Dr. Nirmal Chandra Roy
Dr. Nirmal Chandra Roy
Professor
B.Sc. Fisheries (Honours), M.Sc. Fisheries, PhD (BAU)
+88-01712-170930
ncroy@sau.ac.bd
ncroy.sau@gmail.com

Dr. Nirmal Chandra Roy

Professor 

Department of Fish Biology & Genetics

Faculty of Fisheries

Sylhet Agricultural University

Sylhet-3100, Bangladesh

Mobile: +88- 01712170930

Email: ncroy.sau@gmail.com, ncroy@sau.ac.bd

 

Academic Qualification:

Degree obtained

University/Board/

Institute

Year of Passing

Major field

of study

Class & Position

 

Doctor of Philosophy

 

Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh

 

2006

 

Fisheries

 

Awarded

 

M.Sc. Fisheries

Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh

1989

Aquaculture & Management

First Class; Stood First

B.Sc. Fisheries (Honours)

Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh

1988

Fisheries

First Class; Stood 4th

H. S. C. (Science)

Rajshahi Board

1983

Science

First Class

S. S. C (Science)

Rajshahi Board

1981

Science

First Class

 

 

Professional Experiences

Professor (October 22, 2017 – Present): Working as Professor in the Department of Fish Biology & Genetics, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet.

 

Associate Professor (October 22, 2013 – October 21, 2017): Worked as Associate Professor in the Department of Fish Biology & Genetics, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet.

 

Assistant Director (September 07, 2009 – October 21, 2013): Worked as Assistant Director in the Department of Fisheries (DoF), Bangladesh, Head office, Dhaka.

 

Information Officer (April 07, 2009– September 06, 2009): Worked as Information Officer (Fisheries) in the Fisheries & Livestock Information Department (FLID) Head office under the Ministry of Fisheries & Livestock, Dhaka.

 

Training Officer (March 07, 2007- April 05, 2009): Worked as Training Officer in the Department of Fisheries (DoF), North West Fisheries Extension Project, Parbatipur, Dinajpur.

 

Farm Manager (May 14, 2003-March 06, 2007): Worked as Farm Manager in the Department of Fisheries (DoF), Fish Seed Multiplication Farm, Lalmonirhat.

 

Instructor (April 20, 2003-May 11, 2003): Worked as Instructor in the Department of Fisheries (DoF), Fisheries Training & Extension Centre, Faridpur.

 

Research Fellow (April 20, 2000–April 19, 2003): Worked as Research Fellow (PhD Student) at Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh-2202.

 

Instructor (September 08, 1999-April 19, 2000): Worked as Instructor in the Department of Fisheries (DoF), Fisheries Training & Extension Centre, Faridpur.

 

Fisheries Extension Officer (September 02, 1998- September 07, 1999): Worked as Fisheries Extension Officer in the Department of Fisheries (DoF), District Fisheries Office, Jessore.

 

Fisheries Officer (June 26, 1994- August 31, 1998): Worked as Fisheries Officer in the Department of Fisheries (DoF) under Third Fisheries Project, Deputy Director Office, Khulna Division, Khulna.

 

Scientific Officer (June 22, 1992- June 23, 1994): Worked as Scientific Officer in the Bangladesh Fisheries Research Institute (BFRI), Mymensingh.

Other Experiences

  1. Worked as Consultant (Short term) in GMark Consulting Limited, Bangladesh a Swiss Contact-KATALYST supported project for a Sub-sector Study of Pond Fish in Greater Rangpur from February to April 2007.
  2. Worked as Doctoral Research Fellow on “Effects of Carp-SIS Polyculture System on Pond Fish Production, Nutritional Security and Socioeconomic Benefit of the Rural People” DANIDA funded ENRECA project during 2000-2003.
  3. Participated as Divisional trainer (DT) and Guest trainer in different training program organized by Department of Fisheries (DoF) and other organizations of GO’s and NGOs.
Present Working Experiences
Professor (October 22, 2017 – Present): Working as Professor in the Department of Fish Biology & Genetics, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet.

Job Responsibilities:
Teaching activities (Preparing and delivering theoretical & practical courses)
Demonstrating practical courses, field visits, study tours etc.
Conduction, monitoring and evaluation of class tests & final examination, result preparation etc.
Supervising research works in Undergraduate, MS and PhD Level
Conducting research work and report writing
Writing scientific publications, popular articles, books etc.
Offering Courses:
Theoretical & Practical courses offering in the Department of Fish Biology & Genetics

Honours level
  1. 1. Aquatic biodiversity and fisheries systematic
  2. 2. Fish breeding and genetics
  3. 3. Fish hatchery management
MS level
  1. 1. Fish population and conservation genetics
  2. 2. Fish breeding and stock improvement
  3. 3. Fish biodiversity and systematics
Supervision of MS student:
  1. 1. Supervision of MS students as Supervisor: 15
  2. 2. Supervision of MS students as Co-supervisor: 09

Thesis Evaluation:
  MS thesis evaluation -12 nos.

Professor (October 22, 2017 – Present): Working as Professor in the Department of Fish Biology & Genetics, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet.

 

v  Job Responsibilities:

·      Teaching activities (Preparing and delivering theoretical & practical courses)

·      Demonstrating practical courses, field visits, study tours etc.

·      Conduction, monitoring and evaluation of class tests & final examination, result preparation etc.

·      Supervising research works in Undergraduate, MS and PhD Level 

·      Conducting research work and report writing

·      Writing scientific publications, popular articles, books etc.

 

v  Offering Courses:

Theoretical & Practical courses offering in the Department of Fish Biology & Genetics

 

a)                           Honours level 

1)      Aquatic biodiversity and fisheries systematic

2)      Fish breeding and genetics

3)      Fish hatchery management

b)                           MS level 

1)      Fish population and conservation genetics

2)      Fish breeding and stock improvement

3)      Fish biodiversity and systematics 

A) Published Scientific Papers in Journals

1)         Roy, N.C., S. Chowdhury and S.K. Das. 2016. Observation of hapa breeding technique of striped snakehead, Channa striatus (Bloch, 1793) under captive conditions. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies, 4(5): 413-417. 

2)         Roy, N.C., S. Singh, S.K. Das. 2016. Induced breeding and seed production practices of the fish hatcheries in greater Sylhet Bangladesh. Trends in Fisheries Research, 5(3):13-23.

3)         Roy, N.C., M.M. Haque, M.A. Momi, M.H Rahman and A.B.M. Zahid Habib. 2016. Livelihood Status and Socioeconomic Condition of Hilsa Fishers of Lower Meghna River Basin, Bangladesh. Trends in Fisheries Research, 5(2):8-13.

4)         Basak S S, M A Basher, A K Saha and N C Roy. 2016. Fish diversity of Kaptai lake in a area to Rangamati hill district. Journal of the Sylhet Agricultural University, 3(2): 233-243.

5)         Roy, N.C., M.A. Wahab and S.H. Thilsted. 2015. Optimization of Stocking Density of Mola (Amblypharyngodon mola) in Carp Polyculture under Low Cost Management for Rural Bangladesh. World Journal of Fish and Marine Sciences, 7(4): 221-227.

6)         Roy, N.C., M.A. Wahab and S.H. Thilsted. 2003. An appropriate carp polyculture technology with small indigenous species mola (Amblypharyngodon mola) for rural Bangladesh. Journal of Aquaculture in the Tropics, 18: 97-110.

7)         Roy, N.C., M.A. Wahab, H. Khatoon and S.H. Thilsted. 2003. Economics of Carp–SIS polyculture in rural farmers’ pond. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 6(1): 61-64.

8)         Roy, N. C., A.H.M. Kohinoor, M.A. Wahab and S.H. Thilsted. 2002. Evaluation of performance of carp-SIS polyculture technology in the rural farmers’ pond. Journal of Asian Fisheries Science, 15(1): 41-50.

9)         Das S. K., N.C. Roy, M. A. Hossain. 2017. Diversity of indigenous fish species in Ratargul freshwater swamp forest, Bangladesh. International Journal of Scientific Research in Environmental Sciences, 5(2): 0028-0035.

10)     Hossain, M.M, M.A. Rahman, M.A.J. Bapary, D. Bhattacharjee, N.C. Roy and H.M.M Rahman. 2017. Prospects and Impediments of Fish Processing Plants in North East Region of Bangladesh. IJRDO-Journal of Agriculture and Research, 3(5):10-26.

11)     Debnath, P., S. Chowdhury and N.C. Roy. 2017. Effect of dietary salt supplementation on growth and feed utilization of Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies, 5(6): 275-280. 

12)     Trina B.D., M.G. Rasul, M.M. Hasan, J. Ferdous, H.J. Ferdausi and N.C. Roy. 2016. Status of Fish Biodiversity and Livelihood of Fisher’s Community in Dekhar haor of Bangladesh. American-Eurasian Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Science, 16(8): 1417-1423.

13)     Ferdausi  H.J.,  N.C. Roy, M.J. Ferdous, M.A. Hossain, M.M. Hasan, B.D. Trina, S. Mian, M.M. Iqbal, M.B. Munir and M.M. Hossain. 2015. Reproductive Biology of Striped Snakehead (Channa striata) from Natural Wetlands of Sylhet, Bangladesh. Annals of Veterinary and Animal Science, 2(6): 163-169 (http://naturepub.org/index.php/journal/navas).

14)     Trina, B.D, N.C. Roy, S.K Das and H.J. Ferdausi. 2015. Socioeconomic status of fishers’ community in Dekhar haor, Sunamganj district Bangladesh. Journal of the Sylhet Agricultural University, 2(2): 239-246.

15)     Roy, N.C., M.A. Rahman, M.M. Haque, M.A. Momi and A.B.M. Zahid Habib. 2015. Effects of Incentive Based Hilsa Management and Conservation Strategies in Bangladesh. Journal of the Sylhet Agricultural University, 2(1): 69-77.

16)     Roy, N.C., M.A.R. Faruk, M.S.Azad and M.I. Hossain. 2001. Culture prospects of nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in backyard ditches at farmers’ level. Bangladesh Journal of Fisheries, 24(1-2): 31-38.

17)     Chowdhury, M.A., L. Hussain and N.C. Roy. 2001. Present status and future potential of Jamahal management at Amtali Upazila under Barguana district. Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Science, 28(1): 171-182.

18)     Hossain, M.I. M.J.U. Miah, M.K. Kanak and N.C. Roy. 2001. Effect of fertilization on benthos production. Bangladesh Journal of Fisheries, 24(1-2): 39-43.

19)     Hossain, M.S., M.A. Sufian, N.C. Roy and M.R. Amin. 2001. Comparative growth study of Thai sharpunti (Puntius gonionotus) and grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) in combination with Indian major carps. Bangladesh Journal of Fisheries, 24(1-2): 51-59.

20)     Roy, N.C. 2016. Haor Fisheries Management: Present Status, Challenges and Opportunities. Bangladesh Fisheries Research Forum (BFRF) 2016. Book of Abstract. 7th Biennial Conference & Research Fair 2016. BFR, Dhaka, Bangladesh. xvi+152p.

21)     Sharma, A.P., N.C. Roy, and B.K. Barman, 2012. ‘Hilsa: Its social, cultural, and religious importance’ in Anon (ed.) Hilsa: Status of Fishery and Potential for Aquaculture, Proceedings of the Regional Workshop held in Dhaka, 16–17 September 2012, The WorldFish, Bangladesh and South Asia Office, Dhaka, pp. 216–223.

22)     Roy N.C. and M. Moniruzzaman.2006. Dissemination of small indigenous fish species (SIS) along with carps in Northern Bangladesh through the Department of Fisheries. Book of Abstracts-Regional Workshop on Production and Conservation of Small Indigenous Fish Species (SIS) for Improved Food & Nutrition Security and Livelihoods of Rural Populations of South & Southeast Asia. Faculty of Fisheries, BAU, Mymensingh. 36 p.

23)     Roy, N.C., M.A. Alim, M.A. Wahab and S. H. Thilsted. 2003. Effects of inclusion of mola in different carp polyculture system on household nutrition and socioeconomic status of rural people. In: Wahab. M.A., Thilsted, S.H. and Hoq, M.E. (eds.) Small Indigenous Species of Fish in Bangladesh. Technical Proceedings of BAU- ENRECA/DANIDA workshop, 30-31 October 2002, BAU, Mymensingh, Bangladesh. pp 47-56.

24)     M.A. Alim, M.A. Wahab, N.C. Roy, A Raihan, M. Mohiuddin and A. Milsten. 2003. Pond dynamics in carp-small fish polyculture. In: Wahab. M.A., Thilsted, S.H. and Hoq, M.E. (eds.) Small Indigenous Species of Fish in Bangladesh. Technical Proceedings of BAU- ENRECA/DANIDA workshop, 30-31 October 2002, BAU, Mymensingh, Bangladesh. pp 57-64.

25)     Roy, N.C., M.A. Wahab, M.A. Alim and S.H. Thilsted. 2001. To develop an appropriate carp polyculture technology with small indigenous species mola (Amblypharyngodon mola) for rural Bangladesh. Sixth Asian Fisheries Forum: Book of Abstracts, diversification and integration, November 25-30, 2001, Taiwan, page 259.

 

B) Published/Contributed Scientific Books

1)         Fish Hatchery Management: Broodstock, Fish Breeding & Genetics; First Edition: March 2016, Author: Dr. Nirmal Chandra Roy, Associate Professor, Department of Fish Biology and Genetics, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet-3100, Bangladesh. 241p.

2)         Integrated Aquaculture. A Book of Diploma in Fisheries. N.C Roy (Eds). Published by Fisheries Diploma Course Project, DoF. June 2012. 185 p.

    1. Working as Principal Investigator (PI) of the research project on “Production and Productivity Improvement of Haor Floodplain Fisheries for Upliftment of Fishers’ Livelihood” funded by USAID-GOB under NATP-2, BARC, CRG Sub-project ID. 674 during May 2017 to September 2018.  
    2. Worked as Principal Investigator (PI) of the research project on “Effects of Nutritional Feed Supplementation on the Larval Growth and Survival of Shol, Channa Striatus under Captive Condition” funded by SAURES-UGC Research Grants for 2016-17.
    3. Worked as Principal Investigator (PI) of the research project entitled ‘Consequences of Climate Change on Fish Biodiversity and Production in Haor Fisheries, Bangladesh’ funded by Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) Research Grants for 2015-2016.
    4. Worked as Principal Researcher of the research entitled “Identification of Natural Spawning Ground of Indian Major Carp Species in Greater Sylhet” funded by BCAS (Bangladesh Centre for Advance Studies) in 2014.
    5. Worked as a Principal Investigator (PI) of the research project (Development of Low-cost Hapa Breeding Techniques of Striped Snakehead Shol, Channa striatus) funded by SAURES-UGC Research Grants for 2014-2015.
    6. Working as a Coordinator of Fisheries Research collaboration project with Eskayef Pharmaceuticals Limited and Swiss Katalyst during from November 25, 2017 to October 2020.
    7. Collaboration with Department of Fisheries (DoF) for conducting different types of Fisheries Research in the field level funded by different agencies or Aided project during from 2014 to present.