About Dean

Name: Prof. Parmendra Prasad Dabral
Nationality: Indian
Current Position: DEAN
Year: Since 28-12-2017

Professor (Dr.) Parmendra Prasad Dabral joined as Dean of College of Agricultural Engineering and Post Harvest Technology on 28-12-2017. Professor Dabral obtained his B.Tech. (Hons) from GBPUA&T, Panatangar and M. Tech. and Ph. D from IIT, Kharaghpur (W. B.). His area of specialisation is Soil and Water Conservation Engineering. Prior joining to CAEPHT, Ranipool, he served as Associate Professor and Professor from 1997 to 2017 at North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST), Nirjuli (Itanagar), Arunachal Pradesh. He also served BAU, Kanke, Ranchi from 1990 to 1997 as Assistant Professor. He has discharged additional duties in various capacities at NERIST. For example, he served as Head (Agricultural Engineering Department), Coordinator (Continuing Education Programme), Professor incharge Training and Placement, Chief Vigilance Officer (NERIST) appointed by the MHRD (GoI), Dean (Administration) and Dean (Academic). He is life members of six professional societies. He is also the Fellow of Institution of Engineers (India), Indian Water Resources Society, Indian Association of Hydrologist and International Society for Conservation of Natural Resources. He has guided 03 Ph. D., 10 M. Tech. and 20 B. Tech. Projects. He has published 59 research papers in reputed International and national journals. He has also edited two books. He also received Agricultural Engineering Division Prize (Gold Medal and Certificate) from The Institution of Engineers(India), for his research paper titled “Economic Evaluation and Over all Assessment of Water Harvesting Ponds based on Scorecard System : a Case Study” published in the Journal of The Institution of Engineers, Series A(Springer), Volume 98,2017.