Sh. D.C. Rana, HPAS
Member Secretary[EC],Himachal Pradesh Council for
Science, Technology & Environment
Email Address : dc.rana04@nic.in
Contact No. : 0177-2656559(O), 2626212
Qualification :   M.Sc. B.Ed
He did his Master Degree in Atmospheric Sciences from the Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, Haryana and Bachelor of Education in Science from Govt. College of Education, Bhiwani, Haryana. He joined the Himachal Pradesh State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (HIMCOSTE) in 1998.In the HIMCOSTE he has 20 years experience in Wetland Conservation Programme and Environmental Education programme under the Ecology & Environment division. Under the Wetland Conservation programme the three Ramsar sites Pong Dam, Renukaji & Chandertal wetlands and two National Wetlands Khajjiar & Rewalsar are identified for conservation and management. 3000 Eco Clubs and 100 colleges eco clubs coordination, trainings, orientation workshops activities. Establishment of Weather Stations in the Eco clubs, Environmental Audit Schemes for Schools, Eco Monitoring Schemes for school children, Celebration of Important science & Environment Days, trainings are coordinated in the HIMCOSTE. The achievements like Eco Club students, CBO’s, Panchayats, NGOs’ etc. were involved in the process of prohibition the use of plastic carry bags & littering of garbage, Coordination of eco clubs evaluations during the visit of evaluators for Prime Minister Award in the Sustainableble Plastic Waste Management in H.P. Aus-Aid Biodiversity conservation and Monitoring project was executed in the Village Mehli by involving school children, teachers and villagers., Biodiversity Conservation and Monitoring Manual was developed under the programme. Establishment of Weather station in the Eco clubs. with the technical help of India Meteorological Department (IMD). More than 250 Eco Clubs in the state by covering all the districts of the State have been trained under the Environmental Audit Scheme covering five thematic areas i.e water, energy, air ,land and waste. The major trainings/seminar attended - one Month Training under AUS-AID project under the Project “Capacity building of Community Organizations in Biodiversity Conservation & Monitoring” in Adelaide, Australia, trainings on cost Effective Pollution Control Technology in Punjab State Council for Science, Technology & Environment, Chandigarh. Training on Plasma Pyrolysis Technique in FCIPT, Ahemdabad organized by DST,GOI. one week Training in Wetland Conservation and Management in Srinagar (J&K) organized by WII, Dehradun, training on Developments of Green Beltat FRI, Dehradun
Sh. Ravi Sharma
Senior Scientific Assistant
Qualification :   M-Tech in Environmental Engineering
Shaman Chauhan is from an engineering background and is presently working for the conservation and management of the wetlands of Himachal Pradesh under the Himachal Pradesh State Wetlands Authority. He has done his B-Tech in Civil Engineering and M-Tech in Environmental Engineering. Previous work experience includes working as an Environment Engineer in an EIA consultancy Gurugram Haryana, where the work included the presentations and reporting at Ministry of Environment Forest & Climate Change ( MoEF&CC ) New Delhi for the environmental clearances of mining industrial and construction projects. Also he possess a hands on experience in Environmental monitoring and Maps digitization and preparation of LU,LC,FCC maps. Past research related work and hands on training include training on Pervious concrete and Hydel power projects of Himachal Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (HPPCL) and Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited (SJVNL). Major Master’s degree project included design of a alternate engineered landfill site for Shimla city and development of an engineered ash pond for the present waste to energy plant located in Bhariyal Shimla. He is also well equipped with software operations like STAAD. Pro , Auto CAD and Arc.GIS 10.
Sh. Shaman Chauhan
Project Associate
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