MANISHA KUMARI Assistant Professor

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  • Department of Earth Sciences
  • School of Physical, Chemical & Applied Sciences
  • drmkumari@gmail.com

Academic Activity

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Educational Qualification (UG,PG & Higher Order)

S.No Degree Subject/Title of thesis University/Board Year of Passing
1 Ph.D. Micropaleontology/Jurassic Ostracode fauna of Bela Island, Rann of Kachchh, Gujarat, India- Its Taxonomy, Biostratigraphy, Paleoecology & Paleozoogeography Department of Geology, MohanLal Sukhadia Universit 2003
2 M.Sc. Geology Vinoba Bhave University, Hazaribagh, (Jharkhand) 1999
3 B.Sc. (Honors) Geology (Honours), Physics & Maths Vinoba Bhave University, Hazaribagh, (Jharkhand) 1996

Area of Specializaion

Ostracode taxonomy, Biostratigraphy, Paleobiogeography, Palaeoenvironmental/Paleoclimatological/Paleoecological reconstructions

Awards / Prizes Conferred

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Teaching Experience

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1 Assistant Professor Earth Sciences Pondicherry University

Research Experience

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1 Junior Research Fellow and Senior Research Fellow Department of Geology MohanLal Sukhadia University, Udaipur Micropaleontology
2 Principal Investigator Department of Geology MohanLal Sukhadia University, Udaipur Micropaleontology
3 Principal Investigator Department of Geology MohanLal Sukhadia University, Udaipur Micropaleontology

Industry Experience

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Contribution towards Innovation

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Papers Published in UGC Approved Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 Depositional Environment of Jurassic beds of Jaisalmer Formation, Jaisalmer District on the basis of Ostracode fauna Manisha Kumari International Journal of Research and Analytical Reviews (IJRAR) vol. 6, issue 1, pp. 7-12 2019 5.75
2 Paleozoogeography of Ostracods from the Jurassic beds of Jaisalmer and its Implications Manisha Kumari Memoir of the Geological Society of India No. 77, pp. 453-460 2011 0.76
3 A restudy of the Ostracoda Cypris cylindrica Sowerby (in Malcolmson, 1840) from the Deccan Inter-trappean beds (Late Cretaceous) of Lakshmipur, Kachch Khosla, S.C., Nagori, M.L., Jakhar, S.R., Rathore, A.S, and Manisha Kumari. Journal of the Geological Society of India vol. 74, pp. 579-584 2009 0.24
4 Ostracodes from Fort and Kuldhar members, Jaisalmer Formation, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan Khosla, S.C., Jakhar, S.R., Manisha Kumari and Sanjay Dubey Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India vol. 51 (1), pp. 1-31 2006 0.51
5 Middle Jurassic Ostracodes from the Northern Island belt, Rann of Kachchh, Gujarat Khosla, S.C., Manisha Kumari, Darwin Felix, A., Jakhar, S.R. and Nagori, M.L Journal of the Paleontological Society of India vol. 50 (1), pp. 17-64 2005 0.51
6 Jurassic Ostracode Fauna from the Type Section of Khadir Formation, Kachchh and Lophocythere vertipolycostata n. sp. Khosla, S.C., Jakhar, S.R., Nagori, M.L., Darwin Felix, A. and Manisha Kumari Journal of the Geological Society of India vol. 61, pp. 61-74 2003 0.09
7 A note on the Jurassic Ostracode Fauna of Bela Island, Rann of Kachchh, Gujarat Khosla, S.C., Manisha Kumari, Darwin Felix, A., Jakhar, S.R. and Nagori, M.L. Current Science vol. 85, no. 3, pp. 249- 251 2003 0.32

Papers Published in Peer Reviewed Journals

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Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

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Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Atlas of the Middle Jurassic Ostracods from Western India S.C. Khosla, SR Jakhar & Manisha Kumari Paleontological Society of India 2009 nil

Chapters in Books

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Edited Books

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Ongoing Projects

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Ongoing Consultancy Works

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Completed Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Jurassic Ostracoda from the southern part of Mainland Kachchh, India with respect to their systematics, age, biostratigraphic, paleozoogeography and paleoecology DST, New Delhi 3 years (26.08.2008 to 25 17,10,000 2012
2 Taxonomy, Biostratigraphy, Paleoecology and Paleozoogeography of the ostracod fauna from the Jurassic-Lower Cretaceous beds of Jaisalmer, Rajasthan DST, New Delhi 3 years (10.12.2004 to 09 11,05,001 2007

Completed Consultancy Works

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Career Guidance Offered to students

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Bridge courses, Yoga, Meditation, Personal Counselling and Mentoring etc.,

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Research Guidance - PG

S.No Year Degree No. of Students Awarded Department/Centre
1 2020 M.SC 3 Earth Sciences
2 2019 M.SC 3 Earth Sciences
3 2018 M.SC 2 Earth Sciences
4 2017 M.SC 2 Earth Sciences
5 2014 M.SC 1 Earth Sciences
6 2013 M.SC 3 Earth Sciences
7 2012 M.TECH 1 Earth Sciences
8 2012 M.SC 3 Earth Sciences
9 2011 M.SC 3 Earth Sciences

Research Guidance - Ph.D

S.No Student Name Registration Date Registration No. Thesis Title Thesis Submitted Status Thesis Submitted Date Vivavoce Completed Status Date Awarded
1 Ganesh Prasad Muduli 18-08-2017 20171110005 Middle Jurassic Ostracodes from Ler Dome, Mainland Kachchh, Gujarat NO NO
2 Mahalakshmi T. 16-08-2018 1800110001 Taxonomy, Biostratigraphy, Paleobiogeography and Paleoenvironments of Ostracodes from the Jhuran Formation, Mainland Kachchh, Gujarat NO NO
3 Yalapal Harish 09-08-2019 1900110007 Cretaceous Ostracodes from Cauvery Basin, South India NO NO

Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

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of professional bodies during the year

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Conferences/Seminars Organized

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Workshop Organized

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Administrative Responsibilities in the Government and Quasi Government Agencies

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Affiliation in Academic Bodies/Societies

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1 Geological Society of Rajasthan Life Member 2009
2 Geological Society of India Life Member 2008

Participation & Extension Activities (Academic/Administraion)

S.No Name of the Position (Head, Dean, Co-ordinator, Director, etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 Faculty advisor since July 2010 counseling of students
2 Warden September 2011 to June 2014 Supervising the hostel related activities
3 Warden May 2017 onwards Supervising the hostel related activities

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Faculty Development Programme Attended (Orientation, Refresher, other Short Term Course during the year)

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Participation in IMPESS, IMPRINT, SPARC, STARS, LEAP Programme etc and DSF Funding Programme

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