ICAR Personnel Management System

Executive Record Sheet
NameDr. Rajeev Srivastava
ERP ID008429
Present DesignationPr. Scientist
Cadre TypeDR- Pr. Scientist
Date of Birth (MM/DD/YYYY)06/14/1958
GenderMale
State of DomicileUttar Pradesh
Mother TongueHindi
Email Addressrajeev.nbss@gmail.com
Educational Qualifications (From Graduation Onwards)
DegreeFromToInstitutionThesis Title (If any)
B.Sc.15/Jul/197530/Jun/1977Agra University 
M.Sc (Agri) Soil Science16/Nov/197708/May/1981G.B.P.U.A.T, PatnagarSoil and land use capability survey of Kaphra-Bhaura subwatershed in U.P. Hills
Ph.D (Soil Science)16/Nov/198117/Oct/1987G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Tech., Pant Nagar,U.PProductivity for Mollisols for wheat under varying management, and crop-weather relationships in wheat, maize and rice in Nainital Tarai
History of Posting
S.No.DesignationName of Institute/ OrganizationOrganization /Posting TypeFromTo
1 Scientist S-1.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (MI), Nagpur 24-Nov-198306-Nov-1988
2 Scientist SS.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (MI), Nagpur 07-Nov-198811-Jun-1989
3 Scientist S-1.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (MI), Nagpur 12-Jun-198919-Jun-1991
4 Scientist S-1.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (RS) , Calcutta 20-Jun-199121-Jan-1994
5 Scientist SS.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (RS) , Calcutta 22-Jan-199431-Dec-1995
6 Scientist SS.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (MI), Nagpur 01-Jan-199606-Nov-1996
7 Senior Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (MI), Nagpur 07-Nov-199606-Nov-2004
8 Principal Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (MI), Nagpur 07-Nov-200431-Dec-2005
9 Head of Division.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (MI), Nagpur 01-Jan-200611-Aug-2016
10 Head of Division.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (MI), Nagpur 12-Aug-201612-Aug-2016
11 Head of Division.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (MI), Nagpur 13-Aug-201631-Aug-2016
12 Head of Division.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (MI), Nagpur 01-Sep-201603-Oct-2016
13 Head of Division.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (MI), Nagpur 04-Oct-201628-Feb-2017
14 Head of Division.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (MI), Nagpur 01-Mar-201731-Dec-2017
15 Head of Division.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (MI), Nagpur 01-Jan-201831-Mar-2018
16 Head of Division.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (MI), Nagpur 01-Apr-2018 
Training Details
Training
Program NameCountryVenueFromToProgram Organized by
Foundation course on agricultural Research ManagementINNAARM, hyderaad7/2/1985 12:00:00 AM11/16/1985 12:00:00 AMNAARM
Computerised Land Information SystemGBSoil Survey & Land Research Centre, Silsoe7/2/1990 12:00:00 AM10/5/1990 12:00:00 AMSoil Survey & Land Research Centre
Management Information System for Agricultural ResearchINNAARM, Hyderabad1/11/1996 12:00:00 AM1/22/1996 12:00:00 AMNAARM
Remote Sensing Applications in Soils & AgricultureINNBSS&LUP, Nagpur1/16/1996 12:00:00 AM2/24/1996 12:00:00 AMNBSS&LUP
Course on Remote Sensing Technology and application through visual interpretation, digital analysis and GISINNRSA, Hyderabad11/18/1996 12:00:00 AM1/24/1997 12:00:00 AMNRSA
Course on Remote Sensing & GIS in Resource mapping and MonitoringINRRSC, nagpur8/23/1999 12:00:00 AM9/3/2001 12:00:00 AMRRSSC
Hyperspectral Remote Sensing and object oriented Image AnalysisINDepartment of Earth Sciences, Annamalai University, Annamali Nagar12/17/2008 12:00:00 AM12/29/2008 12:00:00 AMDepartment of Earth Sciences, Annamalai University
Multivariate Data analysis (MVA) & Design of experiment (DOE)- Chemometrics & Spectroscopic ApplicationsINBangalore, Bangalore6/6/2011 12:00:00 AM6/8/2011 12:00:00 AMCAMO Software India Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore
Publications
Popular Articles
Others
S.No.YearTitle of PublicationName of PublisherCitation
11989Relationships of Rainfall distribution patterns to rice productivityInternational Rice Research Institute 
Journal
S.No.YearTitle of PublicationName of PublisherCitationISBN Number
12016Accuracy assessment of large-scale soil map prepared by remote sensing approach-  
22016Large-Scale Soil Resource Mapping using IRS-P6 LISS-IV and Cartosat-1 DEM in Basaltic Terrain of Central IndiaIndian Society of Remote Sensing1 
32015Hyperspectral remote sensing: opportunities, status and challenges for rapid soil assessment in IndiaIndian Academy of Sciences7 
42015Soil quality and its assessment: A reviewSoil Conservation Society in India  
52015Development of hyperspectral model for rapid monitoring of soil organic carbon under precision farming in the Indo-Gangetic Plains of Punjab, IndiaIndian Society of Remote Sensing6 
62014Characterization of landforms and land use/land Cover in basaltic terrain using IRS-P6 LISS-IV and Cartosat-1 DEM data: A case studyIndian Society of Soil Survey & Land Use Planning  
72014Status of Available Micronutrient Cations and their Relationship with Soil Properties in Nagpur District, MaharashtraIndian Society of Dryland Agriculture  
82014Impacts of bioclimates, cropping systems, land use and management on the cultural microbial population in black soil regions of India,Indian Academy of Sciences5 
92014Georeferenced soil information system: assessment of databaseIndian Academy of Sciences9 
102014Mapping spatial variability in soil properties and fertility at field scale in basaltic terrain for site-specific agricultural input management using-  
112014Development of soil and terrain digital database for major food-growing regions of India for resource planningIndian Academy of Sciences13 
122014Soil information system: use and potentials in humid and semi-arid tropicsIndian Academy of Sciences3 
132014Revisiting agro-ecological sub-regions of India – a case study of two major food production zonesIndian Academy of Sciences17 
142014Cadastral-level soil mapping in basaltic terrain using Cartosat-1-derived productsTaylor & Francis3 
152014Pedotransfer functions: a tool for estimating hydraulic properties of two major soil types of IndiaIndian Academy of Sciences11 
162014Natural resources of the Indo-Gangetic Plains: a land-use planning perspectiveIndian Academy of Sciences3 
172014Soil information system: use and potentials in humid and semi-arid tropicsIndian Academy of Sciences3 
182014Status of Available Micronutrient Cations and their Relationship with Soil Properties in Nagpur District, MaharashtraThe Indian Society of Dryland Agriculture  
192014Impacts of agro-climates and land use systems on culturable microbial population in soils of the Indo-Gangetic Plains, IndiaIndian Academy of Sciences5 
202014Soil and land quality indicators of the Indo-Gangetic Plains of IndiaIndian Academy of Sciences8 
212014Impact of management levels and land-use changes on soil properties in rice–wheat cropping system of the Indo-Gangetic PlainsIndian Academy of Sciences7 
222014Soil physical quality of the Indo-Gangetic Plains and black soil regionIndian Academy of Sciences3 
232014Land evaluation for major crops in the Indo-Gangetic Plains and black soil regions using fuzzy modelIndian Academy of Sciences6 
242013Soil erosion mapping for land resource management in Karanji watershed of Yavatmal district, Maharashtra using remote sensing and GIS techniquesIndian Associations of Soil & Water Conservationists6 
252013Soils of India: historical perspective, classification and recent advancesIndian Academy of Sciences51 
262013Characterization, Classification and Evaluation of Soils of Karanji Watershed, Yavatmal District of Maharashtra for Land Resource Management using GeoIndian Society of Soil Science1 
272012Remote sensing and GIS application for rainfed agriculture management-  
282012Characterization and evaluation of land resources for management of Savli micro-watershed in Wardha district of Maharashtra.Indian Society of Soil Survey & Land Use Planning  
292010Occurrence of Red Vertisols in Central IndiaSoil Science Society of America  
302010Characterization, evaluation and mapping of land resources in Lendi watershed, Chandrapur district of Maharashtra using Remote Sensing and GISIndian Society of Soil Science12 
312010Characterization and evaluation of land resources in Khapri village of Nagpur district, Maharashtra using high resolution satellite data and GISIndian Society of Soil Survey & Land Use Planning9 
322010Soil Loss Mapping for Sustainable Development and Management of Land Resources in Warora Tehsil of Chandrapur District of Maharashtra : An IntegratedIndian Society of Remote Sensing8 
332010Characterization and evaluation of land resources of basaltic terrain for watershed management using remote sensing and GISIndian Associations of Soil & Water Conservationists4 
342009Application of modern techniques in characterization and management of soil and water resourcesIndian Society of Soil Science7 
352009Use of remote sensing in characterisation and management of Dhamni micro-watershed of Chandrapur district of Maharashtra-10 
362009Characterization, evaluation and management of Salai watershed in Nagpur district of Maharashtra using remote sensing and GIS techniquesIndian Society of Soil Survey & Land Use Planning6 
372009Characterization and Evaluation of Land Resources for Management of Chandanpardi Watershed in Basaltic Terrain of Nagpur District of Maharashtra using-  
382009Estimation of water retention characteristics of swell-shrink soils using pedotransfer functionsIndian Society of Soil Science3 
392008Occurrence of sodic Vertisols in Nagpur district, MaharashtraIndian Society of Soil Science14 
402008Evaluation of different water retention functions for shallow soils of Nagpur district, Maharashtra-  
412006Moisture retention characteristics of forest, grassland and cultivated non-vertic shallow soils in Nagpur district of central IndiaIndian Society of Soil Science4 
422005Application of remote sensing and GIS in watershed characterization and managementIndian Society of Remote Sensing21 
432004Spectral reflectance properties of some shrink-swell soils of Central India as influenced by soil propertiesIndian Society of Soil Survey & Land Use Planning9 
442004Technique of large-scale soil mapping using satellite remote sensingTaylor & Francis27 
452003Mapping of erosional soil loss in Nanda-Khairi watershed of Nagpur district of Maharashtra using remotely sensed data and GIS techniquesIndian Society of Soil Survey & Land Use Planning10 
462003Spectral reflectance properties of some dominant soils occurring on different altitudinal zones in Uttaranchal HimalayasIndian Society of Soil Survey & Land Use Planning4 
472001Characterisation and classification of some orange growing soils in Nagpur district of Maharashtra.Indian Society of Soil Science18 
482000IRS- 1C data applications in watershed characterization and managementTaylor & Francis72 
491998Water retention characteristics of some swell-shrink soils of Chandrapur district of MaharashtraIndian Society of Soil Survey & Land Use Planning16 
501998Problems in classification of some Black cotton soils of IndiaSoil Science Society of America1 
511995Soils of shifting cultivated area in Arunachal Pradesh and their suitability for land use planningIndian Society of Soil Science3 
521995Numerical taxonomy of some rice growing soils of Bankura district of West BengalIndian Society of Soil Science  
531995Characterisation of soils of Nashik district, MaharashtraIndian Society of Soil Survey & Land Use Planning  
541995Some dominant soils of Koraput district, Orissa - their characteristics, constraints and management needs-  
551994Contribution of Soil Organic Matter, Clay and Silt to the Cation exchange capacity of SoilIndian Society of Soil Science  
561994Evaluation of Soil Site Suitability for Rice in Barddhaman district of West BengalIndian Society of Soil Science1 
571994Classification of saline-sodic Vertisols in the coastal plains of GujaratIndian Society of Soil Science23 
581993Physiography soil relationship in Dewas district of Madhya Pradesh for land use planning-  
591992Joint effects of maximum temperatures and rainfall on rice yield in foot-hill region of Uttar Pradesh-  
601992Soils of Buldhana district of Maharashtra for land use planning-  
611992Rationale in the taxonomic classification of some swell-shrink soils of semiarid tropics in IndiaIndian Society of Soil Science9 
621991Characteristics and classification of some forest soils of Chandrapur district, MaharashtraSociety of Indian Foresters3 
631991Influence of Soil and Management on growth and Yield of wheat in foot-hill region of Uttar PradeshIndian Society of Soil Science  
641991Soil- physiography relationships in Ujjain district of Madhya Pradesh for land Use Planning-  
651990The Leptovertic Sub group : A proposed amendment to Soil TaxonomyIndian Society of Soil Science2 
661989Soilscape and land use in Shirala Taluka, district Sangali, MaharashtraNational Geographical Society of India  
Book Chapter
S.No.YearTitle of PublicationName of PublisherCitationISBN Number
12001Spectral reflectance behaviour of ferruginous soils of Southern IndiaB.S. Publications, Hyderabad  
22001Utilisation of Remote Sensing Data in Soil Resource Mapping for Land use PlanningB.S. Publications, Hyderabad  
32001Application of high spatial resolution (5.8 M) IRS data for village level agricultural resources planning in basaltic terrainB.S. Publications, Hyderabad  
42001Integrated approach of RS and GIS in characterization and evaluation of land resources for watershed management- a case studyIASWC, Dehradun, India  
51997Application of IRS- 1C data for watershed characterisation and Management: A case study in Gondkheri watershed of Nagpur district, MaharashtraAllied Publishers Limited, Hyderabad  
Awards
S.No.Name of AwardAwarding organizationPlaceYearPrize
1 Fellowship of Scientific/Professional societiesIndian Society of Soil Survey & Land Use PlanningNagpur, India2016Nil
2 Others from professional societiesThe ISSS–Dr. J.S.P. Yadav Memorial Award for Excellence in Soil ScienceNew Delhi, India2015Certificate and Medal
Patent, Copyright, Trademark etc.
S.No.TitleDetails/DescriptionCo-owners (if any)Any Other relevent information
1 Bu¬Sandharbhit Mridha Data SangrahComputer SoftwareSudipta Chattaraj , S K Singh , Rajeev Srivastava, G.P. Obireddy6188/2015CO/SW
Externally Funded Projects
S.No.PI/Co-PIProject TitleYearDurationAmount (Rs. in lakhs)Funding Agency
1 CCPIHyperspectral Remote Sensing in Characterization and Mapping of Red and Associated Soils of Southern India20163 YrsRs. 37.635 LakhsDST, New Delhi
2 CCPIDevelopment of spectral reflectance methods and low cost sensors for real-time application of variable rate inputs in precision farming20094 YrsRs. 15.6828 lakhsNAIP, ICAR
3 Co-PIStandardisation of methodology for large-scale soil mapping2001 Rs. 12.05 LakhsICAR (AP Cess fund)
4 Co-PIReflectance libraries for development of soil sensor for periodic assessment of state of soil resources (NATP MM III-2)19995 yrsRs 260.54 lakhsNATP, ICAR
5 Co-PIHarmonisation of wastelands with soil degradation datasets1994 Rs. 12.5 lakhsDept. of wasteland Development Board, Ministry of Rural Development
6 Co-PISoil variability mapping and fertility zonation using Hyperspectral data20082 yrsRs. 9.0 lakhsSAC, Ahmedabad
Career Profile
Cadre NameDateMode of recruitment (CAS/DR)
Scientist07 Nov 1983DR
Scientist (sr scale)07 Nov 1988CAS
Sr. Scientist07 Nov 1996CAS
Pr. Scientist07 Nov 2004CAS
Head of Division/Regional Station/KVK30 Sep 2010DR
Five Major Contributions
S.No.Major Contribution
1 Soil resource mapping correlation and classification of soils of Gujarat, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh
2 Developed technique for mapping soils at village level in basaltic terrain using high resolution remote sensing data
3 Developed soil spectral reflectance library of 128 dominant soils representing different physiographic and climatic regions of India.
4 Developed spectral reflectance models for prediction of soil properties in the Indogangetic plains and basaltic regions
5 Developed methodoly for digital soil mapping using digital elevation models and remote sensing data