Ongoing Research Projects


  • Climate change adaptations to improve agricultural production in Eastern India

    Sponsored by: Ministry of HRD, Government of Indian 
    Position: Principal Investigator

  • Development of a sensor based networking system for improved water management for irrigated crops

    Sponsored by: Ministry of HRD, Government of Indian 
    Position: Principal Investigator

  • Development of Optimal Crop Planning Model Based on Flood Risk

    Sponsored by: ICAR 
    Position: Principal Investigator

  • Integrated pilot project on food grain production and post-harvest processing and storage at farm level

    Sponsored by: Ministry of HRD, Government of Indian 
    Position: Principal Investigator

  • Water & nutrient use efficiency of different rice management techniques with the use of on-farm reservoirs facilities

    Sponsored by: Ministry of HRD, Government of Indian 
    Position: Principal Investigator

  • Adaptation to changing water resources availability in northern India with Himalayan glacier retreat and changing monsoon pattern

    Sponsored by: European Commission 
    Position: Co-Principal Investigator

  • Distributed Hydrological Modelling to Analyse Sediment and Nutrient Status of Brahmani-Baitarani Delta

    Sponsored by: Space Applications Centre, Ahmedabad 
    Position: Co-Principal Investigator

  • Flood inundation zoing for different return periods in Mahanadi River Basin

    Sponsored by: Ministry of Water Resources 
    Position: Co-Principal Investigator

  • Development of GIS based decision support system for irrigation system management

    Sponsored by: Ministry of Water Resources 
    Position: Co-Principal Investigator

  • Impact assessment of MGNREGA in one district of Madhya Pradesh (Mandla) and West Bengal (Paschim Medinipur)

    Sponsored by: Ministry of Rural Development 
    Position: Co-Principal Investigator

  • Development of a conceptual water balance model for various ecosystems of India

    Sponsored by: Space Applications Centre, Ahmedabad 
    Position: Principal Investigator

  • Sustainable food security through Technological interventions for production, processing and logistics 

    Sponsored by: Ministry of HRD, Government of India 
    Position: Principal Investigator

  • Measurement to management (M2M): improved water use efficiency and agricultural productivity through sensor network 

    Sponsored by: Information Technology Research Academy (ITRA), Ministry of Communications & Information Technology, Government of India 
    Position: Co-Principal Investigator

  • Ensemble modeling of rainfall-runoff transformation process 

    Sponsored by: Ministry of Water Resources, Government of India 
    Position: Principal Investigator

  • Development of GIS based decision support system for irrigation system management

    Sponsored by: Ministry of Water Resources, Government of India 
    Position: Co-Principal Investigator

Completed Research Projects

  • Adaptation to changing water resources availability in northern India with Himalayan glacier retreat and changing monsoon pattern 

    Sponsored by: European Commission
    Position: Co-Principal Investigator

  • Impact assessment of MGNREGA in one district of Madhya Pradesh (Mandla) and West Bengal (Paschim Medinipur)

    Sponsored by: Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India
    Position: Co-Principal Investigator

  • Distributed Hydrological Modelling to Analyse Sediment and Nutrient Status of Brahmani-Baitarani Delta

    Sponsored by: Space Applications Centre, Ahmedabad
    Position: Principal Investigator

  • Flood risk modelling using satellite remote sensing data for optimal crop planning

    Sponsored by: Indian Space Research Organisation, Bengaluru
    Position: Co-Principal Investigator

  • Hydrological Modelling of a Watershed to Evaluate Impacts of Watershed Structures on Surface Flow and Groundwater Recharge

    Sponsored by: Department of Science & Technology, Government of India
    Position: Principal Investigator

  • Development and Application of a Decision Support System for Estimating Reference Crop Evapotranspiration

    Sponsored by: Indian Council of Agricultural Research
    Position: Co-Principal Investigator

  • Modelling Flow and Sediment Transport Phenomena for Improved Furrow Irrigation Management 

    Sponsored by: Volkswagen Research Foundation, Germany 
    Position: Principal Investigator

  • Hydrological Water Balance Modelling of Agricultural Watershed

    Sponsored by: DST-DAAD Project Based Personnel Exchange Programme 
    Position: Principal Investigator

  • Integration of Remote Sensing Data with Distributed Hydrological Models to Analyse Cropping System Sustainability and Water Use Efficiency 

    Sponsored by: Space Applications Centre, Ahmedabad 
    Position: Principal Investigator

  • Development and Application of a Management System for Optimal Control and Operation of Irrigation Projects 

    Sponsored by: Indian Council of Agricultural Research 
    Position: Principal Investigator

  • Hydrologic and Geomorphic Studies of Watersheds using Uncertainty Analysis and Principle of Maximum Entropy

    Sponsored by: Indian Council of Agricultural Research 
    Position: Principal Investigator

  • Development of a Low-cost Portable Rainfall Simulator Infiltrometer

    Sponsored by: Institute Scheme for Innovative Research & Development, I.I.T., Kharagpur 
    Position: Principal Investigator