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Prof R A S Kushwaha

Designation: Professor

Specialization: Sedimentology and Geomorphology

Contact: +91-9436890976

Email: rs_kushwaha [AT] rediffmail.com, raskushwaha [AT] manipuruniv.ac.in

PUC, B. Sc. Hons. M. Sc. (Geology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh U. P.) , M. Phil. (Sedimentology) and Ph. D. (Geomorphology)

Name: R. A. S. Kushwaha
Present Designation: Professor
Institution: Department of Earth Sciences
Manipur University

E. Mail: rs_kushwaha[AT]rediffmail.com,

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1) Verma,V. K. and Kushwaha, R. A. S. (1981) Annotated Bibliography on the Geomorphology of the Himalaya. Dept. of Geology, University of Delhi, Pul. No. 2, p. 1-26

2) Kushwaha, R. A. S. and Singh, C. D. (1996): Clay mineral analysis of the Disang shales between Imphal and Mao, Manipur. Jour. Indian Association of Sedimentologists, Vol. 15, No. 2, p. 185-194 (ISSN-0970-3268)

3) Girija, E, Singh, C. D. and Kushwaha, R. A. S. (1997): Geomorphic Sub-division of Leimatak Basin, Manipur. Jour. North-East Geographical Society, Vol. 28, No. 1&2, p. 26-31 (ISSN 0939-7109)

4) Kushwaha, R. A. S., Singh, M. C. and Singh, P. K. (2003): Floral Assemblage of Lower Barail Group around Keithenmanbi Area along NH-53, Manipur State. MASS Ecoline, p13-15 (These Floral Assemblages are reported for the first time from Manipur)

5) Girija, E., Kushwaha, R. A. S., Okendro, M. and Singh M. C. (2003): Longitudinal Profile Analysis of Leimatak River, Manipur, India. Arunachal University Research Journal, Vol. 6 (1),pp. 56-73 (ISSN-)

6) Singh, Th. B., Kushwaha, R. A. S., Sarjubala, L. and Chougaonkar, M. P. (2005): Luminescence Dating of River Terraces: The case of Thongjaorok River, Manipur, India. Proc. Nat. Conf. on Material and their Application: organized by Dept. of Physics, MU. p. 67-71

7) Gita, O., Kushwaha, R, A. S. and Okendro, M. (2006): Trace Element Contamination in Loktak Lake, Manipur. Himalaya (Geological Aspects), 4th Vol. p. 311-324, Ed. Prof. P. S. Saklani, (Satish Serial Publishing House, New Delhi) (ISBN-10: 8189304143 (ISBN-13: 978-8189304140)

8) Devala, Th. Kushwaha, R. A. S. and Okendro, M. (2007): Geochemistry of Mélange Sandstones in and Around Ukhrul, Manipur. Himalaya (Geological Aspects), 5th Vol. p. 211-227 Ed. Prof. P. S. Saklani, (Satish Publishing House, New Delhi). (ISBN13:9788189304379, ISBN10: 8189304372)

9) Gita, O., Kushwaha, R. A. S. and Okendro, M. (2007): Chemical Analysis of Loktak Lake Water, Manipur, India. Indian Journal of Geochemists, 22 (1): p175-188 (ISSN 09709088)

10) Kushwaha, R. A. S., Nandini, Y., Okendro, M. and Goel, O. P. (2007): Landform and Landuse Analysis of Thongjaorok Basin, Manipur., Transaction Inst. Indian Geographers, Vol. 29, No. 2, 2007, p.194-201. (ISSN 0970-9851)

11) Devala, Th. and Kushwaha, R. A. S. (2008): Mineral Composition and Tctonoprovenance of the Exotic Arenaceous Bodies Associated with Nagaland–Manipur Ophiolite Belt in and Around Ukhrul, Manipur. Nagaland University Research Journal, Sp. Publ. 2008, p. 86-95 (ISSN 0973-0346)

12) Gita, O. and Kushwaha, R. A. S. (2008): Physico-chemical Analysis of Loktak Lake Water and Sediments, Manipur, India. Nagaland University Research Journal (ISSN 0973-0346), Sp. Publ. 2008, p. 140-152. (ISSN 0970-9851)

13) Okendro, M. and Kushwaha, R. A. S. (2008): Landslide Incidences along Parts of NH-53 between Noney and Nungba, Manipur. Jour. Indian Landslides, Vol.1, No.1. p. 41-44.

14) Singh, Ch. G. and Kushwaha, R. A. S. (2008) Petrographic Analysis of Tertiary Sediments between Imphal and Moreh, Manipur. Paper presented. Jour. Ind. Assc. of Sedi. Vol. 27, No. 1, p. 23-34 (ISSN 0970-3268)

15) Singh, M., C. and Kushwaha, R. A. S. (2008): Ichnofossils from the Eocene-Oligocene Deposits Between Bijang and Tupul Villages, Manipur, India. Jour. Ind. Assc. of Sedi. Vol. 27, No. 1, p. 35-44 (ISSN 0016-7622)

16) Okendro, M., Goel, O. P. and Kushwaha, R. A. S. (2009): Natural Hazard and Mitigative Measures: A case study of landslides along part of NH-53. Managing Natural Resources: Focus on Land and Water. Ed. H. N. Misra (ISBN 978-81-203-4933-9)

17) M. Chandra Singh, Kushwaha, R. A. S. and Kundal, P.: (2010) Chemostratography of the Eocene-Oligocene deposits between Iroishemba and Khongshang, Manipur India. Gondwana
Geological Magazine, Sp. Vol. No. 12, p. 261-265 (ISSN 0970-261X)

18) M. Chandra Singh, P. Kundal and Kushwaha, R. A. S. (2010): Ichnology of Bhuban and Bokabil formations, Oligocene-Miocene deposits of Manipur Western Hill, North-East India. Jour. Geol. Society of India, Vol. 76, p. 573-586 (ISSN ISSN 0016-7622)

19) Ch. Gobin Singh and Kushwaha, R. A. S. (2010): Geochemistry of Eocene-Oligocene Sandstones Exposed along NH-39 between Imphal and Moreh, Manipur India. Mem. Geol Society of India, 75, Golden jublee Vol. (Edt. S. Ibotombi), p. 209-224

20) Okendro, M. and Kushwaha, R. A. S. (2010): Empirical Approach of Slope Stability Analysis: A Case study along NH-53, Manipur. 75, Golden Jubilee Vol. (Edt. S. Ibotombi), p. 437-448

21) Okendro, M., Kushwaha, R.A.S. and Goel, O. P. (2010): “A study of landslides along part of a National Highway in Manipur, India”, International Journal of Economic and Environment Geology, Pub. By SEGMITE, Peshawar, Vol. (1), p. 48-50

22) Th. Devala Devi and Kushwaha, R. A. S. (2011) Slope Instability Analysis along NH-39 from Imphal to Mao, Manipur. Jour. Indian Landslides, Vol. 2, p. 17-22

23) Okendro, M. and Kushwaha, R.A.S. (2011): Landslide Hazard Zonation along parts of NH – 53 between Keithelmanbi and Nubgba, Manipur, India. In: Slope Stability (Natural and Man Made Slope): Ed. Dr. T. N. Singh, IIT Bombay and Dr. T.C. Sharma, BHU) ISBN No. 9789380712840, Vayu Education of India 2008, p. 91-107

24) M. Chandra, Kushwaha, R. A. S., Gaurav Srivastava and R. C. Mehrotra: (2012): Plant Remains from the Laisong Formation of Manipur. Jour. Geol. Sc. Ind. Vol. 79, p. 287-294 (ISSN ISSN 0016-7622)

25) Okendro, M. and Kushwaha, R.A.S. (2014): Landslide Assessment Along NH-150 Between Ukhrul and Nunghar, Manipur. India. Geo-Resources, p. 591-599, Scientific Publishers India Ed. K.L. Srivastava and Arun Kumar ISBN: 978-81-7233-895-4

26) K. Bigyapati Devi and R.A.S. Kushwaha (2015) Palaeontological Studies of Palaeogene Sediments in and around Thoubal Area. International Journal of Innovative Research & Development, Vol.-4 Issue-1 p. 23-27.ISSN 2278-0211

27) R. K. Ranjita Devi and R.A.S. Kushwaha (2015) Hypsometric Analysis of Part of Ijai River, Manipur. American International Journal of Research in Science, Technology Engineering & Mathematics p.15-449 Page 346-349, ISSN (Print) 2328- 3491, ISSN (Online) 2328-3580

28) R. K. Ranjita Devi and R.A.S. Kushwaha (2015) Morphometric Parameters of Aleng River Basin, Manipur. The Clarion, Vol.-4 No—2, p. 6-12, ISSN 2277-1697


1) State Level Symposium on Manipur 2000AD. 28th Sept. 1985

2) International Symposium on Geomorphology and Environmental Management, Department of Geography, Allahabad University, Allahabad, Jan. 17-20, 1987

3) DST Worshop on Role of Scientists in Development of North-East India Organized by Manipur University, Feb. 15-17, 1988

4) State leve Seminar on Flood in Manipur, Organized at Moirang College, 1990

5) National Seminar on Tectonics and Metallogeny of Ophiolites and Recent Advances in Geology of North-East India, March 3-6, 1990

6) VII and VIII Convention of Indian Association of Sedimentologists, Department of Geology University of Delhi, Dec. 20-21, 1990

7) National Workshop on Rn/He Precursors for prediction of Earthquake Department of Physics, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar Oct. 12-17, 1998

8) Regional Workshop on Curriculum Development for North East Region under the Aegis of Earth Science Panel Organized by UGC North Eastern Hill University Shillong, Nov., 16-17 1998

9) First Regional Symposium on: Pre-concentration & Characterization of Trace Constituents “Pact-An Essentiality” Atomic Mineral Directorate, Department of Atomic Energy Shillong, May, 26027, 1999

10) National Seminar on: Sedimentary Basins Resources and Environments & XXI Convention of Indian Association of Sedimentologists, Department of Earth Sciences, Annamalai University, Dec., 20-22, 2004

11) National Seminar on: Indo-Myanmar Ranges in the Tectonic Framework of the Himalaya and Southeast Asia. Department of Earth Sciences, Manipur University, Nov 27-29., 2008

12) 95th Indian Science Congress, Jan. 3-7, 2008, Andhra University and Received Best Paper presentation Award in Poster presentation Category

13) 96th Indian Sciences Congress Jan. 3-7, 2009, North Eastern hill University Shillong

14) National Seminar on: Sedimentary Basins o India and Their Economic Resources and XXIV Convention of Indian Association of Sedimentologists. Department of Geology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, March, 4-6, 2008

51) UGC State level Seminar on; Advances in GPS & GIS Applications, Imphal College, Imphal, Manipur, Oct., 506, 2011

16) National Seimar on: Modern and Palaeo Sediments: Implication to Climate Water Resources and Environmental Changes and XXVIII Convention of Indian Association of Sedimentologists organized by School of Environmental Sciences, JNU, New Delhi Nov. 24-26, 2011

17) National Seminar on: Hydrocarbon Industry Growth: Prospects & Challenges in North East Indian. Organized by Indian Oil Limited Bongaigoan Refinery & Petrotech at Guwahati, Assam Dec. 8-9. 2011

18) National Workshop on: Isotope Hydrology. Organized by national Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee, Dec.19-24, 2011

19) National Seminar on: Sediments and Sedimentary Rocks: Resource Potential, Depositional Processes Implication to Ecosystem and Environmental Changes Dec 20-22. 2012

20) Industry Academia Workshop on: “Upstream Geology & Geophysics” (E & P of Oil & Gas organized by Oil India Limited, Petroleum federation of India and Lovraj Kumar Memorial Trust. March, 7-9, 2013

21) National Workshop and Brainstorming session on: Geoharitage Need for an Indian Activism. Organized by Department of Geology, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, INTTACH and Geological Survey of India, Kolkata May, 30-31, 2013

22) National Conference on Sedimentation and Stratigraphy and XXXI Convention of Indian Association of Sedimentologists. Organized by Department of Geology, Savitribai Phule University Pune between 12-14 November, 2014


National Conference on: Sedimentation & Tectonics with Special Reference to Energy Resources of North-East India & XXX Convention of Indian Association of Sedimentologists Department of Earth Sciences, Manipur University Nov. 28-30, 2013


1: Assessment of Causes Flood in Manipur Valley and Remedial Measures Funded by DSTE, Govt. of Manipur

2) Radon Emanation Monitoring in Manipur as Precursor of Earth Quake with Rajesh Anand. Funded by DST, New Delhi, Govt of India

3) Landslide Microzonation, Risk Assessment and Remedial Measures Along NH-150 and State Highways Between Ukhrul-Nunghar and Ukhrul-Paorei, Manipur. Funded by DST New Delhi, Govt. of India


1) Earth System Sciences (in two Volumes) Ed. Arun kumar, R. A. S. Kushwaha and B. Thakur Publisher: Concept Publishing Company, New Delhi.
Vol. 1: ISBN 13: 9788180696169 & ISBN 10: 8180696162
Vol. 2: ISBN 13: 9788180696176 & ISBN 10: 8180696170