Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
   
DR. VIRENDRA SINGH RATHORE
Assistant Professor , Remote Sensing
Ph.D. (RS), M.Sc. (Geology)
Contact Address
Residence Address Village & Po.: Pirwa, Tehsil- Didwana, Dist. Nagaure-341318, Rajasthan
Permanent Address Department of Remote Sensing BIT Mesra
Phone (Office) 09431382641
Phone Residence 09431382641
Email Id vsrathore@bitmesra.ac.in
   Joined Institute on : 30-Nov-2000

  Work Experience
 
Teaching : 15 Years

Research : 20 Years


  Professional Background
 

 

Designation

Work/ Project/ Nature

Duration

Employer

 

Assistant Professor

  • Teaching and Research

 

July 10, 2009 - till date

 

Birla Institute of Technology Mesra, Ranchi

 

Scientific Officer

  • Teaching and Research

 

June 01, 2009-2010

-do-

 

Associate Lecture

  • Teaching and Research

 

April 26, 2003- May 31, 2009

-do-

 

Research Associate

·         Research and conducting labs

01.12.2000 -26.04.2003

-do-

 

JRF

  • DST sponsored project

29.08.1998-30.11.2000

B.M. Science & Technology Centre, Jaipur

 

Geologist

 

  • Mining plan

 

1996-1998

 

S. Cement, Aburoad

 

 

Research Officer

 

  • Research projects

 

1994-1996

 

IIRM, Jaipur

 

 

Junior Hydrologist

 

  • Ground water exploration and topographic surveying

 

1992-1994

 

GWMIC, Udaipur

 


  Research Areas
 
  • Natural Resources,
  • Natural Disaster,
  • Microwave remote sensing,
  • Hyperspectral Remote Sensing
  • Surface water quality assessment and modelling,
  • GPS, 
  • Mineral exploration

  Award and Honours
 

 Reviewer

  1.   African Journal of Environmental Science & Technology
  2.  International Journal of Earth System Science
  3.  Journal of Earth System Science
  4. Reviewer for Int. Jour. Advancement Rem. GIS and Geography
  5. Journal of Hydrology (Elsevier) 

INVITED LECTURERS:

  1. Rathore, V.S. (2014). Delivered an Invited Lecture (as a Resource Person) on “Hyperspectral Remote Sensing in Vegetation Discrimination and Pharmaceuticals” in the AICTE sponsored Quality Improvement Program on “Applications of Biotechnology in Modern Pharmacognosy” held during 5-18thDecember, 2014. Organised by Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology, BIT, Mesra, Ranchi.

   Publications
 

International Journals

  1. Nathawat, M.S., Rathore, V.S., Pandey, A.C., Singh, Suraj, K. and Shankar, G. Ravi, 2010. Monitoring & analysis of wastelands and its dynamics using multi-resolution and temporal satellite data in part of Indian state of Bihar. International Journal of Geomatics and Geosciences, 1 (3), pp. 297-307.  
  2. Rathore, V.S., Nathawat, M.S. and Champatiray, P.K., 2010. Palaeochannel detection and aquifer performance assessment in Mendha River catchment, Western India. J. Hydrol., 395 pp. 216–225, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2010.10.026, Impact factor-3.17. Sci indexed.
  3. Nathawat, M.S., Rathore, V.S. and Sarkar Amrita 2009. Innovative approach towards creating maps for urban information system a study for Patna city in India. Abacus, 4 (2), pp. 53-60.
  4. Rathore,V.S. Nathawat, M.S. and Champatiray, P.K., 2008. Influence of neotectonic activity on ground water salinity and playa development in the Mendha river catchment, western India. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 29 (13), pp. 3975-3986, Impact factor-1.72. Sci indexed.
  5. Parihar, N., Das, A.  Rathore, V.S., Nathawat, M.S. and Mohan, S., 2014. Analysis of L-band SAR backscatter and coherence for delineation of land use/land cover, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 35:18, 6781-6798, DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2014.965282. Impact factor-1.72. Sci indexed.
  6. Dasgupta Arunima,  Sastry, K L N, Dhinwa,  P. S., Rathore, V. S  and Nathawat, M. S., 2013. Identifying desertification risk areas using fuzzy membership and geospatial technique – A case study, Kota District, Rajasthan. J. Earth Syst. Sci., 122 (4), pp. 1107–1124. Impact factor-0.95. Sci indexed.
  7. R. NagarjunaKumar,, V.S. Rathore, K.Srinivas Reddy, M.S. Nathawat, 2015. Simulation of Grape Crop Future Water Requirement Using CROPWAT Model in Semi- Arid Region. Int. Jour. of Applied Engineering Research, Vol 10 (3), pp. 5867-5880. Scopus indexed
  8. Soumyashree Kar, V.S. Rathore, P.K. Champatiray, Richa Sharma, S.K. Swain, 2016. Classification of river water pollution using Hyperion data, J. Hydrology, 537, pp. 221–233. Impact factor-3.17. Sci indexed.
  9.  Suraj Kumar Singh,  A. C. Pandey, V.S. Rathore & M. S. Nathawat, 2014. Evaluating factors responsible for contrasting signature of wasteland development in northern and southern Ganga Plains (Bihar State, India) with focus on waterlogging, Arabian J. Geosciences (Springer), 7, pp. 4175–4190. Impact factor-1.22. Sci indexed 
  10. N. Parihar, V.S. Rathore & Shiv Mohan 2016. Combining ALOS PALSAR and AVNIR-2 data for effective land use/land cover classification in Jharia coalfields region, International Journal of Image and Data Fusion, 8(2), pp.130-147. DOI: 10.1080/19479832.2016.1273258. Scopus indexed.

 

National Journals

  1. Rathore,V.S. Nathawat, M.S. 2008. Remote Sensing for deriving neotectonic evidences from disorganized river course and riverine geomorphology of Mendha river of Rajasthan. The Icfai University Jour. of Earth Sciences, Vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 62-72. 
  2. Nathawat, M.S., Rathore, V.S. and Sinha, A.K., 2007. A Geoinformatics approach for water resource development in hydrologically disturbed coal mining area. The Eastern Geographer, XIII (1), pp 38-41.
  3. Impact of climate change on reference crop evapotranspiration in a semi arid area, 07.04.2014 Adv. Applied Res.
  4. Assessing the Sensitivity of Reference Crop Evapotranspiration to Increase in Mean Surface Temperature in a Semi­arid Area Using CROPWAT,  pp. 33­37, June 2013. Int. Jour. Tropical Agri. Vol. 31 (1-2),

 

Books/ Atlas:

  1. Contributed to Ground Water Prospects Atlas, Jharkhand, published by NRSC, ISRO, Hyderabad.
  2. Contributed to Wasteland Atlas, Bihar, published by NRSC, ISRO, Hyderabad.
  3. Contributed to Assessment of Irrigation Potential Atlas of AIBP Irrigation projects in Rajasthan (Chauli,   Panchana, Mahi Bajaj Sagar, Banswara). 
  4. Monitoring Snow and Glaciers of Himalayan Region, published by SAC, ISRO, Ahmedabad, September, 2016, ISBN:978-93-82760-24-5 

 


  Member of Professional Bodies
 

  1. Indian Society of Remote Sensing

  2. Indian Society of Technical Education


  Current Sponsored Projects
 

 

 Ongoing Projects

  

Sl. No.

Project Title

Name of the PI/Co-PI Collaborator

Name of the funding agency

Date of sanction

Sanctioned Amount (?)

Duration of the project

1.

Ground Water Quality Mapping under RGNDWM- PH-IV in parts of M.P.

Dr. V. S. Rathore,

NRSC, DoS, Hyderabad

1.9.11

45,00,000/-

3 years

(31.3.14)

2

Monitoring Snow & Glaciers of Himalayan Region, Zanskar Basin (J&K) Ph-II

Dr. V. S. Rathore & SAC, ISRO, Ahmedabad

MoEF and DoS

17.2011

3855000/-

3 years

(31.3.14)

3.

IWMP, Kanke, Ranchi

Dr. T. Ghosh, Dr. G. Pathak, Dr. A.P. Krishna and Dr. V. S. Rathore

MoRD, DoLR, GoI and GoJ

30.06.11

59400000/-

5 Years

(31.03.16)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Projects Completed

Sl. No.

Project Title

Name of the PI/ Co-PI/ Collaborator

Name of the funding agency

Date of Sanction

Sanctioned Amount (?)

Duration

1.

Understanding Lunar Volcanism and Tectonism on Moon using Chandrayaan-1 data

Dr. V. S. Rathore & Dr. Mili Ghosh/ SAC, ISRO

DoS

5.09.11

4,40,000/-

2 Years

(31.3.13)

2.

Hybrid Polarimetric Signatures study under desertic environment under RISAT-UP

Dr. V. S. Rathore &  Dr. Mili Ghosh/  SAC, ISRO

DoS

1.9.10

13,00,000/-

3 years

(31.3.13)