ICAR Personnel Management System

Executive Record Sheet
NameDr. Krishnendu Das
ERP ID008593
Present DesignationPr. Scientist
Cadre TypeScientist (incl. SS (CAS), PS (CAS))
Date of Birth (MM/DD/YYYY)11/29/1959
State of DomicileWest Bengal
Mother TongueBengali
Email Addressdas_krishnendu@hotmail.com
Educational Qualifications (From Graduation Onwards)
DegreeFromToInstitutionThesis Title (If any)
Doctor of Philosphy30/Apr/199606/Jul/2000Bidhan Chandra Krishi ViswavidyalayaPotassium dynamics in soil-plant systems in some dominant soil of West Bengal
History of Posting
S.No.DesignationName of Institute/ OrganizationOrganization /Posting TypeFromTo
1 Principal Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (RS) , Calcutta 07-Jul-200811-Aug-2016
2 Principal Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (RS) , Calcutta 12-Aug-201631-Aug-2016
3 Principal Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (RS) , Calcutta 01-Sep-201631-Jan-2017
4 Principal Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (RS) , Calcutta 01-Feb-2017 
Training Details
Program NameCountryVenueFromToProgram Organized by
Winter School on "Remote Sensing in Agriculture with Special Emphasis on Crop Water Mwnagement"INIARI, New Delhi12/8/1997 12:00:00 AM8/30/1997 12:00:00 AMDivision of Agricultural Physics,IARI
Land Resource Interpretations for Land Use PlanningINNBSS & LUP, Nagpur10/10/2000 12:00:00 AM10/23/2000 12:00:00 AMNBSS & LUP,Nagpur
XXVII Foundation Course on Agricultural Research Project ManagementINNAARM, Hyderabad10/14/2002 12:00:00 AM3/1/1988 12:00:00 AMNAARM
RS & GIS Applications in Landuse Planning and Watershed ManagementINIndian Institute of Remote Sensing, Dehradun2/17/2003 12:00:00 AM3/10/2003 12:00:00 AMIIRS
Winter School on " Wasteland Development in Rainfed Areas"INCRIDA, Hyderabad9/1/2003 12:00:00 AM9/30/2003 12:00:00 AMCRIDA
Water Management Training Programme under Rajiv Gandhi National Ground Water Training ProgrammeINNational Test House Salt Lake, Kolkata3/28/2008 12:00:00 AM3/29/2008 12:00:00 AMCGWB
S.No.YearTitle of PublicationName of PublisherCitationISBN Number
12017Impact Assessment of GIS Based Land Resource Inventory Towards Optimising Agricultural Land Use Plan in Dandakaranya and Easternghats Physiographic CoSpringerDOI 10.1007/s12524-017-0743-1ISSN 0255-660X
22016Characterization and Classification of Different Rice Growing Soils with Special Emphasis on Soil Organic Carbon Stock in Rajnagar Block of Birbhum DiIndian Society of Soil Survey and Land Use Planning  
32016Soil Conservation Issues in IndiaMultidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute  
42015Soil Degradation : Status and management options in West BengalSATSA  
52015Soil Degradation in India: Challenges and Potential Solutionswww.mdpi.com  
62014Pedotransfer functions: a tool for estimating hydraulic properties of two major soil types of India.Indian Academy of Sciences  
72014Impacts of agro-climates and land use systems on culturable microbial population in soils of the Indo-Gangetic Plains, IIndian Academy of Sciences  
82014Impact of management levels and land-use changes on soil properties in rice–wheat cropping system of the Indo-Gangetic Plains.Indian Academy of Sciences  
92014Soil physical quality of the Indo-Gangetic Plains and black soil regionIndian Academy of Sciences  
102014Soil and land quality indicators of the Indo-Gangetic Plains of IndiaIndian Academy of Sciences  
112014Revisiting agro-ecological sub-regions of India – a case study of two major food production zonesIndian Academy of Sciences  
122014Urease activity and its kinetics in selected benchmark soils of Indo-Gangetic Plains, IndiaNational Academy of Sciences  
132014Land evaluation for major crops in the Indo-Gangetic Plains and black soil regions using fuzzy modelIndian Academy of Sciences  
142014Development of soil and terrain digital database for major food-growing regions of India for resource planningIndian Academy of Sciences  
152014Georeferenced soil information system: assessment of databaseIndian Academy of Sciences  
162014Natural resources of the Indo-Gangetic Plains: a land-use planning perspectiveIndian Academy of Sciences  
172014Impacts of bioclimates, cropping systems, land use and management on the cultural microbial population in black soil regions of India.Indian Academy of Sciences  
182014InfoCrop-cotton simulation model – its application in land quality assessment for cotton cultivationIndian Academy of Sciences  
192013Microwatershed in Chhotanagpur Plateau, West Bengal, India–Evaluation of Sabai grass as alternate farming optionRange Management Society of India  
202005Mountain Production System Analysis–A Case Study from Chalumthang, South Sikkim, IndiaTaylor & Francis Group  
212004Soil information system: use and potentials in humid and semi-arid tropics.Indian Academy of Sciences  
Patent, Copyright, Trademark etc.
Externally Funded Projects
Career Profile
Cadre NameDateMode of recruitment (CAS/DR)
Scientist02 Jul 1986DR
Scientist (sr scale)19 Jul 1995CAS
Scientist(sr grade)27 Jul 1998CAS
Sr. Scientist07 Jul 2000CAS
Pr. Scientist07 Jul 2008CAS
Five Major Contributions
S.No.Major Contribution
1 • Developed soil resource database consisting of soil resource map and attributes towards land use planning for the states of Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh,Gujrat (1:250000 scale); districts of, Bolangir and Mayurbhanj (Odisha), Aurangabad (Bihar) A&N Island (1:50000 scale) and microwatersheds in West Bengal, Odisha and Sikkim (1:10000 scale). • Correlation of soils of Eastern India • Soil nutrient status maps for the states of Jharkhand, West Bengal, • Land resource inventory at farm level (1:10,000 scale) in different blocks of West Bengal, Jharkhand and Odisha state representing different AESR • Adoption of Land shaping technology under TSP project in coastal agro eco-system of West Bengal