Uttar Pradesh Textile Technology Institute (UPTTI) Formerly Known as Goverment Central Textile Institute (GCTI)

Dr. Abha Bhargava

Professor & Head Deptt. of Textile Chemistry

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 Dr. Abha Bhargava

 Textile Chemistry




Teaching Experience (from date of first appointment)

Sr.No. Position Duration Total Duration in years
From To
1 Assistant Professor 07.12.1983 06.12.1996 13 Yrs
2 Associate Professor 07.12.1996 22.03.2009 13 Yrs
3 Professor 23.03.2009 Till date 10 Yrs
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Academic Qualifications (beginning from the first degree received):

Sr. No. Degree / Course Year Name of University Remarks, if any
1 Ph.D. (Applied Chemistry) 2009 Kanpur University
2 M.Tech. (Textile Chemistry) 1987 Kanpur University Hons.
3 B.Tech. (Textile Chemistry) 1982 Kanpur University

To Uplift and upgrade the standards of Teaching, Learning and Research to Global levels of Excellence and Create international benchmarks in research, patents and consultancy services, Strategize to become a global epicenter of knowledge, culture, skills and technologies, Develop a scientific temper and a performance culture of pro-active decision-making, Act as a catalyst of change by setting high water-marks in infrastructural growth, in academic and co-academic excellence, in learning and evaluation, in social interfacing with the stake-holders, in human resource development, in safety and security systems, in process management, and in seamless integration with the surrounding communities.

Sr. No. Name of Institution Position Held Task/ responsibilities assigned Duration Duration in Year
From To
1 UPTTI, KANPUR Head of the Department - 2009 Till date 19 Years
2 UPTTI, KANPUR Convener/ Member, Board of Studies - 2014 Till date 5 Years
3 UPTTI, KANPUR Dean of Student Welfare - 2019 Till date 1 Month
4 UPTTI, KANPUR Member of Academic Council - 2014 Till date 5 Years
5 Professional Bodies Member of Professional/ Academic Bodies
Fellow of Institution of Engineers (India) 2000 Till date 19 Years
Life Member, Textile Association (India) 1990 Till date 29 Years
Life Member, Indian Society for Technical Education 1990 Till date 24 Years
Patron Member, GCTI Alumni Association 1983 Till date 36 Years
6 UPTTI,KANPUR Member, Board of Governors - 2017 2018 1 Years
7 UPTTI, KANPUR Hostel Warden (Girls Hostel) - 2014 Till date 5 Years
8 A.K. Technical University, Lucknow Member, Research Degree Committee - 2019 Till date 3 Months
9 Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Expert Member - 2017 2019 3 Years
10 Bureau of Indian Standards Expert Member - 2017 Till date 2 Years
11 All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) Expert Member - 2012 Till date 7 Years
Sr. No Name of Institution Position Held Research details Duration Duration in Year
From To
1 UPTTI Kanpur Research Scholar During Ph.D. completion 2004 2009 5 Years
2 UPTTI Kanpur Co-Principal Investigator AICTE Nationally Co-ordinated Project 2011 2014 3 Years
No. of research papers published in international journals 8
No. of research paper published in national journals 03
Paper presented in international conference/seminars/workshops 04
Papers presented in national conference /seminars/workshops 03
Any other publications 02
Sr.No. Client / Organization's name Nature of assignment Duration of assignment
1 Customs & Central Excise Inspection of Dress Materials As part of my duty having a specialized knowledge
2 U.P. Police Inspection of Police Uniform As part of my duty having a specialized knowledge
Sr. No. Level No. of students guided
1 P.G. 12
2 M. Phil -
3 Ph.D. -
4 Post Doctorate -
Editorships International Journal of Scientific Research in Chemical Sciences
Peer reviewer for 1. Springer’s International Conference RACCCS 2019
2. Springer’s International Conference ICSICCS 2019
Member of the International Advisory Board 1. Springer’s International Conference RACCCS 2019
2. Springer’s International Conference ICSICCS 2019
3. International Conference ICCSIS-2019
Others (Specify) Member Advisory Board in National Conference NCETET-2019
Sr. No. Date Title Name of journal Refereed journal or not
1. June,2000 P.68-70 Dyeing Terycot and Cotton Fabrics with Lac Dye in Sonicator Asian Textile Journal Yes
2. June, 2006, P. 99-103 Baby Clothing- Protective Norms, Safety Standards The Indian Textile Journal Yes
3. August,2008, P. 45-50 Phase Change Materials in Sensitive Textiles, Asian Textile Journal Yes
4. January,2010, P. 24-27 Photo Voltaic Textiles, Asian Textile Journal Yes
5. June-july, 2011,P.29-34 Eco-friendly Dyeing of Cotton with Madder and Lac Dye Mixture by various Mordents Asian Dyer Yes
6. July, 2012, P.238-240 Textile Mercerization Manmade Textiles in India Yes
7. 4th Nov., 2013 Effect of Ionic Surfactants on the adsorption of Quercus Infectoria Natural Dye on Cotton Fabric-A Kinetic Study Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology Yes
8. Jan 2016 vol.4 page 25-27 Developments in Reactive Dyes Textile Value Chain Yes
9. 3-4july 2012
4th RMUTPInternational conference in Thailand
Orthopedic Casting Tape : Plaster of Paris Vs Polyurethanes Tape Textile Asia for Publication Yes
10. Communicated Graphene Oxide Nanoflakes from various Agrowastes Material Science & Engineering Technology Yes
11. Communicated N-Graphene deriveratives from Papayaseeds Journal of Scientific & Industrial Research Yes
Sr. No. Date Title Name of Magazine/ Newspaper
1 Year 2001 Volume IX, P.45 Technical and Vocational Education for Rural Development Training News, BOAT (NR), Govt. of India, Min. of HRD,
2 Year 2003 Volume X, P.5-8 New Directions in Training and Development for meeting Future Challenges Training News, BOAT (NR), Govt. of India, Min. of HRD
Sr. No. Date Title of Conference or Institution Title/Subject of presentation (if made)
1. 9-10 Feb., 2008 All India Seminar on Futuristic Textiles organized by Institution of Engineers (India), Kanpur Chapter Recent Developments in Wet Processing
2. 9-12 Dec., 2002 Deptt. Of Science & Technology, Govt. of India at GCTI, Kanpur Embroidery and Smart Textiles
3. 24-26 Oct., 2008 Three days Workshop at UPTTI, Kanpur Eco-Friendly Wet-Processing in Textile Industry
4 3-4july 2012 4th RMUTPInternational conference in Thailand Orthopedic Casting Tape : Plaster of Paris Vs Polyurethanes Tape
S.No. Date Title of Conference or Institution Title/Subject of presentation (if made)
1. 3-4 July, 2012 4th RMTUP International Conference held at Bangkok, Thailand Development and Characterization of Woven Orthopedic Casting Tape
2. 4-6 Dec,2013 Eco design 2013 at Shineville Luxury Resort, Jeju Island, Korea Development of low cost Eco-friendly Sanitary Napkins incorporating Herbal Antimicrobial Finish
3. 19-20 Nov., 2018 International conference on ATMP at IIT Kanpur (Co-Chaired the Session) Extraction and application of Natural Dyes from Onion skin (Allium cepa) on silk fabric
4. 14-15 Oct. 2017 International Conference ICAMTP at UPTTI Kanpur Development of Superdeopholic Cotton along with Super hydrophobic property
Plenary Lectures/Invited Talks
International -
National I am invited to deliver lecture on Textile related topics in the organizations like OFIL, DMSRDE (DRDO) and IRDT Kanpur
Congresses attended
International -
National Poster presentation of Indian Science Congress held on 3-4 Dec.,2012 at Kanpur and won First Prize
Examinership etc.
International -
National CSA University of Agriculture & Technology, Indian Institutes of Handloom Technology, National Institute of Fashion Technology, CSJM University, Board of Technical Education, U.P., Punjab, Rajasthan Technical University, Dr. APJAK Technical University etc.
Participation in QIP/AICTE/ISTE/ Other programmes
International 1.International Conference on “Futuristic Trends in Textiles” organized at Dr B.R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar from 10-12 Dec, 2007
2.International Conference on “Redefining Textiles : Cutting Edge Technology of the future” at NIT Jalandhar from 8-10 April, 2016
  1. ISTE Summer School on Garment Manufacturing Technology at PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore from 12-24 June, 1995
  2. QIP on “Manpower Planning & HRD at IIT, Kanpur from 10-23 Dec, 1995
  3. AICTE Winter School on Total Quality Management at IT, BHU, Varanasi from 920 Dec, 1996.
  4. AICTE-ISTE Summer School on “Induction Training for Technical Teachers” at REC, Kurukshetra from 16-27 June, 1997
  5. AICTE Short Term Training Programme on Textiles in 21st Centuryat GCTI, Kanpur from 3-15 July, 2000
  6. NCUTETraining Programme on Environmental Problems in Chemical Processing of Textiles at IIT, Delhi from 21-22 Sept, 2000.
  7. AICTE Short Term Training Programme on Technological Development in Textiles at GCTI, Kanpur from Dec 24, 2001 to Jan 5, 2002.
  8. Instructor Training Programme for “Computer aided Design” at TUKATECH,INC. New Delhi from 15-20 March, 2002.
  9. AICTE Short Term Training Programme on “Global Industrial Concepts in Textiles” at GCTI, Kanpur from 10-21 Jan, 2005.
  10. Technical Education QIP Workshop on “Quality Control Techniques in Chemical and Allied Industries” under World Bank Project at HBTI, Kanpur from 28-30 Sept, 2005.
  11. Patent Awarenes Programme at HBTI, Kanpur
  12. National Seminar on Indian Textiles – Vision 2020, organized by GCTI Alumni Association at Kanpur from Sept.30-Oct.1, 2007.
  13. All India Seminar on Futuristic Textiles organized by Institution of Engineers (India) at Kanpur from 9-10 Feb, 2008.
  14. Advances in Bio-processing & Food Processing Technologies” Workshop organized by Department of Biochemical Engineering & Food Technology at H.B.T.I., Kanpur, from Feb. 8-15, 2009 under TEQIP
  15. Testing of Adulterating material in Food Items” Workshop organized by UPTTI, Kanpur from March 2-4, 2009
  16. Workshop in Textile Testing organized by Department of Textile Technology from Feb.3-5,2009 at UPTTI, Kanpur
  17. Faculty Development Program curriculum development and Evaluation methods in Technical Education under TEQIP Phase II, July,2013 Jointly organized by plastic technology department & mechanical Engineering Department. HBTI, Kanpur
  18. Faculty Development on” Quality Management in Engineering Materials at UP Textile Technology Institute, Kanpur-June 20-25,2016
  19. Research Methodology “ at UPTTI, Kanpur, Sept 05-09,2016
  20. Faculty Development Programme on “Application of Nanotechnology in Textile Engineering” at UPTTI, Kanpur, Jan,18-23 2016
  21. Strategic Planning and Management of Technical Institutions through ICT Conducted by Enterpreurship Development & Industrial Co-ordination Department of U.P. at UPTTI Kanpur from August 17-21 2015.
  22. State Level workshop on Curriculum Development in Textiles from 13-14 july, 2015 at UPTTI, Kanpur
  23. State Level Faculty Interaction Seminar under Department of Technical Education, Govt. U.P. (TEQUIP-II) at HBTI from 8-9 June, 2015.
  24. Faculty Development Program on Quality Management in Engineering Materials at UPTTI, Kanpur from June 20-25, 2016
  25. Workshop on Human Values and Professional Ethics at UPTTI Kanpur on 24 April, 2016
  26. TEQIP-III workshop on “Advance Data Analytics and Mathematical Modelling with MATLAB at UPTTI, Kanpur on 15.03.2018
  27. TEQIP-III program organised by IIM Indore on Professional Development Training during Jan.29 to Feb.2, 2018
  28. National Conference organised by NPIU (MHRD) on “Equity: Achievements and Challenges in India” at College of Engineering, Pune from 15-16 March, 2019
S.No. Client/ Organization’s name Nature of project Duration of project Amount of grant (Rupees)
1. All India Council for Technical Education Development of Terry Towel 3 Years 30 Lacs
S.No. Name of Institution Position Held Period Detail of special achievement
1. Development of Courses under Skill Development Mission of Uttar Pradesh Co-ordinator 2015-16 Courses conducted in the Institute successfully
Organization Area of specialization
Resource Person Board of Technical Education, U.P,
Rajasthan and Punjab,
Indian Institutes of Handloom Technology,
CSJM University, Kanpur,
Rajasthan Technical University,
CSA University of Agriculture & Technology, Kanpur,
Ordnance factory Institute of Learning, Kanpur,
Defence Materials, Stores and Research & Development Organisation (DRDO),
Dr. APJAK Technical University,
and IIT Delhi,
ICAR etc.
Textile Chemistry