ICAR Personnel Management System

Executive Record Sheet
NameDr. M. Lalitha
ERP ID008707
Present DesignationScientist(7000)
Cadre TypeScientist (incl. SS (CAS), PS (CAS))
Date of Birth (MM/DD/YYYY)07/10/1985
State of DomicileTamil Nadu
Mother TongueTamil
Email Addressmslalit@yahoo.co.in
Educational Qualifications (From Graduation Onwards)
DegreeFromToInstitutionThesis Title (If any)
 01/Aug/200631/Aug/2008Tamil Nadu Agriculture University 
Ph.D (Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry)  Tamil Nadu Agricultural University 
History of Posting
S.No.DesignationName of Institute/ OrganizationOrganization /Posting TypeFromTo
1 Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (RS) , Banglore 15-Sep-201122-Dec-2011
2 Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (RS) , Banglore 23-Dec-201113-May-2012
3 Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (RS) , Banglore 14-May-201231-Aug-2016
4 Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (RS) , Banglore 01-Sep-201631-Jan-2017
5 Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (RS) , Banglore 01-Feb-201731-Dec-2017
6 Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (RS) , Banglore 01-Jan-201817-Jan-2023
7 Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (RS) , Banglore 18-Jan-2023 
Training Details
Externally Funded Projects
Program NameCountryVenueFromToProgram Organized by
STICS and RECORD training courseINICAR-NBSS&LUP, Regional centre, Bangalore, Bangalore10/13/2014 12:00:00 AM10/18/2014 12:00:00 AMINRA, France and Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Program NameCountryVenueFromToProgram Organized by
FOCARSINNAARM, Hyderabad9/15/2011 12:00:00 AM12/13/2011 12:00:00 AMICAR
Institution Orientation trainingINNBSS&LUP, Nagpur, Nagpur12/1/2011 12:00:00 AM1/25/2012 12:00:00 AMNBSS&LUP, Nagpur
Professional attachment training in CAZRI, JodhpurINCAZRI, Jodhpur, Jodhpur1/26/2012 12:00:00 AM4/27/2012 12:00:00 AMCAZRI, Jodhpur
Soil Survey Training Program for young scientistsINICAR-NBSS&LUP, Regional centre, Bangalore, Bangalore9/10/2012 12:00:00 AM11/9/2012 12:00:00 AMICAR-NBSS&LUP, Regional centre, Bangalore
Training program on generation of Land resource inventory under Sujala-III project of Karnataka Watershed development departmentINCollege of Horticulture, Bidar, Bidar2/24/2014 12:00:00 AM3/5/2014 12:00:00 AMICAR-NBSS&LUP, Regional centre, Bangalore
Program NameCountryVenueFromToProgram Organized by
Demonstration of onscreen interpretation of satellite image using QGIS software by NRSC expertsINICAR-NBSS&LUP, Nagpur, Nagpur9/7/2014 12:00:00 AM9/7/2014 12:00:00 AMICAR-NBSS&LUP, Nagpur
Microwave remote sensing for Agro-hydrologyINIISc, Bangalore, Bangalore11/6/2017 12:00:00 AM11/7/2017 12:00:00 AMIISc, Bangalore
Desertification and Land Degradation Monitoring, Vulnerability Assessment and Combating PlansINSAC, Ahmadabad, Ahmadabad3/14/2018 12:00:00 AM3/22/2018 12:00:00 AMSAC, Ahmadabad
Digital Soil Mapping (Indian Soilgrids Project)INICAR-NBSS&LUP, Nagpur, Nagpur12/3/2018 12:00:00 AM12/7/2018 12:00:00 AMICAR-NBSS&LUP, Nagpur
Soil Survey & ClassificationINICAR-NBSS&LUP, Nagpur11/9/2020 12:00:00 AM11/13/2020 12:00:00 AMICAR-NBSS&LUP
Remote Sensing of Land DegradationINOnline (Virtual mode), Dehradun12/1/2021 12:00:00 AM12/7/2020 12:00:00 AMIndian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS)
S.No.YearTitle of PublicationName of PublisherCitationISBN Number
12017Sub-soil sodicity in semiarid agro ecosystem-A case studyProceedings of XIII Agricultural science congress held at Bangalore from 21 -24 February 2017, p 620.  
22015Characterization of Salt Affected Soils in Mailam block of Villupuram district, Tamil Nadu and its relationship with water management.In Eightieth Annual Convention of ISSS on developments in soil science at GKVK Bangalore during 5-8th December 2015.  
32015Sodicity: A threat to sustaianability of irrigated agriculture-Acase studyNational seminar on issues, challenges and strategies in sustaining soil health during 10-11th December 2015.  
S.No.YearTitle of PublicationName of PublisherCitationISBN Number
12017Evaluation of Soil and Climatic Characteristics for Identifying Constraints and Potentials for Forest Development in Andhra Pradesh, IndiaThe Indian Society of Dryland Agriculture  
22017Biophysical and Socio Economic Causes for Increasing Fallow Lands in Tamil Nadu.British Society of Soil Science  
32017Biophysical characterisation of Kangeyam grasslands for land degradation vulnerability analysis.Range Management Society of India  
42016Evaluation of Land Suitability for Different Irrigation Methods Using GIS TechniquesPuspa Publishing House  
52016Assessment of Suitability of Fallow Lands for Major Medicinal Plants in Tamil NaduPuspa Publishing House  
62015Characterisation of major forests in Tamil Nadu based on climate and soil-site characteristics for identifying potential areas for afforestationPuspa Publishing House  
Conference/Symposium/Workshop Paper
S.No.YearTitle of PublicationName of PublisherCitation
12016Climate-soil interactions on pastoral land use in a semi-arid ecosystem of Kangayam block, Tamil NaduInternational conference on Integrated Land Use Planning for Smart Agriculture - An Agenda for Integrated Land Management (ICILUPSA-2016) held at Nagp 
S.No.Name of AwardAwarding organizationPlaceYearPrize
1 Best poster awardIndian Society of Soil ScienceBangalore2015 
Patent, Copyright, Trademark etc.
Externally Funded Projects
Career Profile
Cadre NameDateMode of recruitment (CAS/DR)
Scientist(7000)15 Sep 2017CAS
Five Major Contributions
S.No.Major Contribution
1 Lalitha, M and Praveen Kumar (2015). Soil carbon fractions influenced by temperature sensitivity and land use management. Agroforest Syst. DOI 10.1007/s10457-015-9876-9.
2 M. Lalitha, S. Dharumarajan, A. Natarajan, K.V. Niranjana, S. Srinivas, L.G.K. Naidu and Dipak Sarkar (2016). Need for site specific land resource database for integrated watershed management. Indian Journal of Soil Conservation, 44 (22) 168-176
3 Lalitha, M., S.Mani and R. Sivasamy (2016). Crop water budgeting for rainfed cotton for crop planning and management in Coimbatore. Journal of Agrometeorology, 18 (2): 265-269.
4 Duraisamy Vasu, SK. Singh, Nisha Sahu, Pramod Tiwary, P. Chandran, VP. Duraisami, V. Ramamurthy, M. Lalitha, B. Kalaiselvi (2016). Assessment of spatial variability of soil properties using geospatial techniques for farm level nutrient management. Soil and Tillage Research 169: 25–34.
5 S. Dharumarajan, M. Lalitha, A. Natarajan, L.G.K Naidu, R.Balasubramanian, Rajendra Hegde, R.Vasundhara, K. S. Anil Kumar and S.K.Singh (2017). Biophysical and Socio Economic Causes for Increasing Fallow Lands in Tamil Nadu. Soil Use and Management. DOI:10.1111/sum.12361