Thesis report on Genetic study of Bhumij Tribe of Jharkhand using mt DNA and Y chromosome DNA marker
I am heartily thankful to Dr. Ch Mohan Rao, Director of CCMB,
Hyderabad, India for granting me his kind permission to work in CCMB. I am
highly obliged to him for providing me with all the excellent facilities, rich
source of knowledge and a healthy competitive environment.
With a deep sense of veneration and obligation to Dr. K.Thangaraj, Scientist
, CCMB, Hyderabad, India, whose encouragement, guidance and support
from the initial to the final level enabled me to develop an understanding of
I thank my co-guide Miss. Sakshi Singh [JRF], for her continuous support in
my dissertation program. She was always there to listen and to give advice.She
taught me how to express my ideas. She showed me different ways to
approach a research problem and the need to be persistent to accomplish any
goal. She guided me professionally as well as personally. She helped me day
and night with my thesis preparation.May God bless her n may she come out
with flying colours. I wish her all the success in her life ahead.Thank you
I owe my sincere thanks to my Head of Department of Plant Biology and
Biotechnology, Dr. Agastian. S. Theoder M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D. ( Head of the
Department ), my department co-ordinator Mrs. Mary Dorothy Anitha
Sebastian(SET) M.Sc. , my guide Ms. D. Jacintha Jasmine, staff of my
department Ms. P. Margaret Sangeetha M.Sc., M.Phil, Dr. (Ms). Shirly
George Panicker M.Sc. (Agri) Ph.D, Ms. Sally Gloriana M.Sc.,M.Phil, Ms.
D. Jacintha Jasmine, M.Sc., M.Phil, Mr. Preetam, Mr. Victor.I am greatly
indebted to them for their encouragement.
I thank Mr. A.Govardhan Reddy [Technical officer], Mr. Surya Narayan
,Mr. Rakesh Tamang [Proj. Asstt], Aditya Nath Jha [JRF], Sharath
Anugula [Proj. Asstt], Mr. Nizam , Mr. Haneef. They were always available
listen and talk about my ideas, to provide understanding, provide reagents and
mark up my papers and chapters, and to ask me good questions to help me
think through my problems (whether philosophical, analytical or
Last but not the least, I owe special thanks to my respected father Mr.
Srimanim Belkhas Kujur, my mother Mrs. Susheela Kujur, Mrs. Goretti,
Mrs. Milaani Kullu, , Mr. Ananta Lal Tudu, , Mr. N.P.C Sardar, , Dr.
Daisy , Mr. Surya Narayan ,Mr. Kuldip Khalkho, Mrs. Bina, Mr.
Bhujang, they all helped me volunteerilly.
That’s not all. People with great personalities took out time from their busy
schedule and helped me in blood sample collection. I am immense pleased to
introduce to you a very honored person Shree. Dr Balram Singh Sardar
(BISM), (village – Tirildih , Dist West Singbhum, Jharkhand) is a renowned