ICAR Personnel Management System

Executive Record Sheet
NameDr. G.P.Obi Reddy
ERP ID008436
Present DesignationPr. Scientist
Cadre TypeScientist (incl. SS (CAS), PS (CAS))
Date of Birth (MM/DD/YYYY)03/01/1966
GenderMale
State of DomicileAndhra Pradesh
Mother TongueTelugu
Email AddressGPO.Reddy@icar.gov.in
Educational Qualifications (From Graduation Onwards)
DegreeFromToInstitutionThesis Title (If any)
B.Sc01/Jul/198530/Jun/1988Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati (A.P.) 
M.Sc (Geography)02/Jul/199031/Jul/1992Sri Srishnadevaraya University, Anantapur (A.P.) 
PGDCS01/Apr/199931/Mar/2000University Of Hyderabad 
Ph.D (Geography) 16/Feb/1996Sri Krishnadevaraya UniversityApplied Geo-ecological Study of Land and Water Resources for Sustainable Land Use Development of Anantapur District.. Using Remote Sensing Techniques
History of Posting
S.No.DesignationName of Institute/ OrganizationOrganization /Posting TypeFromTo
1 Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (MI), Nagpur 07-Aug-199710-Sep-2001
2 Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (MI), Nagpur 11-Sep-200130-Jun-2006
3 Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (MI), Nagpur 01-Jul-200606-Aug-2006
4 Senior Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (MI), Nagpur 07-Aug-200612-Mar-2009
5 Principal Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (MI), Nagpur 13-Mar-200907-Jul-2012
6 Principal Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (MI), Nagpur 08-Jul-201206-Aug-2012
7 Principal Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (MI), Nagpur 07-Aug-201212-Aug-2016
8 Principal Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (MI), Nagpur 13-Aug-201631-Aug-2016
9 Principal Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (MI), Nagpur 01-Sep-201603-Oct-2016
10 Principal Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (MI), Nagpur 04-Oct-201631-Jan-2017
11 Principal Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (MI), Nagpur 01-Feb-201703-Feb-2017
12 Principal Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (MI), Nagpur 04-Feb-201731-Dec-2017
13 Principal Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (MI), Nagpur 01-Jan-201831-Mar-2018
14 Principal Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (MI), Nagpur 01-Apr-2018 
Training Details
Training
Program NameCountryVenueFromToProgram Organized by
Agricultural Research Information System (ARIS) Software ProgrammeINCIAE, Bhopal9/4/1997 12:00:00 AM9/12/1997 12:00:00 AMCentral Institute of Agricultural Engineering
Foundation Course on Agriculture Research Management (FOCARS)INNAARM, Nagpur10/3/1997 12:00:00 AM1/29/1998 12:00:00 AMICAR-NAARM
Remote Sensing & GIS for Resources Mapping’INISRO-RRSC, Nagpur4/20/1998 12:00:00 AM5/1/1998 12:00:00 AMRegional Remote Sensing Service Centre (RRSSC)
Remote Sensing, Digital Image Processing & GISINNational Remote Sensing Agency (NRSA, Hyderabad7/13/1998 12:00:00 AM9/25/1998 12:00:00 AMNational Remote Sensing Agency (NRSA
Soil Survey and Land EvaluationINICAR-NBSS&LUP, Nagpur11/2/1998 12:00:00 AM1/23/1999 12:00:00 AMNational Bureau of Soil Survey & Land Use Planning (NBSS&LUP),
Advanced software training on RDBMS, GIS and Spatial Data ManagementINNational Institute of Information Technology (NIIT), Bangalore3/26/2002 12:00:00 AM4/24/2002 12:00:00 AMNational Institute of Information Technology (NIIT)
Managing Geo-databaseusing ArcSDE & Oracle’INNational Bureau of Soil Survey & Land Use Planning (NBSS&LUP), Nagpur7/21/2003 12:00:00 AM7/26/2003 12:00:00 AMNational Bureau of Soil Survey & Land Use Planning (NBSS&LUP)
Web Design, Data Management and Data MininINIndian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute (IASRI), New Delhi11/1/2004 12:00:00 AM11/3/2004 12:00:00 AMIndian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute (IASRI)
RISAT-UP Radar Remote Sensing & ApplicationsINRegional Remote Sensing Centre (RRSC, Nagpur2/22/2010 12:00:00 AM3/5/2010 12:00:00 AMRegional Remote Sensing Centre (RRSC
Winter School
Program NameCountryVenueFromToProgram Organized by
GIS for Land Resource Data Management’INICAR-NBSS&LUP (RC), Bangalore, Bangalore10/3/2001 12:00:00 AM10/23/2001 12:00:00 AMICAR-NBSS&LUP (RC), Bangalore
Remote Sensing and GIS in Agriculture Statistics’INIndian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute (IASRI), New Delhi8/6/2003 12:00:00 AM8/26/2003 12:00:00 AMIndian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute (IASRI)
GIS Based Decision Support Systems for Sustainable AgricultureINNational Academy of Agricultural Research Management (NAARM), Hyderabad7/5/2006 12:00:00 AM7/25/2006 12:00:00 AMNational Academy of Agricultural Research Management (NAARM)
Publications
Journal
S.No.YearTitle of PublicationName of PublisherCitationISBN Number
12016Assessment of soil erosion in tropical ecosystem of Goa, India using Universal Soil Loss Equation, geostatistics and GISIndian Association of Soil and Water Conservationists  
22013Geospatial modeling in assessment of biophysical resources for sustainable land resource managemenInternational Soceity for Tropical Ecology2 
32013Terrain Characterization for soil resource mapping in part of semi-tract of Central India using high resolution satellite data and GISIndian Society of Remote Sensing7 
42005Characterization and classification of landforms and soils over basaltic terrain in sub-humid tropics of central IndiaIndian Society of Soil Science38 
52004GIS and Remote sensing Applications in Prioritization of River sub basins using Morphometric and USLE Parameters - A Case studyAsian Association on Remote Sensing14 
62004Drainage Morphometry and Its Influence on Landform Characteristics in Basaltic Terrain – A Remote Sensing and GIS ApproachElsevier162 
72003Delineation and Characterization of Geomorphological features in a part of Lower Maharahstra Metamorphic Plateau, using IRS-ID LISS-III dataIndian Society of Remote Sensing  
82002Geomorphological Analysis for Inventory of Degraded Lands in a River basin of Basaltic Terrain, Using Remote Sensing Data and Geographical InformationIndian Society of Remote Sensing8 
92002GIS for Morhophometric Analysis of River basinsGIS India54 
102001Landscape Ecological Planning in a Basaltic Terrain, Central India, Using Remote sensing and GIS TechniquesIndian Society of Remote Sensing9 
112000Evaluation of Groundwater potential zones using Remote sensing data - A case study from Gaimukh watershed, Bhandara district, Maharashtra,Indian Society Remote Sensing63 
Awards
S.No.Name of AwardAwarding organizationPlaceYearPrize
1 Indian National Geospatial AwardIndian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS)Kolkata, India2007 
2 National Geospatial Award for ExcellenceIndian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS)Hyderabad, India2013 
Patent, Copyright, Trademark etc.
NIL
Externally Funded Projects
S.No.PI/Co-PIProject TitleYearDurationAmount (Rs. in lakhs)Funding Agency
1 Co-PISpatial assessment of soil erosion of different States of India Using Grid point data in GIS2000Jan, 2000- March, 2011  
2 Co-PIIntegrated National Agricultural Resources Information System (INARIS) – Soil Resource Database2001April, 2001 to Dec, 2004 ICAR
3 Co-PITechnology Assessment and Refinement of Cereal Based Rainfed Agro-Ecosystem Through Institute-Village (Kokarda-Kaniyadol) Linkage Programme in Eastern2001April, 2001 to December, 2004  
4 Co-PIGeoreferenced Soil Information System for Land Use Planning and Monitoring Soil and Land Quality for Agriculture2009April, 2009 to June, 2012 NAIP (ICAR)
5 Co-PIICAR Research Data Repository for Knowledge Management, (KRISHI)20152015-2017 ICAR
6 Co-PIDevelopment of Digital Terrain and Land Use dynamics geodatabase on 1:10k scale for land resource inventory of Cultivated and fallow land use systems20152015-2018 RKVY
7 Co-PILand Use Planning for Rural Livelihood Security in Backward Districts of Maharashtra2009April 2009 to Dec 2012 NAIP (ICAR)
8 PIEnrichment of land degradation datasets with soils datasets of different states of India20102010-2011 NRSC, Hyderabad
9 PIMapping and Assessment of Land Degradation in Major Ecosystems of India Using Geospatial Technologies20162016-2017 ICAR
10 PIEcological Evaluation of Land Resources and Land Use Systems for Sustainable Development at Watershed level in Different Agro-Ecological Zones of Vida20052005-2008 ICAR
Career Profile
Cadre NameDateMode of recruitment (CAS/DR)
Scientist07 Aug 1997DR
Scientist (sr scale)07 Aug 2001CAS
Sr. Scientist07 Aug 2006CAS
Pr. Scientist07 Aug 2012CAS
Five Major Contributions
S.No.Major Contribution
1 Design and development of Land Resource Information System of India and operational NBSS&LUP BHOOMI GeoPortal and significant contributions were made in operational of ICAR KRISHI Geoporal
2 Development of digital terrain database and landform mapping for 14 blocks in different states as part of land resource inventory project at 1:10k
3 Development of seamless soil information system of India (1:250,000 scale), district soil information system (1:50,000 scale) for 50 districts in GIS
4 Development of GIS based methodology for harmonization of wasteland vs land degradation datasets of India
5 Computation of USLE factors and assessment of soil loss for 25 states and generation of soil loss map of India