Biodata of Professor Ashok Tejankar
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University,
Aurangabad-431004, Maharashtra, India
|Name & Present Position
||Professor Ashok V. Tejankar
||M.Sc. Geology, Ph.D. (Petrology)
||Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad – 431004, Maharashtra, India.
|Date of Birth
Professor Ashok Tejankar has been working as a Pro Vice-Chancellor of Dr. Babasaheb Ambekdar Marathwada University, Aurangabad. He has contributed in improvising quality of Higher Education since last 28 years highest CGPA (3.6) in NAAC accreditation 2016 in the entire Maharashtra.
Being belonging to rural background from farmers family, He has closely witnessed the gambling associated with uncertain rain and drought; So he moved his attention to research work in the field of water management in hard rock terrain of Maharashtra. He studied various soil types, Rock strata and their effect on ground water occurrence. He has also completed different projects by using modern technologies like GIS, Remote sensing , VES Resistivity survey based tools and Geohydrological study for successful watershed development programme. From past 20 years, He has shared his knowledge & provided services to various agencies including Government of Maharashtra, NGO and farmer for planning effective watershed management programs, Jalayukt Shivar, Shivkalin Jalsampada Yojana, etc. These efforts lead to achieve maximum success in government schemes to minimize water scarcity and provide potable water to rural communities in different parts of Maharashtra. For reference, GP-10 watershed of Aurangabad district is one of the most successful schemes He consulted where the issue for drinking water is permanently resolved in twelve villages and additionally, 25% land is under irrigation in just three years of time.
He is also instrumental for initiating Skill Education Program under PMKVY and UGC vocational Education scheme of central government where first degree program in Maharashtra State in Jewellery design and manufacturing and different skill oriented courses started at Deogiri college campus, Aurangabad. He is also working as a technical expert for Gold Cluster, Department of Entrepreneur development, Government of Maharashtra. He has also established first gem testing laboratory in Marathwada region at Deogiri College, Aurangabad.