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Personnel Strength

Region

Division  / State Unit / Location

Supervisory Officer (Director / Suptdg. Geologist)

Field Officer (Sr. Geologist /
Geologist)

CHQ

LnSD, GHRM Centre,CHQ, Kolkata

02

03

LHIM, DGCO, New Delhi

01

01

Northern

Landslide / Uttarakhand / Dehradun

01

05

EG & Landslide Division / Himachal Pradesh / Chandigarh

01

08

EG & Landslide Division / J & K / Jammu

01

04

Eastern

EG & Landslide Division / West Bengal / Kolkata

02

03

Central

Landslide / Maharashtra / Pune

01

07

Southern

Landslide / Tamil Nadu / Chennai

02

03

EG & Landslide Division / Kerala / Thiruvananthapuram

01

06

EG & Landslide Division / K&G / Bengaluru

01

09

North-East

Landslide / NER / Shillong

01

06

Landslide / Sikkim / Gangtok

01

03

Landslide / Nagaland-Manipur / Agartala

01

10

Landslide / Mizoram-Tripura  / Dimapur

01

06

Landslide / Assam / Guwahati

01

05

TOTAL

17

79

The above strength is as on November 10, 2016.

Experience

 

0 - 10 years

10 - 15 years

15 - 20 years

> 20 years

Ph.Ds

Supervisory officers

02

02

-

13

05

Field officers

79

-

-

-

02


Personnel Strength(as of June 2015)

Region

Division  / State Unit / Location

Supervisory Officer (Director / Suptdg. Geologist)

Field Officer (Sr. Geologist /
Geologist)

CHQ

GHRM Cell, CHQ, Kolkata

02

03

LHIM, DGCO, New Delhi

01

01

Northern

Landslide / Uttarakhand / Dehradun

01

05

EG & Landslide Division / Himachal Pradesh / Chandigarh

01

08

EG & Landslide Division / J & K / Jammu

01

04

Eastern

EG & Landslide Division / West Bengal / Kolkata

02

03

Central

Landslide / Maharashtra / Pune

01

07

Southern

Landslide / Tamil Nadu / Chennai

02

03

EG & Landslide Division / Kerala / Thiruvananthapuram

01

06

EG & Landslide Division / K&G / Bengaluru

01

09

North-East

Landslide / NER / Shillong

01

06

Landslide / Sikkim / Gangtok

01

03

Landslide / Nagaland-Manipur / Agartala

01

10

Landslide / Mizoram-Tripura  / Dimapur

01

06

Landslide / Assam / Guwahati

01

05

TOTAL

17

79


Experience

 

0 - 10 years

10 - 15 years

15 - 20 years

> 20 years

Ph.Ds

Supervisory officers

02

02

-

13

05

Field officers

79

-

-

-

01

Publications in peer-reviewed journals/ books

Year 2014
  • Ghosh S, Bora A, Nath S, Kumar A (2014) Analysing the spatio-temporal evolution of an active debris slide in Eastern Himalaya, India. Journal of the Geological Society of India 84 (3):292-302
  • Ghosh S, Kumar A, Bora A (2014) Analyzing the stability of a failing rock slope for suggesting suitable mitigation measure: a case study from the Theng rockslide, Sikkim Himalayas, India. Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment, 1 - 15
  • Sarkar N.K., Chasie M., Theophilus P.K., Balaji R. and Imtikumjuk. 2014. Debris flow - characterisations, causes, consequences - a study from of Kohima district, Nagaland. Indian journal of Geosciences, 67, 3 & 4, 303 -312.
  • Theophilus P.K. Chasie M. and Sarkar N.K. 2014. Field based Landslide inventory - constraint from two contrasting Geological domain of North East India. Indian Journal of Geosciences, 67, 3 & 4, 289 - 302.
  • Chasie M., Theophilus P.K. and Sarkar N.K. 2014. Medium scale landslide susceptibility mapping using heuristic approach - case studies from strategic National Highway corridor of Bomdila - Tawang sector, Arunachal Pradesh, North East India. Indian Journal of Geosciences, 67, 3 & 4, 237 - 248.
  • Sarkar N.K. 2014. Extreme Hydrological situation and debris flow initiation - consequences and concern by Niroj Kumar Sarkar., Journal of Engineering Geology, XXXIX, 1, 202 - 208.
  • Chasie M, Theophilus P.K. and Sarkar N.K. 2014. Detailed field - based geotechnical characterisation of the two conspicuous rockslides affecting the strategic H - M - C road corridor, Anjaw district, Arunachal Pradesh. Journal of Engineering Geology, XXXIX, 1, 191-201.
  • Toshilila, Sarkar N.K., Moirangcha L. H. and Balaji R. 2014. Perspective slope stability assessment along Aizawl - Variengte Sector on NH 54, Mizoram., Journal of Engineering Geology, - XXXIX, 1, 63 - 73.

Year 2013.
  • Sarkar N.K., Chasie M. and Theophilus P.K. 2013. Triggering mechanism vis - a - vis landslide susceptibility in the high altitude areas of North Eastern Himalaya - Observations from Se La Pass Road corridor, Tawang District, Arunachal Pradesh. Journal of Engineering Geology, XXXVIII, I, 143 - 155.
  • Sarkar N.K. and Paul C. 2013. Probabilistic classification based slope stability evaluation in Lukuvir slide, Darjeeling Himalaya, India. Journal of Disaster and Development 5, 1 & 2, 23 - 36.

Year 2012
  • Ghosh S, Chakraborty I, Bhattacharya D, Bora A, Kumar A (2012) Generating field - based inventory of earthquake induced landslides in the Himalayas - an aftermath of the 18th September 2011 Sikkim Earthquake. Indian Journal of Geosciences 66 (1):27 - 38
  • Jaiswal P. and van Westen C.J. 2012. Use of quantitative landslide hazard and risk information for local disaster risk reduction along a transportation corridor: a case study from Nilgiri district, India Nat Hazards. DOI 10.1007/s11069 - 012 - 0404 - 1

Year 2011
  • Jaiswal P., van Westen C.J. and Jetten V. 2011. Quantitative assessment of landslide hazard along transportation lines using historical records Landslides, doi: 10.1007/s10346 - 011-0252 - 1
  • Jaiswal P. and van Westen C.J. 2011. Frequency - size relation of shallow debris slides on cut slopes along a railroad corridor: A case study from Nilgiri hills, Southern India Natural Hazards, doi: 10.1007/s11069 - 011 - 9978 - 2
  • Jaiswal P., van Westen C.J. and Jetten V. 2011. Quantitative estimation of landslide risk from rapid debris slides on natural slopes in the Nilgiri hills, India Natural Hazard and Earth System Science, 11, 1723 - 1743
  • Ghosh S, Carranza EJM, van Westen CJ, Jetten VG, Bhattacharya DN (2011) Selecting and weighting spatial predictors for empirical modeling of landslide susceptibility in the Darjeeling Himalayas (India). Geomorphology 131:35 - 56

Year 2010
  • Jaiswal P., van Westen C.J. and Jetten V. 2010. Quantitative landslide hazard assessment along a transportation corridor in southern India Engineering geology, 116, 236 - 250
  • Jaiswal P., van Westen C.J. and Jetten V. 2010. Quantitative assessment of direct and indirect landslide risk along transportation lines in southern India Natural Hazard and Earth System Science, 10, 1253 - 1267
  • Ghosh S., van Westen C.J., Carranza E.J.M., Ghoshal T.B., Sarkar N.K. and Surendranath M. 2010. A quantitative approach for improving the BIS (Indian) method of medium - scale landslide susceptibility. Journal of Geological society of India, 74, 625 - 638.

Year Upto 2009
  • Jaiswal P. and van Westen C.J. 2009. Estimating temporal probability for landslide initiation along transportation routes based on rainfall thresholds. Geomorphology, 112, 96 - 105
  • Jaiswal P. 2006. Landslide susceptible mapping based on BIS and Mod BIS codes ? An appraisal Indian Journal of Engineering Geology, XXXIII,1 - 4
  • Sarkar N.K, Ghoshal T.B., Ghosh S. and Surendranath M. 2008. Macro - scale Landslide Susceptibility Mapping in Kurseong - Mangpu area of Darjeeling Himalaya. Journal of Engineering Geology. XXXIV, 1 - 4, 69 - 82.
  • Ghoshal T.B., Sarkar N.K, Ghosh, S. and Surendranath M. 2009. GIS based Landslide susceptibility mapping - a study from Darjeeling - Kalimpong area, Eastern Himalaya, India. Journal of Geological Society of India, Bangalore. 72, 763 - 773.
  • Paul, C. and Ghoshal, T.B., 2009. Geological Survey of India Spl. Publ. No. 94; An inventory of major landslides in Sikkim - Darjeeling Himalayas.
  • 2009. An Inventory of Major Landslides in Sikkim - Darjeeling Himalaya, Special Publication No 94
  • 1982. The Nilgiri landslides, Miscellaneous Publication No 57
  • 2006. Slope stability studies and landslide zonation in Wynad district, Kerala, Bulletin Series B No 58
  • 1975. Landslide in Darjeeling district and adjoining areas (West Bengal), Bulletin Series B No 36

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