ICAR Personnel Management System

Executive Record Sheet
NameDr. T. Chatopadhyay
ERP ID008631
Present DesignationSr. Scientist
Cadre TypeScientist (incl. SS (CAS), PS (CAS))
Date of Birth (MM/DD/YYYY)04/13/1961
GenderMale
State of DomicileWest Bengal
Mother TongueBengali
Email Addresstaritchattopadhyay@gmail.com
Educational Qualifications (From Graduation Onwards)
DegreeFromToInstitutionThesis Title (If any)
Doctor of Philosphy10/Mar/198708/Oct/1996Calcutta UniversityInvestigations on the complexes of Humic substances with some inorganic Soil components
History of Posting
S.No.DesignationName of Institute/ OrganizationOrganization /Posting TypeFromTo
1 Senior Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (RS) , Calcutta 05-Oct-199830-Jun-2016
2 Senior Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (RS) , Calcutta 01-Jul-201611-Aug-2016
3 Senior Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (RS) , Calcutta 12-Aug-201631-Aug-2016
4 Senior Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (RS) , Calcutta 01-Sep-201631-Jan-2017
5 Senior Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (RS) , Calcutta 01-Feb-2017 
Training Details
Training
Program NameCountryVenueFromToProgram Organized by
1. 32nd Foundation Course on Agricultural Research Project ManagementINNAARM, Hyderabad10/5/1989 12:00:00 AM3/1/1990 12:00:00 AMNational Academy of Agricultural Research Management (ICAR), Hyderabad
2. Training Programme in Soil Survey & Land EvaluationINNational Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use Planning (ICAR), Nagpur, Nagpur7/2/1990 12:00:00 AM10/31/1990 12:00:00 AMNational Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use Planning (ICAR), Nagpur
Summer Institute on Soil and Water Management for Sustainable AgricultureINRajasthan College of Agriculture, Udaipur, Udaipur9/30/1996 12:00:00 AM10/19/1996 12:00:00 AMRajasthan College of Agriculture, Udaipur
4. Training on Computer Fundamentals, DOS, WIN 95, Office 97, Foxpro 2.6 & Internet fromINComputer Learning Institute of India Pvt. Ltd., Salt Lake, Kolkata, kolkata9/1/1999 12:00:00 AM1/31/2000 12:00:00 AMComputer Learning Institute of India Pvt. Ltd., Salt Lake, Kolkata
5. Refresher course on Information Technology in AgricultureINNAARM, Hyderabad2/5/2003 12:00:00 AM2/25/2003 12:00:00 AMICAR - NAARM
Publications
Journal
S.No.YearTitle of PublicationName of PublisherCitationISBN Number
12017Characterizing spatial variability of soil properties in alluvial soils of India using geostatistics and geographical information systemTaylor & Francis  
22017Land Evaluation for Crop Planning in Soils of Indo-Gangetic Plains of Hugli District, West BengalIndian Agriculturist  
32015Spatial distribution of soil physical properties of alluvial soils : a geostatistical approachTaylor & Francis  
42015Spatial distribution of soil physical properties of alluvial soils: a geostatistical approachTaylor & Francis  
52014Characterization and classification of some tea-growing soils of Jorhat district, AssamAgropedology  
62014Characterization and classification of some tea-growing soils of Jorhat district, AssamAgropedology  
72013Distribution of forms of potassium in relation to different agroecological regions of North-Eastern IndiaTaylor & Francis  
82013Distribution of forms of potassium in relation to different agroecological regions of North - Eastern IndiaTaylor & Francis  
92012effect of land use on soil microbial biomass carbon and nitrogen content in the soils of Jorhat district, AssamAgropedology  
102010Complexation of humic substances by allophoneClay Research  
112003Characterization of soils and vertical distribution of available micronutrients under different landforms of Malwa Plateau, RajasthanIndian Agric.  
122003Sand mineralogy of extreme hot Arid Eco-Region soils of RajasthanIndian Agri  
132000The crystallo-chemistry of oxide humus complexesAust. J. Soil Res.  
141997Mineralogy of fine sand fraction of different soils in the eastern upland region of RajasthanJ. of Indian Soc. of Soil Sci  
151997Complexation of Humic substances with oxides of Iron and AluminumSoil Science  
161997Available micronutrient status of Rajasthan soilsAgropedology  
171996Germination of oilseeds (Sesame) by humic substancesIndian Biologists,  
181996Available micronutrient status in the soils of Vindhyan Scarplands ofJournal of Indian Society of Soil Science,  
191995Available micronutrient status in the soils of Malwa plateau (Rajasthan)J. of Indian Soc. of Soil Sci  
Awards
S.No.Name of AwardAwarding organizationPlaceYearPrize
1  nil   
Patent, Copyright, Trademark etc.
NIL
Externally Funded Projects
S.No.PI/Co-PIProject TitleYearDurationAmount (Rs. in lakhs)Funding Agency
1 Dr. T. Chattopadhyay2. Spatial planning and management of land and water resources, Kunur Basin, Barddhaman district, West Bengal, India2004Jan 2004 – Dec. 20045.2 lakhsGovt of West Bengal
2 Dr. T. Chattopadhyay1. Development of regional scale watershed plans and methodologies for identification of critical areas for prioritized land treatment in the watershe2003Jul, 2000 - Dec, 200337.87 lakhsNATP
Career Profile
Cadre NameDateMode of recruitment (CAS/DR)
Sr. Scientist (9000)05 Oct 1998CAS
Five Major Contributions
S.No.Major Contribution
1 I contributed in the field of soil survey and mapping in the scale 1:250000 for the entire country. At state level I surveyed and prepared soil map and report for the district Hughli of West Bengal and Rohtas district of Bihar at 1:50000 scale. At large scale viz. 1:10000, I surveyed Mushahari Block of Muzaffarpur district, Bihar and Chakia and Piprakothi block of East Champaran district, Bihar, Ramnagar-I and Canning block of West Bengal and prepared soil map and report. I also worked on soil microbial biomass C and N of North Eastern states.I also worked as faculty member in different training courses.