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Board Members

Dr. Manoranjan Mishra, presently working as an Assistant Professor from Department of Geography and Natural Resources Management, Sikkim University, India. He did his M.phil and PhD. in NRM from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. He has a rich research and academic experience on multi dimensional humanitarian and developmental issues e.g. Disaster Risk Reduction, Natural Resource Management, Early warning system, RS & GIS application for risk management, Costal Disaster Hazard Mapping, Integrated Water Resource Management. With a passion for getting involved in multi-disciplinary research projects aimed at understanding the impact of climate change on coastal geomorphology as well as the human security.

Manoranjan Mishra, PhD.


Dr. Ashutosh Mohanty, did his PhD in Environmental Governance under supervision and Research support from Prof Michael H. Glantz , Colorado State University ,USA and MSc. in Urban Environmental Management at Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand. He did Master of Public Administration, Disaster Management and LAW from Utkal University. Presently he is working as Director of Truman Graduate School-Public Affairs joint Graduate School Programme with University of Missouri (Truman School of Public Affairs) in U. S. A. Before joining he was worked as Team Leader CEED-DRR programme and World Bank supported SMEs Development Programme for South Asia . He was also served as Visiting faculty for Master’s studies at International humanitarian and social work programme, Department of Christian Social Work, Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic. served as Regional Capacity Development Officer at International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Nepal and coordinated research based University network called as Himalayan University Consortium (HUC) under International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD, Kathmandu). HUC consists of 23 Universities (center of excellence contributing towards sustainable mountain development) among the 8 Himalayan Countries (India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, China, Bhutan, Afghanistan and Myanmar) of the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH), Region). Being team leader for the curriculum development of the Course for Kabul University, Faculty of Geosciences, Department of Environmental Protection and Disaster Management, Afghanistan. Coordinated Integrated & collaborative Research Programme (2008-2011). he associated with international research Centres like; National Centre for Atmospheric Research, USA, FK- Norway and ECODIT-USA. He has also worked as a resource person in Environmental Science, DRR and IWRM subjects at number of universities; (IOE-Tribhuban University Nepal, Kabul University Afghanistan, Lanzhou University. Chinna, IWFM -BUET-Bangladesh Utkal University. India etc) .He is a Steering Committee & Advisory Member of Kabul University Environment Protestation and Disaster Management Department, EPDM department Kabul, Afghanistan. Being an International Academician and Researcher with having interdisciplinary work proficiency in the field of study with; Environmtal Management, Public Policy and Administration, Green Economy, Climate Change Adoption and Resilience, Mountain Hazards Risk Reduction in Himalayan Countries and University Networks. He has specialization on Highland Mountain Hazards, Costal Hazard, Multi Hazard Early Warning System (Hydrological and Metrological), Super Storm/Cyclone/ Tornado and River Basin Management. He is also a resource person and life member of the Indian Institute of Public Administration, IIPA, New Delhi .Being a Disaster Risk Reduction Specialist selected as life membership form Registered Engineers for Disaster Relief,(RedR), India and Indian Red Cross Society(I RCS) .

Ashutosh Mohanty, PhD.

 

Prof (Dr.) Gautam Budha Sitaram having multidisciplinary academic and Professional Work experience in Development Programme, International Business Development, Strategic Fiancial Policy Analysis and Development, SMEs Programme ,Finance Control and Management, Market Strategy Development etc. is working as professor in management and law at Rukmini Devi Institute of Advanced Studies Affiliated to Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi . Also Having exemplary experience of holding distinct position in the Institute with great expertise. He has 15 years of experienced in research and teaching. His areas of academic specialization: HR, Marketing, Entrepreneurship Development, CSR, Business & Industrial Law etc. He has to his credit numerous research papers published in reputed national and International journals. He represented number or International Conference, workshops and Seminar and presented papers and deliver speeches on number of developmental issues and challenges of India and global scenario

Director & contact Person : International and National Programme Collaboration
Dr Gautam Budha Sitaram, MA(Gold Medalist),MBA, M,Phil, LLM, Ph,D
Professor,
Rukmini Devi Institute of Advanced Studies
Affiliated to Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi
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Dr Gautam Budha Sitaram


Dr. Amarnath Giriraj, received his doctorate from National Remote Sensing Centre, ISRO, India and presently working at the International Water Management Institute (IWMI),Sri Lanka. Prior to IWMI he has working for few years at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Nepal. He has wide range of international experience on the academic and research arena in Environmental, Natural Resources and Disaster Management using remote sensing and GIS. Also did Masters (MSc.) in Geoinformatics from the Indian Institute of Tropical Ecology, Sikkim Manipal University, India in 2008. Since last ten years he has professionally associated in the field of natural resource monitoring and management using remote sensing datasets for the application of land cover mapping, biodiversity monitoring, Cryosphere and rapid mapping on disaster emergency situation. He did his post-doc in French Institute of Pondicherry (2006) on forest fires monitoring in Western Ghats. Further in 2007-2008 he worked as Research Associate at University of Bayreuth, Germany on fire modeling and tropical forest fragmentation. He has published more than 30 national and international research articles and co-authored 3 books in the field of Geoinformatics.

Amarnath Giriraj, PhD


Dr. Abhinay Sharma received his doctorate from Jawaharlal Nehru University, India and presently working as Senior Scientist with German University Research Programme. He worked on Molecular Serotyping, Invasiveness and Proteomics profiling of Group A Streptococcus. He has specialization and expertise on biodiversity, microbiologist, biotechnologist, animal and plant tissue culture, molecular pathogenesis, vaccinology, genomic and proteomics and he quite interest to work on Research & Development to improve human/plant health and to explore the global biodiversity. To perform social service using scientific tools and techniques. 

Abhinay Sharma, PhD.


Dr. Sujit Kumar Pruseth, presently working as Asst. Professor in Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi India. Before Joining IIPA, he was a faculty of National Law University Bangalore. He did his MA, M.Phil and PhD from Centre for Political Studies on International Relation from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. . He did number of academic research and publication on cross cutting humanitarian and developmental issues. His areas of specializations are urban affair public administration, public policy, development issues, governance issues, gender and political economy. He is Policy advisor on Hand-holding' for Urban Development Ministry, Government of India. He is a Member of Board of Studies, School of Public policy, Rajiv Gandhi University, Tamil Nadu, India.

Sujit Kumar Pruseth, PhD


Dr. Itinderpal Singh Bali, from Kashmir: senior humanitarian medical professional, who did his medical degree from Bangalore University, India. Presently working NHPC (National Hydroelectric Corporation) Hospital Gingle since April - 2004. On the fateful event of Kashmir Earthquake in Oct 2005, he conducted active medical response (medical treatment and medicine distribution) and other necessary supports at Uri and Tangdar under the banner of NGO ABRS (Akhil Bharitiya Rachnatik Samaj) run and managed by Ms. Nirmala Deshpande (Sitting Member of Parliament). Have facilitated training on CBDRR with Aga Khan Development Network as Resource person on “First Aid”. RedR India trainings were facilitated on 9 different sites of Jammu and Kashmir Division including Leh -Ladakh

Dr. Itinderpal Singh Bali


Dr. Panda presently working as an Associate Professor and Head, Deptt. Of Veterinary Public Health, College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, CSK Himachal Pradesh Agricultural University, Palampur- (HP) India. He did his M.V.P.H, All India Institute of Hygiene, (Master in Vet.& Public Health, Calcutta University, Pub. Hath.) Calcutta, West Bengal, India, PhD in V.P.H & ECOVS, CCS Haryana ,(Vet. Pub. Health. &Agricultural University, Hisar, Haryana, India. Teaching Post Graduates (M.V.Sc.)/ & A.H.) Both Veterinary Public Health and Epidemiology since 1992 and PhD since 2002. Already number of Master’s thesis supervised under his guidance and awarded. (One among them is from Afghanistan.) . Organized International Symposium and 5th Annual Conference of Indian Association of Veterinary Public Health Specialists on "New Strategies for prevention and control of Emerging and Remerging Zoonoses : an Integrated Veterinary and Medical Approach" in the department from 12th -14th October 2006,at Palampur-176 062 (HP), India. Trained around 2000 farmers/ Veterinarians/Agriculture officers/Tech staff/ SSB Trainees of the State/Country for clean milk/meat production, safe drinking water and transmission of zoonotic diseases and its prevention and control in collaboration with the Directorate of Extension Education CSK-HPKV, Palampur. Nineteen research papers have been published in different national journals, Four papers have been presented in international symposiums. Six International and Fourteen National Training/ Symposia attended.

Dr. Ashok Kumar Panda, PhD


Dr. Devesh Sharma is working as Assistant Professor in Department of Environmental Science at Central University of Rajasthan (CURAJ), Rajasthan, India. He obtained his Doctor of Engineering Degree in Integrated Water Resources Management from the Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok in 2007. Before joining CURAJ, he worked as Assistant Professor at TERI University, New Delhi and adjunct professional at TERI for more than two and half years. He also worked as consultant (Water Resources) at International Water Management Institute, New Delhi, in CPWF-Basin Focal Project for Indus-Gangetic Basin. His research interests include integrated water resources management, climate change and water resources, water resources systems. He has also been involved in various sponsored and consultancy projects related to various issues in water and agriculture sectors such as soil and water conservation, integrated water resources management, groundwater management, water productivity and livelihood enhancement, climate change and water resources. He has published his research work in various international and national Journals.

Dr. Devesh Sharma

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