National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP) ,
Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi Project
Centre for Advanced Agricultural Science and Technology
for Climate Smart Agriculture and Water Management(CAAST - CSAWM)
Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri, Tal. Rahuri, Dist. Ahmednagar 413 722


Research Associate
Ph.D. Remote Sensing

Educational Qualification:





 B. Sc. (Geography)


 Govt.Arts College (Autonomous), Kumbakonam 


 M.Sc. (Earth Science)


 Tamil University, Thanjavur


 M.Tech. (GIS)


 Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli


 Ph. D. (Remote Sensing)


 Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli


Summary of Experience:

  • Research Associate (Post-Doctoral), MPKV, Rahuri: from Jan-2019
  • Project Scientist CGARD-CIRDAP, Dhaka, Bangladesh: July-2017 to Dec-2018
  • Senior Project Scientist, CGARD, NIRD&PR, Hyderabad, India Feb-2016 to July-2017
  • University Research Fellow, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli): Jan, 2014 to Feb, 2016

Organized National and International Programme:

  • Regional Training Programme on “Geoinformatics Applications in Rural Development” Jointly organized by CGARD, CIRDAP and BARD, COMMILA, BANGLADESH 17th to 19th September
  • International Training Programme on “Geospatial Information Management in Rural Development” held at COLLABORATIVE NIRD&PR- CIRDAP, HYDERABAD, INDIA 13th to 22nd November
  • Certificate Training Program on” Geospatial Technologies and Its Application” held at CIRDAP, BANGLADESH 30th November to 22nd December

Research Publications and paper presentation

  • Citation H-Index: 3 and Number of Citations: 32(Google Scholar, 22 Jan, 2019)
  • Peer Reviewed full length research papers: 10
  • Full length Research Papers in the Proceedings of Conferences/Seminars: 05
  • International and National level conference paper presentation : 07
  • Attended conference and workshops: 07

Software proficiency:

  • Arc GIS 9.3.1 to recent version
  • Quantum GIS
  • Grass 7.0
  • ENVI 4.7 to 5.1
  • ERDAS IMAGINE 9.3, to recent version
  • Sigma Plot 11.0
  • Surfer 12
  • Global Mapper
  • Google Earth Pro

Survey Techniques instruments

  • Handheld GPS
  • Total station
  • DGPS

Office packages:

  • MS-office and also able to work with windows platforms
  • Design-AUTO CAD Desk Map.
  • Operating system-Windows XP /7 / Vista/ 8 and Mac OX 10.5
  • Photoshop

Computer Languages & Scripts

  • C, C++ program, VB.Net

Area of Interest:

  • Climate  change  evaluation and  ecological  restoration
  • Coastal zone studies
  • Natural Resource  Management
  • Watershed planning and impact assessment
  • Socio-economic impact assessments of rural development programmes
  • Spatial planning for urban and rural areas


Training Participants