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Brief Introduction

About Dr. Manoranjan Prasad Sinha Dr.Manoranjan P. Sinha (14.10.1956), M.Sc. (Gold Medalist), Ph.D., D.Sc., F.A.Z., F.Z.S.I., F.N.E.A, recipient of Dr. S. Radhakrishnan Education Excellence Award, Promising scientist of the Centaury Award and a graduate from St. Columba's College, Hazaribag with Honours in Zoology, securing first class first position in the University (1976), did his Master degree in Zoology with specialization in Environmental Biology from Ranchi University (1980), Ranchi securing first position in the University and also obtained Ph.D. degree from Ranchi University, Ranchi on aquatic organic pollution (1985). He obtained D.Sc. Degree from Ranchi University on Niche relation among benthic organisms in 1997. Appointed as Lecturer in Zoology by University Service Commission and consequently University Professor (w.e.f. 27/07/1998) in Department of Zoology, Ranchi University on recommendation of Jharkhand Public Service Commission and is credited for publication of more than 205 original research papers, more than 20 popular articles and 9 books is currently The Vice Chancellor of Sido Kanhu Murmu University, Dumka. He served as Deputy Director and Director in‐Charge of Academic Staff College Ranchi University (2005‐07) very effectively and successfully. Prof Sinha Served as Pro‐Vice Chancellor of Vinoba Bhave University(2014‐2017). Prof. Sinha is also the Chairman of Research Advisory Committee of Central Tasar Research Institute and Member of Central Silk Board of Govt. of India. He is Expert Member of International Association of Universities, Paris. Prof. Sinha has been member of many UGC committees and participated in decision making processes.He is member of Editorial Board of the journals like Pollution Research, Nature Environment & Pollution Technology and International Journal of Ecology, Environment and Conservation and Executive Editor of two international journals The Bioscan (NAAS rating 5.26) and The Ecoscan (NAAS rating 5.06). Dr. Sinha is fellow, life member and member of a number of organizations and is also working as Officer Bearer of some of the organizations. He was actively associated with International Youth Federation for Environmental Studies and Conservation (IYF) for quite a long period. Dr. Sinha has been associated in organizing national and international seminars, conferences as member of National Advisory Board of the event and chaired a number of sessions of different conferences, seminars and symposia as well as delivered Key Note Address, Plenary Lectures, Invited Lectures on different aspects Life Sciences and Environmental Sciences. Dr. Sinha has been invited to various Universities, different UGC Academic Staff Colleges (ASCs) as well as the Indian Science Congress Association (thrice) to deliver lectures on different topics of Environmental Science. Prof Sinha has successfully handled a good number of Research Projects sponsored by UGC, DBT, Govt. of India.

M.P. Sinha

Prof. Manoranjan Prasad Sinha

Professor & Head, Department of Zoology, Ranchi University, Ranchi


Making the university the center of excellence by achieving the best grade of NAAC and keeping the university at the top in implementation of New Education Policy 2020.


  • B.Sc. Zoology (H), First Class First
  • M.Sc. Zoology, First Class First
  • Ph.D. on Water pollution.
  • D.Sc. on Niche theory (first D.Sc. in history of Ranchi University)

Post Held in Past

  • Vice Chancellor, S. K. M. U., Dumka
  • Pro-Vice-Chancellor, V.B.U., Hazaribagh
  • Deputy Director, U.G.C., Academic Staff College, Ranchi University, Ranchi


+ 40 Years
  • Teaching Experience - More than 40 years.
  • Research Experience - More than 40 years.
  • Administration - More than 7 years of University administration and management experience

Other Assignments

  • Chairman, Research Advisory Committee of Tasar Research Institutes of India (2018 – 2020).
  • Member, Central Silk Board, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India (2018-2020).
  • Expert Member, International Association of Universities, Paris (2019-2020).
  • Executive Editor, The Bioscan
  • Executive Editor, The Ecoscan (International Journals)


M.P. Sinha Awards


  • Recipient of Dr. S. Radhakrishnan Education Excellence Award for changing the academic scenario

  • Promising Scientist of the Century Award for excellent research in Zoology

  • International Scientist Award on Science and Medicine, Engineering for research on medicinal efficacy of bionanoparticles

  • Achievements 2020, for excellent achievement in University development by International Achievements forum, London

  • Viswakabi Rabindranath Tagore Memorial Award, 2020 for high scholastic patronage to the cause of Research and Development (all by nomination and selection).


  • Supervised 30 students for their Ph.D. degree.
  • Papers published – 225 research papers in International Journals, with impact factor up to 9.4
  • citation index: more than 1100; h-index: 14; i10-index: 29

Research Projects

Has successfully handled a good number of research projects, some of them are sponsored by UGC, Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and technology Govt. of India, also handled network project with six selected universities of India and twining project with Gauhati University, Guwahati.

Book Writing

  • More than 15 books have been authored
  • One book published from USA (Syrawood publishing house)
  • Three books published from Canada (Delve Publication)

Academic Body / Association

Secretary, National Environmentalists Association, India. Executive Member, Indian Society for Comparative Animal Physiology. Life Member of Indian Science Congress, Zoological Society of India, International Society of Naturalists, Association of Zoologist India.

Books Publication


The Diversity Of Amphibians And Reptiles

Delve Publishing, Canada, 2020.  (ISBN: 978-1-77407-243-1).


Primate Biogeography

Delve Publishing, Canada, 2020.  (ISBN: 978-1-77407-610-1).

Dr. M.P. Sinha Publications

How to reach us

Let’s Get in Touch

Professor Manoranjan Prasad Sinha


Res. D-13, Harmu Housing Colony, Harmu, Ranchi 834 002

My Phone

Telephone : 9110974245
Mobile : 9431360645

My Email

Main Email : prof.mpsinha.ru@gmail.com