Brief Introduction

About the Department


Department of Environmental Science was established during the year 2010.

Future Vision

Environmental science is one of the fastest growing science and environmental issues are well-known to everyone, today. Department of Environmental Science is planning for different sustainable approaches which would be advantageous for academicians, researchers, students as well as for the local community and betterment of local environment. The Department shall continue its duty of imparting education through its graduate, post-graduate and research programs. We have planned to introduce job oriented / Industry oriented new degree and diploma courses. Department of Environmental Science wishes to establish student and teacher exchange programs with the institutions/ universities within state as well as other states of country to benefit from their expertise in the field of research.

Department of Environmental Science would like to continuation of the present teaching and research activities. Department of Environmental science planned to conduct various Seminar, workshop in collaboration with nearby universities/ institutions/ scientific societies in near future. Department of Environmental Science wishes to establish a team of volunteers for the development of local environmental conditions in general and Ganga cleaning plan in particular and for the sustainable management of environment through general awareness. Our main priority is to create research atmosphere for students. It is also our future plan to publish high quality research journal.

  • Spiritual, peaceful, green ambience of the University for concentrating youthful energy towards the real purpose of education.
  • The Department is actively involved in extension and field outreach activities.
  • The involvement of staff in teaching, research and examination work within the university.

Courses & Workflow

Sl. No.Name of the Programme OfferedCategory

Faculty Members

Teaching Staff 


Sl. No.NameQualificationDesignationSpecializationNo. of Years of ExperienceNo. of Ph.D. / M. Phil.  students guided for the last 4 years
1Dr. Vijay SharmaM.Sc., Ph.D.HoD. & Assistant ProfessorResearch :-
Teaching : –
2Dr. Pankaj SainiM.Sc., Ph.D., PGDISMAssistant Professor (SG)Air, Water quality monitoring, Noise Analysis, EIA, Epidemiology, Public health, Solid waste management.Research :11
Teaching : 8
3Dr. Sudhanshu KaushikM.Sc., Ph.D.Assistant ProfessorWaste management, Air Quality Monitoring, Soil, Health & Safety, Noise quality Analysis Tourism management.Research : 10
Teaching : 6
4Dr. Sushil BhadulaM.Sc., Ph.D.Assistant ProfessorHydro-biology, Limnology, Solid waste management, Noise Analysis, Tourism management, Taxonomy.Research : 8
Teaching : 5
5Mr. Mohit KumarM.Sc., B.Ed.Teaching AssociateEnvironmental ScienceResearch :-
Teaching : 1

Notable Alumni

List the distinguished alumni of the department

Research Thrust Areas

  • Disaster Management

  • Industrialization and its impacts

  • Solid waste management

  • Ecosystem services

  • Disaster Management

  • Rejuvenation of Ganga River

  • Epidemiology and Public Health


List of Workshops

Sl. No.Student Enrichment Programmes
1.Invited Lecture on Importance of Biological Diversity with Special Reference to Himalayan Region By Prof. P. C. Joshi, Gurukula Kangri University, Haridwar.
2.Invited Lecture on Environment and Development By Dr. Namita Joshi, Kanya Gurukula Mahavidyalaya, Haridwar.
3.Invited Lecture on Environmental Pollution and Control By Dr. R. K. Negi, Gurukula Kangri University, Haridwar.
4.Celebration of “International Ozone Day-2010″ on September 16th, 2010.
5.Celebration of “Ozone Depletion-Causes and Remediation” on September 16th, 2011.
6.Organized a Mass Awareness campaign on Ganga Sankalp in January 2012.
7.Invited Lecture on Advances in Environmental Chemistry By Dr. Ruchika Sharma, SMJN (PG) College was organized on 13th February 2014.
8.In March 2014, a brainstorming session on Ganga and its Ecology by Mr. Julian Crandall Hollick was conducted for the students of Environmental Science.
9.Invited Lecture on Air Pollution By Dr. Avnish Chauhan, Phonics Group of institutions, Roorkee on 5th October 2014.
10.Invited Lecture on Remote Sensing and its Applications By Dr. Bhavtosh Sharma, Scientist-USERC, Dehradun was organized on 30th October 2014.
11.Invited Lecture on Environmental Impact Assessment By Dr. Pooja Ghildiyal, Manager Technical, Econlaboratory and Consultancy, Dehradun was organized on 31st October 2014.
12.Invited Lecture on Environmental Chemistry By Dr. Ruchika Sharma, Garg (PG) College, Laksar, Haridwar, was organized on 05th April 2016.


Research Scholar

Doctoral Students


Departmental Infrastructural Facilities


The departmental library contains large number of books related to various fields of the Environmental Science viz, Ecology, Ecosystems, Environmental Pollution, Biodiversity Management, Tourism Management, Solid Waste Management, Environmental Chemistry, Taxonomy, Hydrobiology, Disaster Management etc. Besides this stock, department subscribes some scientific journals, too. The departmental library is supplemented by the Central Library, which has a good collection of subject related books.

Internet facilities for staff and students

Both LAN and Wi-Fi facilities are available for the staff and students.

Total number of class rooms

2 lecture rooms.

Class rooms with ICT facility

1 with movable ICT facility.

Students’ laboratories

1 Environmental Science Laboratory.


Placements Batch


Dr. Pankaj Saini

S.No.Name of AwardAwarding AgencyYear
1.Bharat Gaurav AwardIndia International Friendship Society, New Delhi2016
2.Guest of Honor AwardSanjay Gandhi (P.G.) College, Sarurpur Khurd, Meerut2016
3.Bharat Seva Ratan Gold Medal AwardGlobal Economic Progress & Research Association(GEPRA) New Delhi2016
4.Appreciation awardInternational Council for man and nature(MANU)2016
5.Life Carre on Expert AwardLife Carre On, New Delhi2015
6.Fellow awardIndian Academy of Environmental Sciences (IAES), Hardwar2014
7.Young Scientist FellowshipSERB, New Delhi2013-2016
8.Fellow awardSociety for Environmental Education and Mass Awareness (SEEMA), Hardwar2013
9.Fellow awardSociety of Environment Sciences (S.E.Sc.), Dumka2008

Dr. Sudhanshu kaushik

S.No.Name of AwardAwarding AgencyYear
1.Guest of Honor AwardSanjay Gandhi (P.G.) College, Sarurpur Khurd, Meerut2016
2.Appreciation awardLife Carre On, New Delhi2015
3.Fellow awardSociety for Environmental Education and Mass Awareness (SEEMA), Hardwar2014
S.No.Name of AwardAwarding AgencyYear
1.1st position in Young scientist competitionNational Seminar on “Biodiversity of Bundelkhand Region………..women empowerment”2016
2.All India Congress of Zoology MedalZoological Society of India2014
3.Best Research Paper presentation in young scientists categoryInternational conference on “Biodiversity: Status, Utilization and Impact of Challenging Climatic Conditions2014
4.Appreciation awardKazimeirzWeilki University, Bydgoszcz, Poland2014
5.Fellow awardIndian Academy of Environmental Sciences (IAES), Hardwar2013
6.Fellow awardSociety for Environmental Education and Mass Awareness (SEEMA), Hardwar2013

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Distinguished Visitors

Special & Guest Lecturer in department by External Expert

Visiting Faculty

Sl. No.Name of Visiting FacultyDesignation (Visiting Fellow, Adjunct Faculty, Emeritus Professor, Other)
1Prof. B. D. JoshiProfessor Emeritus, Gurukula Kangri University, Haridwar
2Prof. P. C. JoshiProfessor & Head, Department of Zoology & Environmental Science, Gurukula Kangri University, Haridwar
3Dr. (Mrs.) Namita JoshiProfessor & Head, Department of Environmental Science, Kanya Gurukula Mahavidyalaya, Haridwar
4.Dr. R. K. NegiAssociate Professor, Gurukula Kangri University, Haridwar
5Dr. Avnish ChauhanAssociate Professor, Mahaveer Teerthankar University, Moradabad
6Dr. Pushpendra SharmaAssistant Professor, DAV (PG) College, Dehradun
7Dr. B. R. KaushalProfessor & Head, Department of Zoology, Kumaun University, Nainital
8Prof. G. C. PandeyProfessor, Dr. R. M. L. Awadh University, Faizabad
9Dr. Kamal JaiswalProfessor, Dr. B.B.A. University, Lucknow
10Dr. Dinesh BhattProfessor, Gurukula Kangri University, Haridwar
11Dr. T. SharmaSenior Scientist, National Malaria Research Centre, BHEL, Haridwar.
12Dr. Manoj AryaAssistant Professor, Department of Zoology, Kumaun University, Nainital.
13Dr. Ruchika SharmaAssistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Garg (PG) College, Laksar, Haridwar.


Semester study Layout

Outreach Program

Activities Of  Department

Departmental initiatives

Faculty Members and Students regularly participate in various extension activities as part of the social commitment of the University. Students and faculty members actively participated in following extension activities organized by the Department in recent past:

  • National Program on “Ozone Depletion: Causes & Remediation” on the 16th September 2011 in collaboration with the Society of Environmental Education & Mass Awareness.
  • Workshop and Mass Awareness Program “Ganga Sankalp: For Clean Ganga” on the 15th January 2012 in collaboration with Society of Environmental Education & Mass Awareness.
  • National Seminar on “Plant based management of Ganga water pollution” on the 24 August 2012 in collaboration with CSRI –NBRI (National Botanical Research Institute), Lucknow.
  • Department has contributed at scientific level in National Movement “Nirmal Jan Ganga Abhiyan” organized by the sponsoring body of the University.
  • National Program “Ganga Nirmal Abhiyan” organized by the sponsoring body of the University.
  • Annual celebration of the World Environment Day.
  • Annual celebration of the World Wildlife Week.
  • Quiz competition on International Ozone Day on the 16th September 2014 in collaboration with the Society of Environmental Education & Mass Awareness.

University initiatives: Faculty members and Students also participate in various activities / programs initiated by the University as mentioned below: