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 Dr. Jitendra Sinha
 PhD. Soil & Water Engg. (Gold Medalist), IGKV, Raipur
 B.Tech. Agricultural Engineering (Gold Medalist), JNKVV, Jabalpur

 Assistant Professor (Soil & Water Engineering)

 Joined IGKV, Raipur on 17/03/2005

Contact Address
Dept. of Soil and Water Engineering
Faculty of Agricultural Engineering
Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur - 492 012

Email: irapsugarcane@rediffmail.com, drjones_jsinha@yahoo.com
Mob - 094255-59418

Research Interests
Water Conservation
Environment Protection
Precision Farming
Application of Artificial Neural Network in Natural Resource Management
Renewable and alternative sources of Energy
Frugal Engineering

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS
Guided 8 M. Tech. Students in the capacity of Major Advisor and member of advisory committee and currently guiding 5 M. Tech and 1 PhD student.

“Farmes Participatory Action Research Programme” FPARP – phase I, 2007-2009, Ministry of Water Resources, Govt. of India, as co – Programme Coordinator.

“Farmes Participatory Action Research Programme” FPARP – phase II, 2010-2012, Central Water Commission, Ministry of Water Resources, Govt. of India, as co – Programme Coordinator.

Life Member of various scientific/engineering societies viz. Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers (New Delhi), Soil Conservation Society of India (New Delhi), Institution of Engineers (India), Indian Association of Hydrologists (Roorkee), Vijnaan Bharati (New Delhi), Shodh Prakalp (Raipur), Journal of Agriculture Issues (Raipur) etc.

Publications
Hydraulic performance of drip irrigation system under different operating pressures" by Yeeshu Kumar Deshmukh, VP Verma, Jitendra Sinha and PD Verma in ISAE journal "AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING TODAY" ISSN 0970-2962 Vol. 38(3), July-September, 2014

Sinha, Jitendra, Sahu, R.K., Agarwal, A. Senthil, A. R. and Sinha B.L. 2013. “Levenberg - Marquardt algorithm based ANN approach to Rainfall - Runoff modelling”. J. of Soil & Water Conservation. 12(1): 48-54.

Sinha, Jitendra, Sahu, R.K., Agarwal, A. Senthil, A. R. and Sinha B.L. 2013. “Rainfall - Runoff modelling using Radial Basis Function Artificial Neural Network”. J. of Water Management. 21(1): 15-23.

Sinha, Jitendra; Sahu, R. K; Agarwal, A; Pali, A. K. and Sinha, B. L. 2013. “Rainfall - Runoff Modelling using Multi Layer Perceptron Technique - A Case Study of the Upper Kharun Catchment in Chhattisgarh.” Journal of Agricultural Engineering, ISAE, New Delhi, 50 (2) April-June, 2013, pp 43-51.

Sinha, Jitendra. 2013. “Geomorphological parameters of a catchment based on toposheets of different scale: A comparison.” International Journal of Agricultural Engineering; 6 (2): 476-479.

Sinha, Jitendra. 2013. “Hydro - geomorphological investigation of Kharun Catchment in Chhattisgarh” International Journal of Agricultural Engineering; 6 (2): 537-540.

Sinha, G., Patel S., Verma, A., Naik, R. K., Sinha, A., Deshmukh Y.K. and Sinha, Jitendra 2013. “Performance Evaluation of Manually Operated Tamarind Briquetting Machine.” International J. Food, Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences Engg., 3 (3) : 49-54.

Deshmukh Y.K., Sinha, Jitendra, Sinha, G. and Verma P. 2013. “Effect of Mulches and Level of Irrigation on Soil Temperature, Soil Moisture Depletion and Crop Yield for Bottle Gourd”. International Journal of Applied Engineering and Technology; 3 (3): 29-35.

Sinha, Jitendra, Sinha B.L., Verma, M.K., Choubey, D.K., Dwivedi, K., Netam, A., Rekha, and Sahu, P. 2013. “Artificial Neural Network approach to Evaporation Modelling”. J. of Soil & Water Conservation. 12(4): 342-347.

Sinha, Jitendra, Sahu, R.K. and Pali, A. K. 2013. “Drainage and Conjunctive Water use for Effective Water Management on Farmers’ Fields”. J. of Soil & Water Conservation. 12(3): 212-218.

Sinha, Jitendra; Agarwal Avinash; Sinha, B. L., Pandey, S. K. and Job, M. 2012. “Estimation of Nash's IUH parameters using geomorphology of a hilly catchment” Journal of Research (BAU), 24(2): 153-159.

Sahu, R. K; Pali, A. K. and Sinha, Jitendra. 2011. “Water Harvesting Based Integrated Vertical Farming.” Journal of Agricultural Engineering, ISAE, New Delhi, 48 (1): 21-25.

Sinha, B. L., Nema, A.K., Sinha, Jitendra, Sahu, R. K. and Pali, A.K 2010. “Efficient Utilization of Harvested Water in Farm Pond for growing Mustard Crop”. J. of Soil & Water Conservation. 9(2): 42-47.

Sinha, B. L, Sinha, Jitendra Nema A. K. and Pali, A. K. 2009. “Impact of Land Configuration in Improvement of in-situ Moisture Conservation for Growing Pearl Millet under Dryland Conditions”. J. of Agril. Issues, 14(2): 28-31.

Sinha, B. L., Sinha, Jitendra, Rastogi, R.A. and Victor, V. M. 2006. “Development of Dimensionless Unit Hydrograph for Estimation of Direct Runoff from a Himalayan Watershed”. J. of Water Management. 14(1): 41-47.

Shrivastav, P. K., Tripathi, M. P., Sinha, Jitendra and Dwivedi, S. K. 2004. “Runoff Modelling of a Small Watershed in Chhattisgarh”. Shodh Prakalp, 27(2): 16-27.

Sinha, Jitendra, Singh, J.K and Kumar, A. 2002. “Geomorphological Aspects for Runoff Prediction in a Himalayan Catchment.” Proceedings of 12th ISCO Conference, May 26-31, 2002. Beijing, China.

Professional Exposures
Attended 21 days Winter School on “Systems Approach for Water Resource Management” held at Birsa Agriculture University, Ranchi (J.K.)

Attended 21 days Refresher Course on “RS and GIS applications for Water and Environmental Technologies” held at Jawahaelal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad (A.P.)

Attended 5 days training course on “Climate change and its impact on water resources” held at Institution of Engineers, Roorkee local centre, from November 29 – December 03, 2010, jointly organised by IIT, Roorkee, NIH and Institution of Engineers, Roorkee local centre.

Attended 3 days Training course on HYDROLOGICAL INVESTIGATIONS FOR CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT OF LAKES. From 1 – 3 march, 2011 held at NIH, Roorkee.

Participated in 5 days workshop on “Advanced Soft Computing Techniques in Hydrology and its Applications (ASCTHA-2011)” held at National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee, NIH, during June 20-24, 2011.

Attended 5 days training course on “Application of IT and Hydroinformatics in Water Sector” held at National Water Academy (NWA), Pune, during January, 09-13, 2012.

Attended 1 week training on “Selection and Design of Artificial Recharge Structures”, organized by Rajiv Gandhi National Ground Water Training and Research Institute, Raipur from 02.07.2012 to 06.07.2012

Attended 2 weeks training on “Mathematical Modelling of Ground Water Studies”, organized by Rajiv Gandhi National Ground Water Training and Research Institute, Raipur from 11.02.13 to 22.2.2013.