Indrani Chaudhary Singh

Indrani Choudhury Singh received the B.Sc. degree in Agricultural Science and the M.Sc. degree in Agricultural Statistics in 1996 and 1999 respectively, from Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat, Assam. She received Ph.D degree in 2005 on the topic “Environmental Status Evaluation of Agroecosystem of South 24 Paraganas District, West Bengal Using Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques” from Kalyani University, West Bengal in association with Space Applications Centre, ISRO, Ahmadabad. She was with Space Applications Centre, ISRO, Ahmedabad from 1999-2007, as a Research Fellow and worked on “Applications of Microwave Remote Sensing for Agriculture and Rice crop growth monitoring and characterization”. She has more than 18 years of Research and Academic experiences in Agricultural Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Climate Change Studies and application of Geo-informatics in environmental monitoring and earth resources studies. During this tenure, she has extended her capability from research to academics and was involved with many esteemed and prestigious institutions since 1999 including SAC, ISRO, CEPT University, BISAG, Gandhinagar, CRIDA, ICAR, Hyderabad and DA-IICT, Gandhinagar. She has awarded Women Scientist Fellowship as a Principal Investigator from Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi under WOS-A scheme from 2012 onwards. She has successfully completed her first project (April 2012 to March 2015) on the topic entitled “Evaluation of spatiotemporal dynamics of land surface evapotranspiration and monsoon rainfall coupling over Indian region for climate change studies” with DA-IICT, as host institute. Currently she is working on her second project (May 2016-continue) as DST Women Scientist and PI, on the topic “Modelling Agricultural Water Productivity using Earth observation Technique over Indian Region”, with SAC, ISRO, Ahmedabad as host institute. She has many international and national publications in various reputed journals