Gulbarga University
Year of establishment:1980-81
Gulbarga - 585 106, Karnataka State - India
Department of P.G. Studies and Research in Zoology
Dr. K. Vijaykumar
Professor
Dept. of PG Studies and Research in Zoology
Jnana Ganga, Gulbarga University
Gulbarga - 585 106 Karnataka, India
E-mail: katepaga_vijayakumar@yahoo.com
Tel No.: +91 8472 263300 (O)
Fax No.: +91 8472 263204 (O)
Residence
H.No.121/A, Block-I, Phase-II GDA Layout, Veerendra Patil Nagar
University Road
Gulbarga - 585 105 Karnataka, India
Tel No.: +91 8472 246342 (R)
+91 9342351213 (Cell)
Date of Birth:
Academic Qualifications: M.Sc., Ph.D.

M.Sc.

Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, Karnataka, India.

 

Ph.D.

Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, Karnataka, India. (Topic: Aquatic Biology)

 

Areas of Specialization

Aquatic Biology, Toxicology.

Teaching Experience  
1.

Lecturer, Department of Zoology, Karnatak University, Dharwad from 1988 to 1993.

2. Reader, Department of Zoology, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga from 1993 to 2001
3. Professor, Department of Zoology, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga from 2001 to till date.
Administrative Experience
1. Worked as a Student Welfare Officer, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga from 02.05.2005 to 02.05.2007.
2. Worked as a Warden, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga from to
Research Guidance

Doctor of Philosophy: 05

Sl.No.

Name of the student

Title of the Thesis

   Year

1. Mr. Ramesh.I Limnological studies on drinking water resources of Gulbarga with special reference to some selected villages 2003
2. Miss. Padmavathi Limnological studies on Khaji Kotnoor reservoir 2003
3. Mr. Virupanna Ecological studies of Kagina River 2003
4. Mr. Halli Anjinappa Hydrobiological studies and survey of avi-fauna at Bonal reservoir, Shorapur, Gulbarga District. 2003
5. Mr. Shashikanth Majagi Ecological studies on Karanja Reservoir 2005

Master of Philosophy: 03

Sl.No.

Name of the student

Title of the Thesis

   Year

1. Mr. Sanna Parameshwara Biomedical waste management of Gulbarga District: A case study 2003
2. Mr. Sharankumar Biodiversity of Fish Fauna of Krishna River 2006
3. Miss. Vaishali D. Prabha Biodiversity of Fish Fauna of Bidar District 2007
Research Projects

On going

Sl.No. Title of the project Funding Agency Duration

Amount sanctioned

1. Limnological studies of Jagath Tank, Gulbarga Lake Development Authority, Bangalore. 18 Months 2.50 lakhs

Completed

1. Impact of cement in contamination of Air, Water and Soil with special reference to the vanadium in Gulbarga District Karnataka State Forests, Ecology and Environment, Bangalore. 3 Years 3.82 lakhs
2. Status of Wetlands of Gulbarga District Karnataka State Forests, Ecology and Environment, Bangalore. 3 Years 1.80 lakhs
Fellowships
1. Fellowship award by National Environment Science Academy, New Delhi.
Honours & Awards
1. Environmentalist of the year 2007 by NESA, New Delhi.
2. E.P. ODUM Gold Medal for the year 2007, International Society for Ecological Communications, Dumka, Jharkhand.
BOOKS
1. Freshwater Ecosystem of India, Daya Publishers, New Delhi.
RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS IN REFEREED JOURNALS
1. Murali Jadesh, Vijaykumar,K., Vasanthkumar,  B and Shashikanth Majagi: 2004: Water quality Management for Jagath Tank of Gulbarga (Karnataka) India: A case study. Indian J.Environ &Ecoplan. 8 (3):639-641.
2. Murali Jadesh, Vijaykumar,K., Shashikanth Majagi and Virupanna:  2004: Zooplankton studies of Kagina River. Proceedings of National Conference on Environmental Pollution and Ecoplanning, March 4th and 5th 2005.1-5.
3. Murali Jadesh, Vijaykumar, K., Vasanthkumar, B and Shashikanth Majagi: 2004: Freshwater molluscs of Khajikotnoor Reservoir. Proceedings of National Conference on Environmental Pollution and Ecoplanning, March 4th and 5th 2005.1-5.
4. Murali Jadesh, Vijaykumar, K., and Shashikanth Majagi: 2004: Solid Waste Management in India. Proceedings of National Conference on Environmental Pollution and Ecoplanning, March 4th and 5th 2005.1-5.
5. K.Vijaykumar, Shashikanth Majagi Murali Jadesh, and B.Vasanthkumar 2005: Pollution status of Bheema River at Gulbarga. Eco.Env & Conservation; pp 467-469.
6. K.Vijaykumar and M.Rajashekhar: 2006: Water quality of Bennithora Rive in Karnataka. Pollution Research 14 (2); pp 167-172.
7. K.Vijaykumar and M.Rajashekhar: 2006: Population dynamics of aquatic entomofauna in relation to environmental parameters of Bonal Reservoir, Gulbarga District, Karnataka. Ecology and Environment, 14 (4) 156-160.
8. K.Vijaykumar, M. Rajashekhar and Shashikanth Majagi: 2007: Chemistry of ground water in Gulbarga District, Karnataka, India: Environmental Monitoring and Assessment e­Journal: Springer link Publications.
9. K.Vijaykumar, M.Rajashekhar and Shashikanth Majagi: 2007: Concentration of heavy metals in Karanja Reservoir: Environmental Monitoring and Assessment e-Journal: Springer link Publications.
10.

Zareena Banu, K.Vijaykumar, M.Rajashekhar. status of ambient air quality in Bellary city. Published in The Bioscan. An international journal of Life sciences 2(2):143-145, 2007.

11. Somanath Reddy and K. Vijaykumar. Effect of fenvalerate a synthetic pyrithroid on ovary of freshwater prawn macrobrachium lamerrii. Published in The Bioscan An international journal of Life sciences 2(3):249-252, 2007.
12. K. Vijaykumar, M.Rajashekhar. Nutrient Status Of Freshwater Lake Gulbarga District, Karnataka, India, Published in The Bioscan. An international journal of Life sciences 3(1):7-11, 2007.
13. K.Vijaykumar and Shashikanth Majagi. Zooplankton Diversity Of Karanja Reservoir, Bidar District, Karnataka, India. Published in Environmental monitoring and assessment. ( Online). Springer Science + Business Media B.V. 20
Membership of Professional Organizations
1. The Academy of Environmental Biology, Lucknow.
2. National Environment Science Academy, New Delhi.
3. Indian Association of Aquatic Biologists, Hyderabad.
4. International Society for Chironomidal, Australia.
5. Indian Society of Chronobiology.
6. Society of Environmental Science, Dumka
7. Indian Science Congress.
8. Nature Conservation.
Seminars/Conferences/Workshops/Training Programmes organised
1. Organizing Secretary: XXV Academy of Environmental Biology Symposium held at Gulbarga University, Gulbarga Oct 22-24, 2006.
Seminars/Conferences/Workshops/Training Programmes Attended
1. 89th Session of Indian Science Congress, Lucknow University, Lucknow, 2002

2.

Academy of Environmental Biology, Shivaji University, Kolhapur, 2003
3. The Greater Himalaya’s: Katmandu University, Nepal, 2003
4. Limnological Association of Kerala, University of Kerala, Tiruvanthapuram, 2003
5. National Seminar on Social Philosophy of Dr.B.R. Ambedkar, 2004
6. National symposium on Zooplankton biodiversity, At Nagarjuna University, Nagarjuna Nagar, March 2005.
7. Academy of Environmental Biology, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, 2006
8. Zoological Society of India, Academic Staff College and Department of Zoology, Bangalore University, Bangalore, November 2006.
9. National Symposium on Aquatic Biology, at Nagarjuna University, Nagarjuna Nagar, December 2006.
10. National Conference on Applied Zoology and Sustainable Development at Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabd July, 2007.
11. Academy of Environmental Biology, Meerut University, Meerut, 2007.
12. National Environmental Science Academy, Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi, December, 2007.
13. National Symposium on Role of Life Sciences in Human Welfare, Bangalore University, Bangalore February, 2008.