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development, Almora. Pp.25

Final Technical Reports ( as PI ) :

1. Habitat evaluation and ecological studies on some wildlife species in pakhui Wildlife sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India. Submitted to Ministry of Environment & Forest, Government of India, New Delhi. 2005


2.Diversity of use pattern of faunal resources in tribal communities in Arunachal Pradesh. Submitted to G.B.Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment & Development, Almora. 2006.

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

1. SOLANKI, G.S. (1989): Physiological responses of goat under short term exposure of low ambient temperature. Indian Natl. Sci. Acad. B:55 (575): 361-364.


2. SOLANKI, G.S. (1990): Nomadism and migration of pastoralists and their livestock in Western India. Annals Arid Zone. 29 (3):203-210.
3. SOLANKI,G.S. (1990): Carrying capacity of marginal semi-arid grazing land at Rajkot. Annals Arid Zone.29 (4) : 339-341.
4. SOLANKI,G.S. (1990): Nitrogen utilisation in goats using Sorghum silage as stall feed. Range Mgmt.& Agroforestry. 11(1) : 53-55.
5. PANDEYA,S.C. & G.S.SOLANKI (1991) : Population of goats related to climate in western India : An ecological assessment. Int. J.Biometeriology. 35: 225-233.
6. SOLANKI,G.S. (1992): Stall feeding Vs range feeding of goats. Indian J. Anim. Sci. 62 (11) : 27-33.
7. SOLANKI,G.S. & G.GOPAKUMAR (1992) : Impact of anthropogenic pressure on Motisari Nature Educational Reserve. Range Mgmt. & Agroforestry.13 (1) : 27-33.
8. RAO,S.B.N.,G.S.SOLANKI & R.B.SHARMA. (1993) : Bakari Poshan Ke Viyavaharic Muddhe.Written for extension officers during training on scientific aspect of Goat rearing. Organised by Central Institute of Research on Goats, Makhdoom.
9. SOLANKI,G.S. (1994) : Feeding habits and grazing behaviour in goats in marginal semi-arid region of Gujarat. Small Ruminant Research. 14 : 39-43.
10. SOLANKI,G.S. (1994) : Time budget and grazing behaviour in goats in semi -arid region of Gujarat. Indian J.Anim. Sci. 64 (11) : 1299-1302.
11. SOLANKI,G.S., J.L.OGRA, & C.P.S.CHAUHAN. (1994) : Fodder grown in saline water and its effect on feeding the goats. In : Panjab Singh,P.S.Pathak,M.M.Roy (Editors) - Agroforestry Systems for Degraded Lands. Vol. II. Oxford and IBH publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd. PP.727-677.
12. SOLANKI,G.S. (1995) : Organic matter decomposition and loss of nutrients in grassland ecosystem. Range land & Agroforestry. 16 (2) : 59-65.
13. SOLANKI,G.S.,S.B.N.RAO,J.L.OGRA & C.P.S.CHAUHAN. (1995) : Chemical composition and nutritive value of Oat (Avena sativa) fodder grown under saline water. VII Animal Nutrition Research Worker’s conference.7-9 December,Bombay.
14. MARY.P.P.,G.S.SOLANKI,N.K.SINGSON,&BIKASH CHAUDHARY. (1997) : Observations on sociological and Eco behavioural aspects of Hoolock gibbon (Hylobates hoolock) in Namdapha National Park, Arunachal Pradesh. Cheetal. 53 : 3-4, : 40-44.
15. SOLANKI, G.S..NAWAB SINGH,& S.B.N.RAO. (1998) : Use of saline water in agro forestry systems and evaluation of the fodder. International J.Ecology & Environment. 24(1);59-63..
16. SOLANKI, G.S., & R.M.NAIK. (1998) : Grazing interactions between wild and domestic herbivores. Small Ruminant Research 27: 231-235.

17. SOLANKI, G.S.(1998):Non-timber forest product : Edible and non-edible products from animal resources. In : Proceeding of Conference on Perspectives for planning and development in North-East India, at Nirjuli, Itanagar. Pp. 15.


18. SOLANKI,G.S. & P.P.MARY. (1998) : Breeding records of barn owl ( Tyto alba) in NERIST in Arunachal Pradesh. Arunchal Forest News. 16 : 1-2,46
19. MARY.P.P.,G.S.SOLANKI,D.LIMBOO, & K.UPADHAYA . (1998) : Observations on feeding and territorial behaviour of Indian rhino ( Rhinoceros unicornis) in Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India. Tigerpaper. 25(4):25-28.
20. SOLANKI ,G.S.( 1998) . Nutritive assessment of macrophytes in wetlands around Agra, U.P. 6th World Wilderness Congress, Banglore ,held on 24-29Oct.,1998.
21. Singh, B., G.S.Solanki, K.K.Sood & P.Rethy (1999) : Agro-horticultural practices and suitable management of degraded lands in North east India. Proceedings of Seminar on Natural Disaster management, at Nirjuli, Itanagar. Pp.73-77
22. SOLANKI,G.S, C.P.S. CHAUHAN AND R.B.SINGH.(1999): Performance of Acacia nilotica in different agroforestry systems grown in saline water. Indian J. Forestry 22(4):295-298
23. SOLANKI,G.S. (2000) : Grazing behaviour and foraging strategy of goats in semi-arid region in India. Tropical Ecology 21(2):1-5.
24. SOLANKI,G.S. & R.M.NAIK. (2000) : Pastoral systems of Saurashtra region in Gujarat state. Proceedings : International conference on managing natural resource for sustainable agricultural production in 21st century, at New Delhi . pp. 1070-1072
25. SOLANKI,G.S. (2000) . Saline water and agroforestry in ravine land . In: Proceeding of National Seminar on Resource Management for self reliant Agricultural Economy in NE Region, at Guwahati. Pp.13-19.

26. SOLANKI,G.S. (2001) : Haematological profile of fresh water turtle, Kachuga tecta. Zoo’s Print Journal 16(4):470.

27. SOLANKI,G.S. (2001): Aquatic ecosystem and its potential – A case study. In: A. Kumar (ds). Ecology of Polluted Water. Ashish Publishing House .New Delhi
28. SOLANKI,G.S. (2001): Diversity - Faunal and Socio-cultural, and prospects of conservation of faunal resources in Arunachal Pradesh. Himalayan J. Environment & Zoology. 16(2): 159-170
29. Solanki G.S. 2002. Morphomertic Relationship of freshwater turtle, Kachuga tecta (Gray,1831). In : Ecology & Ethology of Aquatic Biota, A. Kumar (Ed) : Daya

Publishing House, New Delhi. Pp 182-185


30. SOLANKI,G.S. (2002): Aquatic ecosystem & ecology of fresh water turtle with special reference to Kachuga tecta (Gray 1831). In : A. Kumar (Ed) : Ecology & Ethology of Aquatic Biota. Daya Publishing House, New Delhi. Pp 373-379
31. SOLANKI,G.S. & UMA MELKANIA (2002) : Namdapha Tiger Reserve – Planning for sustainable management as Biosphere Reserve. Tigerpaper 29(1): 21-26.
32. SOLANKI,G.S. , K. Kitshe & Awadesh Kumar (2002) : Foraging behaviour of mithun (Bos frontalis) and its conservation. Arunvet 1(2) : 25-30.
33. Solanki, G.S. 2002. Eastern Himalayas : Status of Protected areas in the region with special reference to Arunachal Pradesh. (Abstract in proceedings of the National Seminar on Relevance of Biosphere Reserve, National Parks & Sanctuaries ( Protected Habitat) in present context. Organized by Department of Zoology and Environmental Science, Gurukul Kangari Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar –25-26, May
34. SOLANKI, G.S. & PRITAM BHATTACHARJEE (2002): Feeding ecology of elephant in Pakhui Wildlife Sanctuary in India. Bulletin of the National Institute of Ecology. .12 :1-5.

35. SOLANKI,G.S. & K. Kitshe(2002) : Foraging behaviour – An approach for conservation for the mithun (Bos frontalis) . In : BN Pandey, RK Choudhary,&BK Singh(Eds). Biodiversity Conservation, Environmental pollution and Ecology. A P H Publishing Corporation, New Delhi.


36. SOLANKI,G.S., A.KUMAR & PAVITRA CHUTIA (2002): Impact of ethnic diversity on primates and their conservation in Arunachal Pradesh. (Abstract) Proceedings of National Conference on Zoology vision fore 21st Centaury. Organised at Zoology Department , Banglore University, Banglore.
37. Solanki G.S. 2002. Morphomertic Relationship of freshwater turtle, Kachuga tecta (Gray,1831). Indian J. Environ. & Ecoplan. 6(3): 615-618.
38. SOLANKI,G.S.(2003) : Time budget and activity pattern and food preference in Indian gazelle (Gazella gazella benetti) in arid region in Rajasthan, India. Indian J. Forestry 26(1): 30-34.
39. Awadhesh Kumar & G.S.SOLANKI (2003): Food preference of rhesus monkey Macaca mulatta during pre monsoon and monsoon season, Pakhui wildlife sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh. Zoo’s Print Journal 18(8):1172-1174.
40. SOLANKI,G.S. (2004) : Protected habitats in Arunachal Pradesh. In: A. Kumar, Dhanze, J. R., Chopra, A. K. & Malik, D.S (Ed) Protected Habitats and Biodiversity. .Nature Conservators Publication No.8, Muzaffernagar (U.P.). Pp 409-417.
41. SOLANKI,G.S.& PAVITRA CHUTIA (2004): Ethno zoological and socio cultural aspects of Monpas of Arunachal Pradesh. J. Human Ecology 15(4): 251-254
42. .AWADHESH KUMAR & G.S.SOLANKI (2004) : A rare feeding observation on water lily (Nymphaea alba) by capped langur. Folia Primatologica 75(3): 157-159

43. KUMAR, A. & G.S.S.OLANKI (2004): Ethno sociological Impact on Capped langur (Trachypithecus pileatus), and suggestion for conservation: A study of reserve forest in Assam, India. J. Nature Conservation 16 (1): 107-113.


44. SOLANKI,G.S. BENGIA CHONGPI,& Awadhesh Kumar (2004) : Ethnology of the Nishi tribes and wildlife of Arunachal Pradesh. Arunachal Forest News (wildlife special) 20:74-86.
45. SOLANKI, G. S., AWADHESH KUMAR & B. K. SHARMA (2004) Reproductive behaviour of Capped langur ( Trachypithecus pileatus) in Arunachal Pradesh. (Abstract) In : (Eds) C. Giacoma, D. Formenti and M. Gamba : XX congress of the International Primatological Society(IPS), Italy. Folia Primatologica 75(Sp. 1): 335.

46. SOLANKI,G.S., PAVITRA CHUTIA & O.P.SINGH (2004): Headgear - A cultural artifact and its impact on biodiversity in Arunachal Pradesh. Rajiv Gandhi University Research Journal. 7(1) 35-44.


47. G.S. Solanki, P.Chutia & O.P. Singh, (2005). Ethnozoology of Nyishi tribe and its impacts on Biodiversity. Rajiv Gandhi University Res. J. 8 (1): 89-100
48. KUMAR, A. G.S.S.OLANKI & B.K.SHARMA (2005): Observations on parturition and allomothering in wild capped langur (Trachypithecus pileatus). Primates 46(3):215-217
49. P. Chutia & G.S. Solanki (2005). Ethos & culture of Nyishi tribe and use pattern of Common Indian monitor (Varanus bengalensis,) in Arunachal Pradesh, India. Indian J. Forestry 28(4): 421-424.
50. P. Chutia, G.S. Solanki & O. P. Singh (2005). Therapeutic use of animal resources by tribal people of Arunachal Pradesh, India . In proceedings: National conference on Arunachal Pradesh: Tradition in Transition linking ecology, economics and ethics. Organized during September 13-16 at NERIST, Nirjuli , Arunachal Pradesh.
51. Solanki, G. S. and Awadhesh Kumar (2005). Ethno-Zoology of certain primates in and around Pakhui wild life sanctuary. In proceedings: National conference on Arunachal Pradesh: Tradition in Transition linking ecology, economics and ethics. Oganized during September 13-16 at NERIST, Nirjuli , Arunachal Pradesh.
52. Solanki, G. S. and Awadhesh Kumar (2005). Livestock depredation by large carnivores and impact on conservation of Tiger in Pakke Reserve, Arunachal Pradesh, India. In proceedings: National conference on Arunachal Pradesh: Tradition in Transition linking ecology, economics and ethics. Organized during September 13-16 at NERIST, Nirjuli , Arunachal Pradesh.
53. Solanki, G. S. and pavitra chutia (2005): Traditional knowledge, use value of faunal resources and biodiversity in Arunachal Pradesh. In proceedings : Biodiversity Conservation in Asia: Current status and future Perspectives. Organized by The society for Conservation Biology, Katmandu, Nepal, 17-20 November.
54. SOLANKI, G. S., AWADHESH KUMAR & B. K. SHARMA (2006) : Social Interactions : conflicts and cooperation in the population of capped langurs (Trachypithecus pileatus). (Abstract) Proceedings of the XXI Congress of the International Primatological Society (IPS), June 25-30 at Entebbe, Uganda.
55. Kumar, Awadhesh, G.S.Solanki (2006). Water drinking behavior and conservation of colobine monkey: Trachypithecus pileatus in Nauduar Reserve Forest, Northesat India” Tigerpaper (accepted).
56. SOLANKI, G. S., AWADHESH KUMAR & B. K. SHARMA (2007) : Reproductive strategy of capped langurs (Trachypithecus pileatus) in Arunachal Pradesh. International J. Primatlogy 28 (5): 1075–1083

57. SOLANKI, G. S., & AWADHESH KUMAR (2007) : Study on aggressive behaviour in wild population of capped langur (Trachypithecus pileatus) in India. Proc. J. Zool. Soc. India. 6 (1): 15-30.


58. Awadhesh Kumar and G.S.Solanki (2008): Population status of capped langur (Trachypithecus pileatus) in and around Pakhui Wildlife sanctuary. Primate Conservation. 23:97-105
59. SOLANKI, G. S., and Pavitra Chutia (2008). Ethno medical aspects and zoo therapy in tribal communities in Arunachal Pradesh, India. International Journal of Environmental science & Ecology (Communicated).
60. SOLANKI, G. S.,and AWADHESH KUMAR (2008). Time budget and ranging of activities in the wild population of capped langurs (Trachypithecus pileatus) in India. Primates (communicated).
61. SOLANKI, G. S., AWADHESH KUMAR & B. K. SHARMA (2008): Feeding ecology of the capped langur (Trachypithecus pileatus) in India. International J. Primatlogy 29(1):173-182.
62. SOLANKI, G. S., and Pavitra Chutia (2008). Entomotherapy in tribal communities in Arunachal Pradesh. National journal of Life science, 5(2): 27-32.
63.SOLANKI, G. S., AWADHESH KUMAR & B. K. SHARMA (2008) : Winter Food and diet composition of Capped langur (Trachypithecus pileatus) in Arunachal Pradesh. Tropical Ecology 49(2):155-167.
64. AWADHESH KUMAR , G.S.SOLANKI & B. K. SHARMA (2008): Livestock-Carnivores conflict: A case study of Pakke tiger reserve in Arunachal Pradesh. International Journal of Environmental science & Ecology (Communicated).


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