पूर्वोत्तर क्षेत्रीय विज्ञान एवं प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान
North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology 
deemed-to-be-university under MHRD, Govt.of India
Nirjuli - 791109, Arunachal Pradesh
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Dr. AJAY BHARTI

Associate Professor

Water Pollution, Solid waste management, Composting and Vermicomposting of Municipal Solid Waste

E-mail:abt[AT]nerist(dot)ac(dot)in, Phone(EPBX/Office):0360 - 2257401-8 Extn. 6225

  • Professional Background
  • Honors and Awards
  • Educational Details
  • Administrative Background
  • Sponsored Research Projects
  • Memberships in Professional bodies
  • Teaching Engagements
  • Projects and Thesis Supervised/ Currently Supervising
  • PHDs Supervised
  • Participation in short term courses
  • Courses or Conferences Organised
  • Special Lectures Delivered
  • Books Authored
  • Publications
From To Designation Organisation
2006 2014 Assistant Professor NERIST
2014 2016 Associate Professor NERIST
Award Institute Year
Qualified Early Faculty Induction Programme (EFIP-2005) Conducted by IITs and IISc Bangalore. 2005
Senior Research Fellowship during Ph. D. at IT, BHU (now IIT BHU) 2001-2005
GATE-99 Qualified (90.23 Percentile Score)    
Degree Subject University Year
B. Sc. Engineering Civil Engineering T. M. Bhagalpur University 1993
M. Tech. Environmental Engineering Lucknow University 1999
Ph. D. Civil Engineering Banaras Hindu University 2007
From To Designation Organisation
2010 2012 Member NEE (NERIST Entrance Examination) committee NERIST
2011 2011 Member, State Level Action Plan Committee for Climate Change Public Health Engineering and Water Supply Department, Arunachal Pradesh
2011 2011 Member, SLSC (State Level Scrutiny Committee) for Nirmal Gram Puraskar - 2011 Public Health Engineering and Water Supply Department, Arunachal Pradesh
2012 2015 Chairman, Guest House NERIST
2012 2016 Member, EVC (Estimate Vetting Committee) NERIST
2012 2016 Member, BPGS (Board of Post Graduate Studies) NERIST
2013 2016 Member, APSPCB Arunachal Pradesh State Pollution Control Board
2014 2016 Nodal Officer, STA (State Technical Agency), Public Health Engineering and Water Supply Department, Arunachal Pradesh
2014 2016 Member NEE (NERIST Entrance Examination) committee NERIST
Topic Funding Agency Year
“Spatial Distribution of Uranium and associated Water Quality Parameters in Western Arunachal Pradesh (eight districts namely Tawang, West Kameng, East Kameng, Papumpare, Kurung Kumey, West Siang, Upper Subansiri and Lower Subansiri)” Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences (BRNS), Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), India. 2016
  1. Life Member in ISTE (The Indian Society for Technical Education), No. LM 63667/2009
  2. Member, (APSPCB) Arunachal Pradesh State Pollution Control Board
  3. Member, SLSC (State Level Scrutiny Committee) for Nirmal Gram Puraskar - 2011
  4. Life Member, “Mahamana Foundation” the Academic Society at Varanasi
  5. Member, Water Community, United Nations Solution Exchange, New Delhi
  6. Member, Climate Change Community, Solution Exchange, (UNDP) United Nations Development Programme, New Delhi
Title Course Code Module Semester
Engineering Drawing ES 1151 Base Ist
Principles of Civil Engineering CE 3104  Diploma Ist
Environmental Engineering. II CE 6101 Degree Ist
Physico-Chemical Treatment Process ESS 7101 PG Ist
Biological Treatment Process ESE 7102 PG Ist
Civil Engineering Drawing I CE 1251 Base IInd
Biological Waste Water Treatment CE 4006 Diploma IInd
Solid Waste Management CE 6015 Degree IInd
Industrial Wastewater Treatment ESE 7201 PG IInd
Design of Water and Wastewater Systems ESE 7202 PG IInd
Solid Waste Management ESE 7203 PG IInd
Title of Project Names of Students
Review of Models for Landfill Gas Measurement (Degree)  
Site Selection Methodology for Disposal of Municipal Solid Waste in Itanagar Capital Complex (Degree)  
Comparative Study of Chemicals used as Coagulants in Water Treatment Plants (Degree)  
Design of Trickling Filter for Treatment of Wastewater from NERIST Hostel Block-D (Degree)  
Design of Laboratory Scale Rotating Biological Contactor to Treat Wastewater from NERIST Hostels (Degree)  
Characterization and Quantification of the Municipal Solid Waste generated in NERIST campus (Degree)  
Carbon Credit from Composting of Municipal Solid Waste (M Tech) Mr. Biswajit Saha
Performance of Laboratory Scale In-vessel Composting of Municipal Solid Waste (M Tech) Ms Nabum Rich
Performance Evaluation of Source Based Vermicomposting of Municipal Solid Waste in India (M Tech) Mr. Kirki Ori (Eshi)
Performance Evaluation of Laboratory Scale Anaerobic Decomposition of Municipal Solid Waste (M Tech) Mr. Amit Kumar dey
Studies on Quantity, Composition and Energy Associated with MSW Management in Papumpare District in Arunachal Pradesh (M Tech) Mr. Kenli Bagra
A Study on Aluminium Toxicity in Water Treatment Plant Itanagar (M Tech) Ms. Omem Paron
Quantification and Characterization of the Bio-Medical Waste in Arunachal State Hospital, Naharlagun (M Tech) Ms. Mongam Bole
Landfill Site Selection in Itanagar Capital Complex Using GIS Ms. Hage Anka
Removal of Fluoride from Drinking Water by Local available Materials (M Tech) Mr. Bani Yirang
Comparative Studies of Different Chemicals used as Coagulants (M Tech) Mr. Lishi Toni
Removal of Iron from Drinking Water by Local available Materials (M Tech) Mr. Hibu Pai
Study of Anaerobic Digestion of Municipal Solid Waste by Batch Reactor  (M Tech) Mr. Kaling Tasing
Study of Leachate produced in In-Vessel Composting of Municipal Solid Waste(M Tech) Ms. Kime Bobby
Study of Anaerobic Digestion of Municipal Solid Waste by Semi Continuous Flow Stirred Reactor (M Tech) Mr. Mimjom Tasar
Study of Invessel Composting of Municipal Solid Waste (M Tech)    Mr. Khoda Opo
Study of Industrial Waste and its utilization (M Tech) Mr. Partha Pratim Das
Study of Effects of Bulking agents on In-vessel Composting of MSW (M Tech) Mr. Bamin Talley
Study of Anaerobic Decomposition of MSW and associated Greenhouse Gasses. (M Tech) Mr. Getu Yoka
Study of Heavy Metals in Municipal Solid Waste Composting (M Tech) Ms. Nirigi Linggi
Synthesis of Silver Nano particles and its application in water purification. (M Tech) Mr. Jacklin Jeke Nilling
Topic Scholar Name Status of PHD Registration Year
Performance Studies For Anaerobic Digestion of Municipal Solid Waste                                 Mr. Takum Nalo (In progress) 2010-2011
Nitrogen & Carbon Transformation Process in In-Vessel Composting of Municipal Solid Waste         Ms. Nabum Rich (In progress) 2010-2011
Environmental Impact Assessment of Hydro Power Projects in Siyom River Basin                      Mr. Agnivesh Uday Roy (In progress) 2010-2011
A Study of Traditional Sanitary Practices Among Selected Indigenous Tribes of Arunachal Pradesh Mr. Tomi Ete (In progress) 2011-2012
Composting of Municipal Solid Waste and Assessment of Associated Green House Gas Emission   Ms. Omem Paron (In progress) 2012-2013
Course Work completed.                                Mr. Kirki Ori (In progress) 2013-2014
Course Work completed.                               Ms. Mongam Bole (In progress) 2013-2014
Course Name Sponsored By Date
Summer Course on “WATER AND WASTEWATER TREATMENT: RECENT ADVANCES” at IIT Roorkee TEQIP July 21 - 25, 2015
Short term course on “Solid Waste Management-Challenges and Opportunity” at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, during. TEQIP-II January 12-14, 2015
Conference Name Sponsored By Date
Faculty Development Programme on “Advances in Traffic Flow and Environmental Management” at NERIST, organised by Civil Engineering Department TEQIP April 17-21, 2012.
National Conference on “Recent Advances in Civil Engineering”, NCRACE-2013, organised by Department of Civil Engineering, North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology, Arunachal Pradesh. TEQIP 15-16 November, 2013
Title Place Date
“Deterioration Of Concrete And Its Maintenance” Department of Civil Engineering, NERIST, Itanagar February 09-13, 2009
“Ecotourism in Arunachal Pradesh” Department of Forestry, NERIST, Arunachal Pradesh, India. April 24-26, 2010
“Environmental Pollution” Department of Civil Engineering, NERIST, Itanagar during April 17-21, 2012
“Solid Wastes Management” Department of Civil Engineering, NERIST, Itanagar during April 17-21, 2012
“Solid and Liquid Waste Management for Rural India”, Department of Mechanical Engineering, NERIST, Itanagar during August 25-29, 2014
Edited one Open access Journal Book “Management of Organic Waste” published by INTECH.

ISBN 978-953-307-925-7, 208 pages, February 01, 2012 under CC BY 3.0 license, DOI: 10.5772/1382

InTech is a pioneer and world's largest multidisciplinary open access publisher of books covering the fields of Science, Technology and Medicine. Since 2004, InTech has collaborated with 87177 authors and published 2416 books and 6 journals with the aim of providing free online access to high-quality research and helping leading academics to make their work visible and accessible to diverse new audiences around the world (February 2012).

Roy, A. U. and Bharti, A. (2015), “Environmental Impact Assessment of Hydro Power Development – A critical review”, International Journal of Engineering Research and Management (IJERM), Volume 2, July 2015, pp. 01-09. (ISSN: 2349-2058)
Rich, N. and Bharti, A. (2015), “Assessment of different types of in-vessle composters and its effect on stabilization of MSW compost”, International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology (IRJET), vol. 2, Issue 3, June 2015. (e-ISSN: 2395-0056, p-ISSN: 2395-0072)
Paron, O.,  Bole, M.,  Tiwari, R. and Bharti, A. (2014), “Probability of Aluminium Toxicity in Water Treatment Plant Itanagar: A Case Study”, International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology (IJIRSET), Volume 3, Special Issue 4, March 2014, pp.139-143. (ISSN: 2319- 8753)
J. Nilling, J. J.,  Deka, M.,  Prasad, S.,  Tungi, S. and Bharti A. (2014), “Performance Evaluation of Laboratory Scale RBC to Treat Wastewater from Hostels”, International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology (IJIRSET), Volume 3, Special Issue 4, March 2014, pp.168-175. (ISSN: 2319- 8753)
Bole, M.,  Paron, O., Tiwari, R. and Bharti, A. (2014), “Quantification and Characterization of the Bio-Medical Waste in Arunachal State Hospital, Naharlagun” International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology (IJIRSET), Volume 3, Special Issue 4, March 2014, pp.176-183. (ISSN: 2319- 8753)   
Bagra, K. and Bharti, A. (2014), “Quantitative and Qualitative Study of MSW from Papumpare District in Arunachal Pradesh”, International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology (IJIRSET), Volume 3, Special Issue 4, March 2014, pp.200-206. (ISSN: 2319- 8753) 
Ori, K. Kumar, S and Bharti, A. (2014), “Juvenile Home: A Novel Technique in Vermicomposting”, International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology (IJIRSET), Volume 3, Special Issue 4, March 2014, pp.207-213. (ISSN: 2319- 8753)   
Paron, O., Kumar, S. and Bharti, A. (2014), “Home Composting: A Sustainable Approach for MSW Management in Itanagar Capital Complex”, International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology (IJIRSET), Volume 3, Special Issue 4, March 2014, pp.214-223. (ISSN: 2319- 8753)
Nalo, T.,  Tasing, K.,  Kumar, S. and Bharti, A. (2014), “Anaerobic Digestion of Municipal Solid Waste: A Critical Analysis”, International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology (IJIRSET), Volume 3, Special Issue 4, March 2014, pp.224-234. (ISSN: 2319- 8753)
Rich, N., Kumar, S. and Bharti, A. (2014), “Changes in Characteristic of Municipal Solid Waste by Bulking Agent In-vessel Composting: Critical Review”, International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology (IJIRSET), Volume 3, Special Issue 4, March 2014, pp.235-249. (ISSN: 2319- 8753)
Tiwari, R., Rich, N. Nalo, T. and Bharti, A. (2012) “Aerobic Composting of MSW: A Sustainable Way to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emission”, International Journal of Engineering Sciences Research-IJESR, Vol. 03, Special Issue 01, pp.511–520. (e-ISSN 2277-2685 p-ISSN 2320–9763
Bharti, A. and Saha, B. (2011), "Carbon Credit from Composting of Municipal Solid Waste", Int. J. Environmental Technology and Management (IJETM), Vol. 14, Nos. 1/2/3/4, pp.203-219. (ISSN online: 1741-511X, ISSN print: 1466-2132)
Bharti, A. and Ori, K. (2010), "Self-sustained vermicomposting plant at municipal solid waste generation point", Int. J. Environmental Technology and Management (IJETM), Vol. 13, Nos. 3/4, pp.234-244. (ISSN online: 1741-511X, ISSN print: 1466-2132)     
Alam, J.B., Hasan, A., Pathan, A.H., Kumar, S. and Bharti, A. (2010), "Study on the kinetics of NH3 removal from air by Nitrosomonas europaea", International Journal of Environment and Pollution (IJEP), Vol. 43, No. 1-2, pp.42-51. (ISSN online: 1741-5101, ISSN print: 0957-4352)    
Chiemchaisri, W., Chiemchaisri, C., Khananthai, U., Kumar, S., Bharti, A. and Fan, M. (2010), "Role of final cover soil in regulating volatile organic compounds: emissions from solid waste disposal sites in developing countries". International Journal of Environment and Pollution, Vol. 43, No. 1/2/3, pp.3-15. (ISSN online: 1741-5101, ISSN print: 0957-4352)
Chakraborty, M., Mitra, A., Moda, H., Relum, T., Loder, T. and Bharti, A. (2013), “Municipal Solid Waste Management in Itanagar Capital Complex: A Case Study”, Proceeding, National Conference on “Recent Advances in Civil Engineering”, November 15-16, organised by Department of Civil Engineering, North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology, Arunachal Pradesh.
Ete, T.,  Prasad, R. K. and Bharti, A. (2013), “Use of Digested Excreta from Traditional Latrines in Arunachal Pradesh as Bio Manure–Potential Exposure to Environmental Fecal Contamination and Diarrheal Pathogens”, Proceeding, National Conference on “Recent Advances in Civil Engineering”, November 15-16, organised by Department of Civil Engineering, North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology, Arunachal Pradesh.
Saha, B., Kumar, S. and Bharti, A. (2013), “E-waste Management in India: A Hidden Threat”, Proceeding, National Conference on “Recent Advances in Civil Engineering”, November 15-16, organised by Department of Civil Engineering, North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology, Arunachal Pradesh.
Rich, N., Nalo, T., Tiwari, R. and Bharti, A. (2011), “Impact of Landfill Gas on Climate Change” in a MNRE and DST, Govt. of India, New Delhi sponsored National Seminar on “Renewable Energy Technology: Issue & Prospects”, September 2-3, 2011, organized by Dept. of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, NERIST, Arunachal Pradesh, India.
Nalo, T., Rich, N. and Bharti, A. (2011), “Carbon Credit: A Solution To Green House Gas Mitigation And Climate Change” in a MNRE and DST, Govt. of India, New Delhi sponsored National Seminar on “Renewable Energy Technology: Issue & Prospects”, September 2-3, 2011, organized by Dept. of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, NERIST, Arunachal Pradesh, India.
Nalo, T., Rich, N. and Bharti, A. (2011), “Biomass: An Alternative Source of Energy In India” in a MNRE and DST, Govt. of India, New Delhi sponsored National Seminar on “Renewable Energy Technology: Issue & Prospects”, September 2-3, 2011, organized by Dept. of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, NERIST, Arunachal Pradesh, India.
Ori, K. and Bharti, A. (2010), “Eco-friendly Energy Resource for Aeration of Municipal Solid Waste”. MNRE and DST, Govt. of India, New Delhi sponsored National Seminar on “Renewable Energy Technology: Issue & Prospects” from 24.09.2010 to 25.09.2010, jointly organized by Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Department of Electrical Engineering, NERIST, Arunachal Pradesh.
Dey, A. K. and Bharti, A. (2010), “An Experimental Demonstration for the Production of Methane Gas from MSW by Anaerobic Digestion”, MNRE and DST, Govt. of India, New Delhi sponsored National Seminar on “Renewable Energy Technology: Issue & Prospects”, September 24-25, 2010, jointly organized by Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Department of Electrical Engineering, NERIST, Arunachal Pradesh.
Bole, M., Anka, H. and Bharti, A. (2010), “Effective Utilization of Renewable Energy Resources in North Eastern States of India ” MNRE and DST, Govt. of India, New Delhi sponsored National Seminar on “Renewable Energy Technology: Issue & Prospects”, September 24-25, 2010, jointly organized by Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Department of Electrical Engineering, NERIST, Arunachal Pradesh, India.
Bagra, K., Tiwari. R. and Bharti, A. (2010), “Municipal Solid Waste as a Renewable Energy Resource: A Case Study”, MNRE and DST, Govt. of India, New Delhi sponsored National Seminar on “Renewable Energy Technology: Issue & Prospects”, September 24-25, 2010, jointly organized by Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Department of Electrical Engineering, NERIST, Arunachal Pradesh.
Bharti, A. (2010), “Ecotourism in Arunachal Pradesh”. Three days Training Programme on “Ecotourism, Community-based Tourism and Rural Tourism in Arunachal Pradesh” from 24.04.2010 to 26.04.2010, under the sponsorship of Regional Centre, National Afforestation & Eco-development Board, Shillong. Organized by Department of Forestry, NERIST, Arunachal Pradesh, India.
Bharti, A. and Kishore, K. (2010), “Higher and Technical Education: Prospect for Public- Private Partnership”. AICTE sponsored National Conference on “Efficient Management of Technical Institutions in Arunachal Pradesh: The HRM Perspectives” from 26.03.2010 to 27.03.2010, jointly organized by the Department of Humanities & Social Sciences and Centre for Management Studies, NERIST, Arunachal Pradesh. India.
Choudhury, J. and Bharti, A. (2008), “A Holistic to Modeling for Ecotourism Development to Sustain Cultural Ecotourism in Majuli, Assam”, UGC sponsored national seminar on “Problems and Prospects of Eco-Tourism in Assam”, October 3-4, 2008, organized by Dept. of Economics, Kakojan College, Kakojan, Jorhat, Assam, India.
Choudhury, J. and Bharti, A. (2008), “Public Participation in Environmental Decision Making to Sustain Cultural Environment”, National seminar on “Environment Issues in North East India: Past, Present and Challenges Ahead”, May 10-11, 2008, organized by Gargaon College, Sivasagar, Assam, India.
Bharti, A. and Singh, J. (2006), “Effluent Disposal Through Irrigation for Biodiversity Conservation”, National Conference on “Global Pollution: A Serious Threat to Indian Biodiversity”, Sponsored by University Grants Commission, New Delhi, at S. B., P. G. College, Baragaon, Varanasi, India.
Bharti, A. (2006), “Recycling and Reuse of Effluent in Pulp and Paper Industries”, 22nd National Convention on Environmental Engineering with Special Emphasis on Cost Recovery and Pricing of Services. Organized by IT. BHU, Varanasi, India
Bharti, A. Shukla, S. D. and Choudhary, U. K. (2006), “Simulation Technique for Pollutant Dispersion in River”, International Workshop on “R & D Frontiers in Water and Wastewater Management”, Water 2006 – NEERI, Organised By National Environmental Engineering Research Institute, Nagpur, INDIA.