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Chaube Umesh Chandra
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Areas of Interest
  • Development and capacity building in water sector., integrated water resource development ,irrigation,drainage,hydrology
Professional Background
2013contdEmeritus FellowIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee
19932013ProfessorIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee
19931994Reader (Selection grade)University of Roorkee(now IIT Roorkeee)
19831993Reader(Assoc Professor)University of Roorkee(now IIT Roorkee)
19771983Deputy DirectorCentral Water Commission, Govt. of India
19711977Asstt.DirectorCentral Water Commission, Govt. of India
July,1971Dec,1971Assistant EngineerU.P. Irrigation Department
Honors and Awards
Emeritus Fellowship of IIT Roorkee for Three yearsIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee2013-2016
UNESCO Fellowship for specialist course on "Computer Applications in Hydrological Studies" India India1985
UNEP Fellowship for training seminar on Environmental Impact Assessment at the Centre for EnviroUniversity of Aberdeen Scotland, U.K.1986
Colombo Plan Scholarship for 10 months specialist course in Irrigation and Drainage in JapanJICA,Japan1979
Certificate of Merit for research paper entitled "Search for Appropriate Water Use Management TechnoInstitution of Engineers India 1985
Educational Details
Doctor of PhilosophyWater ResourcesIndian Institute of Technology, Delhi1984
Master of TechnologyCivil Engineering (Water Resources)Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur1971
Bachelor of TechnologyCivil EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology, Kanpur1969
Higher Secondary(Ten Plus Two)Maths, Science, BiologyU.P. Board of Education,Allahabad1964
Administrative Background
19711983Asstt/Deputy DirectorCentral Water Commission,Government of India
June,2011December,2UN-FAO International ExpertFood & Agriculture Organization
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Water availability study for 2nd Jharkhand UMPP (4000MW) from Ajay river in Deoghar district of JharPower Finance Corporation, New Delhi2013
Water and Waste Water AuditNational Aluminum Company(NALCO), Angul2012
Water Availability Study of Patratu Reservoir and Related Thermal Power Plants.Power Finance Corporation, New Delhi2013
Cumulative impact assessment study for hydropower developmentWAPCOS, Gurgaon2013
4-week training on ‘Design of small dams’ (T-822)Govt. of Afghanistan2011
Conceptual water availability and intake point study for proposed 1320 MW TPP at Distt. Deogarh, JhaDalmia Power Ltd., New Delhi2012
  • Institution of Engineers, India, Fellow
  • Indian Association of Hydrologists, India, Fellow
  • Indian Water resources Society, India, Fellow
  • Indian Association of Soil and Water Conservationists, India, Life Member
  • Indian Society for Continuing Education, India, Life Member
  • Indian National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage, Member
  • Water Resources Division Council of Bureau of Indian Standards, Member
  • Science and Technology Advising Committee of Min. of Water Resources, Member
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Simulation Study of Automatic Canal Regulation Ashraf Saad Zaghlool Abdel SamihA
Conjunctive Use Management of Surface and Groundwater Alzakzook Khalil F.MousaA
Simulation of Solute Transport in Unsteady Stream flows Seepana Bala PrasadA
Daily Rainfall Runoff Modeling using Artificial Neural Network M.P.RajurkarA
Spatially Distributed Simulation of an Irrigation System Manmohan Kumar GoelA
Spatial Decision Support System for Water Resources Planning on Watershed Basis Kishore Anil DhoreA
Modelling of Rainfall Generated Runoff and Sediment Yield Pushpendra Kumar SinghA
GIS based Study of Geomorphology, Landuse and Water Resource in Small Watersheds D.D. SureshA
Environmental Flow Assessment for a Hydropower Project on a Himalayan river Pradeep KumarA
Water balance study of a Storage Tank in Drought Prone Area Dillip Kumar BarikA
Long Term Prediction of Hydro meterological variables in Betwa basinShakti SuryavanshiA
Waste Water Treatment Using Macrophytes SatyanarayanA
Rainfall Runoff Sediment Yield Modelling of Mountainous Catchments Soban Singh RawatA
Hydrological Modelling of an Agricultural watershed Using Remote Sensing and GIS Gulshan TirkeyO
Long Term Changes in Irrigation Water DemandShiulee ChakrabortyO
Participation in short term courses
Couse NameSponsored ByDate
Planning, Design and Implementation of High Dams, January 15 - February 5, 1986United States Agency for International Development1986
Water Resources Engineering (Jan. 6 - April 11, 1997) World Health Organization 1987
Small Scale Irrigation Development (Nov 29-Dec, 2004)Ghana Irrigation Authority, Ghana2004
Tunnels and Underground Structures (Nov. 28 to Dec.09, 2005)Central Water Commission Govt. of India2005
Design and Construction of Hydroelectric Projects including Pumped Storage Schemes” (Jan.23 to Feb.0Central Water Commission Govt. of India2006
At Kabul (Afghanistan) on Hydraulic Structures for Irrigation Schemes (31FAO (UN) Emergency Irrigation Rehabilitation Project Kabul2008
Rehabilitation and Management of Irrigation Schemes for Engineers from Afghanistan (15.02.09 to 14.0FAO (UN) Emergency Irrigation Rehabilitation Project Kabul2009
Project Management for River Valley Projects (September 21-25, 2009)National Hydroelectric Power Corporation Ltd., New Delhi2009
at Kabul (Afghanistan) on Integrated Water Resource Management(18th March,2011 to 25th March,2011) FAO (UN) Emergency Irrigation Rehabilitation Project Kabul2011
River Basin Planning at IIT Roorkee for Engineers from Afghanistan (29th March,2011 to 24th April,20FAO (UN) Emergency Irrigation Rehabilitation Project Kabul2011
at Kabul (Afghanistan) : ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT(December 10, 2011 to December 14, 2FAO (UN) Emergency Irrigation Rehabilitation Project Kabul2011
at Kabul (Afghanistan) on T-833:WATERSHED MANAGEMENT (December 17, 2011 to December 21, 2011) FAO (UN) Emergency Irrigation Rehabilitation Project Kabul2011
at Kabul (Afghanistan) on T-843:DRAINAGE ANDLAND RECLAMATION(December 24, 2011 to December 28, 2011)FAO (UN) Emergency Irrigation Rehabilitation Project Kabul2011
Small Dam Construction Management & Supervision( from 14 August to 28 August,2013)FAO (UN) Emergency Irrigation Rehabilitation Project Kabul2013
National International Collaboration
International Seminar on Environmental Impact Assessment of Water Resource Projects (1985)United Nations Environment Programme, Nairobi RP
Strengthening irrigation water management academic programme at Water Resource Development Training Centre,University of Roorkee(India) Ford Foundation(USA)PG
Implementation of terms of Memorandum of Understanding between IIT Roorkee and Hanoi Water Resource University (Vietnam)Hanoi Water Resource University (Vietnam)RP
Technical co-operation between Government of Indonesia and Government of India for training of in-service engineers from IndonesiaDeptt of Public Works,IndonesiaPG