पूर्वोत्तर क्षेत्रीय विज्ञान एवं प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान   
North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology 
deemed-to-be-university under the Ministry of Education, Govt. of India
Nirjuli - 791109, Arunachal Pradesh 
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2023-24 (Publications: 15)

  1. Pub. Det: Debbarma, S., Dey, S., Bandyopadhyay, A., Bhadra, A. 2024. Simulation of Flood Inundation Extent by Integration of HEC-HMS, GA-based Rating Curve and Cost Distance Analysis. Water Resources Management, 38(4): 1397–1417. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11269-023-03727-2
  2. Pub. Det: Murtem, R., Mandal, S., Nunchhani, V., Megozeno, Bandyopadhyay, A., Bhadra, A. 2024. Temporal Variation in Glacier Surface Area and Glacial Lakes in Glaciated River Basins of Arunachal Pradesh. Journal of Water and Climate Change, 15(1): 50–74. DOI: https://doi.org/10.2166/wcc.2023.368
  3. Pub. Det: Nunchhani, V., Hazarika, S., Murtem, R., Bandyopadhyay, A., Bhadra, A. 2024. Analysis of the Temporal Variations in Glaciers’ Surface Area in Alaknanda River Basin, Uttarakhand. Journal of Water and Climate Change, 15(2): 814–831. DOI: https://doi.org/10.2166/wcc.2023.593
  4. Pub. Det: Singh, W.R., Bandyopadhyay, A., Bhadra, A. 2024. Assessment of impact of climate change on streamflow and soil moisture in Pare Watershed of Arunachal Pradesh, India. Sustainable Water Resources Management, 10: 82. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1007/s40899-024-01063-w
  5. Pub. Det: Nunchhani, V., Chiphang, N., Bandyopadhyay, A., Bhadra, A. 2024. Development of a Spatially Distributed Snow and Glacier Melt Runoff Model (SDSGRM) for data scarce high-altitude river basins. Environmental Modelling and Software, 175(April): 106004. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2024.106004
  6. Pub. Det:   Chiphang, N., Mishra, P., Kamdak, M., Bandyopadhyay, A., Bhadra, A. (2023). Assessment of Baseflow Estimates using ArcSWAT and Digital Filter Method in Mago River Basin of Arunachal Pradesh. Sustainable Water Resources Management, 9: 161. DOI: - https://doi.org/10.1007/s40899-023-00945-9  Cite/IF: - / 2.2
  7. Pub. Det:   Khayer, S. M., Patel, T., Rahman, B., & Ahmed, P. (2024). Performance Evaluation of Power Weeder with Different Blade Mechanism in Intra-row Weeding Operation. Archives of Current Research International, 24(2), 39-49DOI: - https://doi.org/10.9734/acri/2024/v24i2632 Cite/IF: - / -  
  8. Pub. Det:   Kiba, L.G., Chiphang, N., Mishra, P., Bandyopadhyay, A., Bhadra, A. (2023). Response of two selected river basins from Eastern and Western Himalayan regions to climate change in terms of streamflow and snow parameters. Environmental Earth Sciences, 82:393.DOI: - https://doi.org/10.1007/s12665-023-11086-9  Cite/IF: -/ 2.8
  9. Pub. Det:   Kumar, A., Bandyopadhyay, A., Bhadra, A. (2023). Automatic calibration tool for snowmelt runoff simulation using shuffled complex evolution algorithm. Sustainable Water Resources Management, 9, 178 DOI: - https://doi.org/10.1007/s40899-023-00962-8 Cite/IF: -/ 2.2
  10. Pub. Det:   Lepcha, P. T., Pandey, P. K., & Pandey, V. (2024). Quantification of the impact of land cover and climate change on water and sediment yield in sub-tropical Himalayas in upstream Teesta river basin, Sikkim. Remote Sensing Applications: Society and Environment34, 101146.DOI: - https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rsase.2024.101146 Cite/IF: 2/ 4.7
  11. Pub. Det:   Mandal, S., Bandyopadhyay, A., Bhadra, A. (2023). Performance Evaluation of MBT, OBIA and PBRF method for High-Altitude water body mapping - A case study of Mago River Basin of Arunachal Pradesh. Journal of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing, Springer, 51(11): 2187-2200.DOI: - https://doi.org/10.1007/s12524-023-01759-0 Cite/IF: - /2.5
  12. Pub. Det:   Pal, A., Patel, T., & Khro, K. (2024). A comparative study of the effectiveness of photogrammetric versus manual anthropometric measurements. Work, (Preprint), 1-12. DOI: - https://doi.org/10.3233/WOR-230276 Cite/IF: - / 2.3
  13. Pub. Det:   Pandey, V., Pandey, P. K., Chakma, B., & Ranjan, P. (2023). Influence of short-and long-term persistence on identification of rainfall temporal trends using different versions of the Mann-Kendall test in Mizoram, Northeast India. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 1-20. DOI: - https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-023-29436-2 Cite/IF:  - / 5.8
  14. Pub. Det:   Pandey, V., Pandey, P. K., Lepcha, P. T., & Devi, N. N. (2024). Assessment of surface water dynamics through satellite mapping with Google Earth Engine and Sentinel-2 data in Manipur, India. Journal of Water and Climate Change, jwc2024595. DOI: - https://doi.org/10.2166/wcc.2024.595 Cite/IF: - / 2.8
  15. Pub. Det:   Vese, M., Mishra, P., Singh, W. R., Lowang, P., Assumi, S., Bandyopadhyay, A., & Bhadra, A. (2023). Decadal Variations in Area under Different Soil Erosion Classes using RUSLE and GIS: Case Studies of River Basins from Western and Eastern Arunachal Pradesh. Journal of the Geological Society of India99(12), 1725-1737..DOI: - https://doi.org/10.1007/s12594-023-2528-1 Cite/IF: - / 1.44


2022-23 (Publications: 19)

  1. Pub. Det:  Chiphang, N., Bandyopadhyay, A., Bhadra, A. (2022). Response assessment of hydrological processes to climate change using ArcSWAT in Mago basin of Eastern Himalaya. Journal of Earth System Science, 131(4), 252. DOI: - https://doi.org/10.1007/s12040-022-02002-z Cite/IF: 1/ 1.9
  2. Pub. Det:  Chhetry, B. S. K., Dewangan, K. N., Mahato, D. K., & Kumar, P. (2022). Endotoxins Affecting Human Health during Agricultural Practices: An Overview. AppliedChem3(1), 11-31. DOI: - https://doi.org/10.3390/appliedchem3010002 Cite/IF: 1 / -
  3. Pub. Det:  Dewangan, K. N., Patel, T. & Lalremruata (2023). Noise exposure and hearing loss among tractor drivers in India. Work, 74(1), 167-181. DOI: - https://doi.org/10.3233/WOR-210258 Cite/IF: 1/ 2.3
  4. Pub. Det:  Dewangan, K. N., Patel, T., Vidhu, K. P., Khumukcham, B. S., Lusang, I., Sumpi, N., & Yudik, L. (2022). An investigation of the hand anthropometric database of agricultural workers and integration of the database into tools and protective gear designs. Work, 74 (2023) 1461–1480. DOI: - https://doi.org/10.3233/WOR-211238 Cite/IF: 2 / 2.3
  5. Pub. Det:  Dewangan, K. N., Yao, Y., & Rakheja, S. (2022). Seat-to-head transmissibility responses of seated human body coupled with visco-elastic seats. Vibration5(4), 860-882. DOI: - https://doi.org/10.3390/vibration5040051 Cite/IF: 2 / 2
  6. Pub. Det:  Gaur, S., Bandyopadhyay, A., Singh, R. (2023). Diagnosis of GCM-RCM driven rainfall patterns under changing climate through the robust selection of multi-model ensemble and sub-ensembles. Climatic Change, 176: 13. DOI: - https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-022-03475-z Cite/IF: 8/ 4.8
  7. Pub. Det:  Kumari, S., Chakraborty, S., Choudhary, A. K., Boiragi, A., Das, O., & Hazarika, M. K. (2023). Neuro‐fuzzy interface and mathematical modeling of rehydration kinetics and dynamic vapor sorption behavior of novel no‐cooking rice. Journal of Food Process Engineering, 46(4), e14299.  DOI: - https://doi.org/10.1111/jfpe.14299 Cite/IF: - / 3
  8. Pub. Det:  Mandal, S., Bandyopadhyay, A., Bhadra, A. (2023). Dynamics and Future Prediction of LULC on Pare River Basin of Arunachal Pradesh using Machine Learning Techniques. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Springer, 195, 709. ISSN: 0167-6369 (Print), 1573-2959 (Online). DOI: - https://doi.org/10.1007/s10661-023-11280-z Cite/IF: 3/2.4
  9. Pub. Det:  Mishra, P., Bandyopadhyay, A., Bhadra, A. (2023). Sensitivity assessment of hydrologic processes in an eastern Himalayan watershed to potential climate change using RHESSYS. Sustainable Water Resources Management, 9: 87. DOI: - https://doi.org/10.1007/s40899-023-00874-7 Cite/IF: 1 / 2.2
  10. Pub. Det:  Nengzouzam, G., Bandyopadhyay, A., Bhadra, A. (2023). Projection of net irrigation requirement over India using bias corrected spatially downscaled dataset. Journal of Water and Climate Change, 14(4): 1192–1225. DOI: - https://doi.org/10.2166/wcc.2023.406 Cite/IF: - / 2.8
  11. Pub. Det:  Nunchhani, V., Mekro, V., Bandyopadhyay, A., Bhadra, A. (2023). Spatio-temporal variability of glacier surface area, ELA, and AAR in the Mago river basin of Arunachal Pradesh. Journal of Water and Climate Change, 14(1): 253–271. DOI: - https://doi.org/10.2166/wcc.2023.317 Cite/IF: - / 2.8
  12. Pub. Det:  Pandey, P. K., & Pandey, V. (2023). Modification of the radiation-based Abtew reference evapotranspiration model under humid climate, Northeast India. H2Open Journal6(2), 208-222. DOI: - https://doi.org/10.2166/h2oj.2023.069 Cite/IF: - / 2.1
  13. Pub. Det:  Pandey, P. K., & Pandey, V. (2023). Parametric calibration of Hargreaves–Samani (HS) reference evapotranspiration equation with different coefficient combinations under the humid environment. HydroResearch6, 147-155. DOI: - https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hydres.2023.04.003  Cite/IF: 1/ -
  14. Pub. Det:  Pandey, V., Pandey, P. K., & Lalrammawii, H. P. (2023). Characterization and return period analysis of meteorological drought under the humid subtropical climate of Manipur, northeast India. Natural Hazards Research3(3), 546-555. DOI: - https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nhres.2023.07.007 Cite/IF: 1/ 3.7
  15. Pub. Det:  Ranjan, P., Pandey, P. K., & Pandey, V. (2023) Delineation of Spring Potential Zones using Geospatial Techniques: Arunachal Pradesh, India.  Current World Environment,18 (1),87-101 DOI: - https://doi.org/10.12944/CWE.18.1.8 Cite/IF: - / 0.7
  16. Pub. Det:  Ranjan, P., Pandey, P.K. & Pandey, V. (2023) Groundwater spring potential zonation using AHP and fuzzy-AHP in Eastern Himalayan region: Papum Pare district, Arunachal Pradesh, India. Environ Sci Pollut Res . DOI: - https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-023-26769-w Cite/IF: 3/ 5.8
  17. Pub Det:  Sharma, P. T., & Dewangan, K. N. (2023). Design of a self-propelled single row zero-till pea planter for hills. Journal of Agricultural Engineering60(4), 340-352. DOI: - https://doi.org/10.52151/jae2023603.1819 Cite/IF: - / 5.85 (NAAS Rating)
  18. Pub. Det:  Sharma, T., & Dewangan, K. N. (2023). Design and development of a vertical plate precision seed metering device with positive seed knockout mechanism. Agricultural Engineering International: CIGR Journal25(1). DOI: - n/a Cite/IF: 3/ 0.63
  19. Pub. Det:  Yao, Y., Dewangan, K. N., & Rakheja, S. (2023). Gender and Anthropometric Effects on Seat-to-Head Transmissibility Responses to Vertical Whole-Body Vibration of Humans Seated on an Elastic Seat. Vibration6(1), 165-194. DOI: - https://doi.org/10.3390/vibration6010012 Cite/IF: 1 / 2


2021-22 (Publications : 19)

  1. Pub. Det: Choudhary, A. K., Chakraborty, S., Kumari, S., & Hazarika, M. K. (2022). Feed forward neural network and its reverse mapping aspects for the simulation of ginger drying kinetics. Agricultural Engineering International: CIGR Journal, 24(1).  DOI: - n/a Cite/IF: 2/ 0.63
  2. Pub. Det: Chiphang, N., Golom, T., Bandyopadhyay, A., Bhadra, A. (2022). Modeling the impact of climate change on sediment yield from an Eastern Himalayan River Basin using ArcSWAT. Arabian Journal of Geosciences, 15: 232. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12517-022-09562-w Cite/IF: 1/1.827
  3. Pub. Det: Dabral, P. P., & Jhajharia, D. (2022). Dry and wet spell probability by Markov chain model and its application to crop planning in Doimukh (Itanagar), Arunachal Pradesh. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation DOI: - n/a Cite/IF: - / 5.2 (NAAS Rating)
  4. Pub. Det: Dabral, P. P., & Thomson, H. (2022). SARIMA approach for modelling and forecasting of monthly stream flow of Godavari river in India. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation21(2), 208-214. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5958/2455-7145.2022.00023.6 Cite/IF: -/ 5.2 (NAAS Rating)
  5. Pub. Det: Das, Biswajit, Reetashree Bordoloi, Sangeeta Deka, Ashish Paul, Pankaj Kumar Pandey, Lal Bihari Singha, Om Prakash Tripathi, Bhanu Prakash Mishra, and Madhusudan Mishra.(2021) Above ground biomass carbon assessment using field, satellite data and model based integrated approach to predict the carbon sequestration potential of major land use sector of Arunachal Himalaya, India. Carbon Management 12, no. 2 : 201-214. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/17583004.2021.1899753 Cite/IF: 12/3.1
  6. Pub. Det: Devi, T. S., Sarmah, B., Dewangan, K. N., & Phookan, N. K. (2021). In search of a blue ocean in the Indian wine industry. South Asian Journal of Business and Management Cases10(2), 218-230. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/22779779211028 Cite/IF: 4/ 0.77
  7. Pub. Det: Gaur, S., Bandyopadhyay, A., Singh, R. (2021). Projecting landuse growth and associated impacts on hydrological balance through scenario-based modelling in the Subarnarekha basin, India. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 66(14): 1997–2010. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/02626667.2021.1976408 Cite/IF: 20/3.5
  8. Pub. Det: Gaur, S., Singh, B., Bandyopadhyay, A., Stisen, S., Singh, R. (2022). Spatial pattern-based performance evaluation and uncertainty analysis of a distributed hydrological model. Hydrological Processes, 36(5), e14586. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/hyp.14586 Cite/IF: 16/ 3.565
  9. Pub. Det: Khayer, S. M., & Patel, T. (2022). Response Surface Design Optimization for Blade Geometry of Non-Rotary Push-Pull Type Weeder. Res. Jr. of Agril. Sci.,  13(4): 1079–1086. DOI: n/a Cite/IF: 1/2
  10. Pub. Det: Kiba, L.G., Rajkumari, S., Chiphang, N., Bandyopadhyay, A., Bhadra, A. (2021). Comparison of Snowmelt Runoff from the River Basins in the Eastern and Western Himalayan Region of India using SDSRM. Journal of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing, Springer, 49(10): 2291-2309. DOI: DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12524-021-01384-9 Cite/IF: 4/ 2.5
  11. Pub. Det: Lepcha, P. T., Pandey, P. K., & Pandey, V. (2022). Quantifying the significance of basin parameters and hydro-climatic factors to water and sediment yields across spatio-temporal scales in mountainous river Basin, Sikkim. Journal of Water and Climate Change13(8), 3189-3216. DOI: https://doi.org/10.2166/wcc.2022.210 Cite/IF:  1/ 2.8
  12. Pub. Det: Mishra, P., Chiphang, N., Bandyopadhyay, A., Bhadra, A. (2021). Process-based eco-hydrological modelling in an eastern Himalayan watershed using RHESSys. Modeling Earth Systems and Environment, 7: 2553-2574.  DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40808-020-01059-3 Cite/IF: 1/ 3.2
  13. Pub. Det: Pal, G., Patel, T., Singh, H. D., Mishra, M., & Pal, A. (2021). Bluetooth Module-Based Wearable Heatstroke Alert System Based on Physiological and Environmental Parameters for Agricultural Workers. Res. Jr. of Agril. Sci., 13(5): 1388-1395. DOI: - n/a Cite/IF: - / 2
  14. Pub. Det: Pandey, P. K., Pandey, V., & Venia, A. (2022). Evaluation of cumulative infiltration models under different land uses in a temperate sub-alpine zone of Arunachal Pradesh, India. International Journal of Lakes and Rivers15(1), 91-110. DOI: n/a Cite/IF:
  15. Pub. Det: Pandey, P. K., Pandey, V., Mishra, M & Ranjan, P. (2021). Estimating sunshine hours and reference evapotranspiration under limited data conditions in North east India. International Journal of Lakes and Rivers14(2), 251-265 DOI: n/a Cite/IF: n/a
  16. Pub. Det: Patel, T., Pranav, P. K., & Miso, S. (2022). Ergonomic intervention and optimization for maximum permissible loads to be carried in Sherpa mode based on physiological criteria. Agricultural Engineering International: CIGR Journal, 24(1), 175-187. DOI: n/a Cite/IF: 2/ 0.63
  17. Pub. Det: Pongener, S., Patel, T., & Pal, A. (2021). Isometric push and pull strengths of agricultural workers from Northeast India. Work70(2), 561-569. https://doi.org/10.3233/WOR-213592 Cite/IF: 1/ 2.3
  18. Pub. Det: Singh, H. D., Patel, T., Pal, G., & Pal, A. (2022). Engineering interventions and their effects on oyster mushroom cultivation- A systematic review. Indian Journal of Hill Farming, 35: 53-67. DOI: n/a Cite/IF: - / 5.04 (NAAS Rating)
  19. Pub. Det: Tapang, T., Chhetry, B. S. K. and Pranav, P. K. (2022) Effect of hitch height on traction and longitudinal stability during haulage operation using 2WD tractor. In International Journal of Agricultural Technology, Vol. 18(5):2293-2306. DOI: - n/a Cite/IF: - / 0.46

Sponsored projects/Consultancy

List of Ongoing Sponsored Research Projects [2021-22 To 2023-2024]

Sl. No. Title of the Project Funding Agency Name of PI Name of Co-PI Start Date End Date Sanctioned Fund
1 AICRP on Ergonomics & Safety in Agriculture (ESA) ICAR Dr. K.N. Dewangan Dr. T. Patel 20.07.2004 Continuing


(Sanctioned in last three years)

2 Spatially disributed erosion estimation and hydrological modelling on a glaciated and ungauged river basin of Arunachal Pradesh using geo-informatics SERB Dr. Aditi Bhadra Dr. Arnab Bandyopadhyay 28.05.2018 31.12.2021 63,05,000
3 Assessment of natural spring reliability for rural water security in the lesser Himalayan region - Arunachal Pradesh NMHS-GBPNIHESD Dr. Pankaj Pandey   21.12.2018 March, 2022 46,06,880
4 Response of selected natural resource in changing climate scenarios and its impact on socio-economy of Arunachal Himalaya: An indigenous and Technological Approach. DST, HICAB, New Delhi Dr. Pankaj Pandey   06.03.2019 March, 2023 58,07,000
5 Ergonomic Design and Performance Evaluation of Self  Propelled Multipurpose Weeder Suitable to Northeast Hilly Agriculture AICTE Dr. T. Patel   14.03.2019 March, 2024 2,23,000
6 Effect of Climate Changes on Working Capacity and livelihood Sustainability for Agricutural Worker of Arunachal Pradesh DST Dr. T. Patel Dr. P. K. Pranav 25.03.2019 March, 2023 51,67,955
7 Assessment of Variability in Glacier melt and Snow melt Runoff under Projected Climatic Scenarios for Data Scarce Himalayan River Basins DST Dr. Aditi Bhadra Dr. Arnab Bandyopadhyay 28.05.2019 31.12.2023 74,11,035
8 An assessment of health care waste management practices in health care units of Arunachal Pradesh ICSSR Dr. Bijoylaxmi Sarmah Dr. K.N. Dewangan 19.10.2019 March, 2023 10,00,000
9 Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources of Arunachal Pradesh DST Dr. K. N. Dewangan Dr. R.K. Prasad, Dr. A. Bandyopadhayay, Dr. P.K. Pandey, Dr. Meera Yadav, Dr. Ashish Paul 28.12.2020 Continuing 246,51,965
10 Development of solar operated paddy thresher for sustainable livelihood of Agricultural workers in North-eastern India NECTAR Dr. T. Patel Mr. A Pal 18.02.2021 Continuing 6,38,000
11 Development of GPS Based Steering Assist System for Agricultural Tractor AICTE Mr. A Pal Dr. S K Tamang 10.03.2021 March, 2024 7,25,000
12 Impact of climatic variables on heat stress and real time monitoring with IoT based solutions for sustainable agricultural livelihood DST Dr. T. Patel   15.03.2024 Continuing 51,87,338


List oList of Ongoing Sponsored Consultancy Projects [2021-22 To 2023-2024]


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Faculties involved

Start Date

End Date

Total Cost


Software Validation

Mahindra and Mahindra

Anubhab Pal





Development of Flood Warning System for Tlawng River, Mizoram, Development of Rating Curve & Preparation of Water Data Yearbook

Irrigation & Water Resources Department (IWRD), Mizoram

Arnab Bandyopadhyay and Aditi Bhadra