Dr. Manisha Jain

Dr. Manisha Jain (Assistant Professor) is a double gold medallist with specialization in Inorganic Chemistry. She is an avid researcher having seven research publications and is guiding students for summer research projects. She is the Convenor of the Remedial Coaching Classes for SC/ST/OBC students (2010-2012) and a member of the Editorial Committee and has been a part of the College Development Committee.

She has been extensively involved in e-content preparation on the following topics:

Title

Dr.

First Name Manisha Last Name Jain Photograph
Designation

Assistant Professor

Department

Chemistry

Address (Campus)

Acharya Narendra Dev College
Govind Puri, Kalkaji
New Delhi-110019.

Phone Number
(Campus)

011-26412547, 011-26293224, 011-26294542

Fax

011-26294540

Email

drmanishagupta@gmail.com, mani_g1@yahoo.com

Web Page

www.wikieducator.org/User:Mani_g1
Education Subject Institution

Ph.D.

Inorganic Chemistry

Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi, Delhi,

M.Sc.

Inorganic Chemistry Specialisation

Hindu College, University of Delhi, Delhi

B.Sc. (H)

Chemistry

Gargi College, University of Delhi, Delhi

Research Interests/ Specialization

Bioinorganic Chemistry

Research/Academic Projects
  • Co-Investigator in a project entitled Analysis of the efficacy of plant sources recommended as brain tonics funded by University of Delhi under DU Innovation Project Scheme in(2015-16)
  • Co-investigator in a project entitled Extraction of microbial enzymes from kitchen waste and development of Biological Detergent  under Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre, ANDC, funded by National Entrepreneurship Development Board (DST) (2015-16)
  • Co-investigator in a project entitled Design and Development of Gold Nanoparticle based Optical Biosensor for Protease Sensing , under Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre, ANDC, funded by National Entrepreneurship Development Board (DST) (2014-15).
  • Co-investigator in a project entitled Environment Management by waste treatment at source, under Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre, ANDC, funded by National Entrepreneurship Development Board (DST) (2013-14).
  • Co-investigator in a project entitled Survey-based study to identify the health hazards associated with occupational exposure of textile dyes used by dyers to color the fabrics funded by University of Delhi (2011-12).
  • Co-investigator in a project entitled Formulation of biodegradable and low cost Liquid detergent for laboratory glassware under Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre,ANDC,funded by National Enterpreneurship Development Board (2011-12). 
  • Guides students for summer research projects.

ELITE 2015
 

  •  Exploring Synthetic Routes to Prepare Hetero-cyclic Compounds and their Derivatives-- Suraj Singh, B.Sc.(H) Chemistry II year
  •  Exploring Copper Coordination Chemistry-- Sumit Tiwari and Prashant Singh B.Sc.(H) Chemistry I year
  • Greener Approach to Synthesis and Characterisation of Oxalamide derivative of  2-aminobenzothiazole-- Pankaj Kushwaha B.Sc.(H) Chemistry II year
Scholarships/Awards 

1. QUALIFIED Joint CSIR-UGC National Eligibility Test for JRF and Eligibility for Lectureship in 1997.

2. Received Prof. R. P. Mitra Memorial Gold Medal for first rank in M.Sc. (Chemistry), University of Delhi in 1997.

3. Received Prof. K. N. Johry Memorial Gold Medal for first rank in M.Sc. (Chemistry) Inorganic Chemistry Specialisation, University of Delhi in 1997.

4. Secured First Position in South Campus, University of Delhi and overall Fifth position in University of Delhi in B. Sc. (H) Chemistry in 1995.

5. Received Dr. Chandrakanta Khurana Memorial award for first rank in B. Sc. (H) Chemistry Part II in 1994.

Teaching Experience

1. Lecturer (permanent) in Acharya Narendra Dev College (University of Delhi) since 16.07.2003

2. Lecturer (Temporary) in St. Stephen`s College (University of Delhi) from 15.07.2001 to 15.07.2003

3. Lecturer (adhoc) in Acharya Narendra Dev College (University of Delhi) since 23.10.2000 to 14.07.2001

Publications (Last Five Years)
In Indexed/Peer Reviewed Journals
Year of Publication Title Journal Co-author/s
2008 Oxidation of electron deficient olefins using a Copper (II) complex based on a bis benzimidazole diamide ligand Transition Metal Chemistry 2008, 33(2), 175-182 Manisha Singla, Pavan Mathur, M.S. Hundal 
2006 Oxidative Dealkylation of hindered phenol catalyzed by Copper (II) Bis Benzimidazole diamide complex Inorganica Chimica Acta, 359 (13), p.4360-4366, Oct 2006  M.A. Sridhar,  Pavan Mathur
Conference  Publications
Year of Publication Title Conference Co-author/s
2005

How to make classroom chemistry teaching an efficient way of learning?  

National Symposium on Innovative Methods in Chemistry Education IMCE -2005 organised by Indian Association of Chemistry Teachers held at CDRI, Lucknow, India

Dr. Neeti Misra

2005 How to make Chemistry Lab an Efficient place for learning while working? National Symposium on Innovative Methods in Chemistry Education IMCE -2005 organised by Indian Association of Chemistry Teachers held at CDRI, Lucknow, India

Dr. Neeti Misra

Summer Project and Students Trained
Year Project Name Mentor Students
2011 Synthesis of 2-aminomethylbenzimidazole and 1,2-Bis (benzimidozoyl) ethylamine and their copper complexes Manisha Jain Manorama,
B.Sc (H) Chem III
 
2011 Synthesis and characterization of copper complex with 1,5-Bis (2-benzimidezolyl)-3-hydroxy-3-carboxylic acid Manisha Jain Priya
B.Sc (H) Chem III
2011 Synthesis and characterization of copper complex with 1,4-Bis (2-benzimidazolyl)-1,2-dihydroxyethane Manisha Jain

Sneha,
B.Sc (H) Chem III

2011 Synthesis of lab cleansing reagent Seema Gupta, Manisha Jain Ravi Kumar
B.Sc (H) Chem III
2012 Isolation of crude extracts from medicinal plants Manisha Jain, Meenu Aggarwal Raj Kumar Saha,` Mukesh Kumar,Simran suri, Piyush Sarraf, Mamta,Subodh
B.Sc. (H) BMS II, B.Sc. (H) BMS I, B.Sc. (Life Sc.) II 
2013 Extraction of  crude natural product from plant  Syzygium cumini(jamun) Manisha Jain

Akash Kumar
B.Sc.(H) BMS II

2013 Synthesis of a heterocyclic Schiff base and its copper complex and checking its antibacterial properties Manisha Jain, Pankaj Khanna Himadri Shekhar Roy
B.Sc.(H)BMS II
2013 Extraction of toxic metal ions from waste water using kitchen waste like vegetable and fruit peels Manisha Jain Simran Suri
B.Sc.(H) BMS II
2013 Synthesis of thiourea based Copper (I) complex and checking its biological activity Manisha Jain Arpita Guha
B.Sc.(H) BMS II
2013 Estimation of hardness and concentration of As in ground water of Delhi and NCR and hence compare the quality of ground water Manisha Jain Chandan Kumar
B.Sc.(H) LS  II
2013 Redesigning undergraduate organic lab experiments through a  greener and economic pathway. Manisha Jain Gayaprasad
B.Sc. LS II
2013 Survey based study to assess the decision making ability of Class XII students for chosing subjects of higher education Manisha Jain, Manisha Gupta Sarika Gupta, Lucky Mathur B.Sc.(H)BMS I
Participation in Corporate Life

Involvement in activities at University level

Has been a member of Analytical Techniques team of Courses Restructuring Committee, of University of Delhi, meant for developing curriculum for new B.Sc. Programme in Delhi University Implemented in 2005.

Contribution in college Activities

    (a) Cultural/ extra curricular activity

  • Member of Environment Society (2014-2016)
  • Member of Academic Events Management Committee (2014-2016)
  • Member of Editorial Committee (2010-2012)
  • Member of Annual Events Management Committee (2008-2010)

(b) Administrative assignment

  • Convener of Editorial Committee (Magazine and Annual Report) (2014-16).
  • Teacher-in-Charge of the chemistry Department from 01.04.2012 – 31.12.2013 and 13.02.2014 – 31.03.2014.
  • Officiating Teacher-in-Charge of Chemistry Department from 01.01.2012 to 31.01.2012
  • Coordinator of Remedial Coaching Classes for SC/ST/OBC /Minorities students ---Merged scheme under UGC XI th plan (20010-2012)

(c) Others

  • Member of Professional Development Committee (2008-2010)
  • Member of Committee for College with Potential for Excellence (2008-   2010) 
Workshops Conducted
  • Steward (Observer) for the Guiness World Record Break Attempt of the event ‘The lLargest Practical Session’ with 2000 students by Vijnana Bharati, conducted on 07 Decemeber 2015 at IIT Campus, New Delhi. The Record has made an entry in the Guiness Book of World Records.
  • Oral Presentation by Pooja Rawat, on ‘Environment Management by Chemical Waste Treatment and Recycling at the source’ Neha Kumari, Sweta Sharma, Shubham Biswas, Seema Gupta and Manisha Jain at international Conference on Harnessing Engineering Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Development held at Dr S S B University of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Punjab University, Chandigarh, India on 19-20 September 2014 under Technical Education Quality Improvement Program.
  • Resource person in a Workshop entitled Review and Development of Microscale Chemistry Kit for Higher Secondary Stage’, organized by NCERT from  23rd July  to 25th July 2014, in Division of Educational Kits, NCERT , Delhi.
  • Resource person in a Workshop entitled Review and Development of Microscale Chemistry Kit for Higher Secondary Stage’, organized by NCERT from  9th  to 13th June 2014, in Division of Educational Kits, NCERT , Delhi.
  • Participated  in  Ist International Conference on Emerging Trends of Nanotechnology in Drug Discovery (INDD – 2014) jointly organized by Sri Venkateswara College,University of Delhi and Department of Biochemistry, University of Delhi, South Campus on May 26-27, 2014.
  • Participated  in workshop on Research in UG Science and Mathematics Education,  organised by Acharya Narendra Dev College in collaboration with Vidya Bhawan Society from May 14-18, 2012.
  • A resource person in Easy Now techniques: Workshop on multimedia content development from 04-07 May 2010, organised by Acharya Narendra Dev College.
  • A member of the organising Committee of National Symposium on Chemistry in Biology: The Future of Life Sciences, Organised by Acharya Narendra Dev College on 12 -13 Feb 2010