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Name Prof. Bidhan Chandra Patra, D.Sc.
Designation Professor
Department Name ZOOLOGY
Office Phone No 03222-276554 Extn. 427
Email ID patrabidhan1962@gmail.com
Fax 03222-275329
Mobile No 09434185066
Personal Website http://vidyasagar.ac.in/zoology/CV_BCpatra.pdf
Address CENTRE FOR AQUACULTURE RESEARCH, EXTENSION & LIVELIHOOD (CAREL), Department of Aquaculture Management & Technology Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal, India. Pin-721 102
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Educational Qualification              
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
D.Sc.Utkal University, Odisha2014
Ph.D.Visva-Bharati1989
Diploma in HindiVisva-Bharati1987
M.ScVisva-Bharati1985
B.ScVisva-Bharati1983
Career Profile / Teaching Experience        
Dean, Faculty of Science, Vidyasagar University from May 20, 2013 to May 19, 2016
P.G (M.Sc. in Zoology & Aquaculture Management and Technology)as Professor Vidyasagar University since 2007 to till date.
P.G (M.Sc. in Zoology & Aquaculture Management and Technology)as Reader Vidyasagar University since 2000 to 2006
P.G (M.Sc. in Zoology & Aquaculture Management and Technology)as Sr. Lecturer Vidyasagar University since 1996 to 2000
U. G. ( B.Sc. Hons.) and P.G as Lecturer, Darjeeling Govt. College(North Bengal University) Since 1990-1996
Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Fisheries Science(Fish Nutrition and Aquaculture Biotechnology)
Fish Breeding,Animal taxonomy, Eco-toxicology, Fish Germplasm Conservation, Nutrational Evaluation of Ornamental Fishes.
Course/ Subject Taught 
Masters course in Zoology (Chordate, Biosystematics,Eco-toxicology & Fishery special).
Aquaculture Technology,Fish taxonomy & Biology.
Ph.D Course Work (Biochemistry,Fish Nutation, Fish Genetics, Fish Processing).
Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Marine fishes of West Bengal coast, India: Diversity and conservation preclusionRegional Studies in Marine Science2017Elsevier
Evaluating the Nutritional Condition of an Indian Climbing Perch, Anabas Testudineus Fingerlings by the RNA/DNA, Ca/P Ratio and Protein Bio-Synthesis in Liver and MuscleFisheries Aquaculture Journal, 2017 8:193 DOI: 10.4172/2150-3508.10001932017Fisheries and Aquaculture Journal
Crabs Diversity of Digha Coast, West Bengal, IndiaProc Zool Soc, DOI 10.1007/s12595-017-0251-x2017Springer
Freshwater fish resource mapping and conservation strategies of West Bengal, IndiaSpatial Information Research 10.1007/s41324-017-0129-z2017Springer
Threats to Fish and Fisheries of Kangsabati Reservoir, West Bengal, IndiaProc Zool Soc DOI 10.1007/s12595-017-0209-z2017Springer
Length-weight relationship and condition factor of captive raised moustached Danio, Danio dangila (Hamilton, 1822)International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies 2016; 4(5): 359-3612016International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies
The crucial role and regulations of miRNAs in zebrafish developmentProtoplasma DOI 10.1007/s00709-015-0931-12016Springer
Ichthyofaunal Diversity of Kangsabati River at Paschim Medinipur District, West Bengal, IndiaProc Zool Soc DOI 10.1007/s12595-016-0172-02016Springer
MicroRNAs mediated regulation of MAPK signaling pathways in chronic myeloid leukemiaOncotarget DOI: 10.18632/oncotarget.7977 Online ISSN: 1949-25532016Impact Journals, LLC
Comparative Study of Water Volume for Zooplankton Analysis in the Kangsabati Reservoir, West Bengal, IndiaInt. J. Pure App. Biosci. 4 (3): 119-129 (2016)2016International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience.
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National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Performance of the air- breathing fish Clarias batrachus (Linn.) at variable dietary protein levels.58(7):882–8861988Ind. J. Anim.Sci.,
Preliminary study on the utilization of the aquatic weed, Hydrilla verticellata (L.F.) Royle as feed by the carp Labeo rohita (Hamilton) : Growth and certain biochemical composition of flesh.20(1):44–501988Ind. Biol
Influence of the dietary protein source on the protease activity, protein synthesis and certain biochemical composition of the flesh in Anabas testudineus (Bloch).M. Mohan Joseph (Ed.) Indian Fisheries Forum, 55 – 59.1988AFSIB, Mangalore,
A method for collecting fish faeces for the study of digestibility of feeds19(1):71–731987J.Inland Fish. Soc. Ind
Monthly variation of protein and lipid in the air-breathing fishes (Clarias batrachus, Lin. and Heteropneustes fossilis, Bloch ).9(11) : 9 – 111987Ind. J. Sys. Eco. Stu.


Other Publication


Books Published
Title of the BookPublished byYearRole
Fish,Plankton Diversity of Kangsabati Reservoir, West Bengal, IndiaLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing ISBN: 978-3-659-89272-12016Author
Ornamental FishesVidyasagar University2007first Auther
Rangin Macher ChasVidyasagar University2006Auther
Ph. D. Thesis Guidence
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Manojit BhattacharyaCharacterizations and Conservation of Freshwater Fish Germplasm Resources of North-Eastern India and DNA Barcoding Marker Analysis Through Computational BiologyDr. C. ChakrabortiSubmitted2016
Ananya Bhowmik Ray,Ecology and Biodiversity of Sarni Reservoir, Madhya Predesh, India, With Species Reference to FishProf. A. P. SharmaSubmitted2016
Chanchal SamantaStatus of Dry Fish Industry and Its Impact on the Socio-Economic Condition of the Fisher Folk in Coastal Areas of West Bengal, IndiaDr. U. K. BhowmickSubmitted2016
Avijit KarDEVELOPMENT OF VALUE ADDED INDIAN MAJOR CARPS USING EICOSAPENTAENOIC ACID AND DOCOSAHEXAENOIC ACIDDr. J. K. SahaOngoing2019 (Expected)
Nirupam AcharayaMapping of fish germplasm diversity & water bodies of different physiographic divisions, west Bengal using spatial information technology.Dr. J. S. BanerjeeOngoing2019 (Expected)
Panchanan DasIntegrated Fishery Resource Management of Sundarban, West Bengal, India Using Remote Sensing and GIS.Dr. J. S. BanerjeeOngoing2019 (Expected)
RongsenkumzukStudies on Finfish diversity with Physico-chemical parameters of Doyang Reservoir, Nagaland, IndiaDr. B. C. JhaOngoing2018 (Expected)
Anupam Maity"COMPARATIVE STUDY ON THE GROWTH OF Litopenaeus vannamei (BOONE,1931) AT DIFFERENT MAGNITUDE OF SALINITY AND STOCKING DENSITIES IN PURBA MEDINIPUR, WEST BENGAL, INDIA."Dr. U. K. SarOngoing2018 (Expected)
Tania BanerjeeBiology, Captive maturation and breeding of Indigenous ornamental fish Moustached Danio, Danio dangila (Hamilton,1822)Dr. B. K. MahapatraOngoing2018 (Expected)
Chandan ChetriGenetic variability assessment of Indian MajorCarps through DNA microsatellite based marker analysis of upper Brahmaputra river stretch of Assam, India.Dr. B. C. JhaOngoing2018 (Expected)
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Awarded Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Amalesh BeraStudy on Fish Faunal Diversity and their Relationship with Planktonic Community of The Kangsabati Reservoir, West Bengal, IndiaDr. U. K. SarAwarded2016
Surya Kanta SauA Study on Present Status of Fisherman’s Co-operative Societies of Paschim Medinipur District, West Bengal, IndiaDr. U. K. SarAwarded2016
Debasish DeyIncidence and correlation between Tuberculosis, HIV and Diabetes in the East Midnapore district of West Bengal, IndiaProf. D. GhoshAwarded2015
Indradeep Chakraborty,Low Salinity inland shrimp (Penaeus monodon) farming with innovative technologies in Purba Medinipur district of West Bengal, IndiaDr. U. K. SarAwarded2015
Manab Kumar SahaStudies on the ecology and resource potential of ornamental fishes in West Bengal, India Awarded2014
Tarun Kumar BeraIntegration of fish farming with paddy cultivation changes the socio-economics at Moyna block of Purba Medinipur district of West BengalDr. G. C. RanaAwarded2014
Tapas Kumar DuttaStudies on the planktonic and macrophytes community and their interrelation in the finfish diversity and production in the perennial freshwater ponds of Bishnupur, IndiaR. K. BhakatAwarded2014
Joydeep PalA study on the Ecological interactions among the planktonic community of Bay of Bengal Awarded2013
Rajoshree Roy,Studies on socio - economic development of self help group members involved with fishery activities in Birbhum district of West Bengal Awarded2013
Jayanta Bisnu NathA Study on the Ecology of the Delhi segment of Yamuna River, India  Awarded2013
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Project Work

Ongoing Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Status
Green Technology & Women EmpowermentPISEED, DST, Govt. of India38047703 year20162019 Exptd.
Nutritional security and livelihood development of the Scheduled Caste population in the West Midnapore District of West Bengal through freshwater aquaculturePRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORScience for Equity, Empowerment & Development Division (SEED), Department of Science & Technology30050003 year20162019 Exptd.
WBAQAGISPrincipal InvestigatorNRDMS, DST, Govt. of India28200002 year20152017
Germplasm Resource Mapping and Conservation ofIndigenous Fishes of Arunachal Pradesh to Promote Socio- Economic Upliftment of Tribal People Through Geo-Informatics and Live Gene BankPRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR DBT-NER Twining Programme, Deptt. of Biotechnology, Govt. of India.56610003 year20142017


Completed Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Status
Germplasm resource mapping and conservation of Endemic fresh water fishes of West Bengal and Sikkim through GeoinformationPRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORDST (SERB), Govt. of India39840003 year20132016
Germplasm Resource Mapping and Conservation of Indigenous Ornamental Fishes of North-East Region Through Remote Sensing & GIS and Live Gene Bank For Rural Development .PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORDBT-NER Twining Programme, Deptt. of Biotechnology, Govt. of India.75010003 year20122016
Germplasm conservation of Endangered fish species of South –West , West BengalPRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORDeptt. of Environment, West Bengal5900003 year20072010
Artificial propagation of mud crab, Scylla serrata in the fibre glass aquariaPRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORDeptt. of Forest, W. B.2110003 year20042007
Participatory development of Aquacultural with SC/ST people in the pits or ‘Khadan’ of China clay mines of Birbhum district of West Bengal.PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORDST & NES, W. B.1420001 year20032004
Intestinal absorption and incorporation of protein in agastric Indian major carp (Labeo rohita Ham.) and gastric air-breathing fish (Clarias batrschus Linn.).PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORICAR (New Delhi)16247923 year20002003
Aquacultural possibilities and economic viability in the pits or ‘Khadan’ of China clay mines of Birbhum district of West Bengal.PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORDST & NES, W. B.4320002 year20002002
Protein absorption in fishPRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORDST (New Delhi)140000 year and 2 months19991999
Effect of toxic constituents of selected non-conventional plant ingredients used in fish feed formulation.PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORAICTE (New Delhi)5000002 year19982000
Identification and evaluation of non-conventional Fish feed resources of Midnapore, W.B.PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORUGC (New Delhi)125002 year19971999
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Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended



Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Title of the Conference/Seminar/WorkshopYearRole in the EventFunding Agency
Nutritional Securityand Livelihood Development through Freshwater Aquaculture2017PIScience for Equity, Empowerment & Development (SEED) Division,Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India
Winter School on GEOSPATIAL TECHNOLOGIES2016CoordinatorNRDMS, DST, Govt. of India
FISH FARMERS TRAINING2016Program CoordinatorNational Fisheries Development Board, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Govt. of India
ECO FRIENDLY FISHING METHODS- An Awareness Program2016CoordinatorUniversity Grants Commission
NATIONAL SCIENCE DAY-20152015CoordinatorWest Bengal State Council of Science and Technology, Govt. of West Bengal
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Awards
Award NameAwarded ByYear
Recognition Award (Fish & Fisheries)Zoological Society of India2017
Environmentalists of the year Award 2002National Environmental Science Academy, New Delhi2003
Fellow of the Inland Fisheries Society of IndiaInland Fisheries Society of India2002
Scientist of the year Award 2001National Environmental Science Academy, New Delhi2002
Fellow of the Society of Environmental Sciences (F.S.E.Sc.)Society of Environmental Sciences India2001
Fellow of the Zoological Society (FZS), CalcuttaZoological Society of Calcutta2000
SERC Visiting Fellow-ship 1997-98 (SR/VS/ 054/98)DST, Government of India1998
Young Scientists FellowshipDST & NES Government of West Bengal1995
Visiting AssociateshipUGC, New Delhi1993
PDFCIFA/ ICAR1990
Dayamoy Binapani PadakVisva-Bharati University1990
Research Associate on Personal projectCSIR, New Delhi1990
SRFCSIR, New Delhi1989
Young Scientist AwardAsian Fisheries Society Indian Branch, India1987
Best Speaker Inter Lab MedalSociety of Ichthyology, India1987
Jawaharlal Nehru Book PrizeMinistry of Human Resource Development, Department of Education, Government of India1987
JRFCSIR, New Delhi1985
Visva-Bharati Merit ScholarshipGovt. of India1985
National ScholarshipMinistry of Human Resource Development, Department of Education, Government of India1983
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