Department of Geology

Geology Department

Department at a Glance

Department of Geology was established in the year 1982 and the PG course (MSc.Geology) started in this department in the year 1987. Since then, the department has crossed many milestones of achievement in its journey towards excellence. Alumni of this department are serving the country with their knowledge of Geology in the capacity of Professor, Geologist entrepreneur,School teacher, consultant etc. Geology department is a recognized research centre for Doctoral Degree of Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University Raipur and at present two research scholars are pursuing their Doctoral Degree.

Vision

The Geology department seeks to provide the highest levels of education through continuous revision and expansion of our educational programs in order to produce well-trained, competent, academic and professional geo scientists capable of responding to societal needs.

Mission

To develop in each student, critical thinking, enthusiasm, initiative and the necessary skills to become lifelong students of Earth Sciences. Prepare students for professional positions in industry and government and for career sin academic research and teaching.

 

DRC Research Guide

Research guide- Dr. Prashant Shrivastava

Research facilities –Well equipped lab and rich departmental library

Ph.D. Produced -011. Vikas Swarnkar

Ph.D. Registered-02 1.Mr. Abhishek Dewangan, 2. Ku. Chanchal Singh


Facilities

Facilities and equipments available in the department

1.Research Lab

2.Research Microscope with Photographic attachment

3.Petrological Microscope

4.Ore Microscope 

5.Rock grinding and polishing machine

6.Mirror and pocket stereoscope

7.Water testing kit

8.Water level indicator

9.Global positioning System (GPS)

10.Desktop and Laptop computers

11.Repro graphic facility 

12.LCD Projector with Glass screen

13.SLR Camera and digital camera



Minor Project

S.No

Name

Topic

Amount

Funding agency

Duration

1.

Dr. K.R. Hari

Petro logical, Geochemical and Fluid inclusion studies of Deccan basalt, carbonatites and associated rocks around Chhak talao area, Jhhabua distt. MP 

134317.00

DST New Delhi

1993-95

2.

Dr. Prashant Shrivastava

Impact of steel plant effluent on ground water quality for drinking purpose, Somni Nala basin, Durg Distt. MP

194815.00

DST, New Delhi

1996-98

3.

Dr. S.D. Deshmukh

Geochemistry & Petrogenesis of Baghmara for mission, Sona Khan group, Raipur distt. CG

70,000.00

UGC

2004-06

4.

Dr. Prashant Shrivastava

Effect of Steel plant effluent  on ground water quality in eastern fringe of Bhilai Steel Plant, Durg Distt. CG

85,000.00

UGC

2005 -2007

5.

Dr. Prashant Shrivastava

Impact of urbanization on ground water regime of Durg distt. CG

90,000.00

UGC

2008-10



Major Project

S.No

Name

Topic

Amount

Funding agency

Duration

1.

Dr. K.R. Hari

An integrated study of the dyke swarms and Deccan traps of Chhota Udaypur province, lower Narmada valley

24,23,000

DST New Delhi

2007 - 2010



Publications

Sno.

Publications

1.

Pande S.K. & Shrivastava P.K. ( 1992-93), Soil mapping Utilizing remote sensing techniques and ground water balance study of SomniNala basin, Durg District ( M.P.) , Gondwana Geological Magazine, Nagpur, India, Vol.4&5 ,pp 87-105.

2.

- Bisen S.N., Pande S.K., Shrivastava P.K. (1995), Ground water pollution study for the Evaluation of usability of water in Drinking and Irrigation, Visapurnala Basin, District Chandrapur, Maharashtra, Journal of Ravishankar University, Raipur, India, Vol.8, pp39-50.

3.

Shrivastava P.K., Pande S.K. (1998) Interpretation and area estimation of various soil types through remote sensing techniques, in part of Patan block, Durg District. (M.P.), Journal of Ultra Scientist of Physical sciences, India, Vol.10, No.1, pp 19-30.

4.

Shrivastava P.K., Pande S.K. ( 1998) , Interpretation of ground water quality for irrigation purpose in upper part of SomniNala Basin, Distt. Durg (M.P.)Proceeding of the National Seminar on " Mineral Resource Management" ,India, pp 9-11.

5.

Pande S.K. &Shrivastava P.K. (1999) , Charecterization of Somni stream water 9 Steel Plant Effluent Mixed Water) and Irrigation water Quality evaluation of surface water of Somni Stream Water shed area Durg, Indian Journal of Environmental Protection, Varanasi, Vol.19, No 10, India, pp 729-734.

6.

Pande S.K. &Shrivastava P.K. (2000), Impact of Steel Plant on ground water regime of Somni Stream watershed Distt. Durg (M.P.), Proceeding of the National Seminar on Industrial Pollution and its control, Varanasi, India, pp 186-196.

7.

Shrivastava P.K., Pande S.K. (2001),Impact of Steel Plant effluent on Drinking Quality of water of SomniNala Basin, Durg District, Chhattisgarh. Proceeding of the First International Congress of " Chemistry and Environment" India, pp 211-216.

8.

Shrivastava P.K., Pande S.K. ( 2001) Impact of Bhilai Steel Plant Effluent on Black soil, SomniNala Basin, Durg District, Chhattisgarh. Proceeding of the First International Congress of " Chemistry and Environment" India, pp 224-226.

9.

Shrivastava P.K., Pande S.K. ( 2002), Impact of Bhilai Steel Plant Effluent on ground water quality of SomniNala Basin, Durg district Chhattisgarh for Drinking purpose. Book entitled " ecology of Polluted waters" Edited by Dr. Arvind Kumar, India, Vol.1, pp. 89-98.

10.

Shrivastava P.K., Pande S.K. ( 2002), Inter element correlation between major and trace element contents of ground water in Somni Stream watershed , Distt. Durg, Chhattisgarh, India, Proceedings of National Seminar on Computer Applications in Mineral Development and Water Resources Management , Published by South Asian Association of Economic Geologists, pp 128-130.

11.

Shrivastava P.K., Pande S.K. ( 2002-03), Water Resource Quality Evaluation for Drinking purpose: A case study of SomniNala Basin, District Durg, Chhattisgarh, India. Proceedings of the National Seminar on recent Researches on Proterozoic Basins of India, pp 123-130.

12.

Shrivastava P.K., Shrivastava P., and Singh P., ( 2003) effect of Modern Agriculture on Ground water quality, Journal of Ultra scientist of Physical sciences, Vol.15 920, pp 307-309.

13.

Shrivastava P.K. and Asthana A. ( 2006), Morphometric Analysis of Somni Stream watershed, Patan Block, durg district, Chhattisgarh, , Journal of Ultra scientist of Physical sciences,Vol.18 (2), pp227-230.

14.

Shrivastava P.K. and Asthana A. ( 2006), Study of Fluctuation of Ground Water level in Somni Stream watershed, Patan Block, durg district, Chhattisgarh, Journal of Current sciences, india, Vol.9 (1), pp 367-370

15.

Shrivastava P.K. and Asthana A. ( 2006),Seasonal variation in Ground Water quality in upper part of Patan Block, Durg district, Chhattisgarh, Nature , Environment and Pollution Technology, India, Vol.5, No.1 pp 111-117.

16.

Kulkarni P., Dixit N.P., Shrivastavap.K., Asthana A., ( 2007), MandeepKhol cave – Natures wonder in Rajnandgaon District, Chhattisgarh, India, Journal of Current Sciences, Vol.10(2), pp 757-762.

17.

Shrivastava P.K., Dixit N.P., Asthana A., Kulkarni P., ( 2007) MandeepKhol Cave : a classical site of Karst topography, Rajnandgaon District, Chhattisgarh, India, Journal of Ultra Scientist of Physical Sciences, Vol.19(1), pp 153-155.

18.

Shrivastava P.K.,(2007), General Information an Research and Development Funding Agencies of Central Govt., Proceeding of National Seminar on Emerging Trends & Techniques in Research & its Communication., pp 13-17

19.

Shrivastava P.K., (2011), Water Quality Assessment and its impact on human health : A case study of Somni Stream watershed Patan Block Durg, District Chhattigarh, Indian Journal& Science & Technology, VOl. 4 No. 3 , 240-244.

 

Sno.

Publications

1.

Fluid Inclusion Studies of Auriferous Quartz Veins from Sonakhan Greenstone Belt, Central India. SGAT Bulletin Vol. 16, No.2 (2015)pp33-38. ISSN 0972-2173, S. D. Deshmukh, K. R. Hari and P. Diwan.

2.

Past, present and future of Indrvati river capture : A geomorphological investigation. IOSR Journal of Applied Geology and Geophysics, vol.02, issue 05 ( 2014),pp1-5. ISSN 2321-0982. S. Vansutre, S. D. Deshmukh and K.R. Hari

3.

Possibility of usage of age, B.M.I. and B.S.A. as predictors of morningness-eveningness in human beings. International Journal of Recent Scientific ResearchVol. 5, Issue,7, pp.1322-1326,July, 2014 ISSN 0976-3031. Deshmukh, S.D.,Verma, A., Tiwari P. and Sharma, A

4.

Environmental education :The need of the hour. Environmental Pollution Control journal,vol.17, No. 1, 2013. pp 67-68. ISSN 0972-1541. S.D.Deshmukh.

5.

Biotechnology: a paramount tool in the strategy for treatment of waste water. Environmental Pollution Control journal,vol.16, No. 5, . 2013. pp 69-72 ISSN 0972-1541 Sandeep Vansutre and S.D.Deshmukh.

6.

Sustainable development in mining sector.. Environmental Pollution Control journal,vol.16, No. 4, 2013 pp 45-47. ISSN 0972-1541. S.D. Deshmukh .

7.

Stress Management : An important aspect of Education for women, Social science Reporter Vol.3, Issue 1(2013),pp.27-29. Tembhare B., Shrivastava PK, Deshmukh SD.

8.

Emerging trends in geochemical analytical instrumentation techniques : An overview . Proceedings of National seminar on emerging trends in scientific research, October,2011, Durg( C.G.) pp 221-224. ISBN-978-93-81583-39-5. P. Diwan and S.D.Deshmukh

9.

An interdisciplinary approach in geoscientific research : The need of the hour.Proceedings of National seminar on emerging trends in scientific research, October,2011, Durg( C.G.) pp 213-215. ISBN-978-93-81583-39-5. : K.R. Hari and S. D. Deshmukh

10.

Applications of G.I.S. in geosciences. Proceedings of National seminar on emerging trends in scientific research, October, 2011,Durg( C.G.) pp216-221. ISBN-978-93-81583- P.K. Shrivastava and S.D. Deshmukh

11.

Gems and Gemmology – Bastar a Promising Land, Nat. Sem., Bastar University, Chhattisgarh on"Socio-Economic Development of Ethnic Population in Chhattisgarh with Integrated Approach to Natural Resources", Abs. Vol 2014 p 60. Vansutre S., Deshmukh S.D. and Hari K.R.

12.

Gems and Gemology- A promising field for emerging Research and Development Spl. Pub. No. 08, "Vistas in Geological Research", Dept. of Geology, Utkal Univ., Bhubaneswar, Orrisa, 2009. pp. 123-130.Vansutre, S., Hari, K.R., Deshmukh, S.D. and Gour, P.S.

13.

Gems and Gemmology – Bastar a Promising Land,. Nat. Sem., Bastar University, Chhattisgarh on "Socio-Economic Development of Ethnic Population in Chhattisgarh with Integrated Approach to Natural Resources", Abs. Vol.2009, p 60. Vansutre S., Deshmukh S.D. and Hari K.R.

14.

Constructed Wetlands- A Bioremediation Technology for Waste Water Treatment, Workshop on "Ground Water Scenario and Quality in Chhattisgarh", Proc. Vol.,2009 pp. 70 to 75.CGWB Raipur . Tyagi, D.S., Vansutre, S. and Deshmukh, S.D.

15.

Spinifex Textured Metabasalt from Sonakhan Greenstone Belt, Central India, The Indian Mineralogist, V-42, 2008 No. – 1, pp – 71 – 83. S.D.Deshmukh, K.R.Hari, P.Diwan and H.T.Basavarajappa

16.

Pillow Lavas of Baghmara Formation (Sonakhan Greenstone Belt), Central India: Geochemical Constraints from Major Elements, Gond. Geol. Magz., V - 21(1),june 2006, ,. pp. 37-42. S.D.Deshmukh, K.R.Hari and P.Diwan.

17.

Internet Resources : A boon for Geoscience Education. Spl. Pub. No. 05, "Vistas in Geological Research", Dept. of Geology, Utkal Univ., Bhubaneswar, Orrisa, 2006 pp. 4-12. S.D.Deshmukh, P.Diwan and K.R.Hari.

18.

Effective teaching: The need of the hour in Higher Education. Research Link – 19, Vol – IV, April 2005, pp 78-83. ISSN – 0973-1628 , N. S. Suryanarayana, K.R. Hari, P.K. Shrivastava and S.D. Deshmukh.



Seminar

Year

Topic

Amount

Funding agency

Date

2011

National seminar on emerging trends in scientific research,

Rs100000

UGC

11,12 October,2011


A national seminar on emerging trends inscientific research sponsored by UGC was organized on 11th and 12th October,2011. The keynote speakers were Dr. Yamuna Singh, Director, AMD , Hyderabad,Prof. M.W.Y. Khan, Pt. R.S. University, Raipur, Prof. S.K. Saxena , Balaghat,and Prof. S.F.R. Khadri, Amravati. In all 24 papers were presented during theseminar in three technical sessions. The theme of papers covered a range oftopics from mineral wealth of Chhattisgarh to Hydrogeological studies ofvarious parts of the country.

 

Guest Lectures

S.No

Guest

Topic

Date

1.

Dr. Benidhar Deshmukh,Associate Professor, IGNOU, New Delhi

G.I.S. softwares  ERDAS and ILVIS

2.2.12

2.

Prof. Jon Harbor,  Purdue University , USA

Topic – 01 “Climate change

26th Feb 2013

3.

Dr. Sandeep Vansutre, Assistant Professor, Govt. Science College, Raipur

Gems and Gemology

12.9.13

4.

Prof. R.K. Choubey,HOD Sociology Department

Personality Development

22.09.13

5.

Dr. K. Panigrahi, Hydrogeologist

Groundwater Exploration and Resitivity Survey

7.2.14

6.

Professor Shailesh Chaure, Holkar Science College, Indore

Application of remote sensing and G.I.S. in Geology

15.9.14

7.

Mr. Anshuman Tiwari and Mrs. Shweta Tiwari,Petroleum Geologists, British Petroleum

Petroleum Exploration and Oil Traps

28.9.14

8.

Prof. Amrita Kasture,   Department of English,  Govt. PG College, Bhilai-3

Communication Skills

28.10.14

9.

Professor Greg Shellnutt, Taiwan University

Topic – 02 "Scope and importance of Geology"

27th Jan 2015

10.

Shri Niteesh Dutta, Retired Director General , Geological Survey of India

Fundamentals of Geology

25.7.15

11.

Prof. Ramesh Joshi Department of Geology,Govt. P.G. College, Jagdalpur

Geology apps for smartphone users

9.10.15



Library

The departmental library contains more than 450 books and a treasure of e-books pertaining to various branches of Geology. The students are benefited from these learning resources.


Students

 

B.Sc.-I Geology

B.Sc.-II Geology

B.Sc.-III Geology

M.Sc. Geology IV Sem

Session

Total Appeared

Total Appeared

Total Appeared

Total Appeared

2010-11

84

21

12

02

2011-12

57

24

15

02

2012-13

75

24

16

11

2013-14

90

26

14

11

2014-15

102

37

19

05

2015-16

103

43

19

08



Placement

S.No

Name

Placed at

1.

Shri Amit Soni

Geological Survey of India

2.

Ku. Ritu Chaurasia

Geological Survey of India

3.

Shri Jayesh  Chaurasia

Geological Survey of India

4.

Dr. Benidhar Deshmukh

Associate Professor, IGNOU, New Delhi

5.

Ku. Shweta

NMDC, Hyderabad

6.

Shri Aditya Mankar

Mining Inspector, CG. Govt.

7.

Shri Khilavan

Mining Inspector, CG. Govt.

8.

Shri Manish Dhruv 

Mining Inspector, CG. Govt.

9.

Shri Vivek Shrivastava

Duncan group

10.

Shri Shanto Mukherjee

Indian Railways

11.

Shri Khurshid Ahmad

Indian Railways

12.

Shri Ajay Prasad

Indian Railways

13.

Shri Abhishek Dewangan

CG COST, Raipur

14.

Shri Manish Dubey

Bhilai Steel Plant

15.

Shri Suresh Jena

Bhilai Steel Plant

16.

Shri Praveen Marathe

Bhilai Steel Plant

17.

Shri Chandra Bhushan Pandey

Bhilai Steel Plant

18.

Shri Shailesh Nath Tripathi

Bhilai Steel Plant

19.

Shri Shatrunjay Tiwari

Bhilai Steel Plant

20.

Shri Anil Menon

Bhilai Steel Plant

21.

Mrs. Mitali Dubey

Bhilai Steel Plant

22.

Shri M.V.S. Gurunath

Bhilai Steel Plant

23.

Shri Manish Dixit

Birla group

24.

Shri Bhuneshwar Kumar

ESSEL Mining Birla Group

25.

Shri Shalabh Shah

Geosolutions PVT. Ltd.

26.

Shri Manoj Kumar

Geosolutions PVT. Ltd.

27.

Shri Naveen Tamrakar

Geosolutions PVT. Ltd.

28.

Shri Kanwal Jeet Singh

 

29.

Shri Komal Singh Verma

 

30.

Shri Arvind Pandey

 

31.

Shri Amal Dubey

Vishwadeep School

32.

Shri Avinash Rewatkar

 

33.

Shri Nimesh Mistri

 



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