Department of Zoology

NAME OF THE EMPLOYEE: PHALGUN CHETIA
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION: MASTER OF SCIENCE
SPECIALIZATION: INSECT PHYSIOLOGY (ENTOMOLOGY)
PHONE NO & EMAIL: +91-9101587560 & chetiaphalgun20@gmail.com
DATE OF BIRTH: 03/03/1989
DATE OF JOINING: 16/07/2012
DATE OF SUPERANNUATION: NA
ACADEMIC AWARD/ DISTINCTION:
(1). Completed work on “Comparitive Sequence analysis, structure and phylogeny of 12S and 16S mitochondrial rRNA genes from Varanus Species” as a studentship in the DBT sponsored on Bioinformatics Structure Facility (BIF), under the supervision of Prof. D.K. Sharma, Dept. of Zoology, G.U., for a period of six months.

(2). Received a MINOR RESEARCH PROJECT from ASSAM STATE BIODIVERSITY BOARD, Department of Environment and Forest, Government of Assam. Year- 2013-2014.

(3). Participated in a in hand training programme on “FOLDSCOPE”, organized by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India; Tezpur University, Tezpur; Forest Department, Kaziranga National Park and Forest Department, Assam. Dated: 21st December, 2015.
NET/SLET/SET/M PHIL/PH D: NA
WORKSHOP ATTENDED:
(1). DST (Govt. of India) sponsored workshop on Wildlife Research Initiatives in North East India.
Venue- Gauhati University. 21- 25 October, 2009.

(2). Field course in Conservation and Global Health.
Venue- Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary. 1-5 February, 2011.

(3). National Symposia-cum- Workshop on Arachnology with special reference to “Spider: Ecology, Biology and Taxonomy”.
Venue- Walchand College, Solapur, Maharastra. 13- 15 October, 2011.

(4). 4th National Symposium-cum-Workshop on “Spiders from Agro- ecosystem”
Venue- S.G.B. Amravati University, Amravati, Maharastra. 1- 4 December, 2012.
SEMINAR ATTENDED:
International Seminar-
(1). International Seminar on Bioresources and Human Sustenance.
Venue- Cotton College, Assam, India. 20- 22 October, 2011.

National Seminar and Workshop-
(1). DST (Govt. of India) sponsored workshop on Wildlife Research Initiatives in North East India.
Venue- Gauhati University. 21- 25 October, 2009.

(2). National Symposia-cum- Workshop on Arachnology with special reference to “Spider: Ecology, Biology and Taxonomy”.
Venue- Walchand College, Solapur, Maharastra. 13- 15 October, 2011.
(3). National Seminar on Prospects of Biotechnological applications for Sustainable Agriculture.
Venue- B.B.K. College, Barpeta, Assam. 30- 31 January, 2012.

(4). 4th National Symposium-cum-Workshop on “Spiders from Agro- ecosystem”
Venue- S.G.B. Amravati University, Amravati, Maharastra. 1- 4 December, 2012.

(5). National Seminar on “Rural and Urban Waste Management: Environmental Health and Economic Consideration”.
Venue- Dergaon Kamal Dowerah College. Dergaon. 18- 19 January, 2013.

(6). National Seminar on “Indian higher education in the 21st century: Constraints and possibilities.
Venue- University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya. 22- 23 March, 2013.

(7). National Seminar on “Biodiversity: Conservation, Crisis and sustainable Use”.
Venue- Nanda Nath Saikia College, Titabar. 29- 30 September, 2014.

(8). National Seminar on Conservation and Preservation of Natural resources in North East India. Venue- CNB College, Bokakhat, 28th & 29th June, 2019.

(9). National Seminar on Trends in Biological Sciences and Sustainable Development. Venue- Department of Life Sciences, Dibrugarh University. February 5- 6, 2020.
RC,OC ATTENDED: NA
RESEARCH PAPER PUBLISHED:
(1). Diversity and distributions of Spiders in Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam, India. Asian Journal of Conservation Biology Vol. 1 No. 1, pp.5-15, 2012. AJCB-FP0002 © TCRP 2012

(2). Turtle diversity in Orang National Park, Assam, India: Distribution and Conservation Status. Tiger Paper, Jan- Mar 2012.

(3). A checklist of spiders in the Botanical Garden of Dibrugarh University, Assam, India. Bulletin Of Life Sciences. A research Journal of Life Sciences, Dibrugarh University. Volume XX. March, 2014. Pp. 29-43.
BOOK CHAPTER PUBLISHED:
BOOK PUBLICATION
(1). COMMON SPIDERS (FROM SELECT PROTECTED AREAS OF UPPER
ASSAM).
Published by- ASSAM STATE BIODIVERSITY BOARD.
ISSN- 978-81-932243-0-4
ARTICLES PUBLISHED: NA
OTHER ACTIVITIES:
(1). Actively worked with the Department of Forest, Kaziranga National Park, Assam in the preparation of the Draft Proposal of “ECO-SENSITIVE ZONE”, June 2015.

(2). Expert team member in the investigation during the “Panic of spider attack in Sadia, Tinsukia” in 2012.

(3). Participated in population estimation of Monkeys (Rhesus macaque), 2009, Swamp deer (Cervus duvauchelli rangitshingii), 2012 Kaziranga National Park.

(4). *Team leader and enumerator in the population estimation of Eastern Swamp Deer (Cervus duvauceli rangitsinghi), 2012, 2013, 2014 in Kaziranga National Park.

*Acheivement- Found a Rhino horn of a dead Rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) during the census of 2013 and finally handed over to the Forest Department, KNP, Assam.

(5). Carried a survey on the “Prey-Predator relationship with reference to Tiger, 2009” in Kaziranga National Park with Mr. Rabindra Sharma, Wildlife Research Officer, KNP, Assam, India.

(7). Guided Projects to students under B. Sc. Programs (Major Zoology, Dibrugarh University) of over 60 (sixty) numbers since 2013- 2021.