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Water Technology Centre(WTC)      (17 scientists)

Dr Manoj Khanna


Field of Specialisation : Soil & Water Conservation Engineering and Irrigation Engineering

Dr Manoj Khanna

Principal Scientist

M.Sc. : Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

Ph.D : Faculty of Engineering, University of Melbourne, Australia

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PG School, Faculty Disciplines : Water Science & Technology

No. of Students Guided : -    M.Sc :   06

   Ph.D :   05

Top 10 Publications having NAAS rating 6 and above with first or corresponding author only

  1. Khanna, M., Malano, H. M., Fenton, J. D and Turral, H. (2003).
  2. Khanna, M., Malano, H. M., Fenton, J. D and Turral, H. (2003). Two-dimensional simulation model for contour basin layouts in southeast Australia II: Irregular shape and multiple basins.
  3. Khanna, M., Malano, H. M., Fenton, J. D and Turral, H (2003).
  4. Khanna, M., Malano, H. M. (2006) Simulation models for basin irrigation: A review. Agril. Water Mangt. 83: 87-99. (NAAS rating: 8.85)
  5. Khalil, Ajdary, D.K Singh., A. K Singh and M Khanna (2007). Modelling of nitrogen leaching from experimental onion field under drip fertigation. Agril. Water Mangt. 89: 15-28. (NAAS rating: 8.85)
  6. N. Jain, R. Dubey, D. S. Dubey, J.P. Singh, M. Khanna , H. Pathak and A. Bhatia (2013). Mitigation of greenhouse gas emission with system of rice intensification in the Indo-Gangetic Plains. Paddy and Water Environment; DOI 10.1007/s10333-013-0390-2
  7. Patle, G. T., Singh, D. K., Sarangi, A., Khanna, M. (2016). Managing CO2 emission from groundwater pumping for irrigating major crops in trans Indo-Gangetic plains of India. Climatic Change. DOI 10.1007/s10584-016-1624-2. (NAAS rating: 9.50)
  8. S. Naresh Kumar, Anuja, Md. Rashid, S. K. Bandyopadhyay, R Padaria and M Khanna. (2016) Adaptation of farming community to climatic risk: does adaptation cost for sustaining agricultural profitability? Current Science, 110 (7); 1216-1224. (NAAS rating: 6.84)
  9. Ali Mohammad. Susama Sudhishri. T. K. Das. Man Singh Ranjan Bhattacharyya. Anchal Dass. M Khanna. V. K. Sharma. Neeta Dwivedi. Mukesh Kumar. (2018). Water balance in direct-seeded rice under conservation agriculture in North-western Indo-Gangetic Plains of India. Irrigation Science. doi.org/10.1007/s00271-018-0590-z. (NAAS Rating: 7.82)
  10. G T Patle, Mukesh Kumar and M Khanna. (2019) Climate smart water technologies for sustainable agriculture: A review. Journal of Water and Climate Change (https://doi.org/10.2166/wcc.2019.257)

Patent / Technologies / Methodologies / System etc. (Upto Five) :

  1. Developed of simulation models, design tools for design and operation of basin and border irrigation layouts to achieve higher water application and distribution efficiency
  1. Developed design and management guidelines for microirrigation systems for enhanced water use efficiency.
  1. Developed of best management practices for surface and microirrigation fertigation to enhance input use efficiency
  1. Climate change impact studies on irrigation water availability and crop production in river basins and watersheds and their adpatation plan
  1. Development of composite drought index for Indian Agriculture Drought Monitor.

Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Upto Five) :

  1. Elected Fellow (F-122226-7), The Institution of Engineers (INDIA)
  1. Elected Senior Professional Engineer (Sr PE), Engineer Council of India
  1. Melbourne International Research Scholarship (1997 - 2001)
  1. Melbourne Research Scholarship (1997 - 2001)