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AMOL VASISHTH
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR RESEARCH
VCSG Uttarakhand University of Horticulture & Forestry, Bharsar
9413007208, vasishthamol@gmail.com

Dr. Vasishth  did his M. Sc. and Ph.D.in Forestry with specialization of Forest Products & Utilization from Dr. Y. S. Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry, Solan (HP). He has Professional Experience of more than sixteen years of Teaching, Research and Extension. He started his career as Research Associate in Forest Products & Utilization Department, College of Forestry, Dr. Y. S. Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry, Solan (HP) and joined as Assistant Professor in Forestry with specialization in Forest Products and Utilization, College of Horticulture and Forestry. Jhalawar, Maharana Partap University of Agriculture & Technology, Udaipur (Rajasthan) in 2007 and after that in 2016 selected as Associate Professor Medicinal and Aromatic plants, College of Forestry, Navsari Agriculture University, Navsari (Gujarat). Whereas in the year 2018 he joined in the same post of  Associate Professor Forest Products & Utilization in College of Forestry, Ranichauri  and assigned  additional charge of Associate Director Research VCSG Uttarakhand University of Horticulture & Forestry, Bharsar – Pauri Garhwal (UK). Presently he is also holding the charge of Nodal officer of Mali Training Centre, Partap Nagar and Research and Extension Centre Jakhinda.

Dr. Vasishth taught courses of Forest Products & Utilization, Silviculture, Agro Forestry and handled many Research Projects of Indian Council of Agriculture Research, Department of Science Technology, Government of Rajasthan, National Afforestation and Eco development Board, Department of Biotechnology , National Medicinal Plant Board and Rashtriya Kisan Vikas Yojana. He has more than sixty six Publications in the form of  research and poplar articles, book Chapters and abstracts . He has bagged Best Paper Award  from Soil Conservation Society of India and attended International Training on Carbon stock assessment and carbon Finance organized by World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) in Training centre for tropical Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability (TREES) at University of Philippines Los Banos (UPLB) College Laguna Philippines from 8-15 July, 2013 in Philippines. He was Head Forest Products & Utilization Department, College of Forestry, Navsari Agriculture University, Navsari (Gujarat) and Nodal officer (ICAR development grants) College of Forestry Navsari Agriculture University, Navsari (Gujarat). He was also nominated by District Collector Jhalawar (Rajasthan) as member in District level expert appraisal committee (DEAC) and Vice President Indian Ecological Society (Gujarat chapter) PAU Ludhiana. In addition to this he was also Referee of Indian Forester, Journal of Tree Sciences and Journal of Hill Agriculture. He guided more than eight PG students and is presently guiding eight PG students in Forest Products and Utilization and Silviculture.