Dr. Debnath  Palit
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Dr. Debnath Palit

Associate Professor
Durgapur Government College, India


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Botany from Burdwan University, India

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Biography

Dr. Debnath Palit, is an Associate Professor at Durgapur Government College. Dr. Palit has over 62 scientific papers and 5 projects either presented or published. He is an recognized research guide in Conservation Biology under the University of Burdwan. He pursuing three PhD research scholar.

Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
100%
Phytoremediation Of Wasteland
62%
Microbial Remediation
90%
Wetlands Ecology
75%
Botany
55%

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Selected Publications

  1. Palit, D., S. Roychowdhury, A. Mukherjee, B. Garai, S. Gupta, D. Kar and P. Kar, 2016. Determinants of Pitlake usage in Raniganj coalfield region, West Bengal: Implications for sustainable use. Int. J. Innov. Res. Eng. Manage., 3: 72-79.
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  2. Palit, D., D. Kar, S. Roychowdhury, A. Mukherjee, B. Garai and P. Kar, 2016. Species composition of plant communities in Pitlakes of Raniganj coal field, West Bengal, India. Int. J. Curr. Res. Biosci. Plant Biol., 3: 82-86.
  3. Palit, D., A. Mukherjee and S. Gupta, 2016. Bioresources and Socio-Economic Developmental Plans (SDPs) in Wetland Ecosystem-A Case Study. In: Indian Wetlands: Crisis and Option, Saha, G.K. (Ed.). Astral International Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India, pp: 171-185.
  4. Palit, D. and A. Banerjee, 2016. Traditional uses and conservative lifestyle of lepcha tribe through sustainable bioresource utilization-case studies from Darjeeling and North Sikkim, India. Int. J. Conserv. Sci., 7: 735-752.
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  5. Mishra, M., A. Banerjee and D. Palit, 2016. Variation of nutrient level in soil and leaf litter of selected tree species: A case study. Int. J. Ecol. Environ., 31: 99-111.
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  6. Majumder, P. and D. Palit, 2016. Microbial diversity of soil in some coal mine generated wasteland of Raniganj coalfield, West Bengal, India. Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. Applied Sci., 5: 637-641.
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  7. Kar, D. and D. Palit, 2016. Natural occurrence of plant species on Bankola area of Raniganj Coalfield, West Bengal, India. Int. Educ. Scient. Res. J., 2: 37-38.
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  8. Kar, D. and D. Palit, 2016. Assessment of plant species assemblages with their distribution in an open cast mining area of Raniganj coalfield, West Bengal, India. Int. J. Scient. Eng. Res., 7: 443-452.
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  9. Banerjee, S., D. Palit and A. Banerjee, 2016. Changing strategies of biochemical and physiological features of selected plant species on effect of air pollution in Eastern Steel City, Durgapur, India. Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. Applied Sci., 5: 733-741.
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  10. Banerjee, S., D. Kar, A. Banerjee and D. Palit, 2016. Studies on limnology and macrophytes in selected water bodies of Durgapur, West Bengal, India. Am. J. Innov. Res. Applied Sci., 2: 174-180.
  11. Palit, D., R.P. Bhattacharjee and A. Mukherjee, 2015. Basic Environmental Engineering and Elementary Biology. J.B. Books and Learning, India, ISBN-13: 978-81-921082-0-9.
  12. Palit, D., 2015. Ecological Appraisal of Pitlakes of Raniganj Coal Field (RCF), West Bengal, India: Implications for Conservation and Sustainable Use. In: Gobalization, Environment and Sustainable Development-Indian Perspectives, Rahaman, S.A. and K. Das (Eds.). Chandidas Mahavidyalaya, Birbhum, West Bengal, pp: 28-37.
  13. Palit, D. and A. Banerjee, 2015. Biofertilizers-The Future of Indian Agriculture. In: Biofertilizer and Biomanure for Sustainable Agriculture, Mallick, P. and P. Mukherjee (Eds.). Damodar Group, Burdwan, India, pp: 132-153.
  14. Mukherjee, A., D. Palit and S. Gupta, 2015. Rare record on plaintive cuckoo (Cacomantis merulinus) from a freshwater wetland of Bankura district, West Bengal, India. Zoo's Print, 30: 19-21.
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  15. Gupta, S., A. Mukherjee and D. Palit, 2015. Reporting of (Sand?) Martin Riparia (riparia?) from Durgapur Barrage, West Bengal, India. Zoo's Print, 30: 6-9.
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  16. Palit, D., D. Kar, A. Mukherjee and S. Gupta, 2014. Pitlakes of Raniganj Coal Field, W.B, India. Inventory and Water Quality Status. GRIN Publishing GmbH, Munich, Germany, ISBN-13: 978-3656621263, Pages: 68.
  17. Palit, D., A. Mukherjee, S. Gupta and D. Kar, 2014. Water quality in the pit lakes of Raniganj coal field, West Bengal, India. J. Applied Sci. Environ. Sanitation, 9: 1-6.
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  18. Palit, D. and A. Banerjee, 2014. The diversity and richness of vegetation of Gaddikhana forest beat in Darjeeling Himalaya, West Bengal, India. Int. J. Latest Technol. Eng. Manage. Applied Sci., 3: 106-112.
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  19. Palit, D. and A. Banerjee, 2014. Inventory of plant species, phytosociology, species diversity and pedological characteristics of Rambhi Beat, Senchal East zone forest range, Darjeeling, West Bengal, India. J. For. Environ. Sci., 30: 331-341.
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  20. Kar, D., A. Banerjee and D. Palit, 2014. Studies on phyto-diversity of different types (OCP, PIT, INCLINED) of mines in Ranigunj coalfield area, West Bengal, India. Asian Acad. Res. J. Multidisciplin., 2: 515-522.
  21. Kar, D. and D. Palit, 2014. Population perception regarding reclamation strategies in coal mine of RCF in West Bengal-a case study from India: Implications for future development perspectives in wasteland ecorestoration. J. Applied Technol. Environ. Sanitation, 4: 1-6.
  22. Kar, D. and D. Palit, 2014. Phyto-diversity on selected coal mine areas of Ranigunj coalfields, India. Int. J. Green Herbal Chem., 3: 2278-3229.
  23. Gupta, S. and D. Palit, 2014. Preliminary assessment of designated usages/Effective Wetland Management Strategies (EWMS) in wetlands of Birbhum district, West Bengal, India. J. Environ. Sci. Comput. Sci. Eng. Technol., 3: 1886-1893.
  24. Gupta, S. and D. Palit, 2014. Biosurvilance of wetlands in Eastern India (Birbhum, West Bengal) for wise use. Int. J. Sci. Environ. Technol., 3: 2136-2144.
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  25. Gupta, S. and D. Palit, 2014. A study on wetlands in Birbhum district, West Bengal, India. J. Applied Sci. Environ. Sanitation, 9: 79-84.
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  26. Gupta, S. and D. Palit, 2014. A contribution to the fish faunal status in wetlands of Birbhum district, West Bengal, India. Asian Acad. Res. J. Multidisciplin., 1: 40-53.
  27. Chatterjee, P., I. Biswas, A. Banerjee and D. Palit, 2014. First time reporting of three different entomofauna at the district of Coochbihar, West Bengal. Int. J. Curr. Res., 6: 5853-5856.
  28. Bouri, T., D. Palit and A. Mukherjee, 2014. An investigation of plant communities in Basudha beat of Durgapur forest range, West Bengal, India. Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. Applied Sci., 3: 596-607.
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  29. Bauri, T., D. Palit and A. Mukherjee, 2014. Livelihood dependency of rural people utilizing Non-Timber Forest Product (NTFPs) in a moist deciduous forest zone, West Bengal, India. Int. J. Adv. Res., 3: 1030-1040.
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  30. Roychoudhury, S., D. Palit and A. Banerjee, 2013. Assessment of zooplankton diversity in relation to physico-chemical parameters of water in selected waterbodies of Durgapur industrial region, West Bengal, India. Asian J. Water Environ. Pollut., 10: 99-115.
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  31. Palit, D., S. Gupta, A. Banerjee and A. Mukherjee, 2013. Macroinvertebrate community-environmental interrelationship in selected Lotic ecosystem from Durgapur, West Bengal, India. J. Applied Sci. Environ. Sanitation, 8: 231-236.
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  32. Palit, D., S. Gupta, A. Banerjee and A. Mukherjee, 2013. Aquatic macroinvertebrate diversity based biomonitoring of selected Lotic environments in Durgapur, West Bengal, India: Implications for ecological health status prediction. J. Applied Technol. Environ. Sanitation, 3: 117-122.
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  33. Palit, D., D. Kar, P. Misra and A. Banerjee, 2013. Assessment of air quality using several bio monitors of selected sites of Durgapur, Burdwan district by air pollution tolerance index approach. Indian J. Scient. Res., 4: 149-152.
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  34. Palit, D., 2013. Survey of Wetlands in Birbhum District, West Bengal. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, ISBN-13: 978-3-659-47159-9, Pages: 480.
  35. Palit, D., 2013. Senchal Forest: Assessment of Phyto Diversity and Soil Status. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, ISBN-13: 978-3-659-44629-0, Pages: 80.
  36. Palit, D. and A. Mukherjee, 2013. Appraisal of use pattern in wetlands of Bankura, a drought prone region from Eastern India. J. Applied Technol. Environ. Sanitation, 3: 141-146.
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  37. Palit, D. and A. Banerjee, 2013. Species diversity and pedological characteristics in selected sites of Senchal wildlife sanctuary, West Bengal, India. J. Environ. Ecol., 4: 111-137.
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  38. Palit, D. and A. Banerjee, 2013. Biomonitoring and Green Belt Development in Durgapur. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, ISBN-13: 978-3-659-50467-9, Pages: 108.
  39. Mukherjee, A., S. Gupta and D. Palit, 2013. Avifaunal Diversity of Satragachi Wetland West-Bengal, India. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, ISBN-13: 978-3-659-48345-5, Pages: 92.
  40. Kar, D., D. Palit and S. Chatterjee, 2013. Interrelationship between Chironomid, Water and Soil: Biomonitoring Assessment. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, ISBN-13: 978-3-659-48785-9, Pages: 80.
  41. Gupta, S., D. Palit, A. Mukherjee and D. Kar, 2013. Inventory of pit lakes in Raniganj coal field, West Bengal India. J. Applied Technol. Environ. Sanitation, 3: 55-60.
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  42. Gupta, S., D. Palit and A. Mukherjee, 2013. Eco-Appraisal of Wetlands in Birbhum District, West Bengal, India. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, ISBN-13: 978-3-659-45054-9, Pages: 108.
  43. Gupta, S., D. Palit and A. Mukherjee, 2013. Aquatic Macroinvertebrates: Biomonitoring and Eco-Health Assay. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, ISBN-13: 9783659451065, Pages: 104.
  44. Gupta, S., A. Mukherjee, D. Palit, P. Chatterjee and I. Biswas, 2013. A reporting on wire tailed swallows (Hirundo smithii) winter visit to Durgapur Barrage, West Bengal, India. Zoo's Print, 28: 22-24.
  45. Gupta, S. and D. Palit, 2013. Inventory and characterization of wetlands in Birbhum district, West Bengal, India: Implications for conservation. Ecol. Environ. Conserv., 19: 995-1000.
  46. Gupta, S. and D. Palit, 2013. Effect of limnochemical variables on macrophyte composition pattern in wetlands of Birbhum district, West Bengal, India. Pollut. Res., 32: 737-742.
  47. Garai, M., D. Kar, D. Palit and A. Banerjee, 2013. Phyto-sociological assessment of vegetation of Durgapur government college campus, Durgapur, West Bengal, India. Int. J. Eng. Res. Applic., 3: 835-840.
  48. Bouri, T., D. Palit and A. Mukherjee, 2013. Phytosociology and pedological characteristics of selected beats of Durgapur forest range, West Bengal, India. Commun. Plant Sci., 3: 37-45.
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  49. Basu, P.S., A. Banerjee and D. Palit, 2013. Assessment of diversity and resource potential of Non-Timber Forest Product (NTFP) in selected sites of Bishnupur forest division of Bankura district, West Bengal, India. N. Y. Sci. J., 6: 46-53.
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  50. Palit, D., S. Pal and S. Chanda, 2012. Diversity and richness of plants in Darjeeling Himalaya with an eye on Gaddikhana forest beat, Senchal East zone forest range, Darjeeling. Indian J. For., 35: 439-444.
  51. Palit, D., D. Kar, S. Gupta and A. Mukherjee, 2012. A comparative study of soil of different coal mines in RCF. Indian J. Environ. Protect., 32: 471-477.
  52. Palit, D. and S. Pal, 2012. An investigation on mural plant diversity in Darjeeling government college campus and adjoining areas, Darjeeling, West Bengal. NeBio, 3: 58-62.
  53. Palit, D. and S. Gupta, 2012. Seasonal changes in limnological parameters and macrophyte diversity associated with wetlands in Birbhum district, West Bengal, India. Indian J. Plant Sci., 1: 97-115.
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  54. Palit, D. and A. Mukherjee, 2012. Studies on water quality and macrophyte composition in wetlands of Bankura district, West Bengal, India. Indian J. Plant Sci., 1: 221-228.
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  55. Das, S., S. Pal and D. Palit, 2012. An insight into the physico-chemical characteristics of water and soil along with macrophyte diversity in Kathgola Dighi: A freshwater wetland in Jalpaiguri district, West Bengal, India. J. Biodivers. Ecol. Sci., 2: 189-195.
  56. Banerjee, S., D. Kar, A. Banerjee and D. Palit, 2012. Utilization of some aquatic macrophytes in Borobandh-a lentic water body in Durgapur, West Bengal, India: Implications for socio-economic upliftment of local stakeholder. Indian J. Applied Pure Biol., 27: 83-92.
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  57. Palit, D., S. Pal and J. Acharya, 2011. Tea-garden weeds of happy valley tea estate, Darjeeling, West Bengal: Ecological and economic aspects. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot., 35: 412-417.
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  58. Kar, D., A. Banerjee and D. Palit, 2011. Assessment of water quality of some selected sites of Durgapur industrial belt, West Bengal, India through distribution and abundance of larval chironomidae in relation with physicochemical characteristics of water. Int. J. Lakes Rivers, 4: 177-198.
  59. Tamang, N. and D. Palit, 2010. Anethnobotanical study on the Lepchas in North Sikkim. Pleione, 4: 63-68.
  60. Palit, D., M. Mukherjee and P. Borah, 2010. Warfare's: Our decaying climate. Communique, 4: 71-80.
  61. Palit, D. and A. Mukherjee, 2010. Characterization of physico-chemical properties of water and soil in Lalbandha fresh water wetland in Birbhum district West Bengal. Ecol. Environ. Conserv., 15: 239-245.
  62. Pal, S. and D. Palit, 2010. Traditional knowledge and bioresource utilization among Lepcha in North Sikkim. NeBIO, 2: 13-17.
  63. Kundu, M., S. Pal and D. Palit, 2010. A contribution on the plant diversity in 6th mile beat, Senchal East zone forest range, Darjeeling, West Bengal, India. J. Swamy Bot. Club, 27: 85-92.
  64. Goswami, G., S. Pal and D. Palit, 2010. Studies on the physico-chemical characteristics, macrophyte diversity and their economic prospect in Rajmata Dighi: A wetland in Cooch Behar district, West Bengal, India. NeBIO, 1: 21-26.
  65. Palit, D., S. Das and N.P. Palit, 2009. Studies on physico-chemical characteristics of soil and water in Kathgola Dighi, a wetland near Falakata, Jalpaiguri, West Bengal. Indian J. Landscape Syst. Ecol. Stud., 32: 149-1154.
  66. Chanda, S. and D. Palit, 2009. Plant diversity indices and pedological characteristics of Ragiroom Beat, Senchal West Zone Forest Range, Darjeeling, West Bengal, India. Pleione, 3: 50-58.
  67. Palit, N.P. and D. Palit, 2008. Ecological investigation on wetlands of Birbhum district West Bengal. Indian J. Landscape Syst. Ecol. Stud., 31: 112-117.
  68. Palit, D. and S. Gurung, 2008. Some phytoremedies used traditionally by Gurungsin Darjeeling, West Bengal, India. Pleione, 2: 171-174.
  69. Palit, D. and A. Mukherjee, 2007. Biosensors: An Appraisal of its Operation and Applications. In: Environmental Biotechnology, Misra, C.S.K. and A.A. Juwarkar (Eds.). APH Publishing Corporation, New Delhi, ISBN-13: 9788131301852, pp: 55-82.
  70. Palit, D. and A. Mukherjee, 2007. An inventory of wetlands in Birbhum district, West Bengal and their successional characteristics. Environ. Ecol., 25: 173-176.
  71. Mahata, A.N., M. Mondal, D. Palit and A. Mukherjee, 2007. Trees for energy forests in wastelands of Bihar, Orissa and West Bengal. Ecol. Environ. Conserv., 13: 439-445.
  72. Palit, D., G. Bala and A. Mukherjee, 2006. Sedges of wetlands of Birbhum district, West Bengal. Flora Fauna, 12: 269-274.
  73. Palit, D. and A. Mukherjee, 2006. Resourceful Aspects of the Waste. In: Environmental Issues and Options, Misra, C.S.K., J.W. Kim and A. Saxena (Eds.). Daya Publishing House, Delhi, pp: 49-75.
  74. Mandal, S., D. Mandal and D. Palit, 2003. A preliminary survey of wetlands plants in Purulia district, West Bengal. J. Applied Pure Biol., 18: 247-252.
  75. Palit, D., G. Ganguly and A. Mukherjee, 2002. Ecological studies on Ramnabagan Wildlife Sanctuary, Burdwan: 1-Biological spectrum. Sci. Cult., 68: 147-149.
  76. Mukherjee, A. and D. Palit, 2002. Wetland Perspectives-Contemplation. In: Bioresource and Environment, Tripathy, G. and Y.C. Tripathy (Eds.). Campus Books International, India, pp: 89-107.
  77. Mukherjee, A. and D. Palit, 2002. Macrophyte Diversity in Wetland of Birbhum District, West Bengal: Economic Prospect. In: Biodiversity, Strategies of Conservation, Dadhich, L.K. and A.P. Sharma (Eds.). APH Publishing Corporation, New Delhi, pp: 245-263.
  78. Mukherjee, A. and D. Palit, 2002. Biodiversity Perspectives-An Envision of the Scenario. In: Bioresource and Environment, Tripathy, G. and Y.C. Tripathy (Eds.). Campus Books International, India, pp: 304-316.
  79. Palit, D. and A. Mukherjee, 2001. Foliar and pollen characters of Solanum nigrum L. and Corton bonplandianum Baill. in evaluation of purity of air. Environ. Ecol., 19: 182-185.
  80. Palit, D. and A. Mukherjee, 2001. Angiosperm diversity in wetlands of Birbhum district, West Bengal. Bull. Natl. Inst. Ecol., 11: 55-67.
  81. Mukherjee, A. and D. Palit, 2001. Ecorestoration of Mined Wasteland: An Overview. In: Wasteland Management and Environment, Roy, A.K. and S.K. Varma (Eds.). Scientific Publishers, India, pp: 181-188.
  82. Pal, B., D. Palit and A. Mukherjee, 2000. Plant diversity in mural habitats of Hooghly district, West Bengal. Geobios, 27: 177-180.
  83. Bhattacharya, K. and D. Palit, 2000. A census of hydrophytes in Burdwan university campus. Environ. Ecol., 18: 150-155.