ICAR Personnel Management System

Executive Record Sheet
NameDr. A.K. Sahoo
ERP ID008596
Present DesignationPr. Scientist
Cadre TypeScientist (incl. SS (CAS), PS (CAS))
Date of Birth (MM/DD/YYYY)01/23/1959
GenderMale
State of DomicileWest Bengal
Mother TongueBangla
Email Addresssahooak2007@gmail.com
Educational Qualifications (From Graduation Onwards)
DegreeFromToInstitutionThesis Title (If any)
M.Sc.(Ag)01/Jul/197931/Aug/1981University of CalcuttaPhosphate potential of lateritic soils of West Bengal
M.Phil09/Jul/198430/Jun/1985University of CalcuttaAssessment of Pollution on Road Side Plants of Caluutta, City
Doctor of Philosphy12/Sep/198529/Aug/1989University of CalcuttaStudies of some Mangrove Soils of the Sunderbans Island with special reference to distribution of nutrients.
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 (RS) , Udaipur 05-Oct-198904-Oct-1994
2 Scientist SS.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (RS) , Udaipur 05-Oct-199404-Oct-1998
3 Senior Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (RS) , Udaipur 05-Oct-199804-Oct-2006
4 Principal Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (RS) , Calcutta 05-Oct-200611-Aug-2016
5 Principal Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (RS) , Calcutta 12-Aug-201631-Aug-2016
6 Principal Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (RS) , Calcutta 01-Sep-201631-Jan-2017
7 Principal Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (RS) , Calcutta 01-Feb-2017 
Training Details
Training
Program NameCountryVenueFromToProgram Organized by
32nd Foundation Course on Agricultural Research Project ManagementINNational Academy of Agricultural Research Management (ICAR), Hyderabad, Hyderabad10/5/1989 12:00:00 AM3/1/1990 12:00:00 AMNational Academy of Agricultural Research Management (ICAR), Hyderabad
Soil Survey and 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
Watershed ManagementINDepartment of Centre for Continuing Education, Univ. of Roorkee, Roorkee, Roorkee11/5/1996 12:00:00 AM11/16/1996 12:00:00 AMDepartment of Centre for Continuing Education, Univ. of Roorkee, Roorkee
Computer Application in AgricultureINNational Academy of Agricultural Research Management (ICAR), Hyderabad, Hyderabad10/6/1998 12:00:00 AM10/17/1998 12:00:00 AMNational Academy of Agricultural Research Management (ICAR), Hyderabad
Use and Application on Softwares viz. Image Analyst, Terrain Analyst and Micro StationsINRolta India Ltd., Kolkata, Kolkata10/16/2000 12:00:00 AM10/21/2000 12:00:00 AMRolta India Ltd., Kolkata
Appraisal Course on Remote SensingINNational Remote Sensing Centre, Hyderabad, Hyderabad1/29/2001 12:00:00 AM2/9/2001 12:00:00 AMNational Remote Sensing Centre, Hyderabad
Soil Survey Methodology for Watershed Planning (Winter School)INNational Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use Planning (ICAR), Nagpur, Nagpur9/3/2001 12:00:00 AM10/2/2001 12:00:00 AMICAR-NBSS & LUP, Nagpur
Recent Advances in Agricultural Research Project Management (Summer School)INNational Academy of Agricultural Research Management (ICAR), Hyderabad, Hyderabad4/9/2003 12:00:00 AM4/29/2003 12:00:00 AMNational Academy of Agricultural Research Management (ICAR), Hyderabad
Soil and Terrain Digital Databases Training ProgrammeINICAR-NBSS & LUP, Nagpur, Nagpur11/19/2003 12:00:00 AM11/26/2003 12:00:00 AMICAR-NBSS & LUP, Nagpur
Publications
Report
S.No.YearTitle of PublicationName of PublisherCitation
12014Soil erosion of JharkhandNBSS & LUP 
22014Soil erosion of Andaman & Nicobar IslandsNBSS & LUP 
32005Soil erosion of OdishaNBSS & LUP 
42005Soil series of OdishaNBSS & LUP 
52005Soil erosion of BiharNBSS & LUP 
62002Soil series of ChattishgarhNBSS & LUP 
72002Soil series of GoaNBSS & LUP 
82002Soil series of BiharNBSS & LUP 
92002Soil series RajasthanNBSS & LUP 
102001Soil of Hugli district for optimising land useNBSS & LUP 
112001Soil series of West BengalNBSS & LUP 
121999Soils of Madhubani district for optimising land useNBSS & LUP 
131999Soil series of Madhya PradeshNBSS & LUP 
141999Soils of Goa for optimising land useNBSS & LUP 
151996Soils of Madhya Pradesh for optimising land useNBSS & LUPTamgadge, D.B., Gaikwad, S.T., Nagabhushana, S.R., Gajbhiye, K.S., Deshmukh, S.N. and Sehgal, J (1996), NBSS Publ. 59(B), p. 182
161995Soils of Rajasthan for optimsing land useNBSS & LUPShyampura R.L. and Sehgal, J. (1995). Soils of Rajasthan for optimsing land use, NBSS Publ. 51(B), p.76
Proceedings
S.No.YearTitle of PublicationName of PublisherCitationISBN Number
12007Micro level planning towards optimum land use in coastal area of West Bengal- A case studyIndian Society of Soil Science, Kolkata Chapter  
22007Soils of Krishnagiri Farm of ICAR Research Complex, Imphal, Manipur- Their Problems and Potentials for Land Use PlanningIndian Society of Soil Science, Kolkata Chapter  
32003Physiography of Upper Subarnarekha Watershed – A Remote Sensing Approach for Soil Resource MappingNational Atlas and Thematic Mapping Organisation  
42001Use of Remote Sensing Technique and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Towards Soil Resource InventorisationIndian Society of Remote Sensing, Kolkata Chapter  
51985Electrochemical properties of some mangrove muds of the SunderbansShivajii University, Kolhapur  
61985Studies on nutrient status of some mangrove muds of the SunderbansShivajii University, Kolapur  
Popular Articles
Journal
S.No.YearTitle of PublicationName of PublisherCitationISBN Number
12017Soil Aggregation: An Index of Soil Healthwww.scribed.com  
22017Land evaluation for crop planning in soils of Indo-Gangetic plains of Hugli district, West BengalAgriculture Society of India  
32016Mapping of Block Level Soil Fertility Status of Dumka District, Jharkhand using GPS and GISFertilizer Association of India  
42014Impacts of bioclimates, cropping systems, land use and management on the cultural microbial population in black soil regions of IndiaCurrent Science Association in collaboration with Indian Academy oof Science  
52014InfoCrop-cotton simulation model – its application in land quality assessment for cotton cultivation.Current Science Association in collaboration with Indian Academy oof Science  
62014Pedotransfer functions: a tool for estimating hydraulic properties of two major soil types of India.Current Science Association in collaboration with Indian Academy oof Science  
72014Delineation and prioritization of Jumar sub-watershed for sustainable development using geospatial techniquesIndian Society of Soil & Water Conservation, Dehradun  
82014Impacts of agro-climates and land use systems on culturable microbial population in soils of the Indo-Gangetic Plains, IndiaCurrent Science Association in collaboration with Indian Academy oof Science  
92014Soil information system: use and potentials in humid and semi-arid tropicsCurrent Science Association in collaboration with Indian Academy oof Science  
102014Impact of management levels and land-use changes on soil properties in rice–wheat cropping system of the Indo-Gangetic PlainsCurrent Science Association in collaboration with Indian Academy oof Science  
112014Soil physical quality of the Indo-Gangetic Plains and black soil regionCurrent Science Association in collaboration with Indian Academy oof Science  
122014Development of soil and terrain digital database for major food-growing regions of India for resource planning.Current Science Association in collaboration with Indian Academy oof Science  
132014Soil and land quality indicators of the Indo-Gangetic Plains of IndiaCurrent Science Association in collaboration with Indian Academy oof Science  
142014Natural resources of the Indo-Gangetic Plains: a land-use planning perspectiveCurrent Science Association in collaboration with Indian Academy oof Science  
152014Revisiting agro-ecological sub-regions of India – a case study of two major food production zonesCurrent Science Association in collaboration with Indian Academy oof Science  
162014. Urease activity and its kinetics in selected benchmark soils of Indo-Gangetic Plains, India.National Academy of Science  
172014Land evaluation for major crops in the Indo-Gangetic Plains and black soil regions using fuzzy modelCurrent Science Association in collaboration with Indian Academy oof Science  
182014Georeferenced soil information system: assessment of database.Current Science Association in collaboration with Indian Academy oof Science  
192013Soils of India: Historical perspective, classification and recent advancesCurrent Science Association in collaboration with Indian Academy oof Science  
202013Macro and micronutrient status including soil acidity in Western Plateau Zone of Jharkhand,Birsa Agricultural University  
212012Soils of rainfed region of West Bengal and their productivity potential appraisaIndian Society of Soil Science  
222011Characterization, Classification and Evaluation of Soils of Langol Hill, Manipur for Rational Land Use PlanningIndian Society of Soil Science  
232009Distribution of micro-nutreient cations in soil soils of Patloi Nala micro-watershed of Puruliya district, West BengalIndian Society oof Soil Survey & Land Use Planning, Nagpur  
242009Soil characterization and available micro-nutrients status in some acid saline soils of coastal agro-ecosystem in West BengalIndian Society of Agriculture  
252006Assessment of soil biodiversity under different land uses in Coastal Plains of West Bengal–a case study.Indian Society of Coastal Agricultural Research  
262006Soils of costal region of Orissa and their suitability for various crops.Indian Society of Coastal Agricultural Research  
272006A close look into the once overlooked Jhuming in TripuraInstitute of Landscape, Ecology & Ekistics  
282006Pan formation in soils under paddy-potato/ mustard- paddy system in Indo-Gangetic Plain, West Bengalhttp://www.rwc.cgiar.org Pub_Info.asp  
292006On the formation of craking clay soils (Vertisols) in West Bengal.The Clay Mineral Society of India  
302006Accumulation of Nutrients in Vegetables Grown in Sewage Irrigated Area.Fertilizer Association of India  
312006Soil resource appraisal towards land use planning using satellite remote sensing and GIS- case study in Patloinala microwatershed district PuruliyIndian Society of Remote Sensing  
322005Nature, distribution and ameliorative response of soil acidity in a test site of hot dry sub-humid belt of West BengalIndian Society of Soil Science  
332005Uptake and accumulation of metals in different parts of beenweed (Ipomia Sp.) plants receiving sewage water.Institute of Landscape System and Ecological Studies  
342005Forms and distribution of potassium in some soils of Ranchi plateau.Indian Society of Soil Science  
352005Impact of landforms on soil formation and land use in the West Singhbhum district, JharkhandInstitute of Landscape System and Ecological Studies  
362004Soil resource mapping for land use planning. A case study in Tilsimani Nala micro-watershed, Ranchi district, JharkhandCartographic Association of India  
372003Sand mineralogy of extreme hot arid eco-region soils of RajasthanAgriculture Society of India  
382003Organic farming vis-à-vis recycling of organic wastes in agricultureDepartment of Agriculture, Govt. of West Bengal  
392003Characterisation of soils and vertical distribution of available micronutrients under different landforms of Malwa plateau, RajasthanAgriculture Society of India  
402003Natural resources of Tripura for sustainable agricultureThe Geographical Review of India  
412002Characteristics and classification of soils of Loktak catchment area of Manipur for sustainable land use planningIndian Society of Soil Science  
422001Studies on litter decomposition and nutrient release in some mangrove soils of Sunderbans ecosystemIndian Society of Coastal Agricultural Research  
432001Coastal soils of eastern India – their characteristics, potentials and limitations towards alternate land useIndian Society of Coastal Agricultural Research  
442000Characteristics and classification of soils under different landforms of little AndamanInstitute of Landscape System and Ecological Studies  
452000Aquepts of Indo-gangetic plains of Bihar and their suitability for some major crops.Indian Society of Soil Science  
461998Sulphur distribution in some mangrove soils of the SunderbansIndian Society of Soil Science  
471997Mineralogy of fine sand fraction of different soils in the eastern upland region of Rajasthan.Indian Society of Soil Science  
481997Available micronutrient status of Rajasthan Soils.Indian Society of Soil Survey and Land Use Planning  
491997Evaluation of pedological development through field morphology rating system.Indian Society of Soil Science  
501997Evaluation of pedological development through field morphology rating systemIndian Society of Soil Science  
511996Available micronutrients status in the soils of Vindhyan Scarplands of Rajasthan in relation to soil characteristics.Indian Society of Soil Science  
521996Vegetation pattern and soil characteristics of some mangrove forest zones of the Sunderbans, West Bengal.The Agriculture Society of India  
531995Available micronutrient status in the soils of Malwa Plateau (Rajasthan)Indian Society of Soil Science  
541995Potassium distribution in some mangrove soils of the Sunderbans.Indian Institute of Potassium  
551995Organic carbon status in the Sunderbans mangrove soils.Indian Society of Soil Science  
561994Distribution of micro-organisms in relation to physico-chemical properties in some mangrove soils of the SunderbansThe Agriculture Society of India  
571993Clay minerals in mangrove soils.Indian Society of Soil Science  
581990Seasonal variation of nutrient concentration in tidal water, interstitial water and mangrove muds of SunderbansIndian Society of Soil Science  
591990Seasonal variation of nutrient concentration in tidal water, interstitial water and mangrove muds of Sunderbans.Indian Society of Soil Science  
601989Mangrove vegetation of Sunderbans and their effect on the physico-chemical and nutrient status of the soils.Indian National Science Academy  
611989Available micronutrient status of some mangrove soils of the Sunderbans.Indian Society of Agriculture  
621988Some mangrove soils of Sunderbans: Their characteristics and nutrient statusIndian National Science Academy  
631987Physico-chemical characteristics and nutrient status of mangrove soils of Sagar Island (West Sunderban),Indian Society of Coastal Agricultural Research  
641987Studies on some mangrove soils of Sunderbans ecosystem.Indian Society of Coastal Agricultural Research  
Book Chapter
S.No.YearTitle of PublicationName of PublisherCitationISBN Number
12017Soil Acidity and Poor Nutrient Status:Emerging Issues for Agricultural Land Use Planning in Jamtara District, JharkhandApple Academic Press, New Jersey, USA  
22016Digital Soil Resource Data Base and Information SystemYes Dee Publishing Pvt. Ltd., Chennai  
32015Assessment of Land Resources in Agril.LUP-Case study in Nadia, WB.Apple Academic Press, New Jersey, USA,  
42015Soil Nutrient Mapping – A Case StudyNew India Publishing Agency, New Delhi  
52013Genesis and Classification of Acid Soils of IndiaNew India Publishing Agency  
62012Revision of black soil map of India for sustainable crop productionIndian Institute of Science  
72012Suitability Evaluation of Major Soils of the Indo-Gangetic Plains for wheatIndian Institute of Science  
82009Analysis of soils for soil survey and mappingICAR-NBSS & LUP  
92002Natural Resources of Coastal Regions of West BengalTamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore and National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use Planning Nagpur.  
102002Soil Resources of Bankura District, West Bengal for Alternative Land Use PlanBankura Comprehensive Development Foundation & Bankura Zila Parisad, West Bengal.  
112000Land Resources of the Eastern RegionIndian Society of Soil Science  
Book
S.No.YearTitle of PublicationName of PublisherCitationISBN Number
12014Soil Resources of North Eastern States of IndiaToday and Tomrrrow’s Printers and Publishers  
Awards
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Career Profile
Cadre NameDateMode of recruitment (CAS/DR)
Pr. Scientist (10000)05 Oct 2006CAS
Five Major Contributions
S.No.Major Contribution
1 1.Soil resource mapping on 1:250,000 scale (Madhya Pradesh, Chhatisgarh), 1:50,000 scale (Goa, Kerala, Tamil Nadu), Lohardaga district (Jharkhand), Madhubani district (Bihar); 1:4000/10000 scale (5 farms of ICAR Institutes). 2. Generation of land resource information on 1:10,000 scale at block level (Dumka, Borio, Katkamdag blocks of Jharkhand), Rajnagar and 7 coastal blocks of West Bengal. 3. Developed Decision Support System (DSS) for land use planning in Nadia district, West Bengal. 4. Assessment and mapping of soil loss for the states of Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and A & N Islands. 5. Prepared soil fertility maps at block level (38 blocks,Jharkhand) and at district level for the state of West Bengal & Jharkhand.