Research & Projects

The faculty of the Institute has taken up a number of research & consultancy project work particularly to develop industry-institute interaction. The prime area of research & consultancy work involved key functional areas of management viz., marketing, HR, finance, system/IT, etc. besides Public Systems Management viz., environment, energy, transportation & logistics, health care & hospital management. Some of the areas in which Institute recently undertook research & consultancy work include:

  • Assistance in Recruitment of Deputy Ranger/Foresters, Spn. Directorate of Forests, Government of West Bengal, December 2008.

  • Market Survey for Urban Livelihood Generation Programmes and Formulating Market Strategy & Action Plan for Urban Livelihood Generation Programmes (ULGPs), Spn. Change Management Unit, Kolkata Urban Services for the Poor (KUSP), Government of West Bengal, November 2008.

  • Integrated System Design Study (SDS), Spn. West Bengal Minorities' Development and Finance Corporation, Government of West Bengal, Kolkata, February 2006.

  • Possibility of an Export Hub in Fulia Region of Nadia District, West Bengal, Spn. Export-Import Bank of India, Mumbai, December 2005.

  • System Requirement Study (SRS), Spn. West Bengal Minorities' Development and Finance Corporation, Government of West Bengal, Kolkata, July 2005.

  • Health & Safety Assessment and Training Need Assessment for M&I's Proposed Activities at MBE Works, Kumardhubi (India), Spn. M&I Heat Transfer Limited, Mississauga, Canada, as per Requirement of Canadian Government, January 2004.

  Industrial Pollution Control :

  • Environmental Audit for 2 x 660 MW Kawai Thermal Power Plant at Kawai, Barun, Rajasthan as Per Equator Principles & IFC Guideline, Spn. Adani Power Rajasthan Limited, Village: Kawai, Tehsil: Atru, Dist.: Baran, Rajasthan [On-going].

  • Environmental Audit for 5 x 660 MW Tiroda Thermal Power Plant at Tiroda, Gondia, Maharashtra as Per Equator Principles & IFC Guideline, Spn. Adani Power Maharashtra Limited, Village: Tiroda, Dist.: Gondia, Maharashtra [On-going].

  • Status of Environmental Pollution Control in Large & Medium Scale Industries of West Bengal, Spn. West Bengal Pollution Control Board, Department of Environment, Government of West Bengal, March, 2010.

  • Status of Environmental Pollution Control in Large & Medium Scale Industries of West Bengal, Spn. West Bengal Pollution Control Board, Department of Environment, Government of West Bengal [On-going].

  • Waste Minimization in Small & Medium Scale Industries (WMC Phase III) in association with the Environment Group, National Productivity Council (NPC), Government of India, Spn. Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF), Government of India, New Delhi [On-going].

  • Rapid Environmental Impact Assessment Study for Dakshineswar Beautification Project, Spn. West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation Limited, Kolkata, December, 2011.

  • Rapid Environmental Impact Assessment Study for Subhas Sarobar Beautification Project, Spn. West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation Limited, Kolkata, November, 2011.

  • Rapid Environmental Impact Assessment Study of Subarna Bhoomi Housing Project of BDCPHL, Spn. Bengal D C Paul Housing Limited (BDCPHL), Kolkata, December, 2008.

  • Comprehensive Environmental Impact Assessment Study for Multipurpose Riverine Jetties at HDC, Spn. HDC - CPT, Kolkata, September, 2007.

  • Rapid Environmental Impact Assessment Study of Construction of Water Reservoir at Hukaharania Khal, Kultali Block, 24 Pgs (N), Spn. Sundarban Development Board, Department of Sundarban Affair, Government of West Bengal, Kolkata, July 2006.

  • Rapid Environmental Impact Assessment Study of the Proposed Kulpi Port (Near Diamond Harbour at West Bengal) Project and Special Economic Zone (SEZ) at Kulpi, in association with M/S Telos Consultancy Services (P) Ltd., Mumbai, Spn. Bengal Port Private Ltd., Kolkata, July 2006.

  • Rapid Environmental Impact Assessment Study of Basundhara Housing Project, Spn. Rupayan Construction, Kolkata, May 2006.

  • Rapid Environmental Impact Assessment Study for Integrated Municipal Solid Waste Management System for West Bank Municipalities under KMA (Champdani, Baidyabati, Serampur, Rishra, Konnagar and Uttarpara-Kotrung) under Special Assistance for Project Formation (SAPROF) for the Kolkata Solid Waste Management Improvement Project, Spn. Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority, Kolkata, as per Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) requirement, December 2005.

  • Establishment of Sundarban Biosphere Resource Information Center (Under UNDP Project on Biodiversity Conservation in Indian Sundarbans), in association with Botanical Survey of India, Spn. Sundarbans Biosphere Reserve, Directorate of Forest, Government of West Bengal, Kolkata, December 2005.

  • Rapid Environmental Impact Assessment Study of Shal-Piyali Housing Project of DCPGCPL, Spn. D C Paul Group Construction Pvt. Ltd. (DCPGCPL), Kolkata, June 2005.

  • Rapid Environmental Impact Assessment Study of Salboni Housing Project of DCPGCPL, Spn. D C Paul Group Construction Pvt. Ltd. (DCPGCPL), Kolkata, March 2005.

  • Rapid Environmental Impact Assessment Study of Amrakunja Housing Project of BGA, Spn. B. Ghosh & Associates (BGA), Kolkata, January 2005.

  • Rapid Environmental Impact Assessment Study of Purba Housing Project of KMDA, Spn. Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority, Kolkata, January 2005.

  • Rapid Environmental Impact Assessment Study of Ashabari Housing Project of KMDA, Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority, Kolkata, December 2004.

  • Comprehensive Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Management Plan for M&I's Proposed Activities at MBE Works, Kumardhubi (India), Spn. M&I Heat Transfer Limited, Mississauga, Canada, as per Requirement of Canadian Government, December 2003.

  • Rapid Environmental Impact Assessment of Greenwood Nook Housing Project, Spn. Bengal Shrachi Housing Development Limited, Kolkata, December 2003.

  • Rapid Environmental Impact Assessment of Peerless Nagar Panihati, Spn. Peerless Developers Limited, Kolkata, April 2003.

  • Preparation of Status Report on Conservation & Management of Biodiversity of Indian Sundarbans as a part of preparation of UNDP funded Project Document on Conservation of Biodiversity of Sundarbans through a Two-Country Approach, Spn. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), New Delhi and Directorate of Sundarbans Biosphere Reserve, Government of West Bengal, Kolkata, June 2002.

  • Rapid Environmental Impact Assessment of Shipbreaking Activities at Calcutta Port, Spn. West Bengal Ship-Breakers' Association, Kolkata, February 2001.

  • Analysis of Kharoon River Water Quality for Raipur Engineering Co. Ltd. (Steel Plant Division), Siltara Growth Centre, Siltara, Raipur (M.P.), Spn. Surveillance Engineering Co. Pvt. Ltd., Kolkata, November 1999.

  • Need Assessment Survey for Farakka CSR Zone of FSTPS-NTPC, Spn. NTPC Limited, Farakka Super Thermal Power Station, P.O. Nabarun, District Murshidabad [On-going].

  • Socio-Economic Survey and Impact Analysis & R&R Action Plan & Need Assessment Survey For CSR Activities For Andal East Coalmine Project, Spn. Andal East Coal Company Private Limited, Kolkata [On-going].

  • Environmental & Social Impact Assessment Study for Intra State Transmission Line System (Tirora-Koradi-Akola-Aurangabad) as Per Equator Principles & IFC Guideline, Spn. Maharashtra Eastern Grid Power Transmission Company Limited, Ahmedabad [On-going].

  • Socio-economic Survey and Impact Analysis & R&R Action Plan & Need Assessment Survey for CSR Activities for Jaganathpur "A" & "B" Underground Coal Mine Projects at Ranigang Coalfield, Spn. West Bengal Mineral Development & Trading Corporation Limited, Kolkata [On-going].

  • Socio-Economic Study for Gadarwara Super Thermal Power Project (4x660 MW), District: Narsingpur, MP, Spn. NTPC Limited, Western Region Headquarters, Samruddhi Venture Park, 2nd Floor, MIDC, Marol, Andheri (E), Mumbai [On-going].

  • Socio-Economic Study for Proposed Super Thermal Power Project (2x660 MW) near Village Selda, Town Sanawad in District: Khargone, MP, Spn. NTPC Limited, Western Region Headquarters, Samruddhi Venture Park, 2nd Floor, MIDC, Marol, Andheri (E), Mumbai, April, 2013.

  • Socio-Economic Survey And Impact Analysis & R&R Action Plan & Need Assessment Survey For CSR Activities For HEPL Power Plant at Ballavpur, Ranigunj, Spn. Himachal EMTA Power Limited, Kolkata, November, 2012.

  • Social Impact Assessment Study for Tiroda Thermal Power Project, Spn. Adani Power Maharashtra Limited, Village: Tiroda, Dist.: Gondia, Maharashtra, March, 2012.

  • Social Impact Assessment Study for Kawai Thermal Power Project, Spn. Adani Power Rajasthan Limited, Village: Kawai, Tehsil: Atru, Dist.: Baran, Rajasthan, December, 2011.

  • Socio-Economic Study for Expansion of MTPS by 2 x 195 MW at KBUNL-MTPS Kanti, Spn. Kanti Bijlee Utpadan Nigam Limited, Muzaffarpur Thermal Power Station, P.O. Kanti Thermal, Dist. Muzaffarpur, Bihar, January, 2011.

  • Social Impact Evaluation of CSR - CD Activities of Farakka Super Thermal Power Station, Spn. NTPC Limited, Farakka Super Thermal Power Station, P.O. Nabarun, District Murshidabad, January, 2011.

  • Socio-Economic Survey And Impact Analysis, b) R&R Action Plan & c) Need Assessment Survey For CSR Activities For Integrated Steel Plant, Cement Plant And Power Plant At Durmut, Raghunathpur, Purulia, Spn. Jai Balaji Industries Limited, P.O. Rajbandh, Durgapur, August, 2010.

  • Socio-economic Impact Assessment Studies for Nabinagar Super Thermal Power Project (3 x 660 MW), New Nabinagar, District: Aurangabad, Bihar, Spn. Nabinagar Power Generating Co. Pvt. Ltd, Patna, August, 2010.

  • Socio-economic Survey and Study of Social Impact Assessment within the Project Affected Area of proposed Katwa Super Thermal Power Project, Srikhanda, Katwa, District Burdwan, West Bengal, Spn. West Bengal Power Development Corporation Ltd., Kolkata, June, 2010.

  • Socio-Economic Study for Abhijeet Group Project at Baraboni and Jamuria Blocks of Burdwan District (Development of Integrated Model for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth with a Special Emphasis on Shift from Agriculture to Industrial Base Economy), Spn. West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation, Government of West Bengal, December, 2008.

  • Socio-Economic Study for WBIDC Industrial Park at Saltora Block of Bankura District, Spn. West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation, Government of West Bengal, December, 2008.

  • Socio-Economic Assessment Study and Preparation of R&R Action Plan for Rammam III Hydel Electric Power Project at Lodhama, Dist. Darjeeling, West Bengal, Spn. NTPC Hydro Limited, Darjeeling, West Bengal, October, 2008.

  • Socio-Economic Impact Assessment Study for Proposed Integrated Power Project (4 X 800 MW) Near Village Darlipali in Sundergarh District of Orissa, Spn. NTPC Limited (Formerly National Thermal Power Corporation), Patna, May, 2007.

  • Assistance in Formulation & Implementation of Resettlement & Rehabilitation Action Plan for Project Affected Persons of North Karanpura Super Thermal Power Project, Son. NTPC Limited (Formerly National Thermal Power Corporation), Ranchi as per JBIC Requirement, December 2006.

  • Socio-Economic Impact Assessment Study for North Karanpura Super Thermal Power Project, Spn. NTPC Limited (Formerly National Thermal Power Corporation), Ranchi, November 2005.

  • Socio-Economic Impact Assessment Study for Nabinagar NTPC - Railways Joint Venture Thermal Power Project (4 X 250 MW) in Aurangabad District, Bihar, National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd., Patna, April 2005.

  • Social Impact Assessment Study and Resettlement & Rehabilitation Action Plan for Sagardighi Thermal Power Project, Spn. West Bengal Power Development Corporation Ltd., Kolkata, June 2004.

  • Social Impact Assessment and Gender Equity Plan for M&I's Proposed Activities at MBE Works, Kumardhubi (India), Spn. M&I Heat Transfer Limited, Mississauga, Canada, as per Requirement of Canadian Government, January 2004.

  • Socio-economic Impact Assessment Study for North Karanpura Super Thermal Power Project, Spn. National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd., Patna, as per World Bank Requirement, January 2002.

  • Preparation of Resettlement Action Plan for Four-Laning & Strengthening of the Existing Two Lane from Km 180 (Aurangabad) to Km 398.75 (Barwa Adda) Section NH - 2 (Package V), Spn. National Highways Authority of India (Ministry of Surface Transport), Bihar, as per World Bank Requirement, September 1999.

  • Migration of Arsenic in Aquifer of West Bengal, Spn. UNICEF [On-going].

  • Assessment and Management of Ground Water Resources for English Bazar Block, Malda District, West Bengal in Collaboration with Bengal Engineering and Science University, Spn. Department of Science and Technology, 2007.

  • Community Based Clean Water Supply and Safe Sanitation for Dasdia Mouza, Harighata I, Block Nadia District, West Bengal, Spn. Calcutta Urban Services, Kolkata and SIMAVI, Netherlands, 2007.

  • Groundwater Modelling of West Bengal, Spn. United States Geological Survey, 2007.

  • Installation and Commissioning of Water Supply System at R&R Coloby, Talabira - Coal Mines, Sambalpur District, Orissa, Spn. Hindalco Industries Limited, 2007.

  • Socio-Economic Study for Proposed Super Thermal Power Project (2x660 MW) near Village Selda, Town Sanawad in District: Khargone, MP, Spn. NTPC Limited, Western Region Headquarters, Samruddhi Venture Park, 2nd Floor, MIDC, Marol, Andheri (E), Mumbai, April, 2013.

  Improving Energy Efficiency & Energy Audit :

  • Research project titled “Research and development on efficient energy management Pilot study and action plan” for Jhanjra underground mine and Sonepur Bazari opencast mine funded by Coal India Ltd. The project was also awarded as "Innovative Project of the Year" in Asia subcontinent Region by Association of Energy Engineers(USA) in World Energy Engineering Congress 2015 at ORLANDO(USA).

  • Electrical Energy and Electrical Fire Audit at Kothari Medical hospital Funded by Kothari Medical Hospital.

  • Project Leader of consultancy project titled "Impact assessment study of Grid connected Roof Top Solar PV (RTSPV) projects of aggregate capacity of 500 kWp in Kalinga Institute of Social Science (KISS)", Bhubeneswar (Odisha) funded by Power Finance Corporation(PFC)[Ongoing].

  • Energy Audit on Pilot Basis as a Measure of Energy Efficiency Improvements in Baranagar Municipality, Spn. Kolkata Urban Services for the Poor (KUSP) Programme Municipal Affairs Dept., Govt. of West Bengal [On-going].

  • Energy Audit on Pilot Basis as a Measure of Energy Efficiency Improvements in Bhatpara Municipality, Spn. Kolkata Urban Services for the Poor (KUSP) Programme Municipal Affairs Dept., Govt. of West Bengal [On-going].

  • Energy Audit on Pilot Basis as a Measure of Energy Efficiency Improvements in Kamarhati Municipality, Spn. Kolkata Urban Services for the Poor (KUSP) Programme Municipal Affairs Dept., Govt. of West Bengal [On-going].

  • Demonstration project on efficient street lighting system in Salt Lake under Bidhannagar Municipality, Kolkata in West Bengal, Spn. Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Govt. of India, April 2009.

  • Energy Audit on Pilot Basis as a Measure of Energy Efficiency Improvements in Kalyani Municipality, Spn. Kolkata Urban Services for the Poor (KUSP) Programme Municipal Affairs Dept., Govt. of West Bengal, September, 2008.

  • Energy Audit on Pilot Basis as a Measure of Energy Efficiency Improvements in Chandannagar Municipal Corporation, Spn. Kolkata Urban Services for the Poor (KUSP) Programme Municipal Affairs Dept., Govt. of West Bengal, September, 2008.

  • Detailed Energy Audit in Rifle Factory, Ichapore, Spn. Rifle Factory, Ichapore, March 2008.

  • Detailed Energy Audit in Gun & Shell Factory, Cossipore, Spn. Gun & Shell Factory, Cossipore, March 2008.

  • Detailed Energy Audit in Bengal Engineering and Science University, Spn. Bengal Engineering and Science University, March 2008.

  • Detailed Energy Audit in Bandel Thermal Power Station, Spn. West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited, Govt. of West Bengal, March 2007.

  • Detailed Energy Audit in ISPAT Industries Limited, Spn. ISPAT Industries Ltd, 2004.

  • Detailed Energy Audit and Greenhouse Gas Accounting in La Opala RG Ltd., Spn. La Opala RG Ltd, August 2005.

  • Detailed Energy Study and Assessment of Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Opportunity in WBSEDCL, Spn. West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited, March 2009.

  • Energy and Greenhouse Gas Accounting in India Carbon Ltd, Spn. India Carbon Ltd, July 2005.

  • Renewable Energy Development under Modernization and Removal of Obsolesce (MODROBS), All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Spn. All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), 2004.

  • Physical Verification and Evaluation of SPV HLS System Installed in West Bengal, Spn. WBREDA, August 2008.

  • Policy Guidelines for New and Renewable Energy Promotion in the State of West Bengal, Spn. WBREDA, July 2008.

  • Information Building and Monitoring the Programme-Light-up Sundarban, Spn. WBREDA, March 2008.

  • Information Collection and Analysis with Mapping for Master Plan Preparation for Renewable Energy in Off-Grid Islands of Indian Sunderbans, Spn. TERI, New Delhi, December 2007.

  • Detail Project Report Preparation for Solar-Biomass Hybrid Power Plant in Ten Selected Mouzas of Sunderban, Spn. WBREDA, December 2007.

  • Comparative Analysis Costs in Smoking & Non-Smoking Family, Spn. ICMR.

  • Physical Verification and Evaluation of SPV HLS System Installed in West Bengal, Spn. WBREDA, August 2008.

  • Study of Sanitation of Government District Hospital, Spn. World Bank.

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