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Dr. Rini Labanya

 Qualification:

  • Ph. D. in Soil Science, G.B.P.U.A.T., Pantnagar, Year-2021
  • M.Sc. Ag. in Soil Science, G.B.P.U.A.T., Pantnagar, Year 2017
  • B.Sc. Ag Hons, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Mohanpur, Nadia, West Bengal. Year 2015

Broad Current Research interest:

Biochar, Organic Carbon fractionation, Micronutrient status of different districts of Odisha.

Academic achievement:

National Eligibility Test (NET) qualified (2017) in discipline of Soil Science,conducted by Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board, New Delhi, India.

Secured 1st position at district level and 9th position at state level in Secondary examination of West Bengal Board of Secondary Education, West Bengal, India in 2009.

Fellowships/Grants/Selections:

  • ICAR Senior Research Fellowship (AIR 09), qualified (2017) in “Natural Resource Management-II ‒ Soil Science”, conducted by Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, India. (Declined)
  • University Fellowship (2017), received for pursuing Ph.D. at G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand, India.
  • ICAR Junior Research Fellowship (AIR 17), received (2015) for pursuing M.Sc. at G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand, India.

Publications:

NAAS/care Journal:

  • Labanya R, Srivastava P C, Pachauri S P (2020) Potential of pine biochar in removal of copper from synthetic waste water. International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences, 9: 185-194.
  • Bhatt M K, Raverkar K P, Chandra R, Pareek N, Labanya R, Kumar V, Kaushik S, Singh D K (2019) Effect of long-term balanced and imbalanced inorganic fertilizer and FYM application on chemical fraction of DTPA-extractable micronutrients and yields under rice-wheat cropping system in mollisols. Soil Use and Management, 36: 261-273.
  • Bhatt M K, Raverkar K P, Labanya R (2018). Effect of long-term use of imbalanced and balanced nutrients in wheat under rice-wheat cropping system through chemical fertilizers and organic manure on biological properties of soil. International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies, 5: 240-244.
  • Bhatt M K, Raverkar K P, Labanya R, Bhatt C K (2018) Effects of long-term balanced and imbalanced use of inorganic fertilizers and organic manure (FYM) on soil chemical properties and yield of rice under rice-wheat cropping system.

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry,7: 703-708.

  • Labanya R, Kumar N, Bhatt M K (2018) Effect of fungicides and bioagents on rhizosphere microbial population, microbial biomass carbon and dehydrogenase activity in soybean [Glycine max (Merrill)] soil. International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies,5: 102-107.
  • Labanya R, Bhatt M K, Kumar N. (2018) Effect of fungicides and bioagents on physico-chemical properties of soil under soybean [Glycine max (Merrill)]crop. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry,7: 2923-2926.
  • Bhatt M K, Labanya R, Joshi H C, Pareek N, Chandra R, Raverkar K P. (2017) Long-term effects of inorganic fertilizers and FYM on soil chemical properties and yield of wheat under rice-wheat cropping system. ENVIS Himalayan Bulletin, 25: 28-35.
  • Bhatt M K, Raverkar K P, Labanya R, Chandola J C. (2017) Effect of inorganic fertilizers and FYM for twenty-nine years in rice-wheat cropping system improves physical soil quality indices after wheat. International Journal of Chemical Studies, 5: 152-155.
  • Labanya R, Kumar N, Singh M. (2017) Effect of application of fungicides and bioagents on nodulation, growth and yield of soybean [Glycine max (Merrill)]. Soybean Research, 15: 52-57.

Book chapter:

  • Saxena A, Labanya R, Nayak P, Bhatt M K, Chaturvedi S. (2019) Biochar: a tool for sustainable agriculture. In: Maitra, S., Pramanick, B. (editors); Advanced Agriculture. New Delhi Publishers, New Delhi, India. pp. 165-194.
  • Bhatt M K and Labanya R. (2018) Soil organic matter and its role in soil fertility. Akinik Publications Rohini, Delhi. ISBN: 978-93-88112-14-7.

Popular article:

[1] Gupta S K, Bhatt, M K, Labanya R. (2019) Enviromental Pollution in relation to Soil Health. Indian Farmers Digest.. 52: 11-14

Review Paper:

  • Bhatt M K, Labanya R, Joshi H C (2019). Influence of long-term chemical fertilizers and organic manures on soil fertility – a review. Universal Journal of Agricultural Research, 7: 177-188.
  • Labanya R, Pachauri S P, Srivastava P C. (2018) Biochar: a potential soil amendment for sustainable agriculture. Annals of Agricultural Research.

Teaching interest:


Course
Code

Course Title

Credit
Hours

Program

University

SAC
101

Fundamental of Soil Science

3(2+1)

B.Sc.Ag.

SSU,Cuttack,
Odisha

SAC
102

Manures, Fertilizers and Soil Fertility Management


3(2+1)

B.Sc. Ag.

SSU,Cuttack,
Odisha

HSF
102

Soil Fertility & Nutrient management

2(1+1)

B.Sc.Horti

SSU,Cuttack,
Odisha

SWP
102

Soil, Water & Plant Analysis

2(1+1)

B.Sc.
Agribusiness

SSU,Cuttack,
Odisha

Course
Code

Course Title

Credit
Hours

Program

University

SAC
101

Fundamental of Soil Science

3(2+1)

B.Sc.Ag.

SSU,Cuttack,
Odisha

SAC
102

Manures, Fertilizers and Soil Fertility Management


3(2+1)

B.Sc. Ag.

SSU,Cuttack,
Odisha

HSF
102

Soil Fertility & Nutrient management

2(1+1)

B.Sc.Horti

SSU,Cuttack,
Odisha

SWP
102

Soil, Water & Plant Analysis

2(1+1)

B.Sc.
Agribusiness

SSU,Cuttack,
Odisha

Participation in webinar, seminar, conference, symposium, workshop:

National:

  • Participated in National Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights organized by Department of Biotechnology and Internal Quality Assurance Cell of Govt. V.Y.T. PG. Autonomous College, Durg in collaboration with Coordination Cell of Chhattisgarh Council of Science & Technology, Raipur, C.G. from 3rd May to 9th May, 2021.
  • Participated in Online training program on Enhancing Agricultural Resilience through “Index-based Flood Insurance and Post-flood Management Interventions in India” organized by ICAR-IIWM and IWMI from 29th to 30th June, 2021.
  • Participated in National workshop on NAAC assessment and accreditation: A step by step process organized by Chadalwada Ramanamma Engineering College from 27th to 29th
  • Participated in Faculty Development Program on Blended Learning and LMS organized by Sri Sri University on 20th June, 2021.
  • Participated in Faculty Development Program on Quality Assessment and Enhancement in Higher Education in the light of new framework of NAAC organized by GHG Khalsa College of Education in collaboration with Mentee College from 22nd June to 29th June, 2021.
  • Participated in Webinar on “Mushroom Farming: An aid to farm economics” organized by CAP, CUTM in collaboration with APICOL, Odisha on 18th May, 2021.
  • Participated in Webinar on “Importance of Emerging Technologies as per NEP 2020 guidelines” organized by Assocham India on 19th May, 2021.
  • Participated in Webinar on “Mass Awareness Campaign on Organic Farming” organized by ICAR-All India Network Programme on Organic Farming, Directorate of Research, Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, Udaipur, Rajasthan in collaboration with Indian Institute of Farming System Research, Modipuram, Meerut (Uttar Pradesh) on 24th May, 2021.
  • Participated in International webinar on Global perspective on New horizons in Dairy Industries organized by Department of Food Science and Technology, IDA-Eastern UP chapter in collaboration with Department of Food science and Technology, University of Georgia, USA on 1st, 2021.
  • Participated in National Webinar entitled Camel Milk: A Boon to Mankind organized by Directorate of Extension Education, Sri Karan Narendra Agriculture University, Jobner on 1st June, 2021.
  • Participated in National Webinar on “Organic Animal Production: Opportunities and Strategies in India” organized by Niche Area of Excellence on Organic Poultry Production, Directorate of Research, Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, Udaipur, Rajasthan on 1st June, 2021.
  • Participated in National Webinar on “Environmental Ethics & Ecological Restoration: Issues and Strategies to celebrate World Environmental day on the theme “Ecosystem Restoration” organized by Directorate of Research, Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, Udaipur (Rajasthan) on 5th June, 2021.
  • Participated in Maharana Pratap Memorial Lecture-2021 on the topic: “Increasing Farmer’s Income: Way Forward” organized by Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, Udaipur (Rajasthan) on 18th June, 2021.
  • Participated in National Webinar on “Sustainable Strategies for Enhancing Productivity and Profitability in Dryland Agriculture” organized by AICRP on Dryland Agriculture, Dryland Farming Research Station, Arjia, Bhilwara, Directorate of Research Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, Udaipur (Rajasthan) on 29th June, 2021.
  • Participated in National Webinar on “Microbial Technologies for Sustainable and Climate Change Mitigation” All India Network Project on Soil Biodiversity and Biofertilizers Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Directorate of Research, Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, Udaipur (Rajasthan) on 7th July, 2021.
  • Participated in National seminar cum workshop on “Sustainability of Small Farm Holders and Enhancing Income under Changing Climate” organized by G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand, Indiaand National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), India on March 23, 2018.
  • Participated in National workshop on “Innovation in Traditional Agriculture for Sustaining Humanity” organized by Uttarakhand Chapter of Asian Agri-history Foundation,G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand, India from August 29-30, 2017.        

Abstracts and Presentations in National and International conferences/Symposium/Workshops:

  • Labanya R. (2020). Participated and presented a research paper entitled “Effect of incineration temperature on reducing copper toxicity at National Webinar on Agri Enrepreneur Business Summit (AEBS) on Re-Inventing Rural Entrepreneurship and Agri Business Possibilities Challenges and Opportunities organized by Plantica, Dehradun from 8th-9th August, 2020 [oral presentation].
  • Labanya R. (2020). Participated and presented a research paper entitled “Effect of incineration temperature on some properties and chemical composition of biochars prepared from different biomasses” at 14th Uttarakhand State Science and Technology Congress, arranged by Uttarakhand State Council for Science and Technology, Uttarakhand, India; February 27-29, 2020.[oral presentation]
  • Labanya, R. (2019). Participated and presented a research paper entitled “Effect of fungicides on nodulation, nitrogen fixation, microbial population and yield of soybean” presented at 13th Uttarakhand State Science and Technology Congress, arranged by Uttarakhand State Council for Science and Technology, Uttarakhand, India; February 26-28, 2019.[poster presentation]
  • Labanya, R. (2018). Participated and presented a research paper entitled “Impact of long term use of nutrients in wheat under rice-wheat cropping system on microbiological properties of soil”, at National Seminar on Recent Developments and Implementations of Technologies in Agriculture, arranged by Faculty of Agriculture, Invertis University, Bareilly, India; April 23, [poster presentation]

Members of committee:

  • Annual member of Indian Society of Soil Science

Working Experience:

  • Working as Assistant Professor at Faculty of Agriculture; Sri Sri University, Cuttack, Odisha from 18.03.2021 to till now.

Other Accomplishments:

ICAR-JRF, ICAR-SRF, ICAR-NET qualified.

What subject you teach at SSU ?

Soil Science