Irrigation & Drainage Engineering

DEPARTMENT OF IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE ENGINEERING

FACILITIES:

The department has the following laboratory facilities

(i) Irrigation and Drainage Engineering

(ii) Fluid Mechanics

(iii) Soil and Water Quality Laboratory

Research Projects :

The list of research projects taken up by the faculty members of the department are as follows

Extra Mural Research Project

Sl No Name of the PI Title of the project Funding Agency
1 Dr A K Vashisht Prediction of lean season discharge of springs for efficiently managing it to fulfill water needs of the mountain inhabitants WTI Division of Department of Science and Technology, Govt of India
2 Dr B C Kusre Soil Moisture Characterization and its Impact on Productivity of Large Cardamom in Sikkim SERB, Department of Science and Technology, Govt of India
3 Dr B C Kusre Natural Resources Mapping and Developing Strategy for Water resources Management in Sikkim NRDMS Division of Department of Science and Technology, Govt of India

 

Intra Mural Research Project

Sl No Name of PI Title of the project
1 Dr B C Kusre Determination of hydraulic performance of micro irrigation system emitter for selection in hilly terrain of NEH region
2 Dr A K Vashisht Impact of particle size distribution of filter material on water turbidity and flow rate for use in drip irrigation and ground water recharge
3 Dr G T Patle Performance evaluation of drip irrigation for selected vegetables crops in East Sikkim.

Assessment of infiltration rate of  a paddy growing area in a micro watershed of East Sikkim

Extension & Other Activities:

Sl No Name of Faculty Type of program
1 Dr B C Kusre Organized a five days training program on Remote Sensing and GIS Application in Watershed Management and Developmental Planning” during 28th February to 5th March, 2017
2 Dr A K Vashisht Water Management through sprinkler and drip irrigation & water saving devices” during April, 2016
3 Dr G T Patle Organized a five days training programme on “Integrated farming system for sustainable agriculture” sponsored by Directorate of Agriculture and Food Production, Govt. of Odisha during September 5-9, 2017.

 

Training programme on Water management strategies for Sikkim on March 30, 2017

DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES

 

TEACHING FACULTY

Name Dr B C Kusre  

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Designation Associate professor (IDE)
Academic Qualification PhD
Specialization Hydrological Modeling; Water Resources Management, irrigation water management and Watershed Management
Email kusrebharat@gmail.com
Contact Number Mobile no: 09933440970

 

Name A K Vashisht

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Designation Assoc. Prof.
Academic Qualification Ph.D.
Specialization Soil and Water Engineering
e-mail akvashisht74@gmail.com
Contact Number (Mobile) 8016269685

 

Name Dr G. T. Patle

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Designation Assistant Professor (IDE)
Academic Qualification M. Tech (IDE); PhD (SWEC)
Specialization Micro irrigation system design; Vadose zone and Groundwater Modelling; Irrigation and Drainage; Stochastic modelling of climate parameters; Carbon footprint and Climate change studies
Email gtpatle77@gmail.com
Contact Number Mobile no: 08759159588

NON TEACHING STAFF

Mr Dilip Rai

M Tech Student

1. Mr Deependra Rai

2. Mr Prem Ranjan