PVP COLLEGE, Pravaranagar

Pravara Rural Education Society's

PADMASHRI VIKHE PATIL COLLEGE OF ARTS SCIENCE & COMMERCE PRAVARANAGAR

A/p Loni, Taluka:Rahata, Dist.Ahmednagar Pin : 413713 Affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University Pune Id No. PU/NA/ASC/(016)1971.


Department of Zoology

The department of Zoology was established in 1971, is one of the leading departments of Padmashri Vikhe Patil College, Pravaranagar which conducts academic programs at UG, PG and Research level. Department is recognized as a Star Department under DBT Programme (2007) and also DST-FIST sponsored department (2008).

At present the department of Zoology conducts teaching programmes in Zoology at U.G. level under two streams Non-restructuring and Restructuring. PG programme was started in 1993 on self financing basis to help the rural students to pursue higher studies and fulfill their dreams. Department is recognized as a Research Centre in 2007 for Ph. D. programme.The department conducts a certificate course in sericulture under career oriented courses.

The Department has diversified teaching and research to suit both recent advances and needs of the regional populace. Presently Department has 11 teaching staff members, out of which 5 are Ph. D. holders. Three staff members of the department are recognized as research guide for M. Phil and Ph. D. degree. So far 4 research students are doing their research work in the research centre.

The staff members of the department have published 4 books and 37 research papers in various national/ international journals and proceedings of conferences during the last five years. Out of 37 research papers, 13 were published in UGC listed and 22 in UGC non-listed journals and 2 in proceedings of conferences. Faculty also completed 2 minor research projects in last five years. Some of the faculties of the department are life members of various international Journals. One of the faculties, Dr. B. A. Pawar is on editorial member of Journal of Experimental Zoology, India, Muzaffarnagar, UP. Recently department Organized International Conference on Recent trends and challenges in Science & technology (RTCST-2014) sponsored by UGC New Delhi and state level seminar on Recent Trends in Life Sciences (RTLS 2018) sponsored by BCUD, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune. The Department provides consultancy services such as Sericulture, Vermiculture and Apiculture for local peoples.

Presently significant research contributions are being made in the department in the field of biochemistry and physiology of parasites, fisheries, toxicology, environmental pollution, biodiversity studies, entomology and pest control. The department is actively engaged in research activities and generating funds from the UGC, DBT and DST, New Delhi and BCUD, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune. Department has received a total grant of Rs. 41,17,204/- from various funding agencies (Rs. 20,00,000/- from DST-FIST life sciences programme during 2008-2011, Rs. 12,35,204/- from DST- FIST ‘0’ level in 2013, Rs. 87,000/- from DST-FIST and Rs. 8,15,000/- from UGC/ BCUD, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune for minor research projects.

Faculty Profile

Sr.No. Name of Faculty Designation Qualification Email Id Contact No.
1. Dr. Pawar B.A. Head and Associate Professor M.Sc., Ph.D. ba_pwr2007@rediffmail.com 9822529802
2. Dr. Dhembare A.J. Assistant Professor M.Sc., Ph.D. dhembareaj1963@gmail.com 9922566067
3. Dr. Tambe D. S. Assistant Professor M.Sc., Ph.D. dinkartambe5679@gmail.com 9960398170
4. Dr. Pulate V. M. Assistant Professor M.Sc., Ph.D. vijaypulate@gmail.com 9763776875
5. Dr. Thete K.D. Assistant Professor M.Sc., Ph.D. kishanthete@gmail.com 9922142602
6. Mrs. Musale M.T. Assistant Professor M.Sc., B.Ed. anujachavan83@gmail.com 9689481757
7. Miss. Shaikh S.S. Assistant Professor M.Sc. shabanabi1210@gmail.com 9763504430
8. Mr. Parkhe S. B. Assistant Professor M.Sc. swamisp100@gmail.com 8600531599
9. Mr. Khemnar R. S. Assistant Professor M.Sc. khemnar202@gmail.com 9623515945
10. Miss. Shaikh A. S. Assistant Professor M.Sc. asma35arfa@gmail.com 7350876863
11. Mr. Kolkar B. E. Assistant Professor M.Sc. bhausahebkolkar150@gmail.com 9766593529

Programme

Major/Minor Research Projects

Sr. No.

Name of Principal Investigator

Name of the research project

Name of funding agency

Duration of project

Amount/ Fund received (Rs.)

1.

Dr. B. A. Pawar

Studies on water quality, plankton composition and fish diversity in relation to pisciculture in Kotmara lake, Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra

UGC, Western Regional Office, Pune-7

 

2011-2013

 

1,70,300/-

2.

Dr. D. S. Tambe

Diversity and Biology of cestode parasites in Freshwater fishes from Mula Dam Reservoir Ahmednagar Dist (MS) (Minor)

UGC

Western Regional Office, Pune-7

 

2012-2014

1,45,000/-

Publications (2012 - 2018)

Sr. No.

Title of paper

Name of the author/s

Name of journal (Vol., page no.)

Impact Factor

ISBN/ ISSN number

1.       

Diversity of Molluscan fauna of Pravara river in relation to pollution, Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra.

B.A. Pawar & S.K. Aher

J. Exp. Zool. India.21(1) : 349-352.

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ISSN 0972-0030

2.       

Water quality of Nath Sagar reservoier in relation to fish culture, Aurangabad district, Maharashtra.

D.V. Lokhande & B.A. Pawar

J. Exp. Zool. India. 21(1) : 337-340.

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ISSN 0972-0030

3.       

Distribution and Diversity of Mosquito

Larvae from Kopargaon Teshil,

Dist. Ahmednagar (M.S.), India.

K. D. Thete

International Journal of Life Sciences Scientific Research (IJLSSR). 3(5): 1305-1310.

2.40

ISSN

2455-1716

4.       

Screening of Antibacterial Activities of Salacia Macrosparma (Wight) Extracts.

A.J. Dhembare, S.L. Kakad and S. B. Parkhe

Der Chemica Sinica, 2017, 8(5):478-481

0.654

ISSN : 0976-8505

5.       

Monosodium glutamate induced hematological alteration in Europian rabbit.

A.J. Dhembare and

S.S. Gaikwad

Journal of Zoology studies. 4(3) : 52-56.

1.59

ISSN

2348-5914

6.       

Potacium bromate induced hematological alteration in Europian rabbit.

A.J. Dhembare&P.G. Dale

Journal of Zoology studies. 4(3) : 01-05.

1.59

ISSN

2348-5914

7.       

Taxonomical study of cestode parasites Dipylidium caninum (Eucestoda:Dilepidiidae) in common cat, Felis domasticus From Ahmednagar, India.

D. S. Tambe

IJAPSA. 3(7) : 20-25.

4.446

ISSN

2394-5532

8.       

Taxonomical study of cestode parasites Taenia taeniaeformis (Hydatigera taeniaeformis) in common cat, Felis domasticus From Ahmednagar, India.

D. S. Tambe

IJAPSA. 3(7) :45-50.

4.446

ISSN

2394-5532

 

 

 

2016-17

 

 

9.       

Biochemical Variation in cestode parasites of Domestic fowls From Ahmednagar Dist.(M.S.).

A. B. Gholap

IJRASET. 5(X) : 508-509.

6.887

ISSN

2321-9653

10.   

Paper chromatographic studies of amino acids in cestode parasites.

A. B. Gholap

Journal of Zoology studies. 4(1) : 32-36.

1.59

ISSN

2348-5914

11.   

A Redescription of Senga Armatusae (Hiware, 1999) (Cestoda: Phychobothride) from Fresh Water Teleost Mastacembelus Armatus in Mula dam Reservoir (M.S.).

D. S. Tambe

Journal of Zoology studies. 3(3) : 32-36.

1.59

ISSN

2348-5914

12.   

Studies on water quality of Adhala lake in relation to fish culture, Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra. 

V. K. Vikhe &

B. A. Pawar

J. Exp. Zool. India. 19(2) : 821-824.

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ISSN 0972-0030

 

 

 

2015-16

 

 

13.   

A new cestode Circum oncobothrium dnyaneshwarinae from Clarius batrachus in Mula dam Reservoir.

D. S. Tambe

An International Journal of Life sciences scientific research. 2(3): 236-240.

2.40

ISSN

2455-1716

14.   

Effect of Cestode Parasites on Haematological

Parameters in Gallus gallus domesticus in

Ahmednagar Distict.

A. B. Gholap

Int. J. Life Sci. Scienti. Res.2(3):X-X.

2.40

ISSN

2455-1716

15.   

Toxicity and impact of rogorus on protein and glycogen content of freshwater fish, Gambusia affinis (Baired& Girard).

B. A. Pawar,

P. S. Shinde,

A. K.  Pandarkar &A. N. Shendge

J. Exp. Zool. India. 19(1) : 267-271.

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ISSN 0972-0030

16.   

Alteration in haematology of European rabbit, Orycytolagus cuniculus (Linn) due to exposure to Ipomoeacarnea(Jacq) leaf extract.

A.J. Dhembare

Der Phermicia Letter 7 (7): 227-231.

0.423

ISSN

0976-8688

17.   

Evaluation of lycopene contents from various fruits and processed food.

A.J. Dhembare&S. L. Kakad

J. Basic Science. (Special issue). 50-53.

0.654

2395-1265

 

 

 

2014-15

 

 

18.   

Evaluation of anthelmintic activity of Ipomoeacornea Jacq leaf extracts.

A.J. Dhembare&S. L. Kakad

Der Pharmacia Letter. 7(4): 262-265.

0.541

ISSN

0976-8688

19.   

An assessment of zooplankton population of Kotmara lake, with reference to pisciculture, Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra.

B.A. Pawar, A.K. Pandarkar &A.N. Shendge

Flora and Fauna. 20(1): 95-100.

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ISSN

0971-6920

20.   

Fish diversity of Kotmara lake in relation to fish culture, Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra.

B.A. Pawar, A.N. Shendge&A.K. Pandarkar

J. Exp. Zool. India. 17(2) : 723-726.

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ISSN 0972-0030

21.   

Haematological alteration in European rabbit,   Oryctolagus cuniculus (Lin)   exposed to ethereal. 

A.J. Dhembare

Advances in Applied Sci. Re. 5(3) : 59-63.

 

0.71

ISSN 0976-8610

 

22.   

Ichthyofaunal studies of Visapur reservoir in relation to fish culture, Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra.

A.K. Pandarkar, B.A. Pawar&A.N. Shendge

Flora and Fauna. 20(2): 247-250.

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ISSN

0971-6920

23.   

Length-weight    relation and relative condition factor in freshwater Notopterus chitala (Hamilton) from Bhima river, district Pune, Maharashtra.

A.N. Shendge&B.A. Pawar

J. Exp. Zool. India. 17(2) : 759-762.

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ISSN 0972-0030

24.   

Scenario of mosquito larvae from Jalna District (M.S.), India.

K. D. Thete

Academic and Research Excellence in Animal Sciences.

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ISBN 978-93-81921-30-2,

25.   

Species Diversity Indices of Zooplankton from Sadatpur Reservoir,  Ahmednagar, Maharashtra.

A. B. Gholap

Annals Biological Research

SRL(USA). 5(4):58-61

1.0

 

 

ISSN 0976-1233

26.   

Studies on water quality of Kotmara lake in relation to pisciculture, Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra.

B.A. Pawar, A.N. Shendge&A.K. Pandarkar

J. Exp. Zool. India. 17(2) : 751-754.

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ISSN 0972-0030

27.   

Studies on water quality of Nira river in relation to Pisciculture, Pune district, Maharashtra.

A.N. Shendge, R.G. Kudale&B.A. Pawar

J. Exp. Zool. India. 17(2) : 697-701.

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ISSN 0972-0030

 

 

 

2013-14

 

 

28.   

Climatic Impact Regarding Mosquito Distribution from Ambad, District Jalna (M.S.)India.

K. D. Thete

Deccan Current Science. 10(1): 291-297.

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0975-3044

29.   

First time Record of Aedes scatophagoides (Theobald, 1934) from Latur (M.S.), Deccan Plateau of India.

K. D. Thete

Journal MosquitoResearch. 4:1-4.

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1927-646X

30.   

Lipid content of the gonad and muscle during the maturation cycle in freshwater fish, Notopterus notopterus (Palas).

A.N. Shendge&B.A. Pawar

J. Exp. Zool. India 17(1) : 237-239.

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ISSN 0972-0030

31.   

Modulation in serum biochemical in European rabbit, Oryctolagus cuniculus (Linn.) exposed to ethephon.

A.J. Dhembare

Annals of Biol. Res. 5(5): 27-30.

0.42

ISSN 0976-1233

 

32.   

Studies on phytoplankton composition of Kotmara lake in relation to fish culture, Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra.

B.A. Pawar, A.B. Kadam, A.N. Shendge&A.K.  Pandarkar

J. Exp. Zool. India. 17(1) : 251-255.

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ISSN 0972-0030

33.   

Zooplankton diversity of Visapur reservoir in Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra.

A.K. Pandarkar, B.A. Pawar&A.N. Shendge

J. Exp. Zool. India. 17(1) : 327-329.

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ISSN 0972-0030

34.   

Bitter truth about fruit with reference to artificial ripener.

A.J. Dhembare

Archives Appl. Sci. Res. 5 (5):45-54.

 

0.541

ISSN 0975-508X

 

35.   

Impact of termite activity on physicochemical properties of mound soil.

A.J. Dhembare

Cental European J. Exp. Bio.3 (1):25-28.

0.633

ISSN 2278-7364

 

36.   

Lipid content of the gonad and muscle during the maturation cycle in freshwater fish, Wallago attu (Hamilton).

A.N. Shendge&B.A. Pawar

Uttar Pradesh J. Zool. 33(3) : 317-319.

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ISSN

0256-971X

37.   

Physico-chemical properties of termite mount soil.

A. J.  Dhembare

Archives Appl. Sci. Res. 5(6):123-126.

 

0.541

ISSN 0975-508X

 

38.   

Seasonal variation in the biochemical composition of freshwater catfish, Notopterus notopterus (Pallas) in relation to sex and maturity cycle.

A.N. Shendge,

B.A. Pawar&A.K. Pandarkar

J. Exp. Zool. India. 16(2) : 441-443.

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ISSN 0972-0030

39.   

Survey of Container Breeding Mosquito Larvae in Jalna City(M.S.),  India.

K. D. Thete

BiologicalForum. 5(1) :124-128.

2.629

0975-1130

2249-3239

40.   

Zebra fish the reliable vertebrate model organism - A Review.

K. D. Thete

Deccan Current Science. 9(1) :172-182.

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0975-3044

Achievements

Sr. No.

Name of the Student

Name of the Award

Level

1.

Mr.Bhausaheb Eknath Kolkar

Awarded Scholarship under Euphrates Project (Erasmus Mundus Action- 2, strand 1 regulation) for Bachelor studies at University of Porto for 10 months in the academic year 2014-15.

International

2.

Gaikwad Shital Bhausaheb

Received Hon. Khasdar Balasaheb Vikhe Patil Best Project Award in the year 2013-14 at T.Y.B.Sc. C Component level.

College

3.

Miss. Hukare Pooja Moreshwar 

Received Hon. Khasdar Balasaheb Vikhe Patil Best Project Award in the year 2014-15 at T.Y.B.Sc. C Component level.

College

4.

Sonawane Ashwini

Received Hon. Khasdar Balasaheb Vikhe Patil Best Project Award in the year 2015-16 at T.Y.B.Sc. C Component level.

College

5.

Miss. Dengle Sonali Venunath

Received Hon. Khasdar Balasaheb Vikhe Patil Best Project Award in the year 2016-17 at T.Y.B.Sc. C Component level.

College

6.

Miss. Lanke Prajakta Popat

Shortlisted & awarded Trophy to their Research Project entitled, Agriculture and Animal Husbandry in the Research Project Presentation event 'Avishkar 2016', organized by A.C.S. Rahuri College on 9th Dec 2016.

District

7.

Mr. Kolkar Bhausaheb Eknath

Shortlisted & awarded Trophy to their Research Project entitled, Agriculture and Animal Husbandry in the Research Project Presentation event 'Avishkar 2016', organized by A.C.S. Rahuri College on 9th Dec 2016.

District

8.

Miss. Pawar Nilam Bhagwat

 

Shortlisted & awarded Trophy to their Research Project entitled, Agriculture and Animal Husbandry in the Research Project Presentation event 'Avishkar 2015, organized by Sanjivani College Kopargoan on 8th Oct. 2015.

District

9.

Miss. Ghorpade Yogita Sampat

Awarded certificate for securing 1st Prize in the Science Talent Search Exam March 2016 in PG category, organized by Science Association, P.V.P. College, Pravaranagar.

College

10.

Mr. Shaikh Tanvir Najir

Awarded certificate for securing 2nd Prize in the Science Talent Search Exam,March 2016 in PG category, organized by Science Association, P.V.P. College, Pravaranagar.

College

11.

Chavan Mayur Shivaji

Presented a paper entitled, Scorpion venom& secured 1st Prize, in the S.P. Pune University sponsored State level Seminar on tool and tech. in animal sciences by Ahmednagar college, Ahmednagar

State

12.

Gavit Pundalik Ramdas

Presented a paper entitled, Scorpion venom& secured 1st Prize, in the S.P. Pune University sponsored State level Seminar on tool and tech. in animal sciences by Ahmednagar college, Ahmednagar

State

13.

Miss. Ghorpade  Pooja Dattatraya

 

Presented a paper entitled, an assessment of zooplankton population of Shilvandi lake in relation to pisciculture, Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra. 

State

14.

Miss. Sanap Aishwarya Vivekanand

 

Presented a paper entitled, variation in protein content of Helminth parasite infected & uninfected intestine of Kadaknath Fowl & secured 1st Prize, in the S.P. Pune University sponsored State level Seminar on Recent Trends in Life Science, organized by Department of Zoology, P.V.P. college, Pravaranagar, held on 12th& 13th Feb., 2018.

State

15.

Miss. Pathare Priyanka V.

 

Phenotypic studies... etc & secured Appreciation prize, in the S.P. Pune University sponsored State level Seminar on Recent Trends in Life Science, organized by Department of Zoology, P.V.P. college, Pravaranagar, held on 12th& 13th Feb., 2018.

State

Events

Sr. No.

Event

Level

Funding Agency

Duration

1.

One day workshop on: Framing of S.Y.B.Sc. Restructuring Syllabus (Applied Entomology)

University

BCUD , University of Pune

1st February 2014

2.

One day workshop on: Framing of S.Y.B.Sc. Restructuring Syllabus (Medical Lab techniques)

University

BCUD , University of Pune

1st February 2014

3.

International Conference : Recent trends and challenges in Science & technology (RTCST-2014)

International

UGC

New Delhi

 

 

22 to 24 August 2014

4.

One day workshop on: Framing of T.Y.B.Sc. Restructuring Syllabus (Applied Entomology)

University

BCUD , University of Pune

26thFebruary 2015

5.

State level conference on: Recent Trends in Life sciences

State Level

BCUD , University of Pune

12th and 13thFebruary 2018