Dr. Sanghmitra Suryapaniis working as an Academic Officer (Biology) at National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS), Noida.Dr. Suryapani has her PhD in Botany from JamiaHamdard, University New Delhi.She has also done diploma in Environmental law and management from Indian Law Institute, New Delhi. She is a Subject Matter Specialist (SME) for Science and Technology at the Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) platform for Swayam. She is also a State Coordinator, Mizoram for Diploma in Elementary Education (D. El. Ed) programme for in-service untrained teachers launched by NIOS an initiative of Ministry of Human Resource Development.She has developed self learning material of biology at Senior Secondary level. In addition to that she prepared learners guide for secondary, Science and Technology and developed various audio programmes through Muktavidyavaniand video programs for MOOCs at NIOS.
Dr. Sanghmitra Suryapani has also contributed to public service by actively participating in various committees such as Member of Evaluation committee titled “Research for harnessing the potential and experience of S & T Councils in Eco WaSH Science & Technology Communication for meeting Emerging Needs”, Ministry of Science and technology and also involved in Terminology Standardization Meetings’ in Botany glossary as an Expert/Resource person ,Commission for Scientific and Technical Terminology, Min. of HRD, New Delhi.
She was a Resource Person for NCERT, CBSE, Vigyan Prasar and IGNOU. Earlier to NIOS she has been associated with All India Radio for many years as an anchor, Script writer and delivered Science talks and also participated in various discussion forums for All India Radio (AIR). She has represented at various national, international and corporate platforms for writing and presenting talks.