AMITY SCHOOL OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
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Agra Heritage walk

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Amity Jaipur Visit

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ASNRSD Student in GIS Lap, EI Purpan

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ASNRSD Students at EI Purpan

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Exchange students of EI Purpan in Amity University

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Field trip to Jaipur

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Green Business Contest organized by ASNRSD

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IAS Training at ASNRSD

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Jaipur Trip as a part of Foreign Exchange Programme

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Prof. B.K.P. Sinha

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Student exchange programme

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Students of ASNRSD with French Exchange students from EI Purpan

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USAID Forest PLUS Prog

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Visit to Taj Mahal by students of Lakehead University, Canada

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Workshop organized by ASNRSD

RESEARCH AND PUBLICATION OF FACULTY

Prof. B.K.P.Sinha:
  • On preparing a logging plan – paper presented at National Seminar on "Logging and Transport" at Darjeeling, 1970.
  • "Departmental Logging - points to ponder" proceedings of All India Logging Seminar held in Srinagar, Sep. 1972.
  • Study report submitted to Government of India on Modern Management Techniques for Efficiency in Wood Harvesting and Transport, Dec. 1973.
  • "On optimizing the costs of logging operations through Operation Research Techniques" – paper submitted at University College of North Wales, Bangor, U.K. as a partial fulfillment of Post Graduation course in Forestry, 1973.
  • “Modern Management for better efficiency in wood harvesting”, Forestry Conference, 1973.
  • “Utilization of hardwood for pulping” - paper presented at Conference of Paper Industries of India, 1974.
  • “Wasteland Reclamation through Plantations for Rural Social Security and Employment Guarantee in selected districts of Central Uttar Pradesh”, 1989-90.
  • "The case of misplaced subsidy & faulty land use" – Indian Journal of Forestry, March 1990.
  • "In the labyrinth of A forestation Policies" – Indian Forester, April 1990.
  • "Environmental Education and Natural Employment at Kanpur and Etawah”, 1991.
  • "Evaluation report on second phase of Social Forestry Project, U.P” - prepared for the World Bank, 1992. The report gives hindsight of the related issues on impact of the project and shortcomings in matters of policy, law & also implementation.
  • Presentation of “Country report on forest statistics," prepared for International Timber Trade Organization, Japan - Paper presented at International workshop on Tropical Forestry and timber trade statistics, 18th Oct-5th Nov., 1993 held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The report gives the status and methods of collection of forest statistics in the country and analytically presents what is not being captured at present and what needs to be done to make it more meaningful & relevant.
  • A Project on “Industrial Forests Plantations and Wasteland Development in Uttar Pradesh ", 1995-96 for NABARD (National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development).
  • "Experience of Agro- forestry in India with Particular Reference to Uttar Pradesh" for Environment Management Seminar for South Asia held at Bentota, Sri Lanka (16th-27th Sep. 1996). On the basis of my performance in the seminar and on strength of my aforesaid paper, I was asked to chair the working group for drafting the final recommendations for SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) Secretariats.
  • State Forestry Action Program for UP, 1995. This plan outlines the future course of strategy & action program for coming 20 years for undivided State of U.P. The first slice of this report is being implemented in Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal as World Bank Forestry Project. The report received acclaim both at national and international level. It became the main document for Government of India to prepare National Forestry Action Program 1998. Was awarded a Certificate of Excellence from Governor of U.P. The SFAP (for 20 years) has been acclaimed not only by the State Government but also by the Government of India and by the World Bank. The document was also considered for 'India Gandhi Vriksha Mitra Award' 1997, a prestigious national level award in forestry.
  • Some important policy and implementation issues with reference to Land Degradation in Uttar Pradesh - Paper read as key note address in workshop organised by Regional Centre, National Afforestation & Eco Development Board, Jhansi, Jan. 1997.
  • As a member of National Commission for Integrated Water Resource Development Plan commissioned by Ministry of Water Resources. Government of India, 1998 I contributed a number of chapters to this report.
  • Chairman & Task Manager for preparation of World Bank aided Integrated Forestry Project for UP, INDIA. Under chairmanship of the undersigned international forestry consultant M/s JAAKKO POYRY of FINLAND prepared the Forestry Project, which was finally financed by World Bank in 1998-99.
  • Member & Task Force on Forest Protection, "Forest Consolidation, Rate of Deforestation, Forest Research & Survey" for Ninth Five Year Plan of INDIA.
  • Current status of Monitoring in U.P. & future perspectives; key note address delivered and also acted as resource person for workshop on indicators for monitoring and evaluation, Regional Centre, National Afforestation & Eco Development Board, Chandigarh, Jan. 1998.
  • Study report on forest tree improvement in Uttar Pradesh, March 2002.
  • An important policy implication for farm forestry in India with special Reference to Uttar Pradesh& Uttranchal August 2003 paper presented at Conference 23on Madhya Pradesh: economic challenges organised by OBSERVER RESEARCH FOUNDATION, NEW DELHI.
  • An article by Prof. BKP Sinha in the magazine "DOWN TO EARTH" in Research and Publication tab from the attachment folder Down to earth article.[Click here to view detail]


Dr. (Mrs.) Indrani Chandrasekharan:
  • INDRANI CHANDRASEKHARAN, Barka Bhatnagar, Urvana Menon and Bhagyam Chandrasekharan; Towards achieving the twelfth plan target of green cover” Current Science Vol. 105, NO.10, 25 November 2013.
  • INDRANI CHANDRASEKHARAN, R. Senthil Kumar, Seena Raghunathan and Shweta Chandrasekaran;”Construction of environmental performance index and ranking of states” Current Science Vol. 104, No. 4, 25 February 2013.
  • INDRANI CHANDRASEKHARAN, R. Senthil Kumar, M. Ravindranath and D.J.Kushwah: "Incentive mechanism for preventing deforestation and promoting conservation of forest ecosystem, Current Science Vol. 98, No. 4, 25 February 2010.
  • Drafted and Finalised the High Level Working Group report on Western Ghats , Ministry of Environment and Forests, 2013.
  • Drafted and finalized the Task Force report on Waste to Energy, Planning Commission, 2014.
  • Drafted two chapters of Expert Group Report on Low Carbon, Planning Commission, 2014.
  • Drafted the 12th Plan (2012-2017) Environment, Forests, Wildlife and Climate Change chapter, seven Working Group reports ,including the Approach Plan for the 12th Plan, Planning Commission, 2011.


Dr. Upamanyu Hore:
  • U. Hore and V.P. Uniyal. 2013.  Higher taxa surrogacy and efficiency in spider conservation: A case study from Terai Conservation Area, India, ENVIS Bulletin: Wildlife and Protected Areas (Eds. V.P. Uniyal & Aseem Srivastava), Vol. 14, Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun.


Dr. Vartika Singh:
  • Vinit Kumar, Vartika Singh, V.K. Panchal and Savita Shiwani, 2014, “Simulation of bee’s biology for information extraction from Satellite Image”, presented in Second International Conference on Emerging Research in Computing, Information, Communication and Applications-ERCICA-2014, Bangalore, August 1-2, 2014, Vol.1, pp.926.
  • Gourav Kumar, Vartika Singh and V.K. Panchal, 2014, “Analysis and Estimation of Swarm Intelligence Techniques for Land Cover Feature Extraction” , presented in 9th IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information System, ICIIS-2014, Paper ID: 524, December 15-17, 2014.
  • Gourav Kumar, Vartika Singh and V.K. Panchal, 2014, “Intelligent Water Drops Algorithm for Natural Terrain Feature Extraction”, presented in 9th IEEE International Conference on Industrial and Information System, ICIIS-2014, Paper ID: 381, December 15-17, 2014.
  • Vartika Singh, Gourav Kumar and Divya Sabherwal, 2015, "A comparative study of computational intelligence based techniques in the field of Remote Sensing image classification" presented in 9th India Com; IEEE, 2015 International Conference on Computing for Sustainable Global Development, March 11-13, 2015. (Confirmation about publication already received)


Ms. Maya Kumari:
  • Kumari Maya and Sinha B.K.P, 2012; Integration of Spectral Indices and Geo-Spatial Attributes for Spatio-Temporal Assessment of Land Degradation Patterns , 13th ESRI India User Conference 2012, Poster presentation.
  • Kumari Maya; 2013; Spatio Temporal Assessment of Land degradation pattern A Geoinformatics approach; Lambert’s Publishing House; ISBN No 978-3-659-15313-6.
  • Kumari Maya and Gupta Ankita; 2013; Land use-Land cover change detection through Remote Sensing technique “A case study of Ahmadabad – Mumbai Coastal Stretch” India; Lambert’s Publishing House; ISBN No 978-3-659-21705-0.
  • Kumari Maya, Das Arup,  Sharma Richa and Saikia Supratik; 2014;  Change detection analysis using multi temporal satellite data of Poba  reserve forest, Assam and Arunachal Pradesh; International Journal of Geomatics and Geosciences, vol. 4, No 3; ISSN   0976 – 4380 .
  • Gupta Ankit, Swain Sarita and Kumari Maya, 2014, Urban Growth Trend Analysis of Indore City (2005 – 2014) through Index Based Models; 15th ESRI India User Conference 2014 Proceedings.
  • Book
  • Somvanshi Shivangi, Kumari Maya; An introduction to Remote Sensing and its Application; Kataria sons Publication; ISBN 978-81-906919-0-0.


Vineet K. Shrivastava:
  • Shrivastava, V. K. Theilade, I. Meily, H. 2010. Trade chain analysis of Ophiocordyceps sinensis and Tricholoma matsutake in Bhutan. In: Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Scandinavian society of Forest Economics, Gilleleje, Denmark, 19-22 May 2010. Eds: F. Helles and P. S. Nielsen. Scandinavian Forest Economics No. 43, pp. 396-416. Available online at http://www.metla.fi/org/ssfe/sfe.htm


Ms. Richa Sharma:
  • Kumari Maya, Das Arup,  Sharma Richa and Saikia Supratik; 2014;  Change detection analysis using multi temporal satellite data of Poba  reserve forest, Assam and Arunachal Pradesh; International Journal of Geomatics and Geosciences, Vol. 4, No 3; ISSN   0976 – 4380.
  • Monograph: Sharma Richa; Climate Change analysis of India: Exploring a regional picture; Lambert’s Publishing House; ISBN No 978-3-659-53088-3