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Dr. P R THAWALE

Dr. P R THAWALE
Dr. P R THAWALE
pr_thawale [at] neeri [dot] res [dot] in
Designation: Sr. Technical Officer (2)
Qualification: Ph.D, M.Sc.(Agri)
Specialization: Soil Science
Address: Ecosystem Division, NEERI, Nagpur

Staff Id:

226

Name:


Dr. P R THAWALE

Designation

Senior Technical Officer(2)

Qualifications:

Ph.D.(Soil Science and Agriculture Chemistry)
M.Sc. (Agricultural Chemistry and soil science)

Division:

Eco-System Division

Email-id:

pr_thawale@neeri.res.in

Contact Number Extension:

Dir L. Line : (0712) 2249878

Phone       :(0712) 2249886– 2249885  Ext – 219

Fax  No.    :(0712) 2249900

Research area/ Specialization:

  • Reclamation and rejuvenation of metal contaminated soil
  • Land treatment of industrial and municipal wastewater using High Rate Transpiration System (HRTS)
  • Phytoremediation/Bioremediation of degraded lands/ mine spoil dump using Integrated Biotechnological Approach
  • Environmental biotechnology: Process development regarding bioremediation of wastes generated by various Industries

Major project handled:

Sr. No.

Project Name

1.

Remediation of Heavy Metal Contaminated Soils and Sludge’s using Biosurfactants

2.

Metrology in Science & Technology “MIST”

3.

Preparation of reference materials of Cr & Pb in soil matrix

4.

Engineering of Disaster Mitigation and Health Monitoring for Safe & Smart Built Environment (EDMISSIBLE)”

5.

Task 1.8 - Bio-engineering - A phytoremediation option for the mitigation of landslide and slope stability problems in the hilly regions

6.

Microbial cum phytoremediation of oily sludge and hydrocarbon contaminated sites.

7.

Integrating Bio-Treated Wastewater with Enhanced Water Use Efficiency to Support the Green Economy in EU and India (WATER4CROPS)

8.

Land treatment and disposal of effluent from Mahindra Vehicles Manufactures Ltd (MVML), using high rate transpiration rate system.

9.

Long Term Impact Assessment Study for High Rate Transpiration System (HRTS) at M/S Orient Paper Mills, Amlai, Shahdol, Madhya Pradesh.

10.

Ecological Restoration of Palaspani
11.

Manganese Mine Spoils at M/s. Krishana Ping Alloys Ltd.,Sausar, Madhya Pradesh.

12.

Feasibility Studies for Decontamination of abandoned Lagoons using Phytoremediation approch at M/s. Jubilant Life Sciences Ltd., Pune, Maharashtra.

Publication:

  • Juwarkar, A. A., Singh, L., Singh, S. K., Jambhulkar, H. P., Thawale, P. R., & Kanfade, H. (2014). Natural vs. reclaimed forests–a case study of successional change, reclamation technique and phytodiversity. International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment, (ahead-of-print), 1-23.
  • Prashant Thawale, Tarunkanti Ghosh, S. K. Singh & Atul Kulkarni (2012) “Agro-economic Evaluation of Water Resource Project – A Modeling Approach”. EMAS Received: Accepted: 30 October 2006, DOI 10.1007/s10661-006-9575-0.
  • Juwarkar, A. A., Varghese, A. O., Singh, S. K., Aher, V. V., & Thawale, P. R. (2011). Carbon sequestration potential in aboveground biomass of natural reserve forest of Central India. International journal of Agriculture: Research and review, 1(2), 80-86.
  • Thawale, P. R., Babu, S. S., Wakode, R. R., Singh, S. K., Kumar, S., & Juwarkar, A. A. (2011). Biochemical changes in plant leaves as a biomarker of pollution due to anthropogenic activity. Environmental monitoring and assessment, 177(1-4), 527-535.
  • Thawale, P. R., Yadav, S. K., Wanjari, T., Singh, S. K., Juwarkar, A., & Kumar, R. (2011). Monitoring colour and COD removal capacity of soil and assessment of growth performance of crop grown with pulp and paper mill waste water: a lysimeter study. International Journal of Environmental Engineering, 3(2), 146-163.
  • Thawale, P. R., Karthik, R., Aher, V., Singh, S. K., & Juwarkar, A. A. (2011). Pulp and papermill wastewater: can it solve the irrigation water scarcity problem. Tech. J. Eng. App. Sci, 1, 1-9.
  • Yadav, S. K., Thawale, P. R., Kulkarni, A. V., & Juwarkar, A. A. (2010). Phytoremediation technology for wastewater treatment: high rate transpiration system. International Journal of Environment and Pollution, 43(1-3), 117-128.
  • Juwarkar, A. A., Yadav, S. K., & Thawale, P. R. (2010). Biotechnological approach for ecosystem restoration of mine spoil dump in India. International Journal of Environment and Pollution, 43(1-3), 251-263.
  • Roshan Wakode, Asha A. Juwarkar, S.K. Singh, R. Karthik, S.S Balpande and Prashant Thawale (2011) Effect of gypsum on moisture availability in vertisols under soybean gram sequence. TJEAS Journal,1-3/73-85.
  • Thawale, Prashant R., R. Karthik, Surbhi Jore, Sanjeev K. Singh, and Asha A. Juwarkar. "Characterisation of soil irrigated with pulp and paper mill wastewater for variation in physico-chemical, biological and enzymatic properties." International Journal of Environmental Technology and Management 18, no. 3 (2015): 207-217.
  • Thawale, Prashant R., R. Karthik, Surbhi Jore, Sanjeev K. Singh, and Asha Juwarkar. "Land Capability Classification for Agro-economic Evaluation of Mahadayi Dam, Karnataka, India." Journal of Agricultural Engineering and Biotechnology.

Patents :

Phyto-distillation of colored waste water to recover pure water. Juwarkar, A. A., Thawale, P. R, S.K. Singh, T. Chakraborti & Satish Wate. Filed in India, on 22 June 2015.

Achievements:

  • Received Diamond Jubilee Commemoration Medal in M.Sc., 1988-89
  • Received Foundation Day Award, 1993 for conspicuous technical support for R&D excellence of the Institute during 1992-93
  • Received Gold medal for best poster presentation on advanced technique of extraction of aromatic and essential oils at agrotech exhibition 2005-2006

Awards/honors:

  • Received Diamond Jubilee Commemoration Medal in M.Sc., 1988-89
  • Received Foundation Day Award, 1993 for conspicuous technical support for R&D excellence of the Institute during 1992-93
  • Received Gold medal for best poster presentation on advanced technique of extraction of aromatic and essential oils at agrotech exhibition 2005-2006