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Dr. Rajkumar Chingkhei

Designation: Guest Lecturer in Environmental Sc

Specialization: Remote Sensing & GIS, Natural Hazards

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M.Sc. Env. Sc. (Jiwaji University, Gwalior)

PhD. Earth Sc. (Manipur University, Manipur)

UGC NET (Env. Sc. 2014)

 

PROJECTS UNDERTAKEN

Title of the project

Funding Agency

 

(Status)

NCP-Vegetation Carbon Pool Assessment

ISRO, Dept. of Space, GOI

 

Completed

 

  1. PUBLICATIONS

 

Books

2017: Chingkhei, R.K., Arun K, Narayana Kumar, R (2017). Block-4 GIS Analysis, Output and Project Design. Indira Gandhi National Open School (IGNOU). ISBN 978-81-266-. Online: http://14.139.40.199/bitstream/123456789/39615/3/MGY-003E-B4.pdf

2012: Chingkhei, R.K., & Maibam, R.S. (2012). Landuse and Landcover Studies in Microwatershed: A Remote Sensing Approach. Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany. ISBN: 978-3-659-23200-8

 

Books Chapters

2018: Chingkhei, R.K. (2018). Landslide Zonation in Manipur Using Remote Sensing and GIS Technologies. In: Singh A., Punia M., Haran N., Singh T. (eds) Development and Disaster Management. Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore. Pp 169-186. DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-8485-0_12. ISBN 978-981-10-8484-3 (Print), 978-981-10-8485-0 (online).

2014: Kumar. A., Chingkhei, R.K., & Singh, S.P. (2014). Application of Remote Sensing Techniques In Assessment of Landscape Dynamics Along the Indo-Myanmar Ranges. A Compendium of Research Papers Prepared During Year 2013, Space Application Center (ISRO), Ahmedabad. Printed at Chandrika Corporation. Pp 175-178.

2014: Chingkhei, R.K., Robert, L., & Kumar, A. (2014). Landslide Hazard Zonation and Management Using Remote Sensing and GIS. In: Geo-Resources edited by K.L. Shrivastava and Arun Kumar. Scientific Publishers (India), Jodhpur. Pp 586-590. ISBN: 978-81-7233-895-4.

2009: Chingkhei, R. K., & Rishikanta, N. S. (2009). Terrain Analysis from Digital Elevation Model of Langol Reserved Forest, Manipur. In: Earth System Sciences vol-2 edited by A. Kumar, R.S. Kushwaha and Baleshwar Thakur. Concept Publishing Company, New Delhi, pp 393-414. ISBN 978-81-8069-613-8

2007: Chingkhei, R.K., & Kumar. A.(2007). Application of Remote Sensing in Identification, Evaluation and Monitoring of Vegetation in Barak Basin, Manipur. In: Biodiversity Conservation and Legal Aspect, Edited by A.K. Kandya & Asha Gupta, Aavishkar publishers, Jaipur. Pp101-109. ISBN 81-7910-187-8

2006: Kumar. A., Chingkhei, R.K., & Bhoop, S. (2006). 26, December 2004 Great Tsunami: It's Characteristic and Coastal Responses in Car Nicobar Island, India. In: Geomatics in Tsunami, edited by S.M. Ramasamy, C.J. Kumanan, R. Sivakumar & Bhoop Singh, New India Publishing Agency, New Delhi, India, pp.155-166. ISBN 979-81-8942-231-7

2006: Kumar. A., Chingkhei, R.K., Dolendro, Th., & Khongsai, J. (2006). Dampi Watershed Studies with GIS and Remote Sensing Technique. In: Advancing Frontier of Ecological Researches in India, edited by A.K. Kandya & Asha Gupta, Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehradun, India, pp. 271-282. ISBN: 81-211-0490-4.

 

Journals

2014: Chanu, S.R., Chingkhei, R.K, Manichandra, S., Kumar, A. (2014). Lake Sediment Thickness Estimation using Ground Penetrating Radar. International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology, Vol-3, Issue-10, Sep-2014. Pp 42-46. eISSN:2319-1163 | pISSN:2321-7308. (http:/www.ijret.org)

2013: Chingkhei, R. K., Shiroyleima, A., Robert, L. S., & Kumar, A. (2013). Landslide Hazard Zonation in NH-1A in Kashmir Himalaya, India. International Journal of Geosciences, Vol-4, No.10, December 31, 2013. Pp 1501-1508. ISSN: 2156-8367. DOI:10.4236/ijg.2013.410147. (http://www.scirp.org/journal/ijg). IF=0.78

2013: Chanu, S.R., Kumar, A., Sanoujam, M., & Chingkhei, R.K. (2013). Bathymetric Mapping and Sub Bottom Profiling of Punem Lake using Ground Penetrating Radar. Golden Research Thoughts, Volume-3, Issue-3 (Sept-2013) online and print. ISSN 2231-5063, DOI: 10.9780/2231-5063/332013/2829. (Available online at www.aygrt.isrj.net). IF=1.2018

2012: Chingkhei, R. K., & Kumar, A. (2012). Monitoring of vegetation using multi-sensor temporal satellite data. Journal of Geomatics, Vol.6 No.2 October 2012. Indian Society of Geomatics. Printed at Chandrika Corporation, Ahmedabad, Pp 85-92. ISSN 0976-1330

2008: Kumar, A., Umang, K., Sunil, D., & Chingkhei, R.K. (2008). Landslide Hazard Zonation Atlas of Northeast India. Indian Landslides, Vol 1 No.2, November 2008, edited by R K Avasthy. Pp11-18. ISSN 0974-5254

2007: Kumar, A., Chingkhei, R.K., & Dolendro, Th. (2007). Tsunami Damage Assessment – a case study in Car Nicobar Islands, India. International Journal of Remote Sensing, Vol.28, Nos 13-14, July 2007, pp 2937-2959. Taylor & Francis. ISSN 0143-1161 (Print), 1366-5901 (Online). DOI: 10.1080/01431160601091852. IF-1.359. IF=1.640

 

Conferences/seminars/workshops

2008: Kumar, A., Umang, K., Sunil, D., Mishra, S.P., & Chingkhei, R.K. (2008). Landslide Hazard Zonation Atlas of Northeast India. Geoinformation Technology for Natural Disaster Management and Rehabilitation. Proceedings of 2nd International Conference 1-2, December 2008, Bangkok, Thailand, edited by Nitin Kumar Tripathi and Saied Pirasteh. Pp73-81. ISBN 9789743833113.

2005: Chingkhei, R.K. (2005). Application of Remote Sensing In Monitoring the Langol Reserved Forest, Manipur. Proceeding: Environment Congress 2005, pp. 42-46

2005: Nandini, Y., Chingkhei, R.K., & Kumar, A. (2005). Forest Cover Assessment in Manipur. Proceeding: Environment Congress 2005, pp. 58-60

2005: Dolendro, Th., & Chingkhei, R.K. (2005). Turibari Landslide and Its Impact on the Banga Lok Watershed and Imphal – Tamenglong Road — A GIS and Remote Sensing Approach. Proceeding: Environment Congress 2005, pp. 58-60

2005: Kumar, A., Chingkhei, R.K., Dolendro, Th. & Lokendro, L. (2005). Landslide Hazard Zonation Atlas in North East India. Proceeding: Two Days Seminar on Landslide Hazard Mitigations in NE India, Imphal, Manipur. Pp 11-15.

2005: Kumar, A., Chingkhei, R.K., & Dolendro, Th. (2005). Application of GIS & Remote sensing in Tsunami Mapping in Car Nicobar Islands. 26th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing and 2nd Asian Space Conference (ACRS2005), Hanoi, Vietnam. Proceedings of a meeting held 7-11 November 2005, Hanoi, Vietnam. Pp. (DST2-4) 277-282. ISBN 978-1-60423-751-1

2004: Chingkhei, R. K. (2004). Application of GIS & Remote Sensing Data in Monitoring of Plantation in the Protected Forests of Barak Basin. 25th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing, Chiang Mai, Thailand. Pp (B-6.2) 414-419. ISBN 974-229-698-7

2002: Kumar, A., Chingkhei, R.K., & Prasad, B. (2002). Application of GIS & Remote Sensing In Formulating A Management Plan In Keibul Lamjao National Park, Manipur. Proceeding: Map Asia 2002, Landuse/Landcover Analysis. (Source http://www.gisdevelopment.net/application/environment/overview/envo006.htm)

2001: Kumar, A., Chingkhei, R.K., & Keith, R.J. (2001). Digital Image Analysis and Classification of Barak Basin. Spatial Information Technology, Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems, edited by Prof. I.V. Muralikrishna, BS Publications, Hyderabad, India, pp.122-131. ISBN 81-7800-010-5

 

Study Material (PG Diploma)

2013: Chingkhei, R.K. (2013). Unit 13 GIS Project Design and Implementation. Block-4 GIS Analysis, Output and Project Design. MGY-003 Global Navigation Satellite System and Geographic Information System. Post Graduate Certificate Programme in Geoinformatics (PGCGI). School of Science (SOS), Indira Gandhi National Open School (IGNOU), January 2013. ISBN 978-81-266-6320-0.

 

 

  1. TRAINING / COURSES / WORKSHOPS ATTENDED

2018: Completed the 3 days level 4 “Training of The Trainers Programme On Climate Change Adaptation” held at Institute of Cooperative Management, Imphal, organized by the Indian Himalayas Climate Adaptation Programme (IHCAP) and State Climate Change Cell of the Directorate of Environment, Government of Manipur under the National Mission for Sustaining the Himalayan Ecosystem (NMSHE). (14-16 November, 2018)

2016: Participated in the 3 Days “International workshop on Eld’s Deer Conservation” conducted by the Forest Department, Government of Manipur in collaboration with Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun at Imphal, Manipur, India. (24-26 November 2016).

2016: Participated and contributed to the Conservation Assessment and Management Prioritization (CAMP) Process using IUCN Red list categories and criteria, for the wild medicinal plants of Manipur, held at Imphal, Manipur (9-11 November 2016).

2016: Participated as resource person & Presented a paper entitled “Vegetation vs Landslide” during the “Three Day International Workshop/Seminar on the theme Earthquakes and Landslides: Challenges of Disaster Management in Four North-Eastern States (Manipur, Mizoram, Meghalaya and Nagaland) jointly organized by Disaster Research Programme, JNU, New Delhi; Centre for Study of Social Exclusion & Inclusive Policy, Manipur University; National Institute of Disaster Management, New Delhi and Manipur State Disaster Management Authority at the Court Hall, Manipur University. (9-11 April 2016).

2015: Completed the Tier III Training Course on “Aquifer Management Through Participatory and Local Ground Water Issues” at Imphal, organized by Central Ground Water Board, North Eastern Region, Guwahati, Ministry of Water Resources, Govt. of India, under the aegis of Rajiv Gandhi National Ground Water Training & Research Institute, Raipur.(11-12 March 2015).

2015: National workshop on “Sustainable Development of Medicinal Plants Sector in North Eastern India” at Imphal, jointly organized by Forest Department, Govt. of Manipur and National Medicinal Plants Board, Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India. (16-17 February, 2015).

2015: Completed “Regional Training Workshop on Science Journalism/Writing for North Eastern States” organized by Manipur Science & Technology Council, Imphal catalysed and supported by National Council for Science and Technology Communication (NCSTC), dept. of Science & Technology, Govt. of India. (10-14, February, 2015).

2014: Participated in the 3 Days workshop on “Active Fault Mapping” sponsored by Ministry of Earth Sciences, New Delhi and organized by Dept. of geology, Mizoram University (3-5 May 2014).

2008: Completed the short term training course in “RISAT-UP Radar Remote Sensing Applications” during December 01-12, 2008 conducted by Space Applications Centre (ISRO), Department of Space, Govt. of India.

2008: Completed web-based course on “NIDM-WBI Natural Disaster Risk Management- Comprehensive Disaster Risk Management Framework #4” conducted by the World Bank Institute in partnership with the National Institute of Disaster Management. (7 January, 2008 – 17 February, 2008).

2007: Successfully completed special course on “Recent trends in SAR Applications” under RISAT-JEP-MW Programme conducted by Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (NRSA), Department of Space, Govt. of India. (09-12 July, 2007).

2000: Attended One Week Training Programme on “GIS Applications in R&D for NE-Region” organized by Manipur Science & Technology Council, Imphal (13-18 Nov, 2000).

1999: Two months Project Work on “Digital Image Processing” at IIRS, Dehradun under Dr. Sarnam Singh, Dept. of Forest and Ecology (1999).

1998: Attended 3days course on “Industrial Waste Water, Sewage and Effluents Treatment: Technology and Management” organized by Disaster Management Institute (DMI), Bhopal. (26-28 Nov 1998).

 

 

  1. SEMINARS / CONFERENCES ATTENDED

2018: 105th Indian Science Congress, Manipur University

2018: 3rd Information & Network Event: EU-India Water Call 2017-18 organised by DST,DBT and delegation of European Union of India, and supported by Center For Environment, IIT Guwahati, Assam. (05-jan, 2018)

2017: 2 Days National Conference cum Alumni Meet 2017 organised by Manipur University Alumni Association, Manipur

2017: 3 Days National Seminar on “Science and Technology for National Development” at Manipur University, Imphal, organized by the Indian Sciences Congress Association- Imphal Chapter and Manipur University, with the Indian Science Congress Association, Kolkata, Imphal. (02-04 April, 2017).

2016: National Seminar on Ethno Science and Traditional Technology of Tribes and Indigenous People of Northeast India, Organized by Department of Social Work & Department of Sociology, Indira Gandhi National Tribal University Regional Campus, Manipur. (05-06 Feb, 2016)

2015: Two-Day International Meet On Climate Change, Imphal, 2015, Organized by Department Of Social Work, Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Regional Campus, Manipur in Collaboration with United NGOs Mission, Manipur, Centre For Research And Advocacy, Manipur & Biodiversity Ecology & Environment Network, Manipur (22-23 sept, 2015).

2015: 3 Days National Seminar on “Science and Technology for Human Development” at Manipur University, Imphal, organized by the Indian Sciences Congress Association- Imphal Chapter and Manipur University, with the Indian Science Congress Association, Kolkata, Imphal from 21-23 January, 2015.

2014: 101th Indian Science Congress, Jammu University

2013: Two days Regional Science Congress on “Innovations in Science and Technology for Inclusive Development” organized by the ISCA - Imphal Chapter and Manipur University with the Indian Science Congress Association, Kolkata at Manipur University, Imphal from 30-31 December, 2013.

2013: 100th Indian Science Congress, Calcutta University, Kolkata

2012: Two days seminar on “Science for Shaping the Future of India” organized by the Indian Sciences Congress Association- Imphal Chapter and Manipur University with the Indian Science Congress Association, Kolkata at Manipur University, Imphal from 27-28 August, 2012.

2012: State Level Seminar on “Remote Sensing and it’s Applications in the Studies of Wetland Ecosystem” organized by Imphal College, Imphal and sponsored by Directorate of University and Higher Education, Govt. of Manipur (May 12-13, 2012)- as Resource Person.

2012: “National Seminar on Carbon Sequestration in Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecosystems” organized by the Centre of Advance Study (CAS) in Life Sciences, Dept. of Life Sciences, Manipur University, at Manipur University during 24-25, February, 2012.

2011: 98th Indian Science Congress, SRM University, Chennai

2010: GEOMATICS 2010, Indian Space Research Organisation, Ahmedabad

2010: 97th Indian Science Congress, University, Thiruvananthapuram

2009: 96th Indian Science Congress, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong

2008: Seminar on “Indo-Myanmar Ranges in the Tectonic Framework of the Himalaya and Southeast Asia” organized by Dept. of Earth Sciences, Manipur University at Imphal, Manipur during 27-29 November 2008.

2008: 95th ISCA Young Scientists Award Programme, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam

2008: XI Manipur Science Congress, Manipur University, Imphal, Manipur

2005: Environmental Congress 2005, Department of Earth Sciences, Manipur University, Imphal, Manipur

2005: Two Days Seminar on Landslide Hazards Mitigations in NE India, Department of Earth Sciences, Manipur University, Imphal, Manipur

2000: International Conference on Remote Sensing and GIS/GPS (ICORG 2000), Hyderabad, India

 

 

  1. INVITED TALKS/ LECTURES/ RESOURCE PERSON

2019: Resource Person: Delivered a lecture on the “Study of Riparian Vegetation using Remote Sensing & GIS” during the International Day of Action for Rivers jointly organized by the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research- Northeast Institute of Science and Technology (CSIR-NEIST), Ministry of Science and Technology, GOI, Directorate of Environment, Govt. of Manipur, South East Asia Center for Agricultural Sciences and Humanities (SEACASH), Classic Groups of Hotel, Imphal on 14th March, 2019.

2018: Resource Person: Brain Storming Session on Climate Change Issues of Manipur organized by the Manipur Science and Technology Council (MASTEC) on 19th Nov, 2018 at Khuman Lampak, Imphal.

2016: Resource Person: Presented a paper entitled “Vegetation vs Landslide” during the “Three Day International Workshop/Seminar on the theme Earthquakes and Landslides: Challenges of Disaster Management in Four North-Eastern States (Manipur, Mizoram, Meghalaya and Nagaland) jointly organized by Disaster Research Programme, JNU, New Delhi; Centre for Study of Social Exclusion & Inclusive Policy, Manipur University; National Institute of Disaster Management, New Delhi and Manipur State Disaster Management Authority at the Court Hall, Manipur University. (9-11 April 2016).

2015: Resource Person: Delivered 2 lectures on (i) “Introduction to GIS” and (ii) “Remote Sensing” during the UGC sponsored Refresher Course in Computer Science and Information Technology conducted by UGC-Human Resource Development Centre (formerly UGC-Academic Staff College), Manipur University, from 9th June 30th June, 2015.

2015: Resource Person: Delivered 4 lectures on (i) “Introduction to Remote Sensing” and (ii) Application of Remote Sensing in Disaster Management” during the UGC sponsored Refresher Course in Disaster Management conducted by UGC-Human Resource Development Centre (formerly UGC-Academic Staff College), Manipur University, from 30th March -22nd April, 2015.

2012: Resource Person: Delivered 2 lectures on “Tsunami” during the Short Term Course on Disaster Management conducted by UGC-Human Resource Development Centre (formerly UGC-Academic Staff college), Manipur University, from 24-27 March, 2012.

2010: Resource Person: Delivered 2 lectures on “Remote Sensing and GIS Application” during the Orientation programme on Forest, Human Imagination and Forest Management conducted by UGC-Human Resource Development Centre (formerly UGC-Academic Staff college), Manipur University, from 5-31 March, 2010.

2009: Resource Person: Delivered 2 lectures on “Practical Application of Remote Sensing” during the Orientation programme on Remote Sensing conducted by UGC-Human Resource Development Centre (formerly UGC-Academic Staff college), Manipur University, from 6-28 February, 2009.

2008: Resource person: Science Seminar on “Global Warming” and presented a lecture on the topic “Climate change as seen from the data recorded in Manipur”

2003: Radio Talk on the Topic “Remote Sensing in Geographical Mapping”

 

 

  1. RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS (Associated)

Associated in the following R&D projects under Dr. Arun Kumar (P.I.) in the Department of Earth Sciences, Manipur University

  1. Integrated Geomorphic Studies in Dzulu Sub-watershed of Tapu River Basin, Nagaland with Special Reference to Landslide Hazards (Jan 2003 –May 2003).

  2. Inventory and Monitoring of Shifting Cultivation and Forest Ecosystem in Manipur (June 2003 – Mar 2005).

  3. Tsunami Characterisation and Mapping in Andaman and Nicobar Islands (April 2005 – Sept 2005).

  4. Establishment of Permanent GPS Station in Mismi (Oct 2005 – April 2006)

  5. DST project (May 2006-Aug2008)

  6. ISRO project (Sep 2008 – Nov 2009)

  7. DTRL Project: “URUSWATI-Mapping of Landslide Hazard and Zonation” (Feb 2010- Sept 2013)

  8. DST Project: Landslide Hazards Monitoring using Fault Deformeter and GPR along NH-2 at Manipur (Oct 2013-oct 2014)

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