Dr R S Khoiyangbam

Designation: Assistant Professor & Head i/c

Specialization: Environmental Pollution

Contact: 0385 2435934

Email: rskhoiyangbam [AT] manipuruniv.ac.in, Khoiyangbam [AT] yahoo.co.in

MSc (GJU of Sc. & Tech., Hisar, Haryana),

Ph.D. (IARI, New Delhi)


Book published : 02 (Two) & 04 Book chapters

Research Papers published : 30+

Research Interest :Air pollution, Greenhouse Gas emission studies

Training : One year Course in Basics of Agriculture (IARI, New Delhi)

Remote Sensing, Geographical Information System and Global Positioning System” Conducted by IIRS, ISRO, Deptt. of Space, GoI, from 06-08-2012 to 22-10-2012.

Whether cleared NET : Yes (ICAR NET, Environ. Sc., October, 2001)

Fellowship availed : SRF (IARI, New Delhi) for pursuing Ph.D.

Post-Doctoral Fellowship : Research Associate

(i) Division of Environmental Sciences, IARI, New Delhi

(ii) G. B. Pant Instt. of Himalayan Env. & Dev., Kullu, HP

Teaching Experience : [14 years Full time] Former Faculty member at (i) IEDS, Bundelkhand University, Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh, (ii) Deptt. of Env. Sc., DM College of Sc., Imphal

Research Experience : [20 years]

M. Phil (Env Sc.): Supervised (08)

Ph.D. Scholar Awarded: (02)

Ph.D. Scholar Undergoing: (03)

IMPORTANT ASSIGNMENTS:

  1. HoD i/c, Deptt of Forestry and Environmental Science, Manipur University

  2. Member Expert Committee, Research Advisory Committee, Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) Regional Directorate North East, Shillong.

  3. Member, Academic Council, Manipur University

  4. Member Expert Committee, inspection of colleges for opening B.Sc., Environmental Science and B.Sc. Forestry

  5. Convenor, Syllabus framing Committee for M.Sc. Environmental Science and M.Sc. Forestry and B.Sc. (Hons.) Environmental Science.

  6. Chariman, Conference Material Committee, 105th Indian Science Congress, Manipur University, 16th-20th March 2018

  7. Member, Waste Management Committee, Manipur University

  8. Resource person/Evaluator, State Level National Children’s Science Congress (Manipur).

  9. Participated as Hon’ble Vice Chancellor’s Manipur University Nominee, at the 13th Meeting of Regional Coordination Committee of the Centre for Flood Management Studies (Bhramapur Basins), National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee at Guwahat on 27th March 2018.

  10. Member Expert Committee, screening and finalization of research proposals submitted by college teachers for submission to the Ministry of HRD, GoI., Directorate of University ad Higher Education, Manipur on 19th January 2018.

  11. Invited Panelist for session III (Managing the Waste) of the one day Workshop cum Brainstorming on “Himalaya Matters for Ecological & Economic Security” at NIRD Campus, Guwahati  on January 22, 2019 jointly organised by G.B. Pant National Institute of Himalayan Env. & Sustainable Dev., Kosi-Katarmal, Almora, Uttarakhand and NIRD&PR, Guwahati.

BOOKS PUBLISHED:

  1. Khoiyangbam R.S., Sushil Kumar & Navindu Gupta (2010) Biogas Technology: Towards Sustainable Development. The Energy and Resources Institute [TERI], New Delhi. (ISBN 978-81-7993-404-3) Direct Link

  2. Khoiyangbam R.S., & Navindu Gupta (2015) Introduction to Environmental Sciences. The Energy and Resources Institute [TERI], New Delhi. (ISBN 978-81-7993-455-5) Direct Link

Book Chapters

  1. Khoiyangbam R. S. (2013) Climatic effects of increasing concentrations of atmospheric methane. In Climate Change, Biodiversity and Carbon Sequestration, ed. Bharti, P.K. and A. Chauhan. Ancient Publishing House. pp. 17-37. (ISBN 978-93-81385-96-8)

  2. Khoiyangbam R. S. and Santaram, O. (2017) Land-Use and Land-Cover Change: Case of Jhansi in Bundelkhand. In Land-Use &A Environmental Resources Methods and Management. Ed: Anil K. Gupta, Sreeja S. Nair and M. Yunus. Astral International Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi – 110 002 pp. 69-80. (ISBN 978-93-5124-089-1).

  3. Jagadamba, P., Khoiyangbam R. S. and Gupta, N. (2015) Environmental Sc: Scope and importance. In Introduction to Environmental Sciences. Ed: RS Khoiyangbam & Navindu Gupta TERI Press, New Delhi. pp. 1-13. (ISBN 978-81-7993-455-5).

  4. Gupta, N., Khoiyangbam R. S. and Niveta, J. (2015) Environmental Chemistry. In Introduction to Environmental Sciences. Ed: RS Khoiyangbam & Navindu Gupta TERI Press, New Delhi. pp. 15-49. (ISBN 978-81-7993-455-5).

RESEARCH PAPERS:

  1. Khoiyangbam, R.S., Kumar, S., Jain, M.C., Gupta, N., Kumar, A., and Kumar, V. (2004) Methane emission from fixed dome biogas plants in hilly and plain regions of Northern India. Bioresource Technology. 95: 35-39. (ELSEVIER; UK) Direct Link

  2. Khoiyangbam, R.S., (2008) Greenhouse gases emission from energy production in conventional biogas plants in India. Energy sources, Part A; Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental effects. 30: 689-697. (TAYLOR & FRANCIS, UK) Direct Link

  3. Oinam, S. S., Rawat, Y.S., Khoiyangbam, R.S., Khwairakpam, G., Kuniyal, J.C. and Vishvakarma, S.C.R. (2005) Land use land cover changes in Jhalma watershed of the Lahual Valley, cold desert region of Northwestern Himalaya, India. Journal of Mountain Science. 2(2): 129-136. (SPRINGER) Direct Link

  4. Khoiyangbam, R.S., Kumar, S. and Jain, M.C. (2004) Methane losses from floating type biogas plants in relation to Global warming. Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research. 63: 344-347. (CSIR; INDIA)Direct Link

  5. Khoiyangbam, R.S., Kumar, S., Jain, M.C., Kumar, A. and Kumar, V. (2003) Methane emission from community biogas plants at Masudpur, Delhi. Current Science. 84(4): 499-501. (BANGLORE, INDIA) Direct Link

  6. Khoiyangbam, R.S., and Ganesh, S. (2007) Methane emissions from Antiya Lake: An urban wetland in Jhansi (U.P.). Journal of Indian Association for Environmental Management. 24(3): 144-148. (NEERI, INDIA).

  7. Khoiyangbam, R.S., and Ganesh, S. (2007) Methane emissions from urban wetland – A case study of Lakshmi lake in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh. Pollution Research. 26(4): 15-20. Direct Link

  8. Khoiyangbam, R. S. (2015) Solid state fermentation of wheat straw admixture with cattle dung for biogas production. International Journal of Science and Research. 4(12): 2165-67.

  9. Khoiyangbam, R. S. and Basanta, K.W. (2014) Domestic wastes disposal practices and methane flux in Moirang Turel – An important feeder stream of Loktak Lake of Manipur. International Journal of Latest Research in Science and Technology. 3(3):90-97.

  10. Santaram, S. Oinam and Khoiyangbam, R.S. (2017) Changing Landscape of Loktak Lake and its impact on Local people’s livelihood. Journal of Arts Science & Commerce. 8(4): 124-132. Direct Link

  11. Khoiyangbam, R. S., and Basanta Kumar, W. (2014) Domestic waste disposal practices and methane flux in Moirang Turel – An important feeder stream of Loktak Lake. International Journal of Latest Research in Science and Technology.3(3):90-97 [ISSN (online) 2278 5299]

  12. Khoiyangbam, R. S., and Basanta Kumar, W. (2014) Influence of waste disposal on water quality and methane emission from Nambol Turel: a feeder stream of Loktak Lake in Manipur, India. International Journal of Recent Scientific Research. 5(5): 974-79. Direct Link

  13. Singh G., Khoiyangbam, R. S., and Pal, A. (2014) Assessment of Groundwater Quality in Granite Mining Areas of Bijauli in Bundelkhand Region of India. International Journal of Science and Research. 3(5): 1563-67. Direct Link

  14. Sayar, Y., Skinder, B.M., Sheeraz, A., and Khoiyangbam, R. S. (2014) Temporal variation of SO2 and NO2 concentration around Parichha Thermal Power Plant, India. Journal of Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology. 6(2): 6-11. Direct Link

  15. Sheeraz. A., Javid A. D., Khoiyangbam, R. S., and Jan M.R. (2013) Assessment of biogas emission from some macrophytes of Antiya Taal Lake, Jhansi with special reference to their biomass estimation. International Journal of Current Research. 5(9): 2434-2437. Direct Link

  16. Rakesh, Kh., Sanjoy Meitei, and Khoiyangbam R. S. (2013) Assessment of trace metal concentrations in fish tissue and sediments in some urban water bodies in Imphal, Manipur (India). International Journal of Recent Scientific Research. 4(12): 1970-1974. Direct Link

  17. Rakesh, Kh., Khoiyangbam, R.S. and Sanjoy Meitei (2013) Heavy metal concentrations in some urban water bodies in Imphal city, Manipur. International Journal of Recent Scientific Research. 4(1): 88-93. Direct Link

  18. W. Basanta Kumar, Khoiyangbam, R.S. and Yenkhom Raghumani (2011) Nitrous Oxide Emission from Two Rivers Meandering Through Imphal City, Manipur, India. Global Journal of Environmental Research 5(3): 106-111. Direct Link

  19. Khoiyangbam, R.S. and Sushil Kumar (2010) Atmospheric CH4 and CO2 emission from conventional anaerobic digester: A case study of community level biogas plants in India. Conference Proceeding, 1st International Conference on Anaerobic digestion of Waste and Wastewater. 11-12th Nov. 2010, Water Treatment Academy, Bangkok, Thailand. pp. 120-131. Direct Link

  20. Haroon, G., Khoiyangbam, R.S., Ahmad, S., and Zuber, S.M. (2010) Limnological Assessment of Antiya Tal, Jhansi to Assess Its Water Quality. International Journal of Lakes and Rivers. 3 (1): 79-85. Direct Link

  21. Khoiyangbam, R.S. (2010) Environmental implications of biomethanation in conventional biogas plants. Iranica Journal of Energy and Environment. 2(5): 82-88. Direct Link

  22. Haroon, G., Khoiyangbam, R.S., Ahmad, S., and Zuber, S.M. (2010) Trace metal levels in the muscle tissues of Ctenopharyngodon idella (Grass carp) and Ophiocephalus (snake headed fish) of Antiya Tal of Jhansi city. International Journal of Applied Environmental Sciences. 5 (4): 505-512. Direct Link

  23. Khoiyangbam, R.S. (2010) Air quality in schools located along the National Highway in Jhansi City. Recent Research in Science and Technology. 2(5): 82-88. Direct Link

  24. Singh, G., Pal, A and Khoiyangbam, R.S. (2009) Impact of mining on human health in and around Jhansi, Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh, India. J. Ecophysiol. Occup. Hlth. 9: 47-54. . Direct Link

  25. Khoiyangbam, R.S., and Vishvakarma, S.C.R. (2009) Growth characteristics of some fuel and fodder important tree species at Kullu Himachal Himalaya. Flora and Fauna. 22(1): 18-22. Direct Link

  26. Khoiyangbam, R.S., Ganesh, S., and Singh, G. (2008) Evaluation of methane emissions from urban wetlands in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh. Proceedings of Taal 2007, 12th World Lake Conference, Conserving Lake and Wetland for Future, 28th Oct. – 2nd Nov., 2007, Jaipur. pp. 1114-1121. Direct Link

  27. Khoiyangbam, R.S., and Vishvakarma, S.C.R. (2007) Effect of small rainwater trapping structure on growth performance of Quercus leuchotrichophora and Grevia oppositifolia. Progressive Research. 2(1): 16-20. Direct Link

  28. Khoiyangbam, R.S., Ahmad, S. and Haroon, G. (2007) Importance of solid waste flows in the urban-rural interface and waste management in Jhansi city. Progressive Research. 2(1): 111-115. Direct Link

  29. Khoiyangbam, R.S., Kumar, V., and Arya, S. (2006) Social cost benefit analysis of Sultanpur National Park, Haryana. Environment Conservation Journal. 7(3): 15-20.

  30. Arya, S., Kumar, K., Khoiyangbam, R.S., and Kumar, V. (2006) Assessment of hearing threshold and noise induced hearing loss in people engaged in different occupations. Environment Conservation Journal. 7(3): 31-35.

  31. Khoiyangbam, R.S. and Lakshmi Thoudam (2018) Biomethanation potential of floating vegetative mat in Loktak lake of Manipur, India. International Journal of Advance and Innovative Research Volume 5, Issue 4 (VII): 18-26. Direct Link

RESEARCH PROJECTS:

  1. Greenhouse gases (CO2, CH4 and N2O) emission studies in Keibul Lamjao National Park, Manipur. Funded by SERB, DST, New Delhi. [Ongoing]

  1. Methane emission studies in Loktak Lake of Manipur. UGC funded Major Project. [Completed]

  1. Land use and land cover changes in and around Loktak Lake and its impact on livelihood of the people and environment. ICSSR, New Delhi funded project. [Completed]

  1. Community-Protected Area Interface in Keibul Lamjao National Park, Manipur – An Environmental Assessment funded by ATREE, Bangalore [Completed]

CONFERENCES/WORKSHOP ATTENDED:

  1. Arya, S., Khoiyangbam, R.S., Kumar, V., and Anil K Gupta (2005) Agricultural land use and land cover changes in district Jhansi, Bundelkhand Region, India. National Conference on Management of Land resources and Land use towards Sustainable Development, October 18-19th, 2005, Bundelkhand University, Jhansi. Abstract Book MLRUSD – 2005. pp.07. (Poster Presentation)

  2. Khoiyangbam R. S., and R. K. Khumukcham (2017) Atmospheric methane emission from two feeder streams of Loktak lake of Manipur. Three days National Seminar on Science Technology for National Development. 2nd to 4th April 2017. Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA), Manipur University.

  3. Khoiyangbam R.S. (2017) Greenhouse gas emission from an urban lake in India. International Conference on Natural Resources Management and Technology Trends (ICNRM-17), 27th -29th March 2017 at Manipur University.

  4. Khoiyangbam R.S. (2017) Methane and carbon dioxide emission from vegetable wastes based biogas plants. New Horizon in Technology for sustainable Energy & Environment (NHTSEE 2017) 9th -10th March 2017. YMCA College, Faridabad Haryana.

  5. Khoiyangbam R.S. (2017) Methane emission from Loktak lake of Manipur, India. National Conference in Science and Technology (NCIST-17) 20th -21st March 2017. Manipur Institute of Technology, Takyelpat, Imphal.

  6. Khoiyangbam R.S. (2018). Methane emission from feeder streams of Loktak Lake: A case study of Ningthoukhong Turel, Manipur, 105th Indian Science Congress, Environmental Science Section, Manipur University, 16-20th March, 2018.

  7. Khoiyangbam R.S. and Dhanbir, W. (2010) Tourism responding to challenge of Global warming. State level Seminar on Tourism and Biodiversity. 26-27th September, 2010. D M College of Science, Imphal. (Invited Oral Presentation)

  8. Khoiyangbam R.S., (2006) Proliferation of Floating Islands in Loktak Lake. Environmental Impacts and its Restoration. Symposium on Disaster reduction for environment and human security May, 19th 2006. Bundelkhand University, Jhansi. (Oral Presentation)

  9. Khoiyangbam R.S., and Ahamad, T. (2008) Vegetable and fruit market wastes in Subzi Mandi Jhansi: Atmospheric methane emission and energy potential. International Conference on Issues in Public Policy and Sustainable Development. March 26th-28th, 2008. IGNOU, New Delhi, www.ignou.ac in. (Oral Presentation)

  10. Khoiyangbam R.S., and Lakshmi, Th. (2017) Biomethanation potential of floating vegetation mats in Loktak Lake of Manipur. International Conference on Sustainable Natural Resources Management: from Science to Practice (SNRMSP), 12-13th January,Banaras Hindu University (BHU) Varanasi.

  11. Khoiyangbam R.S., Huidrom, B., and Sangeeta, Th. (2017) Status of air pollution in educational institutes: A case study of PM10 and PM2.5 concentrations in the indoor air of Manipur University campus. International Conference on Recent Advances in Material Sciences, Energy Technologies and Environmental Engineering for climate change mitigation (GREENTECH-2017), 5th March 2017. Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi.

  12. Khoiyangbam, R.S. (2011) Climatic effects of increasing concentrations of atmospheric methane. One Day State Level Seminar on ‘Global Warming and Climate Change’. 6th March, 2011. Imphal College, Imphal. (Invited Oral Presentation)

  13. Khoiyangbam, R.S. and Kumar, S. (2010) Atmospheric CH4 and CO2 emission from conventional anaerobic digester: A case study of community level biogas plant in India. Proceeding of the International conference on Anaerobic Digestion of Waste and wastewater, Anaerobic digestion Asia 2010. 11-12th November 2010, Organised by Water Treatment Academy, Century Park Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand. (Invited Oral Presentation)

  14. Khoiyangbam, R.S., and Kumar, S. (2009) Methane emission from biogas plant: Floating gasholder versus fixed dome model. Proceeding of the International Conference on Changing Environmental Trends and Sustainable Development (CETAS). 9th – 11th Feb, 2009, G J University, Hisar. pp. 61-66. (Oral Presentation)

  15. Khoiyangbam, R.S., Arya, S., Kumar, V., and Oinam, S.S. (2005) Changes in institutional land use and land cover: A case study of Jhansi district, U. P., India. National Conference on Management of Land resources and Land use towards Sustainable Development, October 18-19th, 2005, BU, Jhansi. Abstract Book MLRUSD – 2005. pp.06.

  16. Khoiyangbam, R.S., Chowdhary, R., Gupta, S., and Singh, G. (2007) Women and energy: Scenario of rural household energy consumption in Jhansi. International Conference on Towards a Global Village; Role of Women in 21st Century. Bundelkhand University, Jhansi. pp. 44. (Poster Presentation)

  17. Khoiyangbam, R.S., Ganesh, S., and Singh, G. (2008) Evaluation of methane emissions from urban wetlands in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh. Proceedings of Taal 2007, 12th World Lake Conference, Conserving Lake and Wetland for Future, 28th Oct. – 2nd Nov., 2007, Jaipur. pp. 1114-1121. (Oral Presentation)

  18. Khoiyangbam, R.S., Kumar, S., Gupta N., and Kumar A. (2002) Nitrate pollution in soils of biogas slurry drying pits. Proceeding of the 2nd International Agronomy Congress, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi. pp. 1108-09. (Poster Presentation)

  19. Khumukcham, R. K. And Khoiyangbam, R. S. (2017) Biomethanation of pulp and paper mill wastewater (Black liquor). Three days National Seminar on Science Technology for National Development. 2nd to 4th April 2017. Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA), Manipur University.

  20. Kumar, V., Khoiyangbam, R.S., Arya, S., Sudarshana, and Mehrotra, P. (2005) Waste land restoration through Jatropha curcus L., plantation. National Conference on Management of Land resources and Land use towards Sustainable Development, October 18-19th, 2005, Bundelkhand University, Jhansi. Abstract Book MLRUSD – 2005. pp.09. (Poster Presentation)

  21. Rakhipyari, L., and Khoiyangbam, R.S. (2018). Determination of nitrogen oxide concentration in indoor environment of some educational institutes located along the NH-102 and NH-2 of Imphal city, 105th Indian Science Congress, Environmental Science Section, Manipur University, 16-20th March, 2018.

  22. Participated in One day Consultative Workshop for ‘Finalization of Manipur State Action Plan for Climate Change’ 10th October, 2011. Organized by Ecology & Environment Wing, Government of Manipur, Hotel Classic, Imphal.

  23. Participated in UGC State Level Seminar on ‘Advances in GPS & GIS Applications’ 5-6th October, 2011. Sponsored by UGC, Guwahati and Organized by Imphal College, Imphal.

  24. Delivered a talk as Resource person in NCERT Training programme for school teachers of Nagaland at, Organised by IMMA, at Central School, Imphal.

  25. Delivered a talk as Resource person on ‘Air pollution and its effect on local environment’ in NCERT Training programme for school teachers of Nagaland, organised by NCERT Shillong.

  26. Participated in ‘Six days Intensive Training programme on Disaster Management’ from 7-12th August, 2008 at Bundelkhand University, Jhansi (UP), held by Science Centre Jhansi and catalyzed and supported by DST, New Delhi.

  27. Participated in ‘Jal Pradushan Saranshan Awam Bhumgart’ Sabdawali Karyasala, Beigyanik Tatha Takniki Sabdawali Ayog, 12th -13th Jan, 2008, supported by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, New Delhi, at Bipin Bhihari college, Jhansi.

  28. Participated in workshop on the ‘Role of Census in the Development of Bundelkhand’ 27th March, 2006, organized by Institute of Economics & Finance, Bundelkhand University, Jhansi, Sponsored by Directorate of Census Operations, Uttar Pradesh, Govt. of India and UGC, New Delhi.

  29. Participated in organizing, Seminar on ‘Bioremediation & Environmental Toxicology’, 19th May, 2005, Institute of Environment & Development Studies, Bundelkhand University, Jhansi.

  30. Participate in organizing workshop on “Jaiv Vividhata and Paryavaran Sanrakshan”, held at G. B. Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development, Himachal Unit, Mohal-Kullu, March 28 ?29, 2004

  31. Attended the ‘88th Session of the Indian Science Congress’, 3-7, January, 2001, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi.

  32. Attended the ‘Animal Welfare Training Course’, 22nd-26th, July, 1997, Organized by the Animal Welfare Board of India, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India at Solan, Himachal Pradesh.

  33. Participated in organizing ‘World Environment Day’ 5th June, 1997, Organized by State Council of Science and Environment and District Administration, Solan, Himachal Pradesh.

  34. Attended the Seminar on ‘Environmental Management – Challenges and Strategies’, March 8-9th, 1996, Guru Jambheshwar University, Hisar – 125 001.

  35. Participated in Three Days Workshop on E-waste Management, Department of Computer Sc., MU.

  36. Participated in Workshop on “Water and water Analysis”at NIIT Manipur, Metrohm India Limited (2015).

  37. Participated in National Seminar on Recent Trends in Advanced Materials, Department of Physics, Manipur University (2013).

  38. Participated in Four Day National Workshop on Awareness Programme on Digital Library, Manipur University Library, Imphal (2013).

POPULAR ARTICLES/RADIO TALKS:

  1. Resource Person, in the All India Radio programme Science Serial ‘Lepkhinu Punshi Echel’ Broadcast on 24th September 2017.

  2. Khoiyangbam, R.S. (2011) Dumping of Phumdi in Moirang Town and its related environmental hazards. Hueiyen Lanpao (Local English Daily Newspaper; Surfaced on 12th August 2011). Also webcasted in: (i) http://e-pao.net.

  3. Khoiyangbam, R.S. (2011) Should the poor villagers bear the burden of conserving the World’s endangered Sangai? Imphal Free Press, Manipur’s Conscience (Local English Daily Newspaper; surfaced on 09th July 2011). Also webcast in: http://ifp.co.in/imphal-free-press-full-story.

  4. Khoiyangbam, R.S. (2011) Villagers around Keibul Lamjao National Park: Custodians or culprits in wildlife conservation. Hueiyen Lanpao (Local English Daily Newspaper; Surfaced on 09 & 11th July 2011). Also webcast in: http://www.hueiyenlanpao.com

SEMINAR / WORKSHOP ORGANIZED:

  1. Organizing Secretary of the Symposium on ‘Disaster Reduction: For Environment and Human security’, 19th May, 2006, Bundelkhand University, Jhansi, (UP).

  2. Organizing Secretary, Awareness Workshop on ‘Living with wildlife: Conflict Resolution in Keibul Lamjao National Park’, 29th May, 2011, DM College of Science, Imphal. Supported by Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and Environment (ATREE) Banglore.

  3. Organizing Secretary, Training workshop on ‘LEAD-er: Lead Educator capacity building in organizing Lead awareness’ 5th November, 2008, Bundelkhand University, Jhansi (UP), sponsored by the National Referral Centre for Lead Poisoning in India. Bangalore.

  4. Member, Organising Committee, Two days national level workshop on “Integrated Water Resources Management Strategies & Challenges in the North East India” organised by the Department of Environmental Science, DM College of Science, Imphal on 29-30th June 2017.

  5. Chaired the Tech Session –VI, Theme-VIII: Restoration Ecology, Natural Resources & Env. Economics in International Conference on Natural Resources Management and Technology (ICNRM-17), held on 27-29th March, 2017 organized by Centre for Advanced Study, Department of Life Sciences, Manipur University.

AWARDS/HONOURS:

  1. Best position in oral presentation for the paper “Biomethanation potential of floating vegetative mats in Loktak Lake of Manipur, India”, International conference on Sustainable natural resource management: from Science to practice (SNRMSP-2017), Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, 12-13th January, 2017.

COUNTRIES VISITED:

  1. Bangkok, Thailand (10-14th November 2010) To present a paper in “International Conference on Anaerobic Digestion of Waste and wastewater” (Travel supported by DST, New Delhi).

MEMBERS IN PROFESSIONAL BODIES:

  1. Life member, National Environmental Science Academy, New Delhi (L/M No. 485)

  2. Life member, Indian Water Works Association, Mumbai (LM No. 8213)

  3. Life member, Indian Science Congress Association, Kolkata (Membership No. L26235)

  4. Life member, Indian Association of soil & water conservationists, Dehradun ( LM 1996)

  5. Life member, Science Teacher’s Forum Manipur, Imphal

  6. Founder President, Organization for Sustainable Development, New Delhi

  7. Former, Honorary Animal Welfare Officer, MoEFCC, GoI.