Department of Entomology

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Technologies Developed

143 MSc 39 PhD

Students Passed

19

Awards & Fellowships Conferred by our Faculty

AICRPs                       05

Adhoc                         11

Miscellaneous           04

Research Projects

Gold Medals :                          05

Awards:                                    05

National Fellowships:           13

ARS:                                          02(P)

NET:                                          08

Student’s Achievements

Who Are we

Department of Entomology at Palampur functioned as minor Department of Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya with major Department stationed at Solan campus from 1966. In November, 1985 with the bifurcation of university, the Department attained a full-fledged status.

Our Strengths

  • Experienced faculty for teaching under graduate and post graduate students
  • Well furnished separate laboratories and classrooms for conducting classes of under graduate and post graduate students
  • Experimental Area with irrigation facilities for undertaking field experiments
  • Well equipped laboratories for undertaking research in the field of agricultural entomology, insecticide toxicology and nematology
  • Bee Research Station with facilities for conducting research and trainings in apiculture
  • Library for PG students and teachers
  • Facilities for on-line teaching

Our on-going Research programs

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All India Network Project on soil arthropod pests and white grubs

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All India Coordinated Research Project on nematodes in Agriculture

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All India Coordinated Research Project on honey bees and pollinators

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All India Network Project on onion and garlic (Voluntary Centre)

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All India Coordinated Research Project on soybean (Voluntary Centre)

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Experiential Learning Unit- Setting up of facilities for skill development of educated youth for eco-friendly beekeeping entrepreneurship

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Setting up of integrated beekeeping development centre (IBDC)

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Testing of different pesticides etc. 4071-19

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Fruit fly traps CFSU-001-19

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Our Faculty

At Main Campus

Dr. R.S. Chandel

Principle Scientist & Head

Area of Expertise:Economic Entomology

Research Interests: Potato Entomology; mainly potato tuber moth, white grubs and other soil arthropods   

Dr. Ajay K. Sood

Principle Scientist

Area of Expertise:Economic Entomology

Research Interests: Pest management in vegetable crops mainly under protected cultivation

Dr. P.K. Sharma

Principal Scientist

Area of Expertise: Insect Toxicology

Research Interests: Insect-pest problems in rice and their management

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Dr. Surjeet Kumar

Professor

Area of Expertise:Economic Entomology

Research Interests: Biological control; management of insect-pests  in vegetables, oilseed crops and stored grains

Dr. K.S. Verma

Professor

Area of Expertise:Economic Entomology

Research Interests: Insect pest management in vegetables, cereals and pulses 

Dr. Prem Chand Sharma

Principle Scientist

Area of Expertise: Insecticide Toxicology

Research Interests: Pesticide residues     

Dr. Anjana Thakur

Asstt. Extension Scientist

Area of Expertise:Economic Entomology

Research Interests:Host plant resistance in IPM; Botanicals in pest management

Sharmishtha Thakur

Assistant Professor

Area of Expertise:Nematology

Research Interests:Nematology

At Out Stations

Dr. Ajai Srivastava

Principle Scientist

(Rice and Wheat Research Station, Malan)

Dr. Sukhdev Sharma

Principal Scientist,

Hill Agricultural Research and Extension Centre

Dr. Pankaj Sood

Principal Scientist,

KVK, Mandi at Sundernagar

SRND

Dr. Surender K. Sharma

Principal Scientist

Bee Research Station, Nagrota Bagwan

Dr. Sanjay Kumar Sharma

Asstt. Extension Specialist

KVK, Una

Dr. Ramesh Lal

Asstt. Extension Specialist

KVK, Lahul & Spiti

Dr. Chhavi

Asstt. Extension Specialist

KVK, Hamirpur

Technical & Office staff

Technical Staff

1. Mr. Dharam Singh

2. Mr. Mehar Chand

3. Mr. Subhash Walia

4. Mr. Rajesh Kumar

5. Mr. Raj Kumar

6. Mr. Rajinder Kumar

7. Mr. Ajay Kumar

Farm Manager

Farm Manager

Technical Asstt. Gr.II

Field Assistant Gr.I

Field Assistant Gr.I

Lab. Attendant

Lab. Attendant

Photogallery

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