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Brief Profile

Dr. Sanghmitra Suryapani

Dr. Sanghmitra Suryapani

Designation : Academic Officer(Biology)

Department : Academic

Room No : 309
Office Phone :0120-4626948
Residence Phone : -
E-mail : drsanghmitra.nios[at]gmail[dot]com
Personal Webpage :


  • B.Sc (Environmental Science) : Maitreyi College, Delhi University
  • M.Sc (Environmental Botany) : Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi
  • Ph.D (Botany) : Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental Law and Management: Indian Law Institute, New Delhi, India
  • Comprehensive Disaster Risk Management Framework : National Institute of Disaster Management-GFDRR

Areas of Interest/Specialization

  • Plant Ecology, Plant physiology, Plant Biotechnology, Environmental Biology and Open and Distance Learning


  • Working as Academic Officer (Biology) since July, 2012-till date.
  • Two Years Experience of Guest Faculty for "Environmental studies" undergraduate classes (BCA & B. Pharm.) at Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi
  • One year experience as a Senior Technical Assistant Under the plan of "Bringing Green Revolution in Eastern India" and "National Food Security Mission", Krishi Bhawan, Ministry of Agriculture, New Delhi.
  • Delivered Science Talk Shows and discussions regarding Environmental Issues, broadcasted from Yuvvani,Vividh Bharti Division and Indraprastha Channel since 2001.

Contribution to NIOS in last one year

  • Coordination and Development of e-content for Science and technology (212) at Secondary level at MOOCs platform.
  • Coordination and Development of e- content for Biology (314) at Senior Secondary level at MOOCs platform (in progress)
  • Developed videos for Science and Technology at Secondary level and Biology at Sr. Secondary level for Swayam Prabha channel.
  • TMAs and Standardized Marking Schemes for secondary Science and Technology and Senior Secondary Biology.
  • Developed Audio programmes for Science and Technology (212), Biology (314) and Mass communication (335) through Muktavidyavani.
  • State Coordinator, Mizoram for Diploma in Elementary Education (D. El. Ed) programme  for in-service untrained teachers launched by NIOS an initiative of Ministry of Human Resource Development
  • Conducted Orientation programme at Mizoram for the stakeholders for the smooth implementation of D. El. Ed programme at state level.
  • Compilation, editing and finalization of Annual Report 2016-17.
  • Member of Core Committee for parliamentary answers and replies to letters from MHRD Govt. of India.
  • Performed Examination duty for public examination.

Awards and Honors

  • Represented NIOS as a Member of the Nomination Jury in 8th National Science Film Festival India (NSFFI), 2018 held at Vigyan Prasar Ministry of Science and Technology, NOIDA
  • Recipient of Junior (JRF) and Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) from University Grants Commission (UGC), Government of India.
  • Member of Evaluation committee titled "Research for harnessing the potential and experience of S & T Councils in Eco WaSH Science & Technology Communication for meeting Emerging Needs" , Ministry of Science and technology.

Publication, if any

  • Afaq Ahmad Malik,Sanghmitra Suryapani, Javed Ahmad and Shahid Umar (2016) Growth Behaviour of Safflower under Different Potassium Levels. American-Eurasian J. Agric. & Environ. Sci., 16 (3): 550-557
  • Sanghmitra Suryapani, Afaq Ahmad Malik, Ovais Sareer, Shahid Umar (2014) Potassium and Rhizobium application to improve quantitative and qualitative traits of lentil (Lens culinaris Medik.) International Journal of Agronomy and Agricultural Research (IJAAR) Vol. 5, No. 3, p. 7-16
  • Afaq Ahmad Malik,  Sanghmitra Suryapani Javed AhmadShahid UmarM.Z. AbdinS. R. Mir (2013) . An Attempt to Enhance Select Secondary Metabolite of Artemisia annua L. Journal of Biological Sciences 07/; 13(6):499-506
  • Afaq A. Malik,Sanghmitra Suryapani, Javed Ahmad (2011). Chemical Vs Organic Cultivation of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants: the choice is clear. International Journal of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants 1(1): 5-13.
  • Sanghmitra Suryapani, Shahid Umar, Afaq Ahmad Malik, Altaf Ahmad (2012). Symbiotic nitrogen fixation by lentil improves biochemical characteristics and yield of intercropped wheat under low fertilizer input. Journal of Crop Improvement (27) 53-66.
  • Afaq Ahmad Malik, Javed Ahmad,Sanghmitra Suryapani, M.Z. Abdin, S. R. Mir, Mohammed Ali (2012). Volatiles ofArtemisia annua L. as influenced by soil application of organic residues. Research Journal of Medicinal Plant 6(6): 433-440.
  • Afaq Ahmad Malik,Sanghmitra Suryapani, Javed Ahmad, M.Z. Abdin, Mohammed Ali (2012). Effect of inorganic and biological fertilizer treatments on essential oil composition ofRuta graveolens L. Journal of Herbs, Spices and Medicinal Plants 18: 191-202.
  • Sumeet Gairola, Shahid Umar andSanghmitra Suryapani (2009). Nitrate accumulation, growth and leaf quality of Spinach Beet (Beta vulgaris Linn.) as affected by NPK fertilization with special reference to Potassium. Indian Journal of Science and Technology 2(2): 35-40. 
Assignments in Hand Expected date of Completion
  • Bifurcation of syllabus at Senior Secondary level for Biology and Mass Communication
  • Development of Learners Guide for Biology and Mass Communication at Senior Secondary level.
  • Web Radio programmes, Tutor Marked Assignments (TMA), Standardization of Marking Scheme and Examination duty for the conduction of Public examination.

Feb, 2019

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