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Prof Yengkhom Raghumani Singh

Designation: Professor

Specialization: Palynology, Palaeontology & Stratigraphy

Contact: +919402880317, 7005760215

Email: yengmani [AT] gmail.com; yengmani [AT] manipuruniv.ac.in

M.Sc., Ph.D.

Name: Yengkhom Raghumani Singh

Address: Department of Earth Sciences, Manipur University, Manipur State (North East), Imphal (India)-795003, Citizenship: Indian

Office phone: 0385-2435075

Phone: +919402880317, 7005760215

Email: yengmani [AT] gmail.com; yengmani [AT] manipuruniv.ac.in

Permanent Address: Kakching Laithagol Leikai, Kakching District, Manipur (India) pin: 795103

 

EDUCATION

Imphal College, Manipur University, Manipur, B.Sc (Honous), Geology, 1993

Kurukshetra University, Haryana, M.Sc., Applied Geology, 1995

Kurukshetra University, Haryana, Ph.D., Earth Sciences, 2002 (entitled “Palynostratigraphy of the Palaeogene rocks exposed around Kalka and Dharampur, Northwestern Himalaya, India” under supervision of Prof. N.N. Dogra)

HONOURS/AWARDS/OTHER QUALIFICATION

i) University Research Fellowship, Kurukshetra University-1996

ii) Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2001

iii) CSIR-UGC (NET)-2002

iv) Post doctorate award-DST (First Track)-2004 on Palynostratigraphy and Hydrocarbon potential evaluation of the Lower Tertiary successions Jammu region, Jammu and Kashmir)

v) Awarded for INSA visiting fellowship for 2011-2012 (2 months visited at IIT, Bombay)

vi) Awarded for international collaboration/Exchange Programme during 2013 & Indian National Science Academy (INSA) and Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) visited from 2013 to 2013 at Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, China during 2013.

vii) Awarded for INSA visiting Scientist Fellowship for 2017-2018 and visited from 2017 to 2020 at IIT, Bombay.

viii) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar National Award-2018 conferred by Dalit Sahitya Academy, Manipur (India).

ix) Awarded for INSA-Polish Academy Science (PAS) Exchange of Scientists Programme -2019 and visited from June-July 2019 at the Institute of Geological Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences, and Research Centre in Krakow, Poland.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

  1. Technical Assistant (Temporary), Department of Geology, Kurukshetra University, Haryana, 1999- 2001.

  2. Part time lecturer, Department of Geology, Kurukshetra University, Haryana, 2003- 2004

  3. Lecturer, Department of Geology, University of Jammu, 2004- 2007

  4. Assistant Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, Manipur University, Manipur, 2007- 2008

  5. Assistant Professor (S-2), Department of Earth Sciences, Manipur University, Manipur, 2008 - 2013

  6. Assistant Professor (S-3), Department of Earth Sciences, Manipur University, Manipur, 2013 - 2016

  7. Associate Professor (S-4), Department of Earth Sciences, Manipur University, Manipur from 2016t - 2019

  8. Professor (S-5), Department of Earth Sciences, Manipur University, Manipur from 2019t to till date

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Life Membership for Geological Society of India, Bangalore

Life membership for Himalayan Geology, Dehra Dun

Life membership for The Palaeobotanical Society of India, Lucknow

Life membership for The Palaeontological Society of India, Lucknow

Life membership for the Indian Science Congress Association, Kolkata

Executive Council Member of Palaeontological Society of India

Life membership for Indian Association of sedimentologists

Life membership for Indian Geological Congress

Executive Council Member of the Palaeontological Society of India

Life membership of the Gondwana Geological Society, Nagpur, India

GENERAL RESEARCH INTERESTS

Organic wall microfossil (Dinoflagellates, spores, pollen), palynofacies, microfossils (Calcareous dinoflagellates & algae and others), stratigraphy and Organic geochemistry (stable isotopes, Source rock evaluation and organic maturation)

SUBJECTS TAUGHT

Palynology, Micropalaeontology, Palaeontology, Stratigraphy, Petroleum Geology

RECENT UNIVERSITY COMMITTEES

  1. Member of Department Board of Studies and Purchase

  2. Member of School Board of Science, Manipur University (2000-2013)

  3. Member of School Board of Human and Environmental Science, Manipur University (2013- till)

  4. Member of Anti Ragging Committee of Manipur University (2013-2016).

  5. Member for Organizing the 5th Annual Sports Meet (2014)

  6. University nominee to the Governing Body of Pravabati College, Mayang Imphal, Manipur (2010-2013).

  7. Member for Academic Council Member (2019 to till date)

  8. Chairman for Energy Managment (Community/Adopted village), Committee for Post COVID-19 under Social Entrepreneurship, Swachhta & Rural Engagement Cell Action Plan, Mahatma Gandhi National Council of Rural Education, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education, Government of India w.e.f. 31/08/2020.

  9. Member, Covid 19 Monitoring Task Force w.e.f 3/4/2020

ORGANIZATION OF MEETING

  1. Sectional recorder in Environmental Sciences section in ISCA Imphal Chapter & Manipur University with Indian Science congress Association on two days regional science congress for north eastern region from 30-31, December, 2013.

  2. Rapporteur in Technical Session: Petrology & Geochemistry in National seminar on Geology, Tectonics, Geo-harzards & Natural resources of north east India organized by Department of Geology, Pachhunga University College, Mizoram from November 3-4, 2014.

  3. Co-Convener of The 7th Meeting of Programme Advisory Committee for Earth Sciences, Under Ministry of Science and Technolgy, New Delhi during 27-28, June 2014

  4. Organising Committee member for the Environmental Health and Biodiversity Conversation International Conference (May 21-23, 2015).

  5. Coordinator in the Interdisciplinary Refresher Course in Earth Sciences and Geography organized by the UGC-Human Resource Development Centre, MU during October 14-26, 2019.

FOREIGN VISIT

  1. Tokyo: Presented “Ecostratigraphy of the Subathu Formation of Jammu region, Jammu “in the 13th International Palynological Congress (IPC XIII) & 9th International Organization of Palaeobotany Conference (IOPC IX) at Tokyo, Japan from 23 to 30 August, 2012.

  2. China: Visit China under International collaboration/Exchange Programme during 2013 & Indian National Science Academy (INSA) and Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) visited at Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, China during 2013.

  3. Germany: Attended an Advance course for Dinocourse-2015 at Heidelberg, Germany organized by Laboratory of Palaeobotany & Palynology Foundation, University of Utrecht from September 13-19th 2015.

  4. USA: Visit at University of Pittsburgh for collaboration work from June 23, 2018 to July 20, 2018.

  5. Poland: Awarded for INSA-Polish Academy Science (PAS) Exchange of Scientists Programme -2019 and visited from June 24-July 15, 2019 at the Institute of Geological Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences, Research Centre in Krakow, Poland.

  6. Belgium: Presented papers organized by AASP-The Palynological Society during June 30-July 5, 2019.

PARTICIPATION OF WORKSHOPS (SELECTED)

(a). Participated in Contact programme “Sequence Stratigraphy”, organized by Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi 23rd -27th August, 1999).

(b). Participated in Seminar-Cum-Training Programme on Electron Microscopy (Jan. 29-31, 2004) organized by Deptt. of Zoology, K.U. Kurukshetra & SAIF, Panjab University, Chandigarh.

(c) Participated in Concepts in Quaternary Geology at IIT, Kanpur (27/03/05 to 16/04/2005).

(d) Attended a DST sponsored National Field Workshop on the Sub-Himalayan Palaeogene (24-26, March, 2006).

(e) Participated in the General orientation course at UGC-Academic Staff College, University of Jammu (901/08/2006 to 02/09/2006).

(f) Attended a DST sponsored National Field Workshop in Neogene Succession of Mizoram (1-3, November, 2007)

(g) Attended in the Refresher Course in geology at Manipur University (1st to 21st August, 2008).

(h) The Industry-Academia Workshop on Upstream Petroleum Technology at Ahmadabad, Gujarat from November 11-13, 2010.

(i) Industry-Academia Workshop Technology Imperatives for Exploration and Production of Oil and Gas from 17.03.2010 to 20.03.2010 organized by Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited at Kaziranga, Assam.

(j) Seminar on Hydrocarbon Industry Growth: Prospects & challenges in North East conducted at Digboi Refinery, Assam on 8th & 9th December, 2010 organized by Petrotech Society, India.

(k) Attended DST sponsored training course on Magnetostratigraphy & Palaeomagnetism held at the Department of Geology, Mizoram University (28th March to 1st April, 2011)

(l). Participated in the Industry-Academic Workshop on Upstream Petroleum Technology at OIL, Duliajan, Assam (May 30-June 1, 2011).

(m). Participated national workshop on Standardization of publication organized by MALA and Govt. of Manipur during 11-12 August, 2013.

(n) Participated thematic orientation workshop on Trace element analysis and radiological sciences organized by Manipur University, UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research, Kolkata Centre during March 12-14, 2013.

(o) Participated UGC-SAP sponsored national seminar on recent trends in advanced materials organized by the Department of Physics, Manipur University, Imphal on the 26th March 2013.

(p). Participated National workshop on Standarization of publication organized by Manipur University Library from 11-12 August, 2013.

(q) Participated in the training program on climate change adaptation for Natural Resource management organized by IIFM, Bhopal in collaboration with Manipur Forest Department during 13th to 17th November 2017.

®. Participated in the two days field workshop on Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary and Sylhet Trap Magmatism of Meghalaya Plateau from 5th to 6th December 2017.

(s) Attended two days workshop on Climate impacts, vulnerability, mitigration and adaptation” organized by Centre for Sustainable Technologies, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore from July 29-30, 2019.

PROJECT AWARDED

  1. (Completed) “Palynostratigraphy and Hydrocarbon potential evaluation of the Lower Tertiary successions Jammu region, Jammu and Kashmir” award-DST (First Track)-2004-2009.

  2. (Completed) “Facies and depositional environments of the Lower Tertiary sequences exposed in Imphal valley, Manipur” funded by Science and Engineering Research Board (DST) for 3 year w.e.f. 12/06/2012.

  3. (Completed) “Microfossils studies of Pelagic (exotic) limestones bodies in the Ophiolite belt of Manipur” funded by University grants commission, New Delhi for 3 years w.e.f. 1/07/2012.

  4. (Completed) “Biotic change across Paleocene-Eocene successions in Garo Hills, Meghalaya, India” funded by Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) for 3 years (2016 to 2019).

  5. (Ongoing) “Exploring the Palaeogene rocks of Manipur” (2018-till date)

  6. (Ongoing) Co-Principal Investigator “Multi-Scale vulnerability assessment to climate variability for adaptation planning” funded by Splice-climate change program (DST, New Delhi) for 3 years (2019-till date).

INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR FOR ORAL/POSTER PRESENTATION

  1. Presented “Ecostratigraphy of the Subathu Formation of Jammu region, Jammu “in the 13th International Palynological Congress (IPC XIII) & 9th International Organization of Palaeobotany Conference (IOPC IX) at Tokyo, Japan from 23 to 30 August, 2012.

  2. Presented “Fossil records from Manipur region, India” in 19th Convention (IGC-2014) & International conference on Climate change & Natural resources development strategies: Risk management and Governance of Mountainous region at Department of Geography, Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar organized by Indian Geological Congress, Roorkee from November 27-29, 2014.

  3. Attended an Advance course for Dinocourse-2015 at Heidelberg, Germany organized by Laboratory of Palaeobotany and Palynology, Utrecht, the Netherlands during September 13-19, 2015

  4. Poster presented on topic “Hydrocarbon source rock of the Kopili Formation (Eocene), Meghalaya” organized by Laboratory of Palaeobotany and Palynology, Utrecht, the Netherlands during Advance course on Jurassic-Cretaceous-Cenozoic organic walled dinoflagellate cysts of September 13th to 19th, 2015.

  5. Presented Assam Botany Congress (ABC-01) & International conference on Plant Science Palynological studies of the Paleogene succession of Garo Hills, Meghalaya organized by Botanical Society of Assam, Dept. of Botany, GU, Dept. of Botany, Cotton Uni. February 4-6, 2019.

  6. Attended the workshop on Morphogenesis & biomineralization in foraminifera and other organisms held in Poland, Krakow on July 10-12, 2019.

  7. Presented “Organic geochemistry and palynomorphs from the Surma Group in Indo-Myanmar Range, Manipur region” organized by AASP-the Palynological Society held at Ghent University, Belgium from June 30 to July 5, 2019.

  8. Presented “Palynofacies and Organic geochemical composition of the Palaeogene sediments of the Garo Hills, Meghalaya, India” organized by AASP-the Palynological Society held at Ghent University, Belgium from June 30 to July 5, 2019.

  9. Presented “Palynological investigation and source potential of the Tertiary rocks of the Manipur Region, India” organized by Assam Botany Congress (ABC-02) & International conference on Plant Science at Cachar College, Silchar (Assam) during December 3-5, 2021.

NATIONAL SEMINAR FOR ORAL PRESENTATION (FROM 2008)

  1. Presented “Source rock palynology of Disang sediments of Imphal valley, Manipur” in the theme of Multidisplinary approach in sedimentary basin studies organized by Dept. of Applied Geology, Dibrugarh University, Assam during 15-16th March, 2012.

  2. Presented “Palaeoecology investigation of the Upper Bhuban and Tipam formations, Mizoram in the XXII Indian Colloquium on micropalaeontology and stratigraphy at PG & Research Departmental of Geology, National College, Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu, India during December, 16-18, 2009

  3. Presented “Palaeoecology of the Lower Tertiary succession in an around Jammu region, Jammu & Kashmir in the XXII Indian Colloquium on micropalaeontology and stratigraphy at PG & Research Departmental of Geology, National College, Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu, India during December, 16-18, 2009.

  4. Presented “Palynology of the Subathu Formation of Jammu region, Jammu and Kashmir” in the Indo-Myanmar Ranges in the tectonic framework of the Himalaya and Southeast Asia at Department of Earth Sciences, Manipur University during November 27-29, 2008.

  5. Presented “Ecostratigraphy of the Upper Murree, Jammu, India” in the Indo-Myanmar Ranges in the tectonic framework of the Himalaya and Southeast Asia at Department of Earth Sciences, Manipur University during November 27-29, 2008.

  6. Presented “Source rock palynology of Disang sediments of Imphal valley, Manipur” in National seminar on Multidisciplinary approach in sedimentary basin studies organized by Department of Applied Geology, Dibrugarh University, Assam from March, 15-16, 2012.

  7. Presented “Palynological studies of Surma Group of Nagaland, India” in XXIV Indian Colloquium on Micropalaeontology and Stratigraphy organized by Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology from November 18-20, 2013

  8. Presented “Biotic events across Cretaceous to Tertiary of Manipur region” in XXIV Indian Colloquium on Micropalaeontology and Stratigraphy organized by Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology from November 18-20, 2013

  9. Presented “Palaeocene larger foraminiferal and calcareous algae of Lakadong Limestone from East Khashi Hills, Meghalaya” in XXX Convention of Indian Association of Sedimentologists Department of Earth Sciences, Manipur University from November 28-30, 2013

  10. Presented “Palynological studies of Manipur region, India” in Regional Science Congress North-Eastern Region organized by Indian Science Congress Association December 30-31, 2013.

  11. Presented “Hydrocarbon potential of the Tertiary sequences of the Manipur region, India” in XXXI Convention of Indian Association of Sedimentologists at Department of Geology, Savitribai Phule Pune University from November 12-14, 2014.

  12. Presented “Fossil evidence from sedimentary successions of Manipur region, India” in National Seminar on Geology, Tectonics, Geo-harzards & Natural resources of north east India organized by Department of Geology, Pachhunga University College, Mizoram from November 3-4, 2014.

  13. Presented “Paleogene events of the Manipur region, India” in National conference on Paleogene of the Indian Subcontinent organized by GSI and BSIP, Lucknow from April 23-24, 2015.

  14. Presented “Palynochronological studies of the Miocene successions of Manipur region” in National seminar on Geology, Geochemistry, tectonics, energy and mineral resources of northeast India and AGM of Indian Society of Applied geochemists by Department of Geology, Nagaland University, Kohima from November 9-11, 2016.

  15. Presented “Palynological and geochemical studies of the Upper Bhuban successions of the Indo-Myanmar range, NE India” in National conference and 33rd convention of Indian Association of Sedimentologists with emphasis on Energy resources and climate change by Department of Geology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi from November 12-14, 2016.

  16. Presented “Evaluation of source potential rocks of the Tertiary sequences in the Manipur region, India” in National conference on innovations in Science and Technology by Manipur Institute of Technology from March 20-21, 2017.

  17. Presented “Palynology and biomarker signatures of Siju Formation of Meghalaya, India” in National conference on Basin dynamics, facies architecture and paleoclimate and 34rd convention of Indian Association of Sedimentologists organized by Department of Geology, Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Amravati from 19-21 December 2017.

  18. Presented “Dinoflagellate cysts from Middle Eocene deposits of Meghalaya, India” in the 105th Indian Science Congress held at Manipur University, Imphal from March 16 to 20, 2018.

RESEARCH PUBLICATION

Number of Paper published in Referred Journals/edited volume: 40

1. Singh, Y. R., Dogra, N.N. and Singh, R.Y. 2003. Age and Palaeoenvironmental constraints of the Subathu Formation of Dharampur area, Kalka-Shimla Road, Himachal Pradesh-a palynological approach. In: P. Kundal (eds.), Recent development in Indian Micropalaeontology, Gondwana Geology Magazine Spec. v. 6. pp. 195-205.

2. Dogra, N.N., Singh, R.Y. and Singh, Y. R. 2003. Palynology of the Jabalpur Formation in the type area; Age and environment. Gondwana Geological Magazine, v. 18(1). pp. 24-42.

3. Kapoor, R., Singh, R.Y., Dogra, N.N. and Singh, Y. R. 2003. Palaeobotanical constraints on Palaeoenvironmental and Palaeoclimatic implications of Siwalik rocks of Nurpur Region, Kangra district, Himachal Pradesh. In: P. Kundal (eds.), Recent development in Indian Micropalaeontology, Gondwana Geology Magazine Spec. v. 6. pp. 175-183.

4. Rana, R. Singh, Y. R., Dogra, N.N. and Singh, R.Y. 2003. A comparative study of the stratigraphy and palynology of Bikaner and Nagaur basins, Western Rajasthan. Bulletin of Indian Geological Association, v. 36 (1&2), pp. 73-82.

5. Dogra, N.N., Singh, Y. R. and Singh, R.Y. 2004. Palynological assemblage from the Anjar Intertrappeans, Kutch Distt. Gujarat: Age and implications. Current Science, v. 86(12). pp. 1596-1597.

6. Dogra, N.N. Singh, Y. R. and Singh, R.Y. 2006. Role of Palynology in Uranium exploration of the Himalayan Cenozoic sediments. Bulletin of Indian Geological Association, v. 39 (1&2), pp. 65-71.

7. Singh, Y. R., Dogra, N.N. and Thakur, O.P. 2007. Ecostratigraphy of the Subathu Formation of Dharampur and Koti regions, Solan District, Himachal Pradesh, India. Himalayan Geology, v. 28(2), pp. 11-19.

8. Singh, Y. R. 2007. A new palynological assemblage from Eocene (Ypresian) of the Subathu Formation, Jammu, India. Journal of Geological Society of India, v. 70, pp. 143-146.

9. Singh, Y. R., Dogra, N.N. and R. Arjun 2009. Record of palynomorphs from the Upper Murree, Jammu, India. Himalayan Geology, v. 30(1),pp. 69-73.

10. Singh, Y. R., Sijagurumayum, U and Devi, R.K.R. 2010. Preliminary studies of fossils from the Palaeogene rocks exposed around Changamdabi area, Manipur. Memoir Geological Society of India, v. 75, pp. 143-148.

11. Dogra, N.N., Singh, Y. R., and Kumar, S. 2010. The lithostratigraphic status of Jabalpur and Lameta formations and their palynological constraints on the age and environment. Gondwana Geological Magazine, v. 25(1), pp. 185-194.

12. Singh Y. R., Sijagurumayum, U. and Guruaribam, V. 2011. Palaeoecology of the Upper Bhuban and Tipam Sediments of Mizoram, India-Palynological Evidence. Himalayan Geology, v. 32 (1), pp.57-62.

13. B.P. Singh, J.S. Pawar, Singh, Y. R., G.P.Singh and A Srivastava. 2011. Marine to continental transition and sequence stratigraphy in a Palaeogene succession of the Western Himalayan foreland basin, India. Gondwana Geological Magazine, v. 32 (1), pp. 57-62.

14. Basantakumar W., Khoiyangbam, R. S. and Singh, Y. R. 2011. Nitrous oxide emission from two rivers meandering through Imphal city, Manipur, India. Global Journal of Environmental Research, v. 5(3), pp. 106-111.

16. Sijagurumayum, U., Singh, Y. R. and R.P. Kachhara. 2011. Some mollusca from the Upper Disang sediments exposed at Changamdabi, East Imphal District, Manipur. Journal of Palaeontological Society of India, v.56, pp. 165-169.

17. Singh, Y. R. and N. Meera. 2013. Source rock palynology of Disang sediments of Imphal valley, Manipur. Journal of Earth Science, Spl. Vol., pp. 239-246.

18. Singh, Y. R., Li, J., Singh, B.P. and Guruaribam, V. 2013. Microforaminiferal linings from the upper part of the Upper Disang Formation at Gelmoul quarry, Churachandpur, Imphal valley and their bearing on palaeoenvironment. Current Science, v. 105 (9), pp. 1223-1226.

19. Sijagurumayum, U., Singh, Y. R. and R.P. Kachhara. 2014. Eocene molluscan fossils from the Upper Disang Formation of Imphal valley, Manipur, India. Journal of Palaeontological Society of India, 59 (1), 59-68.

20. Singh, Y. R., Devi, K.B., Sijagurumayum, U., Devi, H.R. and Thongbam, N. 2014. A new record of invertebrate fossils from the Upper Disang Formation (Eocene), Phesama region of Nagaland, India. Journal of Palaeontological Society of India, 59 (2), 213-218.

21. Singh, Y. R., and N. R. Devi. 2014. Palaeoecology of the Lakadong Limestone of Mawsmai area, Cherrapunji, Meghalaya-Micropalaeontological evidence. In: Srivastava, K.L. and Kumar, A. (eds.), Geo-Resources, Scientific Publishers, India, pp. 211-216.

22. Dogra, N.N., Thakur, O.P. and Singh, Y. R. 2014. Palynofacies proxies and Hydrocarbon Potential of Tertiary rocks of Himalayan Foreland Basin, Northwest Himalaya, India. In: Srivastava, K.L. and Kumar, A. (eds.), Geo-Resources, Scientific Publishers, India, pp. 295-301.

23. Singh, Y. R., B. P. Singh and Jianguo Li. 2015. Hydrocarbon potential of the Palaeogene Disang Group, Manipur region, India-A Palynological approach.  In: Petroleum Geosciences: Indian Contexts (ed. Soumyajit Mukherjee), Springer (Berlin).

24. Singh, B. P., Singh, Y. R., Andotra, D. S., Patra, A. Srivastava, V. K. Guruaribam, V., Sijagurumayum, U. and Singh, G. P. 2016. Tectonically driven late Paleocene (57.9-54.7 Ma) transgression and climatically forced latest middle Eocene (41. 3-38.0 Ma) regression on the Indian subcontinent. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 115,124-132.

25.Singh, Y. R., Singh, B.P., Murthy, S., Kom, K.B., Singh, KSH. A., Guruaribam, V. Reworked Early Permian palynomorphs and Tertiary palynomorphs from the Upper Bhuban Formation (Miocene), Nagaland, India. Himalayan Geology, Vol. 37 (1), 2016, pp. 35-41.

26. Singh, Y. R., Singh, B.P., Thanglemmoi, M.S. and Naorem, R. 2016. Planktonic and benthic foraminifera of the Ophioloite associated limestone, around Ukhrul area of Manipur, India: Age and Palaeoenvironment. In Recent trends in Earth Science research with special reference to NE India (ed. Srivastava, S.K.), Today & Tomorrow’s printers and publishers, New Delhi, pp. 145-155.

27. Singh, Y. R., Singh, B.P., Singh, A.K. and Devi, S.R. 2017. Palynology and mineral composition of the Upper Disang flyschoid sediments from the Southern Manipur, Northeast India: Age, Paleoenvironment and Provenance reconstruction. Himalayan Geology, Vol. 38 (1), 2017, pp. 1-11.

28. Singh, Y. R., Sijagurumayum, U. and Singh, B.P. 2017. Molluscan fauna from the Upper Disang Formation of Manipur, India: Their biostratigraphic implication. Palaeontological Society of India, Vol. 62 (1), pp. 59-75.

29. Tripathi, S., Singh, Y. R., Nautiyal, C. M. and Thakur, B. 2017. Vegetation history, monsoonal fluctuations and anthropogenic impact during the last 2330 years from Loktak Lake (Ramsar site), Manipur, northeast India: a pollen based study. Palynology, DOI: 10.1080/01916122.2017.1375441

30. Singh, Y. R., Singh, B.P. and Devi, S.R. 2017. Source rock characterization, diagenesis and depositional environment of the Upper Disang Formation from Gelmoul area of Manipur, NE India. Jour. Indian Assoc. Sediment. 34 (1&2), pp. 1-7.

31. Y. Raghumani Singh, Guneshwar Tongbram, S. Premita Chanu and N. Reshma Devi. 2017. Palaeoecological investigation of the Lakadong Limestone near Jatap village, Meghalaya. International Journal of Engineering Technology Science and Research (IJETSR), 4(3), 309-315.

32. Singh, Y. R., Sijagurumayum, U and Singh, B.P. 2018. Molluscan biostratigraphy and palynological assemblage of Paleogene Disang Formation, Manipur, India. The Indian Paleogene (Edited by Bajpai et al.), Springer. pp. 309-327.

33. Singh, Y. R., Singh, KSH. A. and Sarkar, S. 2019. Palaeoecological significance of a Surma (late Miocene) palynofloral assemblage from Tamenglong area of Manipur, NE, India. Journal of Earth System Science, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12040-018-1059-4.

34. Singh, Ksh. A., Singh, Y. R., Devi, S. R., Singh, B. P., Srivastava, V. K. 2019. Depositional environments of the Surma Group, Northwestern Manipur, Indo-Myanmar Ranges: Mineralogical and palynological constraints. Himalayan Geology, 40(1), 83-91.

35. Tripathi, S., Basumatary, S. K., Singh, Y. R., McDonald, H. G., Tripathi, D., Singh, L. J. 2019. Multiproxy studies on dung of endangered Sangai (Rucervus eldii eldii) and Hog deer (Axis porcinus) from Manipur, India: Implications for paleoherbivory and paleoecology. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 263, 85–103

36. Devi, R.N., Singh, Y.R., Abbott, M.B.,, Devi, B.A. 2021. Palynology, palynofacies and organic geochemistry analysis of the late Eocene shale from Meghalaya, Northeast India. Journal of Earth System Science 130 (2), 10.1007/s12040-021-01562-w

37. Singh, Y.R., Abbott, M.B., Arnold, T.E., Singh, Sh.P. 2021. Early Eocene palynofloras and geochemistry from the Garo Hills in Meghalaya (India). Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 292, 10.1016/j.revpalbo.2021.104458

38. Guruaribam, V., Singh, Y. R., Singh, · A. K. 2021. Age and depositional environment of carbonate exotics associated with the Disang group of Assam–Arakan Basin, Northeast India: constraints from microfossils and geochemistry. Carbonates and Evaporites (2021) 36:46 https://doi.org/10.1007/s13146-021-00715-8

39. Singh Y. R., Singh, KSH. A., Devi N.R., Arnold, T.E., Abbott, M.B. 2021. Hydrocarbon source rock potential and paleoecological studies of the Surma sediments of Manipur region, India: Insights from palynology and organic geochemistry. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences: X, V. 6. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaesx.2021.100072.

 

40. Singh, Y. R., Rudra, A., Singh, Sh. P., Dutta, S., Devi, M. S. (Accepted). Palynological and organic geochemical studies of the middle Eocene Siju Formation of Garo Hills, Meghalaya, India. Journal of Earth System Science.

INVITED TALK

  1. Presented “Paleoclimate change Brain storming Session” on Climate change issues of Manipur Manipur Science and Technology Council, Imphal & Vigyan Prasar, Noida November 19, 2018.

  2. Resource person on the 37th Orientation Programme (Nov. 11-30, 2019) conducted by UGC-Human Resource Development Centre, Manipur University on 15th Nov, 2019.

  3. Presented “Paleogene biostratigraphy of North-east India”on International Fossil day 2020 on 17th October 2020 organised by GSI, PSI.

FIELD EXPERIENCE

Many field works have been conducted in the Palaeogene succession of the Northwestern Himalaya exposed in Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Northeastern Himalaya of Cretaceous and Tertiary succession of Manipur, Nagaland, Mizoram, Meghalaya and K/T of Anjar Intertrappeans in Gujarat, Mumbai, Jabalpur and Lameta beds in Madhya Pradesh.

Ph. D. DISSERTATIONS SUPERVISOR

  1. Umarani Sijagurumayum, Palaeontological and stratigraphic studies of Lower Tertiary rocks in and around Imphal valley, Manipur (Awarded and Completed on December 14, 2016).

  2. Ksh. Atamajit Singh, Palynostratigraphic and palynofacies studies of the Surma Group of rocks, Manipur (Continuing).

  3. Ms. Naroem Reshma Devi, Palaeopalynology and hydrocarbon potential of Kopili Formation in and around Khliehriat area, Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya, India (Continuing).

  4. Venus Guruaribam, Micropalaeontological study and isotope geochemistry of Pelagic sediment of Ophiolite Melange Zone of Manipur, Northeast India (Continuing).

  5. Shougaijam Priyokumar (JRF), Palynofacies and organic geochemistry of Paleocene-Eocene in the Garo Hills, Meghalaya, India (Continuing)

  6. Lalminthang Kilong (JRF), Palynofacies and depositional environment of Disang-Barail-Surma sequences of Nagaland, India (Continuing).

POST DOCTORAL MENTOR

  1. Dr. Laishram Bhagyapati Devi, P.I. (Women Scientist Scheme, DST, New Delhi), Monsoonal variability in the Northern Indian Ocean in the last Glacial-Holocene time: evidence from radiolarians in a core off Kanyakumari, India (Completed).